What’s a great lead worth? Ideal Agent puts that question to the test

Ideal Agent advertises to homesellers that they can save money on their home sale and work with only the top local agents. To listing agents, it promises ready-to-go leads. Here’s how it works.

Closing emergency! 6 last-minute snags and how to solve them

Whether it’s because of a lender who over-promised and under-delivered, a buyer who dropped the ball or an agent who failed to communicate timely details — problems occur when you’re down to the wire. Here’s how to fix last-minute closing issues fast.

Redfin CEO: ‘The stability of the marketplace has been undermined’

In a phone interview with Inman, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman and Chelsea Goyer, Redfin’s vice president of recruiting, discuss partner programs and MLS relations.

Redfin wants to change listing displays across the industry

High-tech brokerage Redfin thinks there’s a problem with the way many real estate listings are displayed online, and it has a proposed fix that it wants the board of NAR to adopt in November at its bi-annual conference. The change is a small but signif…

Redfin clashes with think tank on MLS antitrust

What would happen if the government mandated that real estate brokers make all their listings accessible publicly to everyone online, free-of-charge? It would result in “a tragedy of the commons,” argues Redfin…

Zillow testing ‘Home Tour Highlights’ feature for agents

Real estate giant is testing a new feature on Zillow.com that allows agents to play up specific details of homes they’ve toured to potential homebuyers …

The NYT gives brokers what they want: free, exclusive leads

Zillow and realtor.com know it and so does, apparently, the New York Times: Content is king, but when it comes to web traffic, real estate listings are the gold in the royal coffers …

The NYT gives brokers what they want: free, exclusive leads

Zillow and realtor.com know it and so does, apparently, the New York Times: Content is king, but when it comes to web traffic, real estate listings are the gold in the royal coffers …

The best month and day to put a home on the market, according to Zillow

You may want to hide during the ides of March, but the ides of May are the perfect time to put a home on the market, says a new study by Zillow …

4 moves to get back in the real estate game after a career pause

The 2017 real estate market is a great opportunity to get back into real estate if you have been out for some time, taking a career break. …