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Compass CEO Robert Reffkin calls on Congress to provide aid to agents
Thu, 19 Mar 2020 5:00:12
Robert Reffkin argued coronavirus aid shouldn't be limited to W-2 workers. The National Association of Realtors has also said it is working to ensure aid packages to benefit agents. read more»

Want better team results? 8 tips for being a better coach
Sun, 02 Aug 2020 1:39:55
Leadership is a little different for everyone, but it's essentially a mix of intentional input and strategic output. Coaching is a cornerstone habit in my leadership game. Here are eight tips for coaching your team to success.  read more»

Need a mid-year tuneup? Turn to Inman for Coaching and Training Month
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 2:47:27
This month, we’re going to dig into what coaching looks like today, how impactful it is on your business and how you can get the best resources for your dollar. read more»

Fair housing laws: How you can prevent discriminatory practices
Sat, 01 Aug 2020 2:00:48
The current national conversation on racial equality calls into question institutionalized housing discrimination and the possibilities for the road ahead. read more»

Sotheby’s acquires 101-year-old San Fran brokerage McGuire Realty
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 13:11:58
The acquisition has been in the works for months, and the Sotheby's and Golden Gate Sotheby's teams are completing the finishing touches. read more»

Fathom Holdings, parent company of Fathom Realty, goes public
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:04:35
Fathom Holdings, the parent company of Fathom Realty, announced an initial public offering on Thursday with 3.43 million shares of common stock. read more»

‘May I refer you to my assistant?’ Kids learn the family business during pandemic
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 7:00:25
Some children of agents have become honorary members of their parents' business, learning the ropes while adopting a "We're all in it together" mentality. read more»

Pent-up demand isn’t the only thing fueling hot market: Realogy CEO
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 5:44:48
Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider pointed to a shift in consumer behavior and low mortgage rates as additional reasons for the unprecedented rise in home sales over the past seven weeks. read more»

Sight-unseen buying is not the future of luxury, according to this top agent
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 5:00:59
Inman spoke with agent Branden Williams of Hilton & Hyland about the luxury real estate trends that will outlast the pandemic. read more»

Why ‘side suites’ are all the rage right now
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 5:00:13
Accessory dwelling units, or side suites, have been seeing increased demand this summer — both as a way to adapt to the pandemic and as a more long-term option for affordable housing. read more»

The Real Word: What is the future of urban living?
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 2:00:56
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss predictions for urban real estate, what to look for when buying as-is and the need for Zoom rooms. read more»

Losing leads? Can’t afford to? Try ConnectNow
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 2:00:54
Apps that focus on only one aspect of the sales funnel are rare. ConnectNow is a value-add web and mobile app for capturing leads quickly and connecting to any CRM or source you use. read more»

How can Americans cope with energy costs this summer?
Fri, 31 Jul 2020 2:00:02
With so many people working from home this year, it's no surprise that utility bills are ticking up. Mike Phillips, co-founder and CEO of Sense, shares tips on what people can do to reduce energy use in your home. read more»

TopHap empowers real estate data like no other
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:59:08
On the cusp of its formal launch in California, the data analytics platform has shifted from a data geek's new toy to a powerful, market-data-know-it-all, now runway-ready and gorgeous. read more»

Realogy saw transactions plummet as pandemic raged in Q2
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:57:14
Transaction sides in the franchise and brokerage business both fell more than 20 percent year over year, but June offered positive signs. read more»

Moving at ‘breakneck speed,’ Redfin posts unexpected revenue growth
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:42:14
After announcing 8 percent year-over-year revenue growth, CEO Glenn Kelman said “it would be hard to overstate how strong” the housing market is right now. read more»

Are McMansions back? Pandemic spurs renewed interest in big homes
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 12:12:09
"They want larger pools, they want more bedrooms, they want multiple offices and they want an area for their kids," Dana Koch, a Corcoran Group broker in Palm Beach, told Inman. read more»

Want to buy a ghost town? An Arizona agent has one for sale
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:55:42
Real estate agent Justin Godsey is selling an Arizona ghost town complete with a dive bar, mercantile and a handful of homes for $1.25 million. read more»

Keller Williams launches new franchisees in Paraguay and Serbia
Thu, 30 Jul 2020 11:00:25
As of June 30, the company has expanded into 232 market centers across 45 regions outside of the United States and Canada. read more»