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Real Estate News
The week in industry hires and promotions: February 20-24, 2017
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 5:00:19
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ... read more»

Top 10 posts from last week
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 3:00:37
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ... read more»

Real estate market recap, February 20-24, 2017
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 3:00:25
Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ... read more»

The week in real estate industry deals: February 20-24
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 1:40:34
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»

Alex Wang pulls the curtain on the listing agent life through video
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:31:58
Alex Wang has now taken his "real world" approach to Snapchat and applied it to a new series of videos that aim to give a peek into the life of a listing agent. ... read more»

Austin and San Antonio MLSs explore consolidation
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:30:02
No rings have been exchanged yet, but two Texas MLSs are considering tying the knot ... read more»

Crazy sh*t podcast Episode 9: Where there’s smoke …
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:28:01
On the latest episode of Leigh Brown's podcast that explores the wild and weird things that can happen in real estate, home inspector Wally Conway shares one of the weirdest stories in his 30,000 inspections: the time a home caught on fire ... read more»

Why homesellers demand better than a shaky real estate labyrinth
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 9:15:48
Waiting in a grocery line a few weeks back, I stood behind a woman as she wrote a check. Scary. In the wire fraud age, consider the risk of giving up your name, address, bank routing and account numbers on a piece of paper passed around like a sex worker in the Patpong red light district of Bangkok. ... read more»

The ‘internet of you’ and what it means for the future
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 9:14:10
"Every 20 years or so, our lives are transformed by a powerful technology" that moves from the hands of a few to the hands of many. Adrienne Meisels, CEO and founder at myPlanit, talks about what to expect with the next big shift ... read more»

Engel & Völkers North America partners with NAGLREP
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 7:43:17
Engel & Völkers North America is partnering with the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals to educate real estate professionals about major LGBT insights and trends, as well as connect professionals throughout the industry to advocate for LGBT rights ... read more»

Nicole Rideout, rising star at Gibson Sotheby’s, on what she got from Realogy’s Ascend
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 7:09:39
Gibson Sotheby's International Realty's director Nicole Rideout remembers one all-nighter she pulled with a pot of coffee ... read more»

Realogy Holdings Corp. turned higher profit in 2016
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 5:15:08
Realogy Holdings Corp. posted a profit of $213 million in 2016, up by 16 percent from the previous year -- though the company's results reflected the "operating challenges" of strong competition for sales agents and soft demand for pricier homes, said Realogy CEO Richard A. Smith in a statement. ... read more»

Virtual tours or video: How do you decide?
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 3:00:37
In this week’s video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses the merits of video over virtual tours ... read more»

Top comments of the week Feb. 20-24
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 2:55:55
Inman readers weigh in on stories published across the site ... read more»

Voice-driven real estate app for Amazon Echo now talks to 3 markets
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 2:45:57
A few weeks ago I reported on a voice-driven real estate search app. Now, three agencies have opted in to receive buyer and seller leads. ... read more»

Why you should think of business planning as ‘success planning’
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 1:30:25
Let's be real: Most people don't like to put together an annual business plan. Why is that? Does it seem too selfish? Or is the plan created just never used ... read more»

Why you must always make content part of your mix
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 1:30:12
I know there are not a ton of media junkies out there like me. It's not normal to read five newspapers a day plus devouring ESPN.com, Facebook and Twitter while also scanning more than 40 sections on my Flipboard ... read more»

5 make-or-break points for successful philanthropy
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 1:15:44
This list of key points resembles a list that could be drawn up for any business venture -- and that is one of the key conclusions I have come to: Treat your philanthropic activities as you would treat a business venture! ... read more»

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