NAR VP embroiled in multiple lawsuits

Charlie Oppler, the CEO and managing partner of Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty and the first vice president of the National Association of Realtors, is currently embroiled in multiple lawsuits over acquisition deals gone sour.

Connect/Reflect: Never eat alone!

Karen Bigos, a broker-owner at Towne Realty Group in northern New Jersey, knows a thing or two about learning and growing your business at Inman Connect. We recently had the opportunity to sit down with her, and here she shares some of her best advice for navigating the conference, picking the right sessions and making sure you have the means to capture all the insights you’ll hear …

Agents spill their most embarrassing home showing stories

A home is its owner’s castle — and when kings and queens put their castles up for sale and then invite strangers to tour them, things can get a little blush-worthy. From falling down in front of clients to interrupting a shower to stumbling over, ahem…

Romance in real estate: Fairy tales, trysts and scandals

The listing appointment between the real estate agent and prospective client lasted six hours. When the agent — who was engaged — left the meeting, she called up her friend, Jennifer Egbert. Then she turned around and headed back to the prospective c…

Karen Bigos on the collaborative suite and paperless office program that’s changed her world

The Towne Realty Group broker talks about technology that’s helping her business thrive and why meditation and cocktails are best served together …