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Husband-and-wife real estate duo accused of mail and wire fraud in Minnesota

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted Minneapolis-based real estate duo Jeffery and Lori Detloff for wire and mail fraud scheme targeted at companies and financial institutions that owned or had an interest in foreclosed properties, according to a press release on Monday.

An unidentified person is shooting at exclusive Manhattan rental building

A unidentified shooter has shot two bullets into the prestigious One East River Place apartment building in New York City, terrifying many residents.

WATCH: What every team leader needs to know about expansion

Your team is killin' it and the urge to expand is ever-present. Watch Adelina Rotar of Ben Kinney Companies on stage at Inman Connect San Francisco to learn how to weigh the pros and cons of expanding and how expansion may affect your bottom line.

SolarStory opens door to rooftop solar information

As rooftop solar panels become more mainstream, new site SolarStory has answers to all your most pressing questions and real-time data updates.

What your buyers need to know about natural disaster insurance

As Americans begin to rebuild from natural disaster, one thing has become clear: most homeowners didn't have the proper insurance.

Compass to acquire Pacific Union International

Compass is reportedly set to acquire a 66 percent stake in Pacific Union International Realty for $200 million.

Buy Meryl Streep’s garden-style Tribeca penthouse for $24.6M

Meryl Streep's penthouse has four bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows and a wraparound flowered terrace offering a view onto the skyline.

Lingering listing photos create conundrum for real estate agents

Ask any real estate listing agent, and they’ll tell you how important photos are in helping sell a home, but what should happen to those photos after the deal is closed or the listing expires?

The client is not always right

Kevin Hoover talks through why the client isn’t always right and how the industry got here, both through consumer misconception and agent misstep.

WATCH: Common mistakes to avoid when going from agent to team

Listen in as Nicole Lopez, team leader of The PR Group at Intero Real Estate Services, and Creig Northrop, CEO of Northrop Realty, share their experiences and identify the pitfalls to avoid and the opportunities to capitalize on when going from agent to team.

WATCH: How to build your real estate A-Team

Starting a team is more than just hiring a buyer’s agent. If you want to be prepared with long-term strategies for making wise hiring decisions and debunk myths commonly associated with various team roles, you won't want to miss this ICSF session.

Rapper R. Kelly caused over $200,000 in damages to rental properties: Lawsuit

An Atlanta property company is accusing rapper R. Kelly of causing more than $200,000 in damages to two rental properties.

Prospecting FSBOs? Don’t do these 4 things

For-sale-by-owners can be a lucrative pillar of lead generation, but they can also be a tightrope walk between gaining a listing and angering a homeseller.

Agent/broker perspective: How to keep your commission intact

Agents and brokers can hold firm on commission by fully educating buyers and sellers about the depth and complexity of their jobs and making this education a regular part of their process.

Nationwide foreclosure starts rise for first time in 3 years

Foreclosure starts increased by less than 1 percent year-over-year in July after 36 consecutive months of decreases, according to Attom Data Solutions.

Seniors face affordable housing crisis

Surging demand and limited development have created an affordable-housing crisis for seniors that's only expected to worsen in the years ahead.

Older millennials most likely to lose sleep over housing costs

About 17 percent of adults between the ages of 28 and 37 say they lose sleep over their ability to pay for housing, more than any other age group, according to a report from

WATCH: Brokerage pros discuss what they learned at ICSF roundtable

Jed Carlson of Adwerx, Staci Cowell of Leading RE, Turan Tekin of Zillow Group and Keith Altman of Contactually take the Inman stage to recap what they learned from their roundtable discussions at Inman Connect San Francisco.