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Why the only constant in real estate is change

Everyone is experimenting with new models, ideas and concepts as the needs and expectations of millennials change in a world upended by digital technologies, home automation and artificial intelligence.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Technology, Opinion, Radio, Millennials, Agent, Smart Home, Rentals, Lemonade, Brokerage, Select, Buyer Broker Commission Rule, Lisa Boswell, Real Estate Disruption

Illinois Realtors get new safety tool to screen potential clients

The Mainstreet Organization of Realtors (MORe) is making background check website and mobile app available as a benefit to all 17,000 of its members
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Brokerage, Showings, Illinois Realtors, MLS & Associations, Forewarn, Real Estate Agent Safety, Real Estate Danger, Mainstreet Organization of Realtors MORe

Keller Williams reveals tech acquisition spree in first quarter 2019 earnings

Keller Williams gave the world its first peek at its customer relationship management tool and forthcoming consumer app in the first quarter of 2019, but it's really just the start. In its first-quarter results, the company revealed that it's implemented an aggressive merger and acquisition strategy to both boost production of the platform and bring in top talent.
Tags: Technology, Radio, CRM, Command, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Transactions, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Josh Team, Agent Count, Ghost Agents, End To End Platform

Earnnest app streamlines and protects real estate transactions

Buyers can link accounts from up to 12,000 banks across the country using their existing personal login information, and even link the specific account to the Earrnest workflow.
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Radio, Keller Williams, Real Estate Apps, Brokerage, Select, Financial Software, Earnest Money Deposit, Buyers Tools, Tech Reviews, Banking & Lending, Earnnest, Technology Reviews, Accounting and Financial, Electronic Funds

Office meetings a snooze? 5 tips for giving them pizazz

In today's high-tech office environment, are face-to-face meetings necessary, or even possible, when so many brokerages are virtual? Here's how to host a meeting that your officemates will enjoy attending.
Tags: Opinion, Radio, Agenda, Meetings, B2b, Facebook Live, Office Meetings, Meeting, Consistent, Brokerage, Select, Back To Basics, Erica Ramus

BREAKING: RE/MAX and Redfin end exclusive partnership after 2 months

The deal is off: RE/MAX and Redfin are ending their nascent exclusive referral partnership after Redfin introduced a new platform last week that would allow consumers without buyer's agents to place offers over the internet on Redfin-listed homes in Boston.
Tags: Radio, Lead Generation, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Lead Referral, Redfin Direct

Employee or independent contractors: Should California brokerages be making contingency plans?

As California employment law changes in response to the emergence of the gig economy, real estate brokers and agents need to stay updated and start thinking about what role they want to play in a legal landscape that's still in turmoil.
Tags: California, Opinion, Radio, Employees, Agent, Independent Contractors, Brokerage, Select, Abc Test, California State Supreme Court, Dynamex Operations West, Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

Ready to hang out your shingle? Avoid these 5 mistakes

As attractive as having your own brokerage firm might be, the sad fact is that many fail. To ensure that your business isn't doomed from the start, avoid these mistakes when opening your own brokerage.
Tags: Recruiting, Radio, Indie, Agent, Loans, B2b, Franchise, Brokerage, Select, Back To Basics, Indie Brokerage, Independent Brokerage, Office Location, Brokerage Mistakes, Fixed Expenses, Franchics Vs Indie

Finally, prosperity over time!

EXIT Realty is a company built on human potential and at its very core is the EXIT Formula. EXIT Realty’s Founder and Chairman, Steve Morris, looked at the problems in the real estate industry, including recruiting, retention, and the gaps agents face between closings, and asked, “What if it doesn’t have to be this way?"
Tags: Sponsored, Radio, Steve Morris, Brokerage, Exit Realty, Tami Bonnell, Finally prosperity over time, Formula EXIT Realty

Why you should generate your own leads

Lead generation is the lifeblood of your real estate business. Yes, your sphere of influence should be a reliable source of business. Referral and repeat clients are the results of being a trusted advisor in your community.
Tags: Sponsored, Technology, Radio, Agent, Lead Generation, Lead Management, Brokerage, Brokers, Agent Recruiting, Your Way Home, Yourwayhome, Brokerage Recruiting, Lead Followup, Why you should generate your own leads

The Inman Weekender: Put your first-time buyers at ease

Need something to occupy your spare moments between running errands and sitting open houses this weekend? Check out our "Back to basics" series and this week's top news.
Tags: Headlines, Marketing, Collection, Radio, Agent, Recap, Weekend, Industry News, Brokerage

RE/MAX CEO addresses Redfin Direct, referral partnership

When Redfin announced the pilot of Redfin Direct, many questioned RE/MAX's referral partnership with the Seattle-based tech-focused brokerage.
Tags: Radio, Lead Generation, Redfin, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Adam Contos, RE/MAX

Peerage acquires Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

The Canadian branch of Sotheby's International Realty has been acquired by Peerage Realty Partners, a subsidiary of private equity firm Peerage Capital.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Globe and Mail, Sotheby's International Realty, Gavin Swartzman, Don Kottick, Peerage Capital

The broker-owner blueprint: This RE/MAX leader’s secrets (Part 1)

Broker-owner Mark Butterfield has 100 agents, three offices and 12 teams who raked in $565 million in sales this past year. Here’s how he does it.
Tags: Video, Radio, Agent, Brokerage, Select, RE/MAX, Chris Haddon, Broker-owner, Mark Butterfield

Reali raises $9M in funding round

Flat-fee brokerage Reali announced it has raised $9 million in its latest funding round, adding to the tens of millions of dollars the company has previously pulled in from investors.
Tags: Technology, California, Radio, Fundraising, Bay Area, Industry News, Purplebricks, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Lenda, Reali, Amit Haller, Flat Fee Brokerage, Reali Loans

READ: Redfin CEO’s letter to company buyer’s agents

Following the announcement of Redfin Direct, a new service that will enable buyers to make offers on Redfin-listed homes through the company’s website without agents, read CEO Glenn Kelman’s letter to employees.
Tags: Opinion, Radio, Agent, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Brokerage, Select, iBuyer, Buyer's Agents, Redfin Direct

EXp World Holdings hits quarterly revenue record of $157M

Revenue for eXp World Holdings jumped 153 percent year-over-year to a quarterly record high of $157 million, according to a first-quarter earnings report. 
Tags: Technology, Radio, Revenue, Earnings, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Exp Realty, VirBELA, Glenn Sanford, Virtual Brokerage, Exp World Holdings, World Holdings, Safety Check In

Why indie brokers should take back the search

Until recently, regular Inman contributor and indie broker Troy Palmquist thought using a branded app was a luxury. But after a conversation and some research, he’s opened his eyes to the possibility of white-labeled tech and the benefits that far outweigh the costs. Here’s why this is a reasonable option for indies competing with big-box brokerages and behemoth portals.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Marketing, Radio, Agent, B2b, Inman, Snapp, Brokerage, Select, Back To Basics, Homestack, Appypie, Troy Palmquist, White Label Apps, Indie Brokerage

Florida indie brokerage unveils agent tech platform, plans expansion

Automated Back End provides agents with automation and collaboration tools, e-signing software and one-click marketing. It is designed to work on all of an agent's electronic devices.
Tags: Florida, Technology, Marketing, Software, Platform, Radio, Mls, Agent, Compass, CRM, Industry News, Keller Williams, Realogy, Brokerage, Select, News Brief

Redfin beats expectations with $110M revenue in Q1 2019 earnings

The tech-focused Seattle-based real estate brokerage Redfin reported $110.1 million in revenue, a year-over-year increase of 38 percent and a net loss of $67.2 million in the first quarter of 2019, according to its latest earnings report. 
Tags: Radio, Revenue, Seattle, Redfin, Industry News, Earnings Call, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, First Quarter, Redfin Now, Page Views, Redfin Earnings, Redfin Mortgage

Redfin unveils option to cut out buyer’s agents

Redfin announced Wednesday it has been quietly testing a pilot program in Boston, a revised version of its 2006 service Redfin Direct, that allows consumers to make direct offers on Redfin-listed homes through the company's website.
Tags: Technology, Boston, Radio, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Paul Reid, Brokerage, Select, Book It Now, Buyers Tools, Agent Commission, Buyer Agent, Redfin Direct

Keller Williams agents get ready to pay it forward on RED Day

On Thursday, May 9, Keller Williams agents will be celebrating its annual RED Day event, which stands for Renew, Energize and Donate.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Keller Williams, Brokerage, News Brief, Murray House, Becky Favre, Keller Williams Premier Properties, Kelsey King, Red Day, Summit + Westfield

Purplebricks is leaving Australia. Is the US next?

Purplebricks announced Tuesday it's shuttering its operations in Australia two-and-a-half years after launching, adding that it's conducting a review of operations in the United States.
Tags: Australia, US, Radio, Industry News, Purplebricks, Brokerage, Select, U.K, Michael Bruce, Eric Eckardt, Flat Fee, Mike Delprete, Paul Pindar

EXp Realty loses third top executive in 6 months

Scott Petronis, the former chief technology officer at eXp Realty, has departed the tech-focused real estate brokerage, marking him as the third executive to leave since November 2018.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Exp Realty, Scott Petronis, Glenn Sanford, Vikki Bartholomae, Mary Frances Coleman

Lesson Learned: Relationships are everything

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, principal and co-founder of REAL New York Robert Rahmanian.
Tags: Radio, Agent, Brokerage, Select, Lesson Learned, Christy Mudock Edgar, Robert Rahmanian

JP & Associates REALTORS are full speed ahead

One of America’s fastest growing brokerages is poised to be one of America’s fastest growing franchisors. Why and how is this even possible? We asked one of its franchisees to give us some insights.
Tags: Sponsored, America, Radio, Associates, Brokerage, JPAR, JP & Associates Realtors, Agent Recruitment, Brokerage Recruiting, JP and Associates Real Estate, Agent Benefits, Agent Training, Brokerage Benefits, JP & Associates REALTORS are full speed ahead, Real estate franchises

The system you need before you introduce new tech

How many times has this happened? You bring on a new technology solution, but not nearly enough of your agents use it. Well, you’re not alone. Agent tech adoption is an all-too-familiar riddle (or headache) for most brokers and other leaders.
Tags: Sponsored, Radio, Tech Adoption, Brokerage, Imprev, Agent Adoption, Bill Yaman, 5 Over 5 Method, Brokerage Tech, Service Rollout, Tech Rollout, The system you need before you introduce new tech

Home. Awesomeness. Ingenuity. Excellence. Here’s what they mean to us.

Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world. Recently, we embarked on the next chapter of the Coldwell Banker story when we revealed our new mission, core values and visual identity on stage at Gen Blue.
Tags: Sponsored, Radio, Brokerage

RE/MAX tech platform moves ahead. Paid version next?

RE/MAX's end-to-end real estate platform centered around a new customer relationship management tool (CRM) is entering its beta phase imminently, with the first pieces of it set to trickle out to agents this summer.
Tags: Technology, Tech, Radio, CRM, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Beta Testing, Booj, Karri Callahan, Real Estate Platform

The Inman Weekender: Is a deal worth going to prison?

Need something to occupy your spare moments between running errands and sitting open houses this weekend? Check out our "Back to basics" series and this week's top news.
Tags: Headlines, Marketing, Collection, Radio, Agent, Recap, Weekend, Industry News, Brokerage

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