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What does the Exit Realty bonus accomplish beyond pay day?
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 3:00:27
A look into what’s propelled the franchise's significant growth and why its CEO has been recognized for her leadership. ... read more»

Stalking is not prospecting
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 2:30:23
I love my Realtor family. I seriously do. But y’all, somehow you got sideways on how social media is supposed to work. It’s supposed to be social, which means interaction -- engagement, conversation, banter, point-counterpoint, etc. ... read more»

Top comments of the week Oct. 17-21
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 2:05:20
As the news poured in from all angles this week -- tech player partnerships, fresh startups on the scene, research from industry giants on consumer data and the luxury market -- so did comments from our keen readership ... read more»

5 fall home improvements for less than $500
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 2:00:15
As the seasons change the weather gets colder, more homeowners begin to turn their thoughts to the coming winter, and the preparations their homes might need to get through it comfortably ... read more»

5 things your LGBT+ clients and agents want you to know
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 1:30:10
I spent a few days last week in Fort Lauderdale attending the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) annual conference. NAGLREP is an advocacy group and a referral network of over 1,000 real estate professionals ... read more»

Check for dirt (before it surprises you) with Spokeo at Work
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 1:25:38
When a prospect comes into the fold of our businesses, it's natural for us to "Google" them. Or maybe we jump on Facebook to find out more. Spokeo at Work accomplishes this in aggregate by pulling public records, white pages data and public social media information to assemble personal profiles. ... read more»

4 steps to customer service that never lets clients down
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 1:00:46
If you are working with homebuyers who like craft beer, don’t just show them on a map how close the nearest brewery is to the house. Drive them past the brewery on the way to the showing, then provide them with a growler of the spot's signature brew when you arrive ... read more»

Daily market update: October 21, 2016
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 0:00:26
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Inman Educational Webinar: Top 5 Effective Marketing Strategies That Work
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:30:25
In this webinar, you will learn proven strategies, tools, and tricks you can use anywhere and help you connect with more clients, ... read more»

Zillow Group launches new features for new construction listings
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:05:23
Lately, Zillow Group has been on a roll with updating and releasing new products for agents and brokers alike. Now builders can get in on the fun with a new lot availability feature for the Promoted Communities program and access to a new tool called Builder Insights ... read more»

Podcast: Cutting-edge technology tips from a pro
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:11:15
This week we are happy to welcome Jerry Kidd, the manager of three Berkshire Hathaway offices in Danville, California. Kidd has spent over two decades helping agents learn to use technology to build their businesses. ... read more»

‘Luxury edition’ CMAs now available via Cloud CMA
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:07:20
You probably wouldn't market to a first-time homebuyer with a small budget the same way you would to a ultra-high-net-worth individual who's looking to invest in an additional vacation home -- so why should your listing presentation and buyer tour materials be any different ... read more»

Opendoor just launched an app for iPhone and Android
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:53:27
What good is any technology in 2016 if you can't peruse it smoothly from the palm of your hand? Opendoor, a well-funded real estate startup that uses automated valuation models to make online offers on homes, just took its mobile user experience to the app level for both iPhone and Android customers ... read more»

Rapattoni releases MLS apps for Apple and Android
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:47:07
Accessing the MLS on the go just got easier for agents that use Rapattoni, as the real estate tech provider just announced its MLS mobile app is now available for iOS and Android users ... read more»

First-time buyers steer existing-home sales higher in September
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 9:56:35
This month's NAR existing-home sales report revealed a silver lining thanks to first-time buyers, who reached a 34 percent share, which has been unseen since ... read more»

Luxury Portfolio: What the top 1% of homebuyers want in real estate
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 3:00:59
Roll out the red carpet (but only neutrals in the living room, please). America's ultra-wealthy are becoming more numerous, and a quarter of them plan to snatch up more real estate in the next three years, according to a new report from Luxury Portfolio International. ... read more»

Video listing of the day: Secluded Colorado retreat
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 3:00:58
Listed by Live Urban Real Estate, this retreat in the exclusive gated community of Castle Park Ranch features spectacular mountain views from every room, soaring vaulted ceilings, four stacked stone fireplaces, gourmet kitchen and expansive open spaces. This home is one of only four homes with exclusive access to the Rueter Hess reservoir and has nearly 30 acres of land with endless possibilities ... read more»

Podcast: What a brain injury taught me about being smart
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 2:30:11
In 2011, life changed forever for Ann Zuccardy in a bathroom in Germany. A slip in the bathtub sent her back to the states with symptoms so severe, she knew something was wrong. Emergency room doctors confirmed a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and this driven corporate career woman was prescribed weeks of just lying on the couch doing nothing ... read more»

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