Inman News Headlines

  • Last week, thousands of Realtors trekked to the nation’s capital to lobby Congress and make internal budget and policy decisions at the Realtors Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington, D.C.
    Created: 5/23/2018 3:03:37 PM
  • Congress passed reforms to Obama-era Dodd-Frank banking regulations Tuesday, a move that could have a serious impact on the real estate industry.
    Created: 5/23/2018 2:05:33 PM
  • EXp Realty's founder Glenn Sanford, an unabashed nerd, has quickly turned his cloud-based brokerage into a $1 billion-dollar company by aggressively wielding its competitive edges.
    Created: 5/23/2018 12:47:37 PM
  • For Adelina Rotar at Keller Williams, the answer to the question “is my team ready to expand?” is a definite, absolute … “it depends!” She’ll explain how you know you’re ready in a Teams Track session at Inman Connect San Francisco.
    Created: 5/23/2018 10:53:25 AM
  • New home sales faltered in April, continuing a downward slump that began in December and — with the exception of a 4 percent spike in March — has fallen in every month since.
    Created: 5/23/2018 9:55:10 AM
  • It's okay not to want to be in the industry's top 1 percent, but you can make a good start, or up your game as an experienced agent, according to trainer/agent Julie Nelson's new book, "Success Faster: Quickly Launch or Relaunch Your Real Estate Career."
    Created: 5/23/2018 8:30:38 AM
  • Memorial Day is right around the corner and we wanted to kick things off early with a $150 savings off ICSF18 tickets, including Full Conference, Hacker Connect, Indie Broker Summit, and Capital Connect!
    Created: 5/23/2018 8:15:29 AM
  • An influx of baby boomers approaching their 60s and 70s could signal a 'Silver Tsunami" in search of smaller homes, a report from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis found.
    Created: 5/23/2018 7:29:29 AM
  • Experience what Inman Connect is all about when you join us for Open Connect. A full day to network and learn the latest business-building trends and tactics with over 4,000 top industry pros. With an Open Connect pass, you'll start your day at Agent Connect and in the afternoon attend Tech Connect. And the best part? Tickets are FREE.
    Created: 5/23/2018 7:06:45 AM
  • Opendoor will extend its home trade-up program beyond its pilot program with Lennar to all builders, the iBuyer announced Wednesday. Customers for this program visit a homebuilder office, find a home from a builder that they want to move into right away or find a lot in progress that's expected to be ready in a certain timeframe.
    Created: 5/23/2018 6:00:33 AM
  • International relations, climate change, gun control, health care and natural disasters are just of few of the topics in the news on any given day. We are overexposed to news and information via our social media networks. 
    Created: 5/23/2018 2:30:52 AM
  • Able real estate agents know the first step with first-time (and really all) buyers is to get them pre-qualified — preferably with a lender who is accustomed to working with this group of buyers and who has the patience to explain (early and often) all the costs related to a property purchase.
    Created: 5/23/2018 2:15:06 AM
  • There’s a new way to invest in real estate — cryptocurrency. Some forward-thinking investors have already used the digital currencies, the most famous of which is bitcoin, to buy real estate. Blockchain — the secure, distributed ledger that permanently records crypto transactions — is the underlying technology that enables cryptocurrencies, and it's playing a growing role in the industry as well.
    Created: 5/23/2018 2:00:58 AM
  • The National Association of Realtors has officially dropped Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican from Orange County, California, from its President's Circle donation program, NAR confirmed to Inman Tuesday afternoon.
    Created: 5/22/2018 3:10:25 PM
  • With home prices steadily rising, buyers are spending more for less space, and in some cases, they're dropping nearly $1 million for fire-damaged or dilapidated homes in desirable locales. But, not all hope is lost, according to GoBankingRates latest home price analysis.
    Created: 5/22/2018 12:57:14 PM
  • Move over, Millennial Pink — Neo Mint is the emerging "it" color, according to London-based trend forecasting and analytics company WGSN. "2020 will be the year that a super-futuristic vision becomes reality," said WGSN color director Jane Boddy in a blog post.
    Created: 5/22/2018 11:21:10 AM
  • Shared housing platform Roomeze raised $2 million in a seed funding round, the startup told Inman. Roomeze, launched in 2016 to help renters find roommates and housing at the same time, brought on this first significant influx of funding led by real estate and venture capital firm Gideon Asset Management with participation from Allegiant Real Estate Capital and New York residential real estate firm E&M Associates.
    Created: 5/22/2018 11:04:20 AM
  • Many people leave an office job to try selling real estate and wind up with insane hours and a 24-7 mindset while they try to do it all and inevitably drop some balls. It doesn’t have to be that way, says Jay O’Brien, who will explain how agents can reclaim their lives in a session at Inman Connect San Francisco.
    Created: 5/22/2018 9:53:23 AM