New to real estate? Make these 8 things your first-year’s mission

What does a new agent need to do regularly to succeed, grow and be profitable in their business and beyond? Here’s a list of the major things that new agents must do to prosper and succeed in their first year.

Realogy launches ‘Agent X’ voice assistant, Facebook ad tool

The nation’s largest real estate company is not about to let other brokerages claim technological supremacy — at least not without a fight.

How Curaytor is solving the Instagram marketing puzzle

Real estate sales and marketing platform Curaytor announced Wednesday, via Instagram, that customers are now able to integrate the popular picture-based social medium into their marketing plans. Curaytor will only communicate via The Gram for the next …

Facebook unveils new housing ad controls, settles discrimination lawsuits

Social media giant Facebook is making significant updates to its online ad platform for housing, employment and credit ads as part of its settlement agreements ending five prior discrimination lawsuits filed against it.

Real estate execs charged in massive college fraud scheme

Several real estate developers and executives are among the dozens charged in federal court Tuesday in connection with an alleged massive scheme to facilitate cheating on college exams and bribe admissions officials and college varsity coaches to get t…

Homesnap has created the Instagram Stories of real estate

Homesnap has launched a new feature that lets agents create short, Instagram-esque posts about their listings, which can be then shared on social media.

5 tips for blasting your brand out into the world

If you create and market your content right, your message to the world can become an enormous, self-sustaining and lucrative income stream for your business. Here’s five steps to put you on the fast track to creating your brand and disseminating it to the world.

WATCH: Mastering consistency, repetition and reach

What’s the ROI on a tweet or Facebook post? Zero, unless you’re posting on that platform every single day. To find out how to do that right and avoid content creation fatigue, watch Gil Media Co.’s CEO Carlos Gil onstage at Inman Connect New York.

Real estate apps are sharing user data with Facebook

Popular real estate apps have been quietly sharing data with Facebook, reportedly even when users didn’t log into or have accounts with the social network.

WATCH: How do you attract your dream clients? 

Wouldn’t it be easier if you had clients seeking you out because they found you through social media? There’s a single strategy that can make this happen: storytelling. Katie Lance tells the Inman Connect New York audience how to tell stories effectively.