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Why it sucks to be a millennial homebuyer (and what agents can do)
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Why it sucks to be a millennial homebuyer (and what agents can do)

The job market is at what economists consider full employment, home prices keep rising, and wages are showing signs of growth. Good news for real...

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From blight to twilight for under $2: BoxBrownie cuts photo editing prices
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From blight to twilight for under $2: BoxBrownie cuts photo editing prices

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. BoxBrownie had two employees...

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The Inman Files: Don't wait for Opendoor to eat your lunch
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The Inman Files: Don't wait for Opendoor to eat your lunch

I'm working on a new weekly email featuring my thoughts on the industry and more. Check out the last one, “Zillow is fighting a two-front war,”...

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Negotiating 101: Kill them with kindness
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Negotiating 101: Kill them with kindness

There are a million versions of how to negotiate, but coming from a dog-eat-dog market like L.A., I’m going to share what I found to be the best...

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4 tips for reassuring clients when things are quiet
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4 tips for reassuring clients when things are quiet

When sellers don’t accept your buyers’ offers, when a buyer’s dream home goes under contract days before the showing, when the inspection turns up...

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Word-of-mouth marketing: How to get clients singing your praises
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Word-of-mouth marketing: How to get clients singing your praises

Picture this scene: Friends are dining together at a local restaurant, and one friend asks another if she knows a good real estate agent because...

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How to love what you do and make money at it
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How to love what you do and make money at it

What do you want to be when you grow up? Ask any child that, and you'll be met with a plethora of hysterically optimistic answers. As a kid, I...

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Daily market update: September 26, 2017
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Daily market update: September 26, 2017

We'll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Unchanged...

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Black neighborhoods fall behind in housing market recovery, study shows
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Black neighborhoods fall behind in housing market recovery, study shows

Most economists would agree that we've fully recovered from the recession — the national economy is stable, jobs growth is robust and the majority...

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How exactly does the instant offer model work?
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How exactly does the instant offer model work?

IBuyers are investors that use automated valuation models and other technology to make quick offers on homes, close in days and then resell them....

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10 Proven Ways to Generate Listing Leads
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10 Proven Ways to Generate Listing Leads

offrs.com works with thousands of agents across the country to drive seller leads using a smart data, automated marketing, and innovative campaigns...

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SoFi's top tech exec to depart by year's end
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SoFi's top tech exec to depart by year's end

Execs at SoFi are exiting en masse while the company contends with an egregious sex scandal, and another will soon be gone. June Ou, the San...

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Homes.com now features rentals from Apartment List
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Homes.com now features rentals from Apartment List

Prospective renters perusing popular search portal Homes.com will now come across listings for U.S. rental communities from Apartment List, an...

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The MLS can't offer what the rich want most: Privacy
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The MLS can't offer what the rich want most: Privacy

Good news for agents and brokers looking to edge their way into the industry's opulent tier: The population of wealthy consumers around the world...

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America says ‘I'm out' to Barbara Corcoran on ‘Dancing with the Stars'
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America says ‘I'm out' to Barbara Corcoran on ‘Dancing with the Stars'

It pits husband against wife and creates sibling rivalries hotter than 98 Degrees to distract from an otherwise total snooze fest. It's the place...

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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: The foreclosure that became a love shack
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Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: The foreclosure that became a love shack

Reposted with permission — show notes and credits here. As the son of a Realtor, George Wonica started off in the real estate business at a young...

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Buying your first home without regrets: 24 mistakes to avoid
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Buying your first home without regrets: 24 mistakes to avoid

First-time homebuyers make mistakes going into the homebuying process, throughout the process and even after they purchase a new home. Because they...

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How real estate investors can cash in on the cannabis boom
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How real estate investors can cash in on the cannabis boom

As the legal cannabis market is set to nearly triple over the next five years to $22.6 billion, the largest horticultural Green Rush since the...

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Show, don’t tell: 5 steps for making a video bio
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Show, don’t tell: 5 steps for making a video bio

Having a client contact you to do business because she already feels like she knows, likes and trusts you after seeing you online is the dream,...

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Let's taco-bout this agent's loco fast-food marketing play
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Let's taco-bout this agent's loco fast-food marketing play

I could buy about 333 Taco Bell tacos for $500. You know how I know that? I couldn't help but wonder after I heard about this real estate agent who...

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Up your property value with an eco-friendly retrofit
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Up your property value with an eco-friendly retrofit

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently made waves when he proposed energy efficiency improvements for old city buildings spewing pollutants....

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How to stay relevant in an ever-changing market
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How to stay relevant in an ever-changing market

"You don't need to advertise a good party; a good party advertises itself," said Bill Svoboda at Inman Connect. "That's what it looks like to be...

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Atlanta is now ground zero for iBuyer war
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Atlanta is now ground zero for iBuyer war

Will iBuyers like Opendoor go mainstream or stay niche? Keep your eye on Atlanta for the answer. The market has became the first where the major...

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What is Zillow Instant Offers?
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What is Zillow Instant Offers?

Zillow Instant offers is already being tested in a few markets and it's headed your way. This educational session will tell you all about how the...

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Atlanta public housing agency files suit to block developer from land
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Atlanta public housing agency files suit to block developer from land

Thanks to what the Atlanta Housing Authority is now calling a “backroom deal” that went down in 2011, a developer may be able to scoop up AHA land...

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Brokerage claims Texas’s first bitcoin home purchase
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Brokerage claims Texas’s first bitcoin home purchase

A Texas brokerage claims to be the first in the Lone Star state to have closed on a home purchased with bitcoin. The digital currency's runaway...

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Uncertainty in real estate: How does it affect business?
News 1 month ago
Uncertainty in real estate: How does it affect business?

Uncertainty is the name of the game in real estate-- right now, and always. Brad Inman took the Connect stage with Ken DeLeon of DeLeon Real Estate...

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Why I believe real estate agents are worth every penny
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Why I believe real estate agents are worth every penny

I believe that real estate agents get paid well for what we do, however, I believe we’re worth it. Good agents can put money in their sellers’...

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How to be the listing agent no one wants to work with
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How to be the listing agent no one wants to work with

A few years ago, my in-laws were in town, and we all went to the local farmers’ market to get our veggies for the week and peruse the wares. My...

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Overcome these 5 seller objections to get the listing
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Overcome these 5 seller objections to get the listing

How do the best listing agents get sellers to sign on at every listing appointment? The answer has nothing to do with secret scripts or sneaky...

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