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  • The majority of Inman readers disapprove of Donald Trump's performance as president, an Inman poll reveals. Of those who responded to the one-question survey, 66 percent said they disapproved of the way Trump is handling the job ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 3:00:10 PM
  • It's probably no surprise that school district and convenience to schools are important to homebuyers and sellers with kids. But do you have any idea how the presence of children in a household affects a seller's urgency to move or a buyer's willingness to compromise ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 1:52:33 PM
  • When real estate broker Hank Miller explains the mortgage process to buyers, he gives it to them straight. "It's going to be the biggest pain in the ass that you've been through," he says. Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, government-owned entities that buy a large share of U.S. mortgages from lenders, are taking a big step toward alleviating this pain ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 1:19:29 PM
  • Welcome to the club, Honolulu! The Hawaiian metropolitan area is the latest to join a list of cities and counties that have to report all-cash real estate deals above a certain dollar amount to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 11:49:12 AM
  • Nationstar has officially rebranded its servicing and loan origination operations as Mr. Cooper, seven months after the announcement of the name change during the company's Q4 2016 earnings call ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 10:21:49 AM
  • You won't find Aaroe Estates president and real estate agent Aaron Kirman slumped behind a desk or hiding behind his tablet. You're more likely to catch him mid-volley on the tennis court with clients, chatting it up with prospects at dinner or enjoying a casual day of shopping with investors ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 9:55:57 AM
  • Buyers will soon be able to use their smartphones to access Phoenix listings owned by OfferPad, an "iBuyer" that uses technology to quickly buy and resell homes ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 6:01:43 AM
  • Is there a winning formula that can help us deal with objections effectively? Should we actually encourage objections? In this post, Dale Archdekin shares his winning tactics for reverting objections and making them work in his favor ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 3:00:50 AM
  • The majority of real estate agents I meet have no idea if their online efforts are paying off at all. They are told they need to have a Facebook page, that SEO is important and that they should be sending out a regular email newsletter to stay top-of-mind with clients ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 2:30:58 AM
  • Almost all real estate agents belong to at least one Facebook group where a few times a week, a listing agent is so hopping mad he or she has to vent or his or her head might actually explode ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 2:00:29 AM
  • Gift giving can be a great way to show your appreciation to clients; it sends a positive message and builds better relationships to encourage further business. Well, it usually does. In certain cultures, a poorly chosen gift is often more than just a disappointment; it can be a blatant sign of disrespect ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 1:30:50 AM
  • Every successful real estate agent will tell you that nurturing a healthy pipeline of people who can lead to your next closing is crucial for survival in this business. But creating value during the nurturing process can be a huge challenge ...
    Created: 8/22/2017 1:00:04 AM
  • The house was between tenants when an upstairs water pipe burst. The water cascaded down, down, down, into the crawl space. After filling that area, it spilled out into the yard, creating a wading pool outside. I didn’t find out about the flood until the four-figure water bill arrived. ...
    Created: 8/21/2017 2:40:49 PM
  • EMoov, a UK hybrid real estate brokerage, has raised an additional 9 million pounds ($11.6 million) in funding, with plans to boost its technology and marketing, news outlets are reporting ...
    Created: 8/21/2017 2:02:40 PM
  • Reeling in leads is no mean feat, but there are certain things you can do to improve conversion rates, such as calling leads within 30 seconds, sending video messages and following up relentlessly. Watch Realtor Rachel Adams, broker-owner Jesse Zagorsky and Homecity Real Estate CEO Keith Dunham reveal more tips for doubling your business with online leads and lead conversion ...
    Created: 8/21/2017 1:33:52 PM
  • One year ago, we asked Inman readers who they supported in the presidential election. We want to take your pulse again ...
    Created: 8/21/2017 12:37:07 PM
  • This week, just two blocks from where several hundred white nationalists and supremacists recently shook the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the nation to its core, team members at real estate brokerage Nest Realty will meet to brainstorm what they can do to make a difference ...
    Created: 8/21/2017 11:57:03 AM
  • You know the look you have when your hairdresser subtly updates your 'do? Still like yourself -- only a little bit fresher? Today, some people might be looking at Re/Max and wondering what's different about the behemoth real estate brand. ...
    Created: 8/21/2017 11:15:14 AM