Connect/Reflect: You can’t afford not to go

Andrea Geller, broker associate at Hot Property The Chaz Walters Group at Coldwell Banker in Chicago, knows a thing or two about what it takes to make the most of your time at Connect. A passionate advocate of growing your business at the event, Andrea…

Agents spill their most embarrassing home showing stories

A home is its owner’s castle — and when kings and queens put their castles up for sale and then invite strangers to tour them, things can get a little blush-worthy. From falling down in front of clients to interrupting a shower to stumbling over, ahem…

How real estate agents keep their cars looking sharp

Real estate agents spend a lot of time moving from one place to another — and in many locations, that means hours behind the wheel every week. The line between a couple snacks on-the-go and disaster area of a vehicle is very fine. So is the difference…

Will Bob Goldberg be a ‘change agent’ as NAR’s CEO?

Since the National Association of Realtors named Bob Goldberg its next CEO, angst in the real estate industry has centered around one question: Will Goldberg be a change agent or stick to the status quo? NAR and Goldberg himself say …

Will Bob Goldberg be a ‘change agent’ as NAR’s CEO?

Since the National Association of Realtors named Bob Goldberg its next CEO, angst in the real estate industry has centered around one question: Will Goldberg be a change agent or stick to the status quo? NAR and Goldberg himself say …

Could you work a regular 9-to-5 job after real estate?

Tracking miles, paying out-of-pocket marketing expenses, answering the phone when a client’s on the other end after hours and keeping up with an ever-changing market — it’s all in a day’s work for a real estate agent …

Brokers vs. MLSs: Is there a winner in this mud match?

SAN FRANCISCO — Three years ago, Craig Cheatham of broker network The Realty Alliance announced that brokers had “lost faith in the system,” read out a list of grievances against MLSs and cryptically hinted at an upcoming big initiative that he said w…

NAR: Should real estate be reorganized?

With nearly 1,300 Realtor associations and more than 700 MLSs, much of the U.S. real estate industry is organized under the National Association of Realtors umbrella. Is it time to rethink the model …

6 industry experts on the role of women in real estate

At Inman Connect New York in January this year, Adwerx sat down with women leaders (and some men, too) in the real estate industry and asked them how they felt about leadership and opportunities for women …

15 ways to make the most of Inman Connect

Inman Connect is Aug. 4-7 this year. With more than 2,000 people in attendance from around the world, how do you make the most of your time to get the most bang for your buck? That’s the question we posed to Connect veterans: What’s your No. 1 tip for attendees to make the most out of the conference …