A top-producer’s 5 simple rules for social media

Agents who implement a concise strategy differentiate themselves, attract more clients and build a revenue-generating brand. Here are some of the social media rules that I follow daily.

What the new Congress means for real estate

Don’t expect sea change coming from the midterm election when it comes to real estate. For one, the housing market, unlike the stock market, does not make sudden moves based on events like elections.

Can Elizabeth Warren’s $500B plan really end the housing crisis?

On Sept. 26, Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced the American Housing and Mobility Act, which aims to close the supply-demand imbalance by 2028. Will it work?

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman: There’s too much money in real estate

Glenn Kelman, Redfin’s CEO and president took the helm of the real estate brokerage 13 years ago, this month. He talks to Inman about the ups and downs.

Are your social media posts hurting your real estate business?

International relations, climate change, gun control, health care and natural disasters are just of few of the topics in the news on any given day. We are overexposed to news and information via our social media networks. 

NAR chief lobbyist to retire at the end of 2018

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Lobbyist Jerry Giovaniello, a 37-year veteran of the organization, who became its top government liaison in 2001, will retire at the end of the year, he announced Wednesday at the trade group’s midyear conference in Washington, D.C.

Watch NAR and experts discuss real estate antitrust on live stream

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a think tank that has been funded in the past by Zillow, will hold a public forum for experts in real estate to discuss ways to make the industry more competitive.

Where NAR spends its multimillions in lobbying

Given the proposed increase and the fast-approaching 2018 U.S. midterm campaign season, it’s worth asking: How is NAR spending its lobbying money now …

How the budget deal will impact real estate

At least one economist predicted those domestic spending initiatives would offer limited benefits to the real estate industry and housing market. …

How a government shutdown impacts real estate and housing

“The government shutdown will have an impact on real estate transactions should it continue for an extended period of time,” said NAR President Mendenhall …