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Yes, you can talk politics on social media. Here’s how
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:37:49
Is it still impolite to talk about politics? Maybe not, and social media expert Jessi Healey says talking about it might gain you more followers than you think. read more»

7 things that are a complete waste of time (but agents still do them)
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:36:35
Are you spending time on things that simply don't matter to your professional growth or the growth of your business? Jimmy Burgess offers a list of things you may be doing that are counter-productive. read more»

Southernmost home in US hits market for $18.5M in Key West
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:16:10
Built in 1958, the mid-century home is a historical landmark. The estate is owned by Cecilia Joyce Johnson, the widow of late American artist Seward Johnson II, who passed away in 2020. read more»

Coldwell Banker adds generative AI to Listing Concierge platform
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 16:08:11
With its new capabilities, the platform will allow agents and concierge coordinators to automate the generation of listing descriptions, image captions and property attributes "in minutes," the firm told Inman. read more»

Despite declines, rents are still $305 higher than pre-2020 trends
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 10:00:11
Despite 11 months of declines, said the typical renter is paying $305 more monthly for an apartment compared to 2019. The greatest rent increases are in Florida and the Midwest. read more»

Ed Zorn to the real estate industry: Get rid of commission-sharing now
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 9:00:15
The attorney and broker dives into the nuances of seller concessions, steering, buyer agents' jobs, and avoiding future antitrust trouble ahead of his appearances at Inman Connect Las Vegas. read more»

Broker Spotlight: Vanessa Griffin, The Agency Tyler
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 9:00:11
Learn more about this Tyler, Texas, broker, who leads by example to foster a culture of excellence and growth for her agents. read more»

Teams Spotlight: Matt McKee, The McKee Group at Compass
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 8:11:51
Find out how this Central Florida team leader moved from a career in amusement parks to the roller coaster of real estate. read more»

The rules are changing. Here’s how to stay afloat in the days ahead
Thu, 18 Jul 2024 8:08:31
By approaching change with a positive, growth mindset and intentionality, coaches Emily Bossert and Melanie Klein write, you'll be ready for whatever comes next in business and life. read more»

Aven lands $142M in funding to take HELOC credit card nationwide
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 22:20:32
Former Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac chief executives Tim Mayopoulos and Michael DeVito are joining a newly formed advisory board in conjunction with a funding round led by Khosla Ventures. read more»

Ultra-luxury agent boomerangs from Compass to Keller Williams
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:36:46
Maria Avellaneda rejoins KWNYC after six years at Compass. She will focus on ultra-luxury transactions and lead the franchise’s luxury market in the Hamptons. read more»

Housing market bubble ready to ‘pop’ in the South, analyst warns
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:30:13
Nashville-based analyst Nick Gerli sparked a social media firestorm with claims of a bubble. But economists dismissed fears, saying the area is home to some of the 'most normalized' markets in the country. read more»

Big drop in mortgage rates fuels refis, but homebuyers unmoved
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:02:20
One issue for would-be homebuyers seeking jumbo mortgages is that rates haven't come down as dramatically as they have for conforming mortgages eligible for purchase by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. read more»

Number of foreign buyer purchases falls to lowest point since 2009
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 19:11:12
As the U.S. dollar's value and home sale prices rose from April 2023 to March 2024, international buyers shied away from investing in U.S. real estate, according to a new report from NAR. read more»

Swing state housing costs have skyrocketed since 2020 election
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 18:28:30
Housing affordability will remain an issue at the forefront of the upcoming presidential election, where swing states will determine the next president and the future of housing costs. read more»

A CEO’s perspective on leading through constant change
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 16:29:43
Leading during times of change is undoubtedly challenging, new Inman contributor Justin Bailey writes, but it also presents an opportunity to propel education, build stronger teams and enhance relationships. read more»

Market headwinds stifled new construction growth in June
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 15:52:13
High mortgage rates, slowing homebuyer activity and weakening homebuilder sentiments created the perfect storm in June, keeping new residential construction from posting annual gains. read more»

Waltz provides foreign investors a foot into US real estate
Wed, 17 Jul 2024 12:00:55
Waltz promises to use its software-enabled workflow to reduce the time and number of administrative hurdles non-citizens face when looking to invest in the U.S., stating it can be done fewer than 30 days. read more»

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