Houston Association of Realtors President: 41% of current sellers would consider using an iBuyer

Houston Association of Realtors President Bob Hale and industry experts discussed the iBuyer as a lead generation tool at RISMedia’s 2019 Real Estate CEO Exchange.

Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?

The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman’s real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.

Baird & Warner partners with Buyside to display buyer data

Website integration with Buyside lets Chicagoland brokerage Baird & Warner serve up detailed buyer stats to potentially reel in more listings.

Inman Golden I Club finalists: Best city sale

The best city sale category highlights notable transactions in the past year. Winners will be announced at Luxury Connect, Oct. 16-17 in Beverly Hills.

Quit complaining about clients! They’re frustrated, too

Instead of complaining about clients, be the one who educates them, provides information and holds their hand when necessary — and please answer the damn phone.

Compass opens a technology center in Seattle

As part of an effort to recruit more West Coast tech talent, tech-forward brokerage Compass has launched a Seattle technology center.

Inman Golden I Club finalists: Top luxury brokerage

The brokerage category highlights the top luxury professionals in the industry. Winners will be announced at Luxury Connect, Oct. 16-17 in Beverly Hills.

Coldwell Banker Bain expands by acquiring another CB franchisee

Coldwell Banker Bain acquired Coldwell Banker Morris Real Estate, giving the combined company four offices and more than 300 agents in Oregon.

Compass’ head of comms to depart after 9 months

Jason Post, Compass’ vice president of communications, is leaving the well-funded, growing real estate brokerage to join Google, Post confirmed to Inman, Wednesday. Post took the helm in January 2019, after former head of communications Julie Binder left the company. 

NRT’s Coldwell Banker launches new home repair program

The new service pairs sellers using NRT’s Coldwell Banker agents with consultants and project managers from home repair portal HomeAdvisor.