The Real Word: What does the ‘PayPal Mafia’ mean for agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the ‘PayPal Mafia,’ a supergroup of investors who are setting the tech tone in real estate, and what it means for agents. 

What skill set should you look for when recruiting?

Byron sits down with Tom Toole III, leader of the Tom Toole Sales Group at RE/MAX Main Line, to talk recruitment, culture, disruption, inventory and more at the Tom Ferry Summit in Anaheim, California.

The Real Word: Why real estate agents aren’t going anywhere

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss Brad Inman’s Aug. 27 op-ed, “Why real estate agents will be in business forever.”

The Real Word: Facebook removes 5,000+ ad options

This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White revisit HUD’s Facebook complaint and how the social network recently removed over 5,000 options from its ads manager platform.

The Real Word: Virtual brokerages from an agent’s point of view

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the idea of “virtual brokerages” and what real estate agents must do first before they expand outside of their geographic location.

The Real Word: Real estate agents — independent contractors or employees?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White wrap up their discussion on independent contractor status, and they’ll give us their opinion on the matter.

The Real Word: Are you an independent contractor?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll ask whether real estate agents believe they are independent contractors and what that means exactly.

The Real Word: Zillow’s first Instant Offers home under contract

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll talk through Zillow putting its first Instant Offers home under contract as a seller. 

The Real Word: The plight of the flat-fee brokerage

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll tackle the discrimination flat-fee brokerages, such as Trelora, incur and much more.

The Real Word: The frictionless future of Opendoor homes

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll parse out Teke Wiggin’s “I toured an Opendoor home for sale, and its frictionless tech was a game-changer.”