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10 proven ways to boost your team’s profitability

Watch and learn what some of our industry’s most profitable teams are doing to keep their margins healthy in good markets and in bad.
Tags: Agent, Brokerage, Lead Generation, Marketing, Select, Video, B2b, Back To Basics, Boosting Your Team's Profitability, Pat Hiban, Profitability, Team is seeking to hire salaried agents in some markets, a former for-sale-by-owner search site turned tech-focused brokerage, is making the switch to employee agents, according to job listings in multiple markets.
Tags: California, Radio, Agent, Industry News, Labor Law, Brokerage, Select,, Dynamex, Michael Lissack, Alitsource, Independant Contractor, Salaried Agents

Airbnb will hand over data on 17K listings to New York City officials

The data has to do with hosts and reservations on Airbnb's platform and will be partially anonymized, Airbnb confirmed Friday.
Tags: Technology, New York City, Regulations, Radio, Bill De Blasio, Airbnb, Rentals, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Home Sharing

Engel & Völkers launches in Brooklyn amid luxury real estate boom

Global luxury real estate brand Engel & Völkers announced Thursday it's entering the Brooklyn market with three new offices led by Donald Brennan, a longtime residential real estate leader in New York City. 
Tags: Radio, Agent, Industry News, Luxury Real Estate, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Anthony Hitt, Engel & Völkers, Real Estate Franchise, Donald Brennan, Engel & Völkers Brownstone Brooklyn

Felix Homes starts flat-fee service

Felix Homes, the Nashville-based startup, just launched a flat-fee service for those who do not qualify for its iBuyer program.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Felix Homes, Tyler Forte, Felix Flat Fee

5 quick Memorial Day marketing ideas for agents

Looking for a marketing plan to tie to Memorial Day? It’s not too late! Here are a handful of things you can do — all under three hours — to promote your business.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Social Media, Radio, Memorial Day, Agent, Facebook Ads, Photo shoot, B2b, Facebook Live, Select, Back To Basics, Memorial Day Marketing, IGTV, Christy Murdock Edgar, Pop By

Dotloop vets and Ben Kinney launch new hospitality brand

D. Alexander marks one of the first publicized bids to "institutionalize" yet another segment of the market.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Waypoint Homes, Select, Airdna, Ben Kinney, Short Term Rentals, Alex Allison, D Alexander, Dustin Albney

Massachusetts Association of Realtors names new CEO

The MAR executive committee appointed Theresa Hatton, formerly of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, after a nearly six-month search.
Tags: Radio, Massachusetts Association of Realtors, Select, MLS & Associations, Redfin Direct, Anne Meczywor, Massachusetts Realtors, Robert Authier, Theresa Hatton

Homeownership likely to rise due to aging population: Study

Nonetheless, many renters doubt they'll ever own a home, according to a survey by the New York Federal Reserve.
Tags: Homeownership, Radio, New York Fed, New York Federal Reserve, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Renters, Aging Population, Rent Prices, Mortage, Survey Of Consumer Expectations

The Real Word: Redfin and RE/MAX break up

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, after a two-month partnership, Redfin and RE/MAX have ended their deal. 
Tags: Video, Technology, Opinion, Radio, Agent, Redfin, Tiny Home, Industry News, WalletHub, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, RE/MAX, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Redfin Direct

4 ways to make rejection a good thing

Whether you’re a newbie agent or an experienced veteran, rejection can still hurt. If you want to get better at dealing with it, reframe and repurpose it to take the sting out. Here’s how.
Tags: Agent, Select, Christy Murdock Edgar, Learning Experience, Negotiation, Rejected, Rejection

An epic fall from grace: Realogy’s total stock collapse

NRT CEO Ryan Gorman is heads down, using big data to figure out how to get out from under commercial leases, reducing the biggest expense of most broker-owners: office space provided to house weak agents. Realogy is also shedding more and more poor performing agents, I am told — something most brokers are afraid to do.
Tags: Agent, Analysis, Brokerage, Collection, Exclusive, Industry News, Investing, Opinion, Select, HomeServices of America, Homservices, Realogy, Zillow

Famous California ‘Murder Mansion’ hits the market for $3.5M

The Los Feliz mansion, where cardiologist Harold Perelson once killed his wife with a hammer in 1959, is up for sale for $3.5 million.
Tags: Agent, Collection, Lifestyle, Listings, News Brief, Select, Harold Perelson, Jeff Simon, Lillian Perelson,, Scott Pinkerton

KW, Realogy, RE/MAX and HomeServices slap back at ‘bombshell’ antitrust lawsuit

The big residential brokerage franchisors and holding companies filed a motion on May 17 to dismiss the class action lawsuit filed by homeseller Christopher Moehrl seeking to upend the traditional commission structure in the real estate industry. 
Tags: Brokerage, Industry News, MLS & Associations, Regulations, Select, Buyer Broker Commission Rule, Christopher Moehrl, HomeServices of America, Keller Williams, Moehrl lawsuit, NAR, Re/max, Realogy, Sherman Antitrust Act

Amazon HQ2 sent home prices skyrocketing in VA neighborhood

Six months after Amazon said it would build a major office in Arlington County, Virginia, home prices in the area have risen by $110,000.
Tags: Analysis, Industry News, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Select, Technology, Amazon, Arlington, Crystal City, Danielle Hale, Long Island City,

Want to rise above your competition? Try these 5 pro moves

In real estate, showcasing your professionalism is how you get business. It’s how you convince buyers and sellers to work with you over the plethora of other agents out there. What can you do to exhibit competence and display your skillset to past and future clients? Here are five pro moves that’ll set you apart from the rest of the pack.
Tags: Marketing, Radio, Agent, Expert, B2b, Select, Continuing Education, Back To Basics, Designations, Alissa Gardner

3 essential social media platforms for newbie agents

When it comes to social media, it’s a bit of a jungle out there. To help new agents suss out what’s crucial, here are the top three platforms and some tips for how to make it all work with your marketing plan.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Instagram, Opinion, Marketing, Radio, Agent, B2b, Nextdoor, Select, Back To Basics, Andrew Helling lays off Arizona sales team, consolidates in California

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

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: Massachusetts, Regulations, Radio, Agent, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Real Estate Agency, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Dual Agent, Redfin Direct, Agency Disclosure, Fiduciary Duty

Same-sex couples face discriminatory lending practices: Study

Same-sex couples were 73 percent more likely to be rejected for mortgages than heterosexual couples, according to an Iowa State University Ivy College of Business analysis. The study looked at home loans granted over a quarter of a century between 1990 and 2015.
Tags: Data, Analysis, Radio, Tim Kaine, Columns, Susan Collins, Iowa State University, Angus King, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Select, Fair Housing Act, Lei Gao, Lew Sichelman, Banking & Lending, Hua Sun, Ivy College of Business

Vacasa’s new board member hints at IPO future

Matt Roberts, the former CEO of OpenTable is joining the board of directors for vacation rental management startup Vacasa.
Tags: Ipo, Investing, Radio, Rentals, Opentable, Industry News, Matt Roberts, Select, Vacasa

READ: Justice Department’s letter to CoreLogic demanding MLS info

Inman has obtained a letter from the Department of Justice requesting information on multiple listing service data from CoreLogic, a California-based financial services and analytics firm.
Tags: California, Regulations, Radio, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Inman, National Association of Realtors, CoreLogic, Select, Rob Hahn, MLS & Associations, Sherman Antitrust Act

Moving to a new market? Here’s how to start on the right foot

To offer your clients the most valuable service, you have to learn everything your prospects might want to know about your new market. If you find yourself starting over, here are some tips to make it a little bit easier.
Tags: Radio, Agent, B2b, Starting Over, Select, Back To Basics, Jackson cooper, Moving To A New Market

Why don’t we think about clients’ specific needs?

Other than that narrow exception that agents make for first-time homebuyers, agents don’t think of clients as having specialized needs that require customized solutions. Instead, agents provide a cookie-cutter approach to standardized service with the same scripts, the same materials, the same programs. That needs to change. Here's how.
Tags: Customization, Opinion, Marketing, Service, Radio, Agent, Zillow, B2b, Trulia, Select, Back To Basics, Joe Rand

We’re better than this: Stop trolling other Realtors

In case you missed it, when the National Association of Realtors announced that President Donald Trump would speak at NAR Midyear, trolling from both sides of the aisle ensued. Here’s why it’s not only unprofessional, but also against the Code of Ethics.
Tags: Opinion, Radio, Agent, Professional, Donald Trump, Code Of Ethics, National Association of Realtors, Select, Jay Thompson, NAR Midyear, Realto, Realtor Code of Ethics

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: Softbank, Los Angeles, Radio, Agent, Compass, Industry News, Santa Monica, Coldwell Banker, Pacific Union, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Alain Pinel Realtors, Pacific Union International, Robert Reffkin, 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: Softbank, Los Angeles, Radio, Agent, Compass, Industry News, Santa Monica, Coldwell Banker, Pacific Union, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Alain Pinel Realtors, Pacific Union International, Robert Reffkin, Wydler Brothers Real Estate

Trulia founder Pete Flint’s venture firm NFX raises $275M

NFX splits its investments equally between business-to-business companies and business-to-consumer companies but said that out of 3,000 firms seeking money this year it will ultimately only fund 0.5 percent.
Tags: Technology, Israel, San Francisco, Investing, Radio, Venture Capital, Firefly, Zillow, Zeus, Venture Funding, Ribbon, Trulia, Industry News, Lyric, Select, News Brief

Airbnb launches partnership with DNA testing company 23andMe

The partnership comes amid what Airbnb says is a rise in "heritage travel," or trips people take to connect with their ancestors' homelands.
Tags: Travel, Technology, Ipo, Radio, Food And Drug Administration, Airbnb, Gentrification, Stock Market, DNA testing, Initial Public Offering, 23andMe, Industry News, Select, News Brief

Is US government investigating MLSs and vendors for antitrust?

The Department of Justice is reportedly demanding CoreLogic and other MLS vendors hand over information related to buyer broker commissions.
Tags: US, Regulations, Data, Radio, Commission, Antitrust, Mls, Department Of Justice, Doj, Ftc, NAR, CoreLogic, Select, Black Knight, CMLS, Rob Hahn