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New DocuSign CEO, Dan Springer, hits the ground running
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New DocuSign CEO, Dan Springer, hits the ground running

DocuSign has appointed a new CEO, senior tech executive Daniel Springer.... New DocuSign CEO, Dan Springer, hits the ground running

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The new National Broker Portal is here – and it has a familiar face
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The new National Broker Portal is here – and it has a familiar face

The nation's first national public-facing MLS website is now a reality, though real estate consumers and agents won't notice-- at first... The new...

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Real estate tech raised $2.6 billion in 2016
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Real estate tech raised $2.6 billion in 2016

In 2012, talk of a real estate makeover was afoot. By 2016, the chatter had increased. And perhaps for good reason: industry tech startups had...

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How W+R Studios’ new landing pages stand out
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How W+R Studios’ new landing pages stand out

NEW YORK-- Leads drive real estate businesses. Agents need a constant pipeline of potential buyers and sellers to thrive... How W+R Studios’ new...

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An open letter to the new CEO of NAR
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An open letter to the new CEO of NAR

Dear incoming CEO of the National Association of Realtors, I am just a lowly 30-something broker of a three-agent office, serving a small rural...

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Why knowledge and communication are key to rural agents’ success
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Why knowledge and communication are key to rural agents’ success

Being a real estate agent who sells country properties is an exciting job. However, you should be prepared to become a fountain of information for...

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Keeping your homeseller clients safe from attack
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Keeping your homeseller clients safe from attack

The doorbell rang. The female homeowner of the townhouse condo opened the door, leaving her screen door closed and locked... Keeping your...

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Daily market update: January 19, 2017
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Daily market update: January 19, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: January 19, 2017

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HomeServices buys Houlihan Lawrence
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HomeServices buys Houlihan Lawrence

HomeServices of America, Inc., has bought Houlihan Lawrence, one of the leading real estate brokerages serving New York City's northern suburbs......

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Getting from idea to execution in 1/10th the time
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Getting from idea to execution in 1/10th the time

"Work smarter, not harder." This is the philosophy Ari Meisel, the co-founder of Leverage, had to adopt at age 23 after working non-stop for three...

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Fredrik Eklund: from selling sandwiches to house hunting with J-Lo
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Fredrik Eklund: from selling sandwiches to house hunting with J-Lo

After doling out panini sandwiches outside of the Late Show with David Letterman and being a lousy bartender, Fredrik Eklund, an arrival from...

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Successful Beverly Hills agent boomerangs back from Compass
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Successful Beverly Hills agent boomerangs back from Compass

Brent Watson was always the one whom other Coldwell Banker agents would tap when they came to sell their own homes at Coldwell Banker Residential...

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Zillow’s co-founder on the future of real estate
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Zillow’s co-founder on the future of real estate

"I see our role at Zillow Group as building a platform of magical technology that the players in the industry all dance on," said Richard Barton......

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Why putting women in power is smart business
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Why putting women in power is smart business

A couple is sitting down at a candlelit table, preparing themselves for a delicious dinner. When the waiter comes over, the man immediately orders...

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Opendoor to agents: We don’t want to ‘break up the party’
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Opendoor to agents: We don’t want to ‘break up the party’

NEW YORK-- Opendoor-- the up-and-coming property exchange platform that recently closed a $210 million funding round-- wants to "join the party,...

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5 tips for avoiding legal landmines this year
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5 tips for avoiding legal landmines this year

NEW YORK-- Some surprises are nice. But a letter threatening legal action is about the worst kind for a real estate agent or broker... 5 tips for...

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How to leave Connect without technology buyer’s remorse
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How to leave Connect without technology buyer’s remorse

The euphoria of Connect can last days after your return flight. When it wears off, will you question the hands you shook and business cards you...

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5 tips for courting buyers traveling for Chinese New Year
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5 tips for courting buyers traveling for Chinese New Year

The U.S. is a favorite destination for Chinese New Year travelers and as such, real estate agents should be ready for this peak season.... 5 tips...

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Mortgage rates poised to rise close to 5% in 2017
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Mortgage rates poised to rise close to 5% in 2017

Mortgage rates may be trending down at the moment-- but what comes down will go up as the year progresses, according to several key housing...

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Daily market update: January 18, 2017
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Daily market update: January 18, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news... Daily market update: January 18, 2017

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7 business tips from two real estate icons
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7 business tips from two real estate icons

Chris Heller, CEO of Keller Williams Realty, and Dolly Lenz- once dubbed "New York's real estate queen"- have a thing or two they can teach agents...

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Digital marketing 101 for agents
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Digital marketing 101 for agents

There are many analog agents finding it hard to navigate a digital world. From Facebook to Snapchat, LinkedIn and beyond, it can be hard to craft a...

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The secret advantages to building an inclusive brokerage
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The secret advantages to building an inclusive brokerage

NEW YORK-- As a straight, white man, "until 18 months ago, I didn't know what it felt like to be judged," said Jim Garman of Better Homes and...

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How to attract talented techies to your brokerage
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How to attract talented techies to your brokerage

A growing number of brokerages want to be seen as tech-savvy real estate players – but how do business leaders assemble a good tech team if they...

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How chatbots can help agents grow their business
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How chatbots can help agents grow their business

Who would the average person rather talk to: A real estate agent or robot? The answer is often robot, at least when it comes to early digital...

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14 ways technology will change the future of real estate
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14 ways technology will change the future of real estate

At Hacker Connect, part of the Inman Connect New York real estate conference, one session examined the pain points that buyers and sellers...

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Imprev Thought Leader: Agent recruitment tops business challenges
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Imprev Thought Leader: Agent recruitment tops business challenges

Recruiting more agents is the most critical business challenge for top real estate executives, said 85 percent of the respondents in the latest...

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How changes are testing the traditional brokerage model
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How changes are testing the traditional brokerage model

NEW YORK-- "It's the race to zero margins," said Brad Inman while moderating a brokerage panel at CEO Connect. The room chuckled; after a year...

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Would a developer pay more? City Bldr home valuations show you
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Would a developer pay more? City Bldr home valuations show you

Some properties are worth more to developers than they are to run-of-the-mill homebuyers. That's the idea behind new property value estimates from...

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How to become the digital mayor of your neighborhood
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How to become the digital mayor of your neighborhood

There is a massive gap between knowing and doing, and no turnkey solution for every personality in the business that works to build relationships...

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