How to make friends at the office as a real estate newbie

Being new in real estate, much like being new to anything, can be extremely challenging. This isn’t an easy world to tackle, but with the right tools and mindset, success is definitely reachable …

Which home improvement projects have the highest ROI?

As a real estate agent and trusted adviser, clients likely often reach out and ask your thoughts on home improvement projects to get a better sale price for their home …

U.S. foreclosures hit a 12-year low in 2017

Attom Data Solutions today released its Year-End Foreclosure Market Report, which revealed that foreclosure filings were submitted on 676,535 U.S. properties — a 27 percent year-over-year decline and the lowest level since …

Punk rock musician arrested for alleged $27M real estate scam

Michael Davenport, former bassist for rock band The Ataris, has been accused of scamming 100,000 people out of $27 million over the course of seven years …

6 secrets to getting a real estate listing every day

We all know that listings are essential to success. Increasing the number of listings you collect each month allows for more possibilities for your business, and it’s the most direct way to improve your real estate productivity …

Connect the Speakers: Sherry Chris and a new approach to leadership

I distinctly recall Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate (BHGRE) CEO Sherry Chris approaching me as I exited the stage from an Inman Connect session 17 years ago. She had that fresh, eager look I see so often in younger people at our events — their ey…

The price of bitcoin is crashing, but landlords aren’t spooked

The price of bitcoin plunged below $10,000, but landlords who just started accepting bitcoin for rent payments aren’t worried …

Fannie Mae offers rewards for health and wellness programs

Fannie Mae on Wednesday announced a new program designed to reward multifamily property owners who provide programs including daycare, health and wellness initiatives, and job training to tenants of affordable housing complexes.  Fannie Mae’s new Enhanced Resident Services program promises savings …

The New American Home has it all: Beauty and smarts

The emergence and adaptation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the form of smart home technology has in recent years blurred the line between “traditional” homes and “smart” homes, but the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 35th Annual New …

Connect/Reflect: The domino effect

Jacy Riedmann, vice president at Amoura Productions, has had an incredible Inman Connect journey over the years. Closely connected to the Inman Ambassador Program, she’s become an invaluable resource for attendees looking to navigate the week’s worth of activities …