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The week in real estate industry deals: May 22-26, 2017
Sat, 27 May 2017 3:00:43
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»

Top 10 posts from last week
Sat, 27 May 2017 3:00:24
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ... read more»

Inman Connect San Francisco 2017: Growth, Discovery, Brainstorm
Fri, 26 May 2017 16:49:34
I was walking through San Francisco this weekend and realized how important it is that we bring the real estate community to the very epicenter of so many changes. Lots of silly stuff goes on in this great City, but most importantly it throbs with invention, action and passion ... read more»

Where will you find your next business tech strategy? Tech Connect
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:11:13
What the smart agents are discovering is this: The tech tools you use can make a big difference in your productivity. ... read more»

The markets have been quiet, but here’s the long view
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:54:14
Markets have been quiet this week in front of a long holiday weekend and next week’s big load of economic data, which will make or break the Fed’s decision to increase the cost of money at its meeting on June 14. Expect “make.” ... read more»

Everything you need to know about Zillow Instant Offers
Fri, 26 May 2017 13:00:05
What happened in the real estate industry this week was preceded by a long drum roll, delivered to the beat of massive funding rounds for direct homebuyers, disrupted music and transportation industries, the infiltration of convenience into every aspect of our lives, and the undeniable focus on that precious lead: the homeseller ... read more»

Voodoo Agent: Being ‘in play’ with your leads
Fri, 26 May 2017 11:45:04
Gary Gold's says that "being in play" -- having ongoing conversations -- with clients is how you become their designated agent ... read more»

Broker Connect will hone your brokerage’s edge over the competition
Fri, 26 May 2017 10:04:46
Sometimes being a broker feels like a series of tensions to juggle. While you're trying to keep agents happy and entice new blood to your brokerage, you also have to consider whether your business model is even still working ... read more»

Leigh Brown: 5 points Realtors are missing about Zillow
Fri, 26 May 2017 9:50:05
I hear you, Realtors. You are mad at Zillow. And apparently you think that I don’t take the current situation seriously ... read more»

Zillow Instant Offers lands Realtor 48 seller leads
Fri, 26 May 2017 9:39:30
Realtor Veronica Figueroa has nabbed 48 seller leads through Zillow Instant Offers since it launched on Monday, and she’s working to see how many she can convert into listings. “The numbers just keep on coming in,” she said ... read more»

What you’ll learn at the very first ICSF Women Leaders track
Fri, 26 May 2017 6:57:04
Some of the most successful real estate agents, brokers, team leaders and office managers on the planet will take the stage at the Women Leaders track ... read more»

Rents are rising in the suburbs
Fri, 26 May 2017 2:10:45
Buyers look to rent in the 'burbs to save money, but Zillow's latest rental study shows rents in suburban and urban areas are facing affordability issues. ... read more»

How one agent has successfully juggled family life and clients since 2002
Fri, 26 May 2017 2:00:57
As part of her 10 Questions podcast series, F.C. Tucker broker Angela Raab interviews Brenda Bowman, a supermom and agent who has been growing her successful real estate business in Indianapolis since ... read more»

How to prevent problems with overpriced listings
Fri, 26 May 2017 2:00:54
Help keep everyone happy by explaining upfront how the entire listing process will unfold, getting it down on paper and having it signed ... read more»

Why, when and how to hire an assistant and build a real estate team
Fri, 26 May 2017 1:00:02
There may come a time in your business’s trajectory when volume increases but your two hands can't keep up. Signs of growth are positive, but it may be wise to consider hiring an assistant or forming a team to meet demands ... read more»

Thinking of reducing your commission? Don’t
Fri, 26 May 2017 0:45:05
In this week's video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses why you shouldn't reduce your commission. ... read more»

Daily market update: May 26, 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017 0:15:49
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Craigslist: Forget the ‘it’s so ancient’ mantra
Fri, 26 May 2017 0:10:44
Craigslist, the granddaddy of all horizontal classified websites, hasn’t taken a single step to focus on verticals like real estate and recruitment. And yet it is active in the verticals, nonetheless ... read more»

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