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Realtor.com lays off Arizona sales team, consolidates in California

The team in Scottsdale had been working on realtor.com's lead generation and marketing products, which are geared toward real estate agents. Now, all those sales efforts at realtor.com will be consolidated into an office in Westlake Village, California, about 37 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.
Tags: Agent, Brokerage, Industry News, News Brief, Select, Technology, Arizona, California, Lead Generation, Leads, Los Angeles, Move Inc, News Corp, Opcity, Realtor.com, Robert Thomson


Redfin’s new agent-free service hits regulatory snag

Redfin Direct, a pilot program that allows consumers to make direct offers on homes listed by real estate brokerage Redfin online without being represented by a buyer's agent, is violating a regulation regarding agency disclosure, according to a Massachusetts state agency that oversees real estate licensees.
Tags: Agent, Brokerage, News Brief, Regulations, Select, Agency Disclosure, Dual Agent, Fiduciary Duty, Glenn Kelman, Real Estate Agency, Redfin, Redfin Direct


Compass poaches entire 22-person Coldwell Banker team

Los Angeles-based WSA Real Estate operates in the tony western half of Los Angeles. Team members are now decamping for Compass, which is not acquiring the entity itself.
Tags: Agent, Brokerage, Industry News, News Brief, Select, Alain Pinel Realtors, Coldwell Banker, Compass, Los Angeles, Pacific Union, Pacific Union International, Robert Reffkin, Santa Monica, Softbank, Stribling & Associates, Wydler Brothers Real Estate


Compass poaches entire Coldwell Banker team

Los Angeles-based WSA Real Estate operates in the tony western half of Los Angeles. Team members are now decamping for Compass, which is not acquiring the entity itself.
Tags: Agent, Brokerage, Industry News, News Brief, Select, Alain Pinel Realtors, Coldwell Banker, Compass, Los Angeles, Pacific Union, Pacific Union International, Robert Reffkin, Santa Monica, Softbank, Stribling & Associates, Wydler Brothers Real Estate


Inside the mass exodus at Purplebricks US

The U.K.-based discount brokerage launched in the U.S. in 2017 and has had a massive turnover in leadership roles in recent months.
Tags: Brokerage, Industry News, Select, Technology, Eric Eckardt, Kenny Bruce, Marcus Fleming, Michel Bruce, Purplebricks, Re/max, Rocket Lister, Roger Zelaya, tom Kirk


Best friends 4ever? Redfin strikes deal with Zillow to list in 4 cities

Long-time rivals Zillow and Redfin have finally made peace — over one issue at least — and struck a deal that allows the former to directly host the latter's listings in four U.S. cities.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mls, Nashville, Seattle, Zillow, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Charlotte, Des Moines, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service, Redfin Now


Agent/broker perspective: How to handle a beloved broker leaving

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. After a long and successful tenure, an office's broker has decided to resign her position. How should her inner circle of top agents respond?
Tags: Opinion, Recruiting, Radio, Miami, Agent, Broker, Recruit, Brokerage, Select, Anthony Askowitz, Agent Broker Perspective, Starting A Brokerage


Don’t ignore this part of your pipeline

Read through any real estate group on Facebook and you’ll see the top question is often about which CRM is best. To which most will reply, “whichever one you’ll actually use.” A CRM is a powerful tool for any real estate professional. And actively using it is, in fact, a critical part of being successful with it.
Tags: Sponsored, Radio, CRM, Lead Generation, Lead Nurturing, Lead Management, Brokerage, Active Pipe, Activepipe, Backend Solutions, Building A Pipeline, Don’t ignore this part of your pipeline


Build a culture of learning and growth

Competition for talent in real estate is fierce. And one of the strongest differentiating factors for your brokerage is found in training and continuing education. It’s something Dan Nelson, VP of Performance Excellence at Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), feels passionate about and the reason LeadingRE has prioritized educational offerings for its network of 565 brokerages.
Tags: Sponsored, Radio, Brokerage, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, Luxury Portfolio International, Workplace Benefits, Brokerage Recruiting, Brokerage Benefits, Brokerage Culture, Brokerage Hiring, Build a culture of learning and growth


The Inman Weekender: 7 tips for post-inspection negotiation

Need something to occupy your spare moments between running errands and 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


Brown Harris Stevens leaders deny possible sale — but rumors persist

In a letter to the company's more than 1,000 agents, CEO Bess Freedman and President Hall Willkie emphatically say the company is not for sale and accuse an unnamed brokerage of spreading rumors to support unethical recruitment tactics.
Tags: New York City, Radio, Compass, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Brown Harris Stevens, Harris Stevens, Robert Reffkin, Urban Compass, Alan Kersner, Bess Freedman, Hall Willkie


The broker-owner blueprint: This RE/MAX leader’s secrets (Part 2)

Broker-owner Mark Butterfield has 100 agents, three offices and 12 teams who raked in $565 million in sales this past year. Here’s part 2 of how he does it.
Tags: Video, Radio, Agent, Brokerage, Select, RE/MAX, Top Producers, Chris Haddon, Broker-owner, Mark Butterfield


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