What’s in a name? Probably ‘home’ if it’s a real estate software product

More than any other word, “home” is the most common real estate-related term used in naming software products for the industry.

Inman Connect San Francisco Live Coverage: Friday

Join us throughout the day as we share what’s happening behind the scenes, on stage, and in the hallways at Inman Connect San Francisco.

What baby boomers, Gen X, millennials and Gen Z have in common

Baby boomers, Gen Xers, millennials and Gen Zers all have a lot to learn from each other, panelists from each generation agreed at Inman Connect San Francisco on Thursday.

Agents as wealth managers? How to step up your game

Panelists at Inman Connect San Francisco suggested agents become wealth managers at a session called “How To Become a Fiduciary for Your Clients.”

All the news from Inman Connect San Francisco 2018

If you’re not in attendance this year, follow along on our livestream, liveblog and by reading our articles here on Inman. 

Lead cultivation tool HelloAlex acquires Botplan for undisclosed sum

Automated lead qualification company HelloAlex announced this week the acquisition of Botplan, a chat tool for engaging online leads.

Updated app reads listing information as your car stops in front of a home

The Houston Association of Realtors has officially launched voice commands in its free HAR.com mobile listing app. Dubbed “Car Mode,” the new feature aims to allow agents and consumers to “instantly access property sale and rental listing information o…

The 3 things every broker needs to do to retain talent

Brokers work hard to attract new talent — they tout first-class technology suites, swanky marketing tools and strong support systems. But as session moderator and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate CEO Sherry Chris noted, recruiting is the “easy” part of the job.

New York lawsuit calls dual agency deals into question

A New York homebuyer has filed suit against Houlihan Lawrence, accusing the firm of “predatory behavior” through a legal practice known as dual agency.

Supporting Agents on Their Quest to Build Successful Careers

In the following interview, Mark Pessin, former managing broker and now vice president of Learning at Realty ONE Group in Carlsbad, Calif., discusses agent development, including mentoring, recruiting and training. Region Served: Laguna Niguel, Calif. Years in Real Estate: 20 Number of Offices: 1 Number of Agents: 120 What’s your first goal as you transition […]

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