INMAN NEWS HEADLINES
Property management platform TurboTenant clinches $6.5M
TurboTenant allows landlords to syndicate listings, manage leads and vet and accept applications online.
Agent-matching site HomeLight snaps up digital mortgage lender
Homelight's acquisition of Eave will allow the startup to offer loans to buyers across California, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Texas.
Zillow alleges public record fees are ‘unconstitutional’ in new suit
The machinery of Zillow's empire runs on public records.
International buyers are spending a lot less in the U.S.
A slowing global economy and a shortage of available U.S. homes contributed to a slowdown in purchases from foreign buyers, according to a new NAR report.
Building permits drop in June
The number of privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits dropped 6.1 percent from May to June and fell 6.6 percent year-over-year. 
Vacasa hires new financial and security chiefs
The new hires will serve in C-suite positions and have backgrounds at big-name tech companies, suggesting the vacation rental startup is in it to win it.
Fifth Wall Ventures announces new $500M proptech fund
Fifth Wall Ventures announced today it successfully hit its $500 million goal for a second proptech fund. The Opendoor and Blend-backer now has 48 global limited partners across a number of proptech subsectors, giving startups access to some of the industries top builders and management companies.
3 tips for newbies from ‘Million Dollar Listing LA’ star James Harris
Learn what “Million Dollar Listing LA” star James Harris’ top tips for up-and-coming agents are here.
How to talk to clients about iBuyers
Everyone's abuzz about iBuyers and their threat to the real estate industry. But the reality behind the hype is more complex, as a couple of recent news stories show. Here are three quick ideas on how to use these stories to highlight your own value as a full-service agent.
‘Honey, stop the car!’ 12 listing description cliches we’re over
In addition to the silly and useless “Honey, stop the car!” here are a few other old, tired and confusing terms that agents really need to retire. 

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