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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»

Brown Harris Stevens’ agent platform ‘couldn’t have come at a better time’
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 14:45:44
The long-standing, NYC-based urban luxury independent Brown Harris Stevens has developed an agent productivity solution called MAIA. It rests on a Salesforce backbone. read more»

COVID-19-related forbearance volumes decline for first time since pandemic hit
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:58:42
Active COVID-19-related forbearance volumes declined by a net 34,000 for the week ending June 2, the first weekly decrease since the CARES Act went into effect, according to data released Friday. read more»

Brad Inman: ‘It is hard to imagine heaven while living through hell’
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 10:23:19
During his opening remarks Tuesday at Connect Now, Brad Inman called for a new approach on the current strife real estate agents face and how the industry can make a difference. read more»

‘Let your concerns be your call to action’: Bright MLS CTO
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 7:40:05
In real estate, we have more power than most other sectors to create communities and opportunities for ourselves and our neighbors to have discussions, “walk the talk,” and be the positive change that leads to togetherness and overcomes divisiveness. Read more of Bright MLS CTO Frank Major's letter here. read more»

Stunning jobs report shows unemployment dropped in May
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 6:45:33
The expectation among forecasters was unemployment could climb as high as 20 percent, but data released Friday showed it actually dropped to 13.3 percent. read more»

Real Vision is the real deal for one-stop listing marketing
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 2:00:28
The Toronto-based photography and 3D tour provider puts a very slick, all-inclusive spin on getting everything you need to visually market listings — at an affordable price. read more»

The Real Word: Should agents worry about Offerpad’s new service?
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 2:00:16
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they discuss why buyers should have representation with new construction and The Broke Agent’s winning meme templates. read more»

NAR CEO on racial injustice: ‘This is not a new issue’
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:51:16
Bob Goldberg reminded attendees at Inman Connect Now that the current situation is a long-standing one, and equality and fairness in housing is the trade group's mission. read more»

Real estate industry of the future will focus on ‘lifestyle over location’
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:33:24
Philosopher and entrepreneur Matthew Ferrara shared how health, economic and racial issues will push the real estate industry to focus on consumers' quality of life. read more»

Coldwell Banker CEO on the future of offices: ‘less rent, more happy hours’
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 13:01:12
The company has been re-examining the best use and layout of its more than 700 offices to maximize effectiveness and allocate savings. read more»

Why agents have never been more needed: Century 21 CEO
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:12:33
The initial panic of whether agents would have a job post-pandemic is being pushed out by a variety of new housing needs, Century 21's Mike Miedler says. read more»

The economic downturn won’t end investment in real estate tech
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:22:55
Two venture capitalists said Thursday that there's still plenty of space for innovation and money to disrupt the real estate industry. read more»

Homesnap’s Mazur: It’s time for agents to go all in
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:17:01
In multiple talk tracks at Tech Connect, leaders in sales, fintech and proptech all agreed on one thing: The COVID-19 pandemic has totally changed how people market, sell and buy real estate. read more»

How the coronavirus pandemic is changing home financing
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:52:08
Vishal Garg and Adena Hefets discussed how the pandemic is impacting financing for homebuyers during a panel titled "Advances in Ways to Buy a Home." read more»

House on the highest street in Palm Beach sells for $15.2M
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 10:19:22
A lakefront home located on the most elevated street in Florida's Palm Beach just sold for its land value of $15.2 million. read more»

RE/MAX CEO: ‘If we sit and we watch, we’re not taking action’
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 9:04:11
Adam Contos discussed managerial strategies in uncertain times, wearing his values on a T-shirt and volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity. read more»

Mike DelPrete: Don’t call it a comeback (just yet)
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 8:42:59
Real estate tech strategist Mike DelPrete explains pre- and post-shelter-in-place market trends and how real estate agents can prepare for the future. read more»

Quicken Loans
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 8:28:25
Quicken Loans offers an elevated experience for real estate agents and their clients. We’re available for you and your clients to support all mortgage needs. Detroit-based Quicken Loans is America’s largest mortgage lender.1 For 10 years in a row now, J.D. Power has ranked Quicken Loans highest in the nation in customer satisfaction for Primary Mortgage Origination. read more»