When is the best time to buy a house?

Even when looking at hard data, you’ll realize there are a million different rationales you can use to convince clients on timing, but it really depends on their circumstances.

How to defend your online reputation

There’s a difference between reviews and testimonials, and the distinction is important. Find out why and how to respond to, learn from and keep it classy with negative online reviews.

Mid-market inventory shortage is ‘canary in the coal mine’

A new realtor.com housing trends study released Tuesday reveals another seismic inventory shortage may be on the way.

Online reviews: 5 critical questions agents ask

When it comes to online agent reviews, the same set of questions has popped up for years. It seems prudent, and hopefully helpful, to address some of those questions here.

A telescopic home hits the market

The $1.7 million home features rooms stacked on rooms that stretch toward the sky in an homage to a telescope lens.

The Real Word: Are open houses worth your time?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they dive into the value of open houses and discuss mega open houses versus a regular Sunday open house. 

This is the best week of the year to buy a home

A new study from realtor.com declares the week of Sept. 22 the “Black Friday” of homeshopping.

A yawning divide? Separate bedrooms are growing in popularity among married couples

A new survey found that up to 25 percent of married couples sleep in separate beds while 10 percent have separate bedrooms.

Compass agent launches his own iBuyer platform

Unlike a lot of brokerages in the industry, launching an iBuyer platform isn’t an immediate focus for Compass, the well-funded New York City-based brokerage. But that isn’t stopping one of the company’s San Diego-based real estate teams from launching …

Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?

The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman’s real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.