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Top 10 posts from last week
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 3:30:04
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ... read more»

The week in real estate industry deals: July 17-21, 2017
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 3:00:47
While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week's ... read more»

The week in industry hires and promotions: July 17-21, 2017
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 2:30:34
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ... read more»

Real estate market recap, July 17-21, 2017
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 1:00:40
Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ... read more»

Feast your eyes on the 7 most beautiful luxury listings in the world
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:49:24
In June, HGTV teamed up with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Luxury Portfolio International for its 2017 Ultimate House Hunt. The month-long showcase and contest featured the world's most beautiful homes across eight categories, such as "Modern Masterpieces" and "International Homes." ... read more»

Don’t turn down this gift: Register for Tuesday’s ICSF programming for free
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:05:21
When someone offers you a full day of educational programming -- geared toward agents, brokers and tech experts in the real estate industry -- with no obligation except to show up, learn and connect, wouldn’t you say that’s a deal of a lifetime ... read more»

Inman Hacker Connect for technophiles heads to the West Coast
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:04:25
Following on the success of Inman’s Hacker Connect New York, a day-long event created by and for the real estate technology community, Hacker Connect will make its West Coast debut in San Francisco on Monday, August ... read more»

Agent Connect will tackle objections, marketing and more
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:02:23
The very best real estate agents make success look easy -- but anybody who's tried to do the job knows that it's anything but ... read more»

Daily market update: July 21, 2017
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:14:25
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Opendoor takes aim at Florida, posts jobs in Orlando and Tampa
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:49:34
Opendoor, an "iBuyer" that makes quick offers on homes and can close in days, is gearing up to expand to Orlando and Tampa, Florida. The expansion will mean squaring off in new markets against competitor OfferPad and Zillow Instant Offers, an iBuyer marketplace that includes OfferPad but excludes Opendoor ... read more»

Does staging add value to the homeselling process?
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 8:21:27
Between real estate agents, bloggers and HGTV, sellers are constantly hearing about the need to get creative to attract prospective buyers to their homes. Suggestions include filling the rooms with warm and inviting scents, providing the perfect lighting or playing up fun and interesting features ... read more»

9 risks that could derail Redfin after it goes public
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 8:11:37
Over more than a decade, Redfin has fought tooth and nail for a small fraction of market share -- without turning a profit. Some analysts think the high-tech brokerage can quickly grow into a multibillion dollar company after its IPO, scheduled for July 28. But it's far from clear whether the company can develop into anything more than a niche player ... read more»

Windly app helps buyer’s agents send and manage electronic offers
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 3:00:56
Windly is a tool for agents who work only with buyers. Agents use the app to stay abreast of market listings via list or map views, and to send and manage offers when a buyer is ready ... read more»

3 things real estate agents will always do better than tech disruptors
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 2:45:15
Last month’s announcement of Zillow Instant Offers has led to a lot of chatter (and some noticeable silence in the public realm) as real estate agents worry about whether technology will take away their jobs ... read more»

How to outsmart instant offers with your own killer IO program
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 2:45:05
It's been a whirlwind week here on the podcast as we've clearly "kicked the hornet's nest!" The emails and comments are rolling in, and though they've been overwhelmingly positive and thankful, they are also riddled with fear and misunderstanding about what is happening in the marketplace ... read more»

Why you’re missing out if you aren’t producing video
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 2:00:30
Today’s world is digital. Consumers are inundated with digital devices, filled with social media, email campaigns and digital marketplaces. There is no breaking free from the World Wide Web -- it’s part of even our most simple daily routines ... read more»

Put your lead generation on autopilot with Facebook Messenger ads
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 1:30:43
In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to build a Facebook Messenger advertising campaign that will generate more homebuyer/sellers leads and deliver them right to your smartphone ... read more»

Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: What’s that smell?
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 0:05:36
A closing or a successfully sold property does not necessarily mean the agent's job is done. Leigh Brown interviews Steve Weiss, a Realtor of 32 years, who talks about an after-sale issue in which he sent his clients on a nice dinner out so that he could investigate a peculiar smell coming from under the house ... read more»

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