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Design Spotlight: Acton Hartzell

This week’s design spotlight features MASTERY agent Acton Hartzell, from Stanwood, Washington. Acton wanted a brand to help him appeal to buyers and sellers in his local luxury demographic. Dark backgrounds, rich backgrounds, and a strong logo make up this sophisticated brand. The crisp linear design indicates Acton’s business values, highlighting that he is a […]

5 Tips for Organizing Your Real Estate Office

It seems like getting one’s office organized has been on most of my clients’ minds this January. However, like many busy people, it can be difficult to know where to start. If this sounds like you, here is a list of areas you may want to tackle in the coming weeks: 1. Filing – If […]

Ask Denise: Overwhelmed

Q: “Denise, I have been trying to clean my office, but every time I start, I spiral into feeling completely overwhelmed! What do you suggest?” A: What I suggest may overwhelm you at first, but it is actually a great way to handle this situation. (I would recommend getting a helper or two.) Step one […]

LeadingRE appoints its first chief economist

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) has appointed the company’s first chief economist, Dr. Marci Rossell...

3 ways robots can rock the world of real estate agents

If real estate is all about relationships, empathy and connecting with people, is there any room in the industry for robots...

It’s time to simplify tech choices for agents

People might have been scratching their heads this week when an unknown guy from Keller Williams stepped in to take the place of CIO Josh Team at Inman's Hacker Connect event held at Inman Connect New York...

Unleashing the internet of you

Over the past year, tech wizards and enthusiasts alike have been heavily pondering the future of artificial intelligence (AI)...

ShowingTime acquires Showing Suite

Close to one million real estate professionals across the country will soon have easy access to showing-scheduling tools from a single company: ShowingTime. That’s because ShowingTime, also a provider of market-reporting technology, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Showing...

Zillow Group rolls out ‘end-to-end’ listing management

Real estate technology and media giant Zillow Group today unveiled what it says is an "end-to-end listing management solution for brokerages and MLSs."...

Keller Williams agents grew sales volume by 22% in 2016

Keller Williams CEO Chris Heller says there are two things that the company stays laser-focused on every day: its innovative technology efforts, and its bottom line. And he's pleased with the latest year-end financial results, which indicate success on both fronts...

New DocuSign CEO, Dan Springer, hits the ground running

DocuSign has appointed a new CEO, senior tech executive Daniel Springer....

The new National Broker Portal is here – and it has a familiar face

The nation’s first national public-facing MLS website is now a reality, though real estate consumers and agents won't notice -- at first...

Real estate tech raised $2.6 billion in 2016

In 2012, talk of a real estate makeover was afoot. By 2016, the chatter had increased. And perhaps for good reason: industry tech startups had raised 12 times as much money as they did in 2012. Private real estate tech startups raked in $2.6 billion...

Broker Public Portal Inks Deal to Become Homesnap

?     Homesnap will be a national MLS consumer search portal ?     Portal will adhere to Fair Display Guidelines   ROCKVILLE, MD, January 19, 2017 — Broker Public Portal, LLC and Homesnap, Inc. have executed final agreements to create the National Broker Portal, LLC, a joint venture that is equally owned by the two companies. Show More Summary

How W+R Studios’ new landing pages stand out

NEW YORK -- Leads drive real estate businesses. Agents need a constant pipeline of potential buyers and sellers to thrive...

An open letter to the new CEO of NAR

Dear incoming CEO of the National Association of Realtors, I am just a lowly 30-something broker of a three-agent office, serving a small rural niche with only a decade of real estate under my belt...

Why knowledge and communication are key to rural agents’ success

Being a real estate agent who sells country properties is an exciting job. However, you should be prepared to become a fountain of information for your clients...

Keeping your homeseller clients safe from attack

The doorbell rang. The female homeowner of the townhouse condo opened the door, leaving her screen door closed and locked...

Daily market update: January 19, 2017

Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news...

Online marketplace LetGo receives $175 million funding from Naspers plus other investors

“The kinds of metrics we care about are activity,” says company founder Alex Oxenford, who previously launched OLX with help from letgo’s original backers — Naspers.

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