3 major technologies driving real estate innovation today

Housing markets are heating back up with new home sales reaching their highest level since the financial crisis and market crash of 2008. Trulia’s Housing Economist, Ralph McLaughlin, determined the hot 2016 markets to watch accounting for key factors such as: affordability, job growth and vacancy rates …

How to shine as a real estate reality TV star

You are sitting there watching a real estate reality TV show, thinking: “What does this person have that I don’t?” In some cases, you may not like what you see — but on the inside, maybe the envy is eating away at you, and you would like some pointers on how to do it if you are ever asked …

How to get your luxury real estate deal to close

We’ve all been there. The buyer and seller are at the brink of finalizing a deal on a luxury home, but the final gap just refuses to close. The seller won’t go any lower, and the buyer won’t go any higher. Is it time to let go of the deal, or is there …

Inman Luxury Connect in a nutshell

Last week, I had the privilege of attending Inman’s Luxury Connect in Beverly Hills, and it certainly lived up to the name. The speakers, parties and estates were all so luxurious that it made my $2.1 million sale that week look like child’s play …

Bravo reality (and realty) star pens self-help book

The sequence to stardom seems to follow this path: write a book, get a TV show or a movie deal. Top producer Josh Altman is switching it up. The “Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles” star Altman has penned a new book, “It’s Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life.” …

How to hook a luxury real estate client

Josh Altman — the Beverly Hills Douglas Elliman agent known for his appearances on“Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” — has a favorite Starbucks that he frequents in Los Angeles. Not because it is near his office or he likes the coffee, but because it’s where all the movers-and-shakers go …

Bravo reality (and realty) star pens self-help book

The sequence to stardom seems to follow this path: write a book, get a TV show or a movie deal. Top producer Josh Altman is switching it up. The “Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles” star Altman has penned a new book, “It’s Your Move: My Million Dollar Method for Taking Risks with Confidence and Succeeding at Work and Life.” …

Matt and Josh Altman on video production, 3-D and hands-on management

The brothers, brokers and “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles” stars talk about differentiating themselves for high-end clients and their management style …

The tricks of running a family real estate business

Josh and Matthew Altman, the brothers who comprise the aptly named Altman Brothers Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate, have created a wildly successful real estate presence by keeping their livelihood between siblings. Stars of Bravo’s “Million Dollar…

Roh Habibi’s behind-the-scenes look at Inman Connect San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Roh Habibi was a speaker at Inman Connect on the millennial panel. Throughout the week he took photos of his journey. Here’s what he experienced. …