Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Housing inventory is climbing back. So why are leads still lagging?
Inventory is rising again, but agents are still scrounging for new listings. Hundreds of brokers and agents shared what's working in still-tight markets in new responses from the Intel Index survey.

Austin Allison and Pacaso are coming for the masses
The Pacaso CEO peels back the curtain on his company’s evolution to a new chapter as it buys more houses in more markets at lower prices.

An entirely new way to create listings where there are none
Bernice Ross interviews Realeflow CEO Greg Clement about how real estate agents can tap into the pool of cash buyers and investors to add lead gen leverage and market coverage to their businesses.

Lesson Learned: Pay attention to family and friends as well as clients
As she begins her 47th year in real estate, find out how this former junior high school English teacher creates personal connections and manages a robust professional network.

How this agent went from rookie to ringer in just 7 years
Ready to make a leap into real estate but worried about how to pull off the transition? Learn from Atlanta agent Leah Williamson's trip to top-producer.

You can’t ‘fake it ’til you make it’ when it comes to gratitude
Authenticity and genuine gratitude offer profound benefits for personal and professional relationships and well-being, broker and coach Aaron Hendon writes.

Will falling mortgage rates juice the housing market? The Download
As financial targets pave the way for interest rates to (finally) fall, the real estate industry is cautiously optimistic about a late-year boost.

60-agent Stratus Real Estate Solutions team jumps to RE/MAX
Ernad Mehinovic, RE/MAX Stratus' broker-owner, believes the RE/MAX franchise will provide his new team the tools and resources to produce results.

What agents should know about recent Golden Visa changes
As luxury clients dream about far-flung escapes this summer, agents should be aware of recent changes to Golden Visa programs — and know where their clients can still invest to gain residency.

Richard Simonelli returns to CoStar as company strengthens C-suite
CoStar Group revealed its latest executive hires of the summer, with Simonelli returning after six years as Compass' industry relations SVP. Cyndi Eakin was promoted to chief accounting officer.

King Charles III purchases NYC Billionaires’ Row condo for $6.6M
News of the condo's acquisition came after "His Majesty the King in Right of Canada" was listed as a buyer in the Steinway Hall portion of the property. 

‘Historic’ agreement aims to break racial barriers in appraisal industry
The Appraisal Foundation will establish $1.22 million scholarship fund to help aspiring appraisers navigate "an alternative, more inclusive path" for fulfilling experience requirements that are said to have contributed to a lack of diversity.

NAR and DOJ, CoStar and and more: Inman Top 5
Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here’s Inman Top 5, the most essential stories, according to Inman readers.

Here are the finalists for the 2024 Inman Golden I Club
The Golden I Club recognizes excellence in luxury real estate, and this year's finalists span from coast to coast. Winners will be honored at Luxury Connect, July 29-30, 2024.

CAR changes commission-sharing on forms following DOJ inquiry
The California Association of Realtors says even though offers of compensation among brokers remain legal, members and their clients should not rely on "historically common practices."

Top 6 essential luxury real estate trends of 2024
Stay ahead of the market with Chris Pollinger's top six luxury real estate trends of 2024. Learn what luxury clients are seeking and how to cater to their discerning taste.

Using your personal credit cards to pay your business expenses? Stop!
About 80 percent of business owners fall into the trap of using personal credit and financial resources to run their business. Trainer Bernice Ross shares expert strategies for getting your finances in order.

Hot-app summer: 15 brightest tech tools for real estate agents
Creating leverage through technology has never been easier, Jimmy Burgess writes. Check out his list of hot apps to make this summer sizzle for your business.

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