Leadership in real estate: Courage is what we need

The fundamental problems facing the industry require fundamental solutions. That means destroying that which does not work any longer. That means questioning where we’re headed and why. That means upsetting the comfortable arrangements that have profit…

Notorious R.O.B.’s 7 predictions for 2018: Disco fever

Realogy will transform to ‘stay alive,’ Redfin gets its groove on and more — Rob Hahn graces us with his seven predictions for 2018, disco-style …

The 7 most interesting people in real estate in 2017

So I’ve decided to add to my end-of-the-year workload by starting something new this year. I call it the Interesting List, and there are seven — a number that is sacred to me as well as many of the world’s oldest religions — people on it …

What do Realtors really want from their MLS?

As most of you know, there were some changes made at NAR about the whole MLS of choice deal. Because I don’t think that’s a huge thing, although events could prove me wrong, I’ll skip it and move on to this: NAR MLS consolidation resources …

What Redfin’s IPO means for real estate

I have been waiting, wanting, hoping for Redfin to go public for a few years now. For a bunch of reasons, mostly having to do with getting another company in real estate to have to report publicly about its operations and its numbers …

What Redfin’s IPO means for real estate

I have been waiting, wanting, hoping for Redfin to go public for a few years now. For a bunch of reasons, mostly having to do with getting another company in real estate to have to report publicly about its operations and its numbers …

Why Bob Goldberg, NAR’s new CEO, has some convincing to do

In the middle of the afternoon on Friday, June 23 — a curious time to be releasing such major news — NAR announced that it had chosen NAR Senior VP Bob Goldberg to be the next CEO, replacing the retiring Dale Stinton …

Why Bob Goldberg, NAR’s new CEO, has some convincing to do

In the middle of the afternoon on Friday, June 23 — a curious time to be releasing such major news — NAR announced that it had chosen NAR Senior VP Bob Goldberg to be the next CEO, replacing the retiring Dale Stinton …

The Notorious R.O.B.: Zillow fever strikes again

If Zillow bought Coca-Cola tomorrow, some people would immediately switch to Pepsi. The latest fracas involving Zillow’s Instant Offers test is a good example …

Are Realtors making bank? NAR’s gross household income breakdown

According to the 2016 National Association of Realtors (NAR) Member Profile, Realtors are making bank, yo! It kind of goes against what I’ve been hearing ever since I started in the real estate industry, so figured I’d discuss it with you all …