Tru Realty CEO reveals the secret to picking tech vendors as an indie

Sarah Richardson chats with Inman about staying competitive, choosing from a wide array of tech vendors and the importance of building a strong agent culture.

Agent extinction is not inevitable — if you’re on top of your game

Just as fighter pilots make critical time-sensitive decisions and are entrusted to fly multimillion dollar machinery, agents in a commodified market have to adjust and deploy their knowledge, expertise and situational awareness to provide top-shelf ser…

3 real estate companies were among the top fundraisers of 2019

Opendoor, Vacasa and Compass all raised at least $300M in 2019 and were among the top 11 companies in terms of equity raises in 2019.

How the single-family rental investment landscape has evolved in the past decade

Here’s a decade-long overview of how the single-family rental business has evolved and the role of institutional investors within the market.

The Essential Guide to 2020, 2025, 2030 and beyond

Real estate experts see massive amounts of change — some exciting and some challenging — coming to the industry in the decades ahead.

The most-read news stories of 2019

Amazon tiny homes, the bombshell buyer’s broker commission lawsuits and all things Keller Williams were top-of-mind for Inman readers in 2019.

The biggest real estate crime, safety and court stories of 2019

Let’s look back at some of the most gripping, noteworthy and just plain strange real estate crime stories of 2019.

This was the year — and decade — of big money in real estate

Both 2019 and the decade leading to it were dominated by disruption. And the thing fueling that disruption was a whole lot of cash.

Domio, an iRenter that subleases to travelers, nabs $100M

Domio, an iRenter that leases units from landlords and then subleases them to short-term guests, has raised an additional $100 million in equity and debt financing, TechCrunch reports.

8 neighborhoods saw iBuyers snatch 10% of market share

A new Redfin study found that more than 10 percent of homes were sold to iBuyers in eight neighborhoods in Phoenix, Charlotte, Fort Worth and Raleigh