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In last week's column we emphasized the distinction between ethics as a body of rules and principles and being ethical as a disposition to conform to those rules and principles. We noted that it is certainly possible to teach someone ethics, but it is a different task to lead someone to be ethical -- to internalize those principles and to be guided by them.
Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:34 am
Soon it will be hard to buy an appliance that doesn't incorporate smart technology, but integrating appliances and systems may remain a challenge for a while. PJ Wade explores what you need to know about smart home technology.
Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:34 am


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Featured in the morning sessions at Luxury Connect on Wednesday October 17th, Brad Inman moderated a discussion diving into the questions and concerns of the modern brokerage. Panelists included Mauricio Umansky (CEO, The Agency), Tami Pardee (Owner, Halton Pardee and Partners), Robert Reffkin (Founder and CEO, Compass), Vija Williams (Director of Growth, Ben Kinney Brokerages, Keller Williams) and Chris Lim (Founder and CEO, Climb Real Estate).
Author: Inman
Posted: October 18, 2018, 3:18 pm
Two schools of marketing thought converged Wednesday morning at Inman’s Luxury Connect event in the main ballroom at the Beverly Hills Wilshire Hotel.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: October 18, 2018, 2:59 pm
Vacation home rental platform Vacasa has secured another round of funding to the tune of $64 million, the company announced Thursday.
Author: Bryson Masse
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:28 pm
If you have stubborn sellers who want to “help” with showings, make sure you’ll do it right or just feel uncomfortable leaving when buyers come to check out your listing, try these strategies.
Author: Kayla Matthews
Posted: October 18, 2018, 9:00 am
As the world continues to become smaller, many Realtors are finding themselves scrambling to add “global” expertise and designations to their professional profile. The first step to achieving that status is boosting your international client base. Here's how.
Author: Justine Assal MBE
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:46 am
Seattle broker Sam DeBord gives his take (and more) on the stories that are driving real estate headlines. This week: big money’s influence on real estate, data manipulation and OJO Labs’ acquisition of WolfNet Technology.
Author: Sam DeBord
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:25 am
Zillow benefits from practically unbeatable network effects in the consumer space. Both of these moves ignore basic strategic principles of playing to your strengths and picking battles you can win.
Author: Mike DelPrete
Posted: October 18, 2018, 3:00 am
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin in an interview with Inman expressed regret about the public tone his company had recently adopted.
Author: Jim Dalrymple II
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:05 pm
Longtime veteran Amy Bohutinsky has resigned from her role as the company's chief operating officer and will join the board of directors.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:04 pm
Compass welcomed Jonathan Keith’s TeamJK to the fold after the team opted to leave Coldwell Banker for better technology, according to a Tuesday press release.
Author: Bryson Masse
Posted: October 17, 2018, 10:23 pm
After getting out of prison on parole, former Montreal mayor tried to get courts to reinstate his real estate license before ultimately giving up the fight.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:38 pm
A photo recap of Wednesday morning's stimulating, inspiring and motivating sessions. Featuring Compass' Robert Reffkin, The Agency's Mauricio Umansky, Valerie Alexander's uplifting presentation on happiness and a spirited discussion on how to sort through the noise around industry disruption — it was a great morning of debate from some fascinating speakers.
Author: Matthew Shadbolt
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:33 pm
One day after launching Canadian home listings on its signature property search website, Zillow is adding yet another source of those homes for sale.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:18 pm
On Wednesday, executives from Compass, The Agency, Keller Williams and Climb Real Estate discussed how agents can cut through the noise.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: October 17, 2018, 6:53 pm
Some renters are being held back by “persistent homebuying myths,” according to the latest Insights Report from Bank of America, but other would-be buyers are getting the ducks in a row and considering when, where and even with whom to buy.
Author: Lew Sichelman
Posted: October 17, 2018, 6:00 pm
Tom Hanks' former houseboat in Alameda, California's Barnhill Marina is on the market for $600,000. So, why isn't it attracting buyers?
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: October 17, 2018, 5:38 pm
Co-living is about small spaces, but for astute real estate agents across the United States it may also represent a huge, largely untapped opportunity.
Author: Jim Dalrymple II
Posted: October 17, 2018, 4:46 pm
Nearly 40 percent of high-net-worth individuals are ready to buy in the next three years while 23 percent are looking to sell, according to a new report.
Author: Gill South
Posted: October 17, 2018, 4:18 pm