Inman News

  • To help you avoid the nightmare of getting fired, we’ve compiled a list of 10 commonly overlooked situations that can frustrate clients and lead them to sever your relationship and how to handle them.
    Created: 4/21/2019 12:30:17 AM
  • Compass CEO Robert Reffkin believes the real estate industry is experiencing a "Netflix versus Blockbuster moment," and he wants his company to emerge as a one-stop shop that provides all services associated with moving.
    Created: 4/19/2019 5:44:29 PM
  • Zillow on Friday filed two lawsuits against Compass, alleging the tech-enabled brokerage poached its employees as part of an effort to steal its intellectual property. The suits were filed in Washington state and in federal court, respectively, and argue that Compass lured away three Zillow employees who had signed contracts with non-disclosure and non-compete clauses.
    Created: 4/19/2019 5:29:20 PM
  • The Atlanta-based startup has raised $4.6 million with help from Core Innovation Capital and other socio-economic aware investment organizations.
    Created: 4/19/2019 3:54:44 PM
  • Vacation rental startup Vacasa announced that it has purchased vacation rental management company Sterling Resorts this week.
    Created: 4/19/2019 11:11:46 AM
  • Airbnb is working to launch a new hospitality service that will give short-term renters access to spaces in commercial buildings in New York City.
    Created: 4/19/2019 9:51:35 AM
  • Getting back to basics, plus this week's top news.
    Created: 4/19/2019 8:21:28 AM
  • If you've got a name that's synonymous with your business, it might be a good idea to buy it as a domain name — if only to keep it away from your rivals.
    Created: 4/19/2019 7:36:02 AM
  • Eco-friendly home features have broad appeal among consumers and can play a valuable role in real estate marketing, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.
    Created: 4/19/2019 7:00:54 AM
  • Housing starts fell 0.3 percent between February and March and dropped 14.2 percent year-over-year, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Housing and Urban Development, released Friday.
    Created: 4/19/2019 5:43:11 AM
  • The world of real estate is rewarding, challenging and ever-changing. To help you know what’s ahead for strategic planning purposes, here’s an outlook on the industry through 2020.
    Created: 4/19/2019 2:36:46 AM
  • Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, RE/MAX and Redfin are partnering up, and some think it’s just a matter of time before the bigger brokerage buys Redfin.
    Created: 4/19/2019 2:30:34 AM
  • Austin, Texas-based inventor Michael Butcher designed a bot originally intended to help restaurants, auto mechanics and nail salons follow up with leads — but it turned into something more when he was asked by a real estate agent friend to develop an iteration that would help pre-qualify buyer and seller leads. Here, Butcher gives us an in-depth look at his brainchild, Nextbot.io.
    Created: 4/19/2019 2:07:05 AM
  • In an age where you have so much information literally at your fingertips, why do buyers still need a buyer’s agent? Your client experience is where your value lies. It’s yours to prove.
    Created: 4/19/2019 12:10:29 AM
  • As an indie broker and a self-professed tech geek, regular columnist Erica Ramus has learned a few things. Here are seven truths you should know before investing in technology.
    Created: 4/18/2019 11:20:24 PM
  • A week after a fleeting view of Kim Kardashian's minimalist, basinless bathroom sink lit up the internet, the reality star revealed the mystery behind its mechanics.
    Created: 4/18/2019 12:14:25 PM
  • Two consumers have filed a civil rights lawsuit against Zillow Group seeking to compel the company to make its websites accessible to people with visual disabilities.
    Created: 4/18/2019 9:26:12 AM
  • Zillow’s cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new Southwest hub that will serve as the operations center for its year-old Zillow Offers platform.
    Created: 4/18/2019 8:07:11 AM