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What exactly can NAR REach do for your tech company?

Dave T. Garland took to the stage at Hacker Connect to explain the value of the National Association of Realtors' (NAR) REach program, the world's top growth accelerator for new real estate tech companies ...

The latest on tax reform

Stay updated with our latest coverage on the Republican tax reform legislation, which President Trump intends to sign ...

How long until mortgages are affected by short-term rate hikes?

A big week for news, especially for mid-December, but so scattered across the economic spectrum that sorting important versus not takes some work ...

What to expect when you’re Connecting: First-time attendees

There are many things members of the Inman community know how to do really well, and you can be sure to count problem solving, having fun and learning from each other among them. This is no more apparent than during Inman Connect New York (January 22-26 2018), where over 5,000 attendees from 25 countries will gather to hear more than 300 speakers share their insights for ...

Bitcoin mortgages are a thing now, but should they be?

Even if turning to home refinancing to buy bitcoin is the same as taking out a mortgage to renovate a bathroom in the long run, it sounds riskier ...

Republicans finalize tax reform bill for vote before holiday recess

State and local tax deductions, once all but eliminated in earlier versions of the bill, would be expanded to include income tax, but capped at $10, ...

Nextdoor partners with Tribus on real estate listing and lead integration

Real estate tech provider Tribus is partnering with neighborhood-based social networking site Nextdoor to allow for direct listing and lead integration between the two platforms, according to an announcement tweeted out by Tribus on Thursday ...

Read NAR CEO Bob Goldberg’s letter on Inman’s Upstream report

Today, Goldberg sent an email to NAR members stating that Upstream has "since the very beginning" included "both a member and non-member pricing approach." ...

Redfin’s 8 predictions for the 2018 housing market

Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson says fears about an impending housing bubble can be put to rest, thanks to a solid sale-to-list ratio and declining homebuyer debt in the nation's most competitive and high-priced markets, but tax reform could negatively impact homeowners and dissuade aspiring homebuyers, which will prolong inventory shortages and high mortgage rates that have risen to their highest level in 10 years ...

10 housing markets to keep an eye on in 2018

If you're considering moving to these cities, here's a list of things you can't miss ...

Connect the Speakers: Elizabeth Mendenhall on owning your own brokerage

If you're thinking about taking the plunge, then the smart thing to do is ask people who have done it what you should know (and what they wish they'd known) before jumping in with both feet ...

Connect the Speakers: Amy Bohutinsky on the American Dream

Whether you think Zillow is good or bad for real estate agents, there's no denying that the tech company has revolutionized the industry in at least one big way: It's given unprecedented access to listing and property information directly to consumers. But what are those consumers doing with that information ...

Real estate daily market update: December 15, 2017

All the latest real estate market news ...

See a 17th century Scottish farmhouse reborn

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love it when something very old can be made anew. So you can imagine my excitement when I saw this 17th century Scottish farmhouse that was in ruins and has been remade through the brilliant teamwork of Lily Jenks, Pati Santos and Nathanael Dorent ...

3 ways investor-friendly real estate agents make more money

In a podcast with Pat Hiban, hard-money lender Ian Walsh touched on a few of the ways investor-friendly agents are able to get more deals ...

When a buyer’s inspection turns into a block party

It was a summer evening in July when I got the call around 7 p.m. from the buyer's agent. The inspection on my listing was complete and had gone very well, but the buyers hadn't left the home. The agent must have heard the hesitation in my voice, "You're still there? Everything OK?," I said; the inspection had started at 1 p.m ...

Show me the money: 4 critical insights on global wealth

The Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report showcases where financial wealth is occurring globally and which countries will grow in their homebuying and investment power. The 2017 report came out in November ...

When sellers ask: ‘Is your commission negotiable?’

When a homeowner asks: “Is your commission negotiable? Why should I hire you and not Sally-sells-a-lot?” What they’re really asking you to do is show your value. Are you really worth your fee ...

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