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Pitching your real estate tech to Inman? Avoid these 6 blunders
If you're a technology company stakeholder trying to catch the eyes of Inman's tech-forward, deal-savvy audience, steer clear of these six mistakes when creating your pitch.
Compass launches Telluride office, snags two top Sotheby’s agents
Compass is expanding into the Rocky Mountain ski-town of Telluride, Colorado, with an award-winning Realtor who regularly ranks among the nation’s top-producing.
DocuSign passes Zillow’s market cap, and NAR is reaping the rewards
DocuSign, the cloud-based electronic signature platform, is skyrocketing in value and even overtook real estate tech giant Zillow Group in valuation, according to public stock data from Yahoo. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is reaping the reward of the prudent investment.
The ‘Compass Effect’ is creating a tense industry battlefield
Suddenly real estate has become antagonistic and fiercely competitive, with major forces colliding and jockeying to reshape the landscape.
How a small Minnesota brokerage is using Opendoor to its advantage
A Minnesota boutique indie is jumping into the iBuyer game — not armed with the capital of companies like Zillow, Knock, Redfin and Offerpad — but with a partner in Opendoor.
Zillow dragged into the spotlight after lawyer tries to use it to prove Brett Kavanaugh’s innocence
A theory posted on Twitter by a lawyer trying to prove the innocence of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has taken on a life of its own, with Zillow taking center stage.
Luxury Connect: Learn how to build a luxury brand at the Petersen Automotive Museum
Join us for an exclusive activity only as part of Luxury Connect in October.
Zillow’s CEO is bullish on blockchain
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff believes that blockchain, a broad term for online ledger systems that can be used to keep track of all sorts of information, will prove as important as the internet itself.
A third of top HUD appointees have no housing policy experience
A slew of political appointees at HUD have been found to have no housing policy experience but instead worked on campaigns for Donald Trump or Ben Carson.
Why are all these multiple listing services teaming up?
The founding MLSs are Arizona Regional MLS, Metro MLS in Wisconsin, MLSListings in Silicon Valley, RMLS in Oregon and, which have nearly 95,000 agent and broker subscribers combined.
The Inman Weekender, September 22-23, 2018
The week's top real estate industry stories, and practical advice to use this weekend.
Long and Foster launches ‘Coming Soon’ service for pre-market listings
Long & Foster sales associates can now access a new online portal to see properties before they hit local multiple listing services and receive alerts.
The secret to growing your business 10x in one year
To have a successful real estate business, you must establish yourself as a niche real estate service provider. In fact, focusing on a micro-niche is the best way to guarantee referrals and double your sales in 12 months. Here's how to do just that.
How to become the ‘digital mayor’ of your neighborhood
Meet three agents who are killin' it in everything from local content marketing to social media influencing and everything in between. Learn how they leverage video, Instagram, landing pages and more to rake in the business without old-school brand promotion.
Real estate guru who defrauded investors to bankroll slasher flick and fleet of Ferraris found guilty
Following three days of deliberation, Rick Koerber, who at one time held $7,000 real estate seminars, was found guilty on 15 counts of fraud.
Amazon unveils new Echo devices, Alexa microwave
You might soon be hearing a lot more from Alexa around your house. On Thursday, Amazon unveiled a range of new and redesigned smart-home gadgets with its popular virtual voice assistant.
Real estate photographer sues Zillow for copyright infringement
A California photographer of high-end properties says his contract with agents is "not transferrable and prohibits third party use without permission." Zillow says his claims are without merit.
Preview: Exclusive video interview with NYC brokerage leaders
Bess Freedman, co-president of Brown Harris Stevens; Clelia Peters, president of Warburg Realty and co-founder of MetaProp; and Steven James, CEO of Douglas Elliman New York will be interviewed by RealScout CEO Andrew Flachner about their new joint-effort, the Buyer Graph.