NEWS FROM INMAN
3 things you need to stop overthinking when creating video
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:30:40 +0000
Creating video isn't an option when it comes to successful marketing for real estate agents -- it's a necessity. Here are 3 things you need to overcome ...
This marketing technique works wonders for Australian real estate site
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 07:15:53 +0000
Domain, the Australian real estate site owned by Fairfax Media (ASX: FXJ), reckons its transformation from the “other” property site into a serious contender for the market-leading spot was due to a renewed focus on its parent company’s specialty: journalism ...
First-time buyers hardest hit when it comes to low inventory
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 04:01:10 +0000
We often hear about the burden of low inventory, but who does it actually affect and how exactly does it effect them? Those are the answers Trulia Chief Economist Ralph McLaughlin sought to answer in the latest Trulia Inventory and Price Watch report. According to McLaughlin's findings, the 20 percent dip in for-sale listings over the past five years mainly impacts first-time buyers searching for a starter home and current homeowners looking for a trade-up property ...
Brokerage punished with $5M verdict in agent poaching case
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 22:41:08 +0000
Competition for agents, especially top producers, is par for the course among real estate brokerages. But a jury has found that one prominent firm crossed the line -- and is making the firm pay dearly for it ...
Tick tock: Can this generation’s real estate agents prove their worth?
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:39:03 +0000
A friend of mine just sold his company in the Valley and is dabbling in venture capital investing. He explained to me how tech will soon eliminate agents. Convincing him otherwise required a couple of cocktails and a description of the unpredictability and vast idiosyncrasies of the transaction, and the defensible relationships between consumers and one million-plus agents. He conceded. Agents will survive for one last generation before software proves its superiority. ...
Daily market update: June 27, 2017
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:10:50 +0000
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ...
15 money-saving tips for first-time homebuyers
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 20:04:43 +0000
To help make your clients' first home purchase a success we've put together a go-to checklist outlining 15 money-saving tips for first-time homebuyers ...
Agent Legend: How to close more deals without generating more leads
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:46:52 +0000
If you're not regularly the first to follow up, then you're blowing deals and losing money. Every agent knows this, yet it's tough to stay consistent. Agent Legend is the secret weapon top teams and agents are using to get response rates of 40 - 80% ...
S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices will continue to rise — for now
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:28:21 +0000
April 2017’s national index comes in at 188.50, a 5.5 percent year-over-year increase from March 2016 and a seasonally adjusted 0.95 percent month-over-month increase ...
The real estate agent’s epic guide to the ultimate Facebook business page
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:00:12 +0000
Are you still using your personal Facebook page to promote your real estate business? Besides making you look like an amateur, relying on your personal profile to market yourself and your services means missing out on some crucial benefits. A Facebook business page provides a platform to share your story, connect with people in your target audience and post content that builds your authority ...
A rookie agent shares what he’s learned so far
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 10:00:14 +0000
Robert Hughes, real estate salesperson with Meier Real Estate, quickly learned that real estate is anything but simple. It takes motivation, dedication and a lot of legwork to succeed in this industry. Know your inventory, take charge of your schedule and be confident enough to help clients differentiate their wants from their needs when helping them find a home ...
Real estate investor roundup: This week in tech, funding, M&As and more
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 09:00:58 +0000
Check out this week’s update, which covers what happens to Instacart if Amazon buys Whole Foods, why your next car may be a living room on wheels and how co-working spaces spread to the suburbs ...
Facebook’s new chatbots are learning to negotiate
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:15:15 +0000
Chatbots on Facebook Marketplace may soon be able to “negotiate” with you over the price of items for sale. And if new research released by Facebook this week is any indication, you probably won’t know you’re talking to a bot and not a human being ...
How to easily automate different parts of your business
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:24:12 +0000
Adam DuVander, a marketing developer at Zapier, loves application programming interfaces (APIs) and he wants everyone to know it. With Zapier, users learn how to automate different parts of their business without writing complicated code. During Adam's session participants will create their own custom project, which they can take back to the office for real world application ...
How do you build a personal brand from the ground up in real estate?
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:15:04 +0000
Whether growing a brand as an agent, a company or a brokerage, the most important thing is: you have to know who you are. Peter Lorimer from PLG Estates shares his insights.  ...
Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: A listing in ‘splitsville’
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:07:11 +0000
In this episode, Leigh Brown welcomes Rachel Hammer, a board director of the Ottawa Real Estate Board. She has been in real estate for over 11 years and was a former crisis counselor for the government before she made the switch to real estate ...
How to stage a home on a budget
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:53:45 +0000
A few simple tweaks can increase your home’s selling price by hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars. Use these guidelines to stage your home effectively so that you get the best possible price on your house ...
Fredrik Eklund of ‘Million Dollar Listing’ releases anti-bullying song
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:48:10 +0000
On Million Dollar Listing New York, star Fredrik Eklund is loved for many things: his acute business skills, his sharp sense of humor, his collection of colorful socks and, last but not least, his ability to be transparent about his journey as a gay man ...

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