Why lead conversion startups are attracting millions of dollars

What’s in the future for leads, and why are lead conversion startups getting millions in funding? Panelists at Inman Connect San Francisco hashed that out Friday morning.

Former KW agents answer Gary Keller’s profit sharing challenge

Following a challenge by Keller Williams founder Gary Keller to former agents to return profit sharing, two eXp Realty agents vow to donate future profits.

What’s trending in real estate?

A trio of industry leaders discussed the latest trends in the real estate industry on Thursday, on the main stage at Inman Connect in San Francisco.

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.”

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.

How can you expand your business through mergers and acquisitions?

One of the quickest ways for real estate brokerages to grow toward market dominance is through mergers and acquisitions, but how do the titans of the industry eye their next purchase?

Compass CEO reveals how much his company pays to acquire brokerages

Compass CEO and founder Robert Reffkin, in a wide-ranging conversation with Inman founder Brad Inman at the Inman Connect San Francisco conference on Thursday, revealed how much Compass pays to acquire brokerages.

Announcing the 2018 Inman Innovator Award winners

The annual Inman Innovator Awards honor the creative companies, organizations and individuals pushing the boundaries of the real estate industry.