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Indie Broker Summit NY 18: The empowered agent — how the broker’s role is changingFri, 23 Feb 2018 17:06:15
How can brokers redefine their services in an era where agents have most of the power? Onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Indie Broker Summit, Long and Foster’s Peggy Lyn Speicher and @home real estate’s Karen Hall explain … read more»
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Redfin just got real — what you need to knowFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:44:22
“Twenty-two thousand tasks from start to close of transaction. Redfin has distilled it down to a list of 191. What that allows them to do is make it far more efficient, and automated far better.” … read more»
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: No, you got it wrong about CompassFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:39:32
You heard @properties co-founder Thad Wong’s narrative about Compass, but how would you like to hear about Compass straight from the horses mouth? Onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Indie Broker Summit, Compass chief revenue officer Rob Lehman spoke about the brokerage’s true goals and intentions for agents and the industry … read more»
Tech Connect NY 18: Here’s what the fast and furious transaction looks likeFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:27:42
Innovations in real estate tech, such as iBuyers, instant offers, fast loans, smart contracts, etc., all add up to a new and swifter home purchase and closing. Sean Black’s startup Knock, for instance, makes “trading in” a home as easy as trading in a car … read more»
Real estate daily market update: February 23, 2018Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:13:31
All the latest real estate market news … read more»
Accomplice pleads guilty to hiding body in Arizona Realtor murder caseFri, 23 Feb 2018 12:58:56
Alfredo Blanco was charged with the murder of Arizona Realtor Sid Cranston, Jr. Now, Blanco’s accomplice, William Glenn Sanders, 55, has pleaded guilty before Mohave County Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert for his role in Cranston’s death, which includes tampering with physical evidence and the concealment of a dead body, according to court documents … read more»
Leadership Lens: Audie Chamberlain on always trying to break new groundFri, 23 Feb 2018 12:50:52
Lion & Orb’s founder Audie Chamberlain manages all aspects of a public relations firm that specializes in tasteful and effective publicity specifically for real estate companies. Their clients have been recognized as category leaders around the world and are regularly featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Inman and many other national and international media outlets. We had the opportunity to sit down with Audie and find out where he sees real estate leadership going in … read more»
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Why you’ve got it wrong about CompassFri, 23 Feb 2018 12:12:36
@properties co-founder Thaddeus Wong took the Indie Broker Summit stage at Inman Connect New York to explain a little bit more about how his new competitor, Compass, has affected his brokerage, the market and the real estate industry in general … read more»
Leadership Lens: ‘We need to get out of our own way’Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:58:19
Richard Haggerty is the CEO at Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR). Since 1916, HGAR has been the advocate for buyers, sellers and agents in the Hudson Valley and Manhattan. They help consumers buy and sell real estate in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Bronx, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties, and in Manhattan. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Richard about his organization’s work, and how leadership has changed for him over the past few years … read more»
Re/Max investigation finds founder and CEO both violated ethics codeFri, 23 Feb 2018 11:48:27
Ending an internal investigation first announced in November, a special committee has found that Re/Max founder Dave Liniger and executive Adam Contos broke the company’s code of ethics by failing to disclose to the Re/Max board of directors a $2.4 million loan given by Liniger to Contos for the purchase of a residence … read more»
NAR weighs next steps in combating net neutrality repealFri, 23 Feb 2018 10:13:42
On Dec. 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to undo protections surrounding net neutrality, or the free and open internet. The decision is likely to have serious ramifications for all American internet users and internet-based businesses (including real estate websites). While the internet as we know it hasn’t transformed just yet, the commission said Thursday that some rules would take effect April 23. The FCC under Chairman Ajit Pai published an order in the Federal Register that set that timeline for the changing regulations … read more»
How to create a brokerage culture of inclusionFri, 23 Feb 2018 9:49:12
“You can fake a lot of things in this world, but you can’t fake culture,” said Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan, president of leading New York City brokerage Stribling & Associates, in an interview with Inman … read more»
Matterport releases new terms of service, retains right to share 3-D home toursFri, 23 Feb 2018 9:28:54
Under the new terms of service for imaging company Matterport, the company can share and profit off of the photos you captured with its cameras. … read more»
Leadership Lens: Charlie Young on playing offense, not defenseFri, 23 Feb 2018 9:14:17
Coldwell Banker CEO Charlie Young first joined the Coldwell Banker brand in 2004 after an extensive career in business management, field operations, marketing and real estate operations. We recently got the opportunity to sit down with Charlie and pick his brain about where real estate leadership is headed in … read more»
Re/Max finally releases earnings delayed due to investigationFri, 23 Feb 2018 7:27:49
In addition to results for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2017, the earnings report included financial highlights for the third quarter, which have been delayed since November when the company announced it was conducting an internal investigation into Liniger and Contos, who at the time were serving as co-CEOs, for possible business and ethics violations. That investigation concluded yesterday, the company said during the earnings conference call Friday morning. … read more»
6 things real estate agents should know about VA loansFri, 23 Feb 2018 2:30:23
If you’re not already familiar with what VA loans are, who can utilize them and how they can help your business, read on — we’ve got a lesson for you … read more»
Feeling burned out? How to get excited about real estate againFri, 23 Feb 2018 2:15:11
Real estate is an amazing career, but it’s not always perfect. Many of us struggle in our careers. Maybe you’ve lost the spring in your step, and you’re feeling unfulfilled. Or maybe you’ve forgotten why you’re doing this … read more»
The beginner’s guide to launching a digital real estate marketing planFri, 23 Feb 2018 2:00:14
Whether you’re new to the industry or just haven’t quite mastered technology, now is the time to create a plan for digital marketing … read more»