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Feeling burned out? Try these solutions
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:30:37
You’ve heard the term, most likely from a family or friend expressing concern over your long work hours. “Burnout” is a phrase used commonly for professionals who don’t know when to take a break. But burnout doesn’t always occur for the same reason or exhibit the same symptoms from one individual to another ... read more»

4 ways to maximize exposure of your Zillow-Trulia agent profile
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:00:17
Trulia and Zillow are still among the top real estate websites used by consumers. Recently, Trulia became part of the Zillow Group brand, which raised a lot of questions. Would there be any changes to Trulia? Would Trulia still be around after the merger? For now Trulia and Zillow remain two separate sites under the same umbrella, but there is a recent change in which real estate pros need to be aware ... read more»

Relocation specialists grapple with housing costs
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 9:00:32
Takeaways: Housing costs trump other concerns of human resource executives. Both rental and for-sale housing are contributing most to overall relocation costs. Employees maybe be relocated to unaffordable markets. Rising housing costs is the top concern for human resource executives ... read more»

Re/Max rolls out a new way to ‘watch’ listings
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 8:00:09
The number of Apple Watch users is projected to reach 15 million after its first year. Re/Max is counting on a number of those users being potential homebuyers. The franchisor recently launched Re/Max Real Estate Search, a consumer app for the Apple Watch that offers location-based search capabilities with scrollable for-sale listing details and agent contact links ... read more»

Listing site tool limits ZIP code searches to 6 agents’ ads
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 7:00:23
With a focus on lead generation and pairing buyers of new homes and condos with top local agents in specific ZIP codes, NewHomesAgents.com launches a new online search tool. According to NewHomesAgents.com, the site’s search tool is different from other home listing sites because it is more consistent with its Realtor contacts listed ... read more»

How to feed the first-time buyer pipeline: Part 2
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 4:05:51
If you're a new agent who would like to start making income right from the start or an experienced agent who is looking for new sources of clients, I've learned strategies that can help you achieve this goal in your market ... read more»

Datafiniti filters and cleans data for property managers and rental owners
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 3:15:30
Datafiniti was built out of 80legs, a Web crawling service, in 2012 after finding that there was a strong need for custom data sets to help companies grow their business. Today, the company provides data sets to companies like MailChimp, HubSpot, Nickelodeon and Lightstone Property ... read more»

New Kids on the Block: Part 2
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 2:15:46
Every company was brand-new once upon a time. Here's the second batch of the up-and-coming brands of the future who came onstage to talk about their dreams ... read more»

6 tips to help you network like a boss
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 2:00:19
I have found there are people who are uncomfortable going to these types of events because they either feel like a sleazy salesperson, or they're an introvert by nature. I've been there. You walk into a room full of people you don't know, and the whole purpose of the event is to talk people into doing business with you or your company ... read more»

Best in tech: August 2015
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 1:45:13
It's hard for me to choose what stood out this month. After all, I spent two days in the vibrant, harried throes of Startup Alley at ICSF. There's a lot of real estate innovation about to hit the market. This list highlights three such solutions ... read more»

Jacky Teplitzky: ‘We will work more like advisers rather than agents’
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 1:30:58
"My background sets me apart," says Teplitzky. "I was born in Chile and raised in Israel, where I served as a sergeant in the Israeli army. I also differentiate myself by implementing successful marketing techniques, always thinking outside of the box, taking chances and using forward thinking." ... read more»

Zillow vs. realtor.com: What’s the verdict?
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 0:30:50
Do you like Zillow, or are you more a fan of realtor.com? Here's what some of your peers said -- and we kept score ... read more»

Daily market update: Aug. 31, 2015
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 0:01:33
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Video listing of the day: A Nashville home surrounded by nature
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 0:00:51
Film House Real Estate makes mini-movies to market luxury listings -- complete with storylines, actors, musical scores and even aerial cinematography -- that are set in the properties to create an emotional connection with potential buyers ... read more»

Luxury listing of the day: Stately Lake Sammamish home in Bellevue, Washington
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 0:00:32
The beauty is in the details of this $6.45 million estate on the shores of Washington's Lake Sammamish: white millwork, marble stairs, Swarovski crystal doorknobs and waterfront access. This five-bedroom home is listed with Windermere Real Estate ... read more»

Top 9 posts from last week
Sun, 30 Aug 2015 6:00:24
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ... read more»

Real estate market recap, Aug. 24-28
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 5:00:49
Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ... read more»

The week in industry hires and promotions: Aug. 24-28
Sat, 29 Aug 2015 4:00:47
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ... read more»

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