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Inman Innovator Awards 2024 nominations close soon

Apr 19, 2024

Winners will be honored at Inman Connect Las Vegas, which takes place from July 31 to Aug. 1. Submit your nomination now for the 2024 Inman Innovator Awards.

Defendants fight to get homebuyer commission suits tossed

Apr 19, 2024

The National Association of Realtors, Keller Williams, Anywhere, RE/MAX, Compass, eXp and others offered a slew of arguments for why the Batton 1 and Batton 2 cases should be thrown out.

You have 3 brokerage models to choose from. Which works for you?

Apr 19, 2024

Once you've passed your real estate exam, broker Joseph Santini writes, your first order of business will be deciding what type of brokerage will serve you best in your new career.

Build bridges with these answers to frequent NAR settlement queries

Apr 19, 2024

Don't get defensive and burn bridges when you talk about your commission and recent settlements. Jimmy Burgess shares talking points to educate seller clients and the public about the state of your business.

‘The sky is not falling’: Fighting fear and frustration post-settlement

Apr 19, 2024

Brokerage owner Nick Schlekeway looks at the consumer, governmental and industry forces that have led to the current post-settlement landscape and the opportunities they present for those willing to move forward.

Realtor.com campaign makes pitch for buyer representation

Apr 18, 2024

The campaign will roll out across print and digital media and comes against the backdrop of commission disruption and intense competition among portals.

Big Florida real estate brokerage is selling its mortgage division

Apr 18, 2024

First Federal Bank continues expansion of its nationwide mortgage lending operations with deal to acquire Watson Mortgage Corp. and investments in digital solutions.

New build-to-rent homes hit a new high in 2023

Apr 18, 2024

A total of 27,500 build-to-rent houses in the United States were completed in 2023, according to a new report from RentCafe.

Existing-home sales drop in March as high rates stun homebuyers

Apr 18, 2024

Existing-home sales retreated 4.3 percent between February and March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.19 million, according to data released Thursday by the National Association of Realtors.

Weeklong BoomTown outage was caused by hackers, CEO confirms

Apr 18, 2024

On Wednesday, executives told customers that a "security incident involving a malicious third party" caused the outage that has disrupted thousands of brokers and agents since last week.

Nimble powers up prospecting with PhoneBurner

Apr 18, 2024

Nimble, a CRM company, has integrated the features of phone call automation company PhoneBurner to enhance how users stay in touch with clients.

2 buyers scramble to make a deal as the spring market sprints ahead

Apr 18, 2024

One Connecticut homebuyer is preparing for marriage. Another in Virginia is healing from a divorce. Both tell Inman the struggle to find a home this spring is real — and the clock is ticking.