Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law gets 9 years for real estate scams

Jeffrey Yohai, Paul Manafort’s former son-in-law was sentenced to more than nine years in prison for a series of real estate fraud schemes.

One year later, Amazon’s HQ2 drives massive housing shortage in Virginia

Since the retail giant announced plans to build an HQ2 office in Arlington County, Virginia, home prices have grown 32.9 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, active listings are down 49 percent.

Announcing the first round of speakers for Inman Connect New York

These dynamic leaders won’t hold back when they take the stage at Inman Connect New York.

Wells Fargo backs 8 green housing startups

The bank’s selection of startups focused on green technologies for residential buildings complements its $1 billion pledge toward affordable housing.

Owners pull sex dungeon home off market, pivot to BDSM rental

The Pennsylvania property went viral earlier this year after Zillow and Redfin took down photos of its so-called sex dungeon.

6 time management tips for brokers and team leaders

We reached out to team leaders and brokers for some of their game-changing ideas you might not have considered. Whether you’re managing a brokerage or an admin — or are building your business with an eye on doing so eventually — you’ll benefit from their insights and expertise.

A brief history of the open house

Open houses, which have been evolving for 100 years, used to draw thousands of people and stretch on for days.

Pulse: How do you overcome ‘I want to wait for interest rates to drop’?

We know you handle countless objections every day. In our ongoing quest to find the best handlers, we ask that you take this one-question survey to share your top strategies with the masses in our weekly column that comes out every Tuesday.

Smart-home tech for agents: Best smart outlets

In this weekly column, hosts Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt walk through smart-home products and showcase their capabilities while reviewing pros and cons. This week, they tested 12 smart plugs. Find out which brands come out on top.

IBuying can be huge, even if it remains a niche industry tool

Mike DelPrete found that iBuyers’ business models differ from traditional home flippers. He also suggested iBuyers can profit from staying in their lanes.