The brokerage model is being disrupted by technology that makes it easier for real estate agents to run their own show more efficiently. But could bots — backed by AI, automation and big data — help the big property brands deliver new value to agents?
Posted: July 21, 2018, 9:30 am
The trade group sent the email on Wednesday in response to purported concerns by NAR members over comments made during a panel the day prior at Inman Connect San Francisco
Posted: July 21, 2018, 12:38 am
What's in the future for leads, and why are lead conversion startups getting millions in funding? Panelists at Inman Connect San Francisco hashed that out Friday morning.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:35 pm
Tech platforms are largely unprepared for their enormous responsibility, which will affect every industry, including real estate, Kara Swisher said at ICSF.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:25 pm
Following a challenge by Keller Williams founder Gary Keller to former agents to return profit sharing, two eXp Realty agents vow to donate future profits.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 5:48 pm
A trio of industry leaders discussed the latest trends in the real estate industry on Thursday, on the main stage at Inman Connect in San Francisco.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:53 pm
More than any other word, "home" is the most common real estate-related term used in naming software products for the industry.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 4:52 pm
Join us throughout the day as we share what's happening behind the scenes, on stage, and in the hallways at Inman Connect San Francisco.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 3:42 pm
Baby boomers, Gen Xers, millennials and Gen Zers all have a lot to learn from each other, panelists from each generation agreed at Inman Connect San Francisco on Thursday.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 11:00 am
Panelists at Inman Connect San Francisco suggested agents become wealth managers at a session called "How To Become a Fiduciary for Your Clients."
Posted: July 20, 2018, 10:00 am
If you're not in attendance this year, follow along on our livestream, liveblog and by reading our articles here on Inman.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:28 am
Automated lead qualification company HelloAlex announced this week the acquisition of Botplan, a chat tool for engaging online leads.
Posted: July 20, 2018, 9:00 am
The Houston Association of Realtors has officially launched voice commands in its free HAR.com mobile listing app. Dubbed "Car Mode," the new feature aims to allow agents and consumers to "instantly access property sale and rental listing information on their smartphone, safely and hands-free."
Posted: July 19, 2018, 11:08 pm
Brokers work hard to attract new talent — they tout first-class technology suites, swanky marketing tools and strong support systems. But as session moderator and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate CEO Sherry Chris noted, recruiting is the "easy" part of the job.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 10:51 pm
A New York homebuyer has filed suit against Houlihan Lawrence, accusing the firm of "predatory behavior" through a legal practice known as dual agency.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 8:20 pm
One of the quickest ways for real estate brokerages to grow toward market dominance is through mergers and acquisitions, but how do the titans of the industry eye their next purchase?
Posted: July 19, 2018, 6:44 pm
Compass CEO and founder Robert Reffkin, in a wide-ranging conversation with Inman founder Brad Inman at the Inman Connect San Francisco conference on Thursday, revealed how much Compass pays to acquire brokerages.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 5:39 pm
To celebrate the 35-year anniversary of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Re/Max is auctioning off a tiny home designed by architectural students.
Posted: July 19, 2018, 5:13 pm