Smart recruiting vs ‘headcount’ recruiting

The pressure to hire real estate salespeople to build a productive office has always been the mandate of every brokerage firm.

WATCH: 5 trends broker-owners can’t ignore

How can you position your brokerage in the face of “disruption”? Onstage at Inman Connect Las Vegas, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate President Sherry Chris illuminates all the areas brokerages should pay attention to in a constantly changing indus…

WATCH: The top 10 trends for team leaders

EXP Realty’s Veronica Figueroa and Xperience Real Estate’s Chris Suarez discuss running profitable real estate teams and brokerages.

How real estate teams are supplanting brokerages

Teams have taken the main stage when it comes to marketing directly to consumers and now appear to have more influence in the living room, where brokers once ruled. pulls incorrect ads from Zillow that featured HGTV real estate star, a tech-forward brokerage, pulled images that featured the likeness of HGTV-star and celebrity home renovator Scott McGillivray off its Zillow advertisements on Friday.

Keller Willams NYC without a team leader after months of shakeup

Back-to-back departures of its top leaders has Keller Williams NYC’s midtown office without a captain at the helm of its ship. Founder Ilan Bracha told Inman that the brokerage remains continually profitable and one of the largest and most successful in the city, dispelling rumors it is shutting down.

The top residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. is still NRT

The annual list ranks brokerages and residential real estate companies by transactions. To make the cut for this year’s list, a firm had to close at least 1,899 transactions in 2017.

Is Opendoor testing a new listing brokerage service?

If the Yelp review is authentic, Opendoor’s test suggests the company is willing to explore a new business model that doesn’t see it buy homes …

One broker’s love-hate relationship with agent recruitment

It seems to be starting early this year. No I’m not talking about the Christmas season. I’m talking about agent recruiting, which I usually associate with the holidays.  …

How can brokerages save money and stay competitive?

Thad Wong, co-founder of @properties, says the biggest change happening for brokerages right now is a major movement toward reducing costs. The trick to doing that while still remaining competitive is to replace certain expenses with valuable, competit…