Goodbye Climb, a unique brokerage lost to a cookie-cutter industry

Inman Columnist Troy Palmquist mourns the loss of Climb, an ambitious indie brokerage founded in San Francisco.

Concierge competition is heating up. Here’s how indies can compete 

In the ongoing listings wars, some of the nation’s most heavily funded brokerages have been boasting about their concierge services. It’s worrying for indie brokers, but Troy Palmquist and Linnette Edwards have some ideas on how to compete.

Not business as usual: Realogy enters the Schneider era

One of the biggest changes in the industry as we entered 2018 was a changing of the guard atop the largest real estate company in the U.S. as Richard Smith, CEO of Realogy stepped down, and Ryan Schneider, formerly of Capital One, stepped up …