Owners.com pulls incorrect ads from Zillow that featured HGTV real estate star

Owners.com, 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…

Agent/broker perspective: Do agents have any rights to their ‘turf’?

A successful agent has been the go-to Realtor in a particular neighborhood for many years. The neighborhood is becoming popular now, and colleagues from the agent’s own office are starting to get listings there. Does the agent have a right to his own “…

Agent/broker perspective: Do agents have any rights to their ‘turf’?

A successful agent has been the go-to Realtor in a particular neighborhood for many years. The neighborhood is becoming popular now, and colleagues from the agent’s own office are starting to get listings there. Does the agent have a right to his own “…

How women brokers are reinventing the rules of leadership: Part 1 of 2

Much ado has been made about the fact that the top leadership positions in real estate are held primarily by men. Could it be that women are deciding to create their businesses in a way that suits them rather than trying to fight it out in the boardroo…

Innovation meets emotion in Coldwell Banker’s new tech campaign

Coldwell Banker has launched “Storytelling,” its latest campaign to introduce the company’s three-product technology suite to consumers …