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How to nab as many positive reviews as possible

From Zillow to Google to Yelp, finding out about businesses through the experiences of others has never been easier or more popular. Learn how to get as many reviews as possible here.

7 homebuying trends that’ll impact your market in 2019

Knowing what your buyers value most will save you and your clients alike the frustration of viewing unsuitable properties. Keep these buying and moving trends in mind when helping prospective buyers earn the keys to their dream home.

5 tips for boosting your bottom line in a down market

Here are five preliminary steps to streamlining your real estate business operations so that when a housing market downturn occurs — and it will — you'll be ready to navigate the shift and boost your bottom line.

Exclusive: NRT CEO blasts Compass in letter to execs

NRT CEO Ryan Gorman blasted rival brokerage Compass in a letter to NRT leaders obtained by Inman. Gorman's letter, which accuses Compass of 'taking advantage' of agents, includes a number of questions he has regarding Compass' growth and recruitment and advice for agents thinking of making the move to Compass. 

Discount brokerage Trelora promotes Brady Miller to CEO

Brady Miller, the new CEO, has been at Trelora since August. He previously served as the CFO of Leeds West Group, which owns and manages automotive repair businesses. 

WATCH: AI is changing the game for consumers, are you ready?

Artificial intelligence assistants are getting smarter and smarter, but these experts say real estate agents should think of them as tools or even employees rather than threats. 

WATCH: Automating the deal from marketing to closing

Join Katie Kossev, managing broker of Intero Real Estate; Malte Kramer, Luxury Presence CEO; and Nate Baker, founder and CEO of Qualia onstage at Inman Connect New York to learn about the latest and greatest in automation.

WATCH: Change is good, are you prepared for it?

Life is unpredictable, and things can change in a blink of an eye. What do you do when things change unexpectedly? Who do you turn to when you don't have a game plan? Billy Ekofo shares his heartfelt story onstage at Inman Connect New York.

See the ‘Ugliest House of the Year’ and its glorious renovation

The "Ugliest House of the Year" award went to a property purchased as a run-down 1,700-square-foot Tudor-style home in Queens, New York, last fall.

New York City issues subpoenas for over 20,000 Airbnb listings

New York City regulators are demanding Airbnb hand over details of more than 20,000 apartment listings in a sweeping attempt to regulate short-term rentals.

National Association of Realtors launches commercial tech accelerator

The National Association of Realtors has launched a new technology accelerator program meant to jumpstart innovation that deals with commercial real estate.

Molly Bloom: You don’t know high stakes like this

Molly Bloom ran the largest underground poker game in Hollywood. Then the FBI came knocking. Now she’ll take center stage at the inaugural, Inman Connect Las Vegas, to run the table and tell Inman Connect attendees all. The first time Molly Bloom helped her then boss run an underground poker game, she went home with […]

NAR will require MLSs to deliver standardized data exchange feeds

Agent and broker websites may soon get a boost from their local multiple listing service thanks to new industry data standards.

ICNY19 Presentation Decks

Take a deeper look into some of the sessions and presentations at this year’s Inman Connect New York.  Agent Connect  Top 10 Trends Agents Need to Know in a Shifting Market Katie Kossev and Joe Rand More Than Just Likes: A Blueprint for Your Social Media Spend in the New Market Marki Lemons-Ryhal CMO Connect  […]

1 million StreetEasy accounts have been hacked

Roughly a million StreetEasy accounts have been hacked and their information put up for sale on the dark web, the company confirmed Tuesday evening.

Rent soars in Phoenix — and most of the Southwest: CoreLogic

As single-family rental rates continue to grow, the Southwest is seeing huge increases, according data by CoreLogic released Tuesday.

Why ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity’ is wrong

You know the phrase, “There's no such thing as bad publicity”? If you’re a firm beliver in it, you’re in for a surprise. In his weekly column, Jay Thompson explains why he immediately thinks: "What a load of bulls**t" every time he hears it.

12 ways agents get on their clients’ last nerves

Every agent is familiar with all ways clients can annoy even the most composed real estate professional — but how many agents think about what it's like for clients when the tables are turned? Here are 12 things real estate agents do that consumers find completely annoying.

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