Realtors share fatherly advice and honor their dads on Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day, and Inman is celebrating fathers this weekend with stories from agents and brokers about how their fathers shaped their lives and careers

Real estate pros want leaders to break out of the ivory tower

“They don’t engage with agents or brokers or anybody of any importance. They become the invisible ghost. They jet in and jet out.” …

Connect/Reflect: Build relationships, solve problems, have fun

If you’ve been coming to Inman Connect New York for some time, you’ll already know Sean Carpenter well. And if this is your first time, make sure you add him to your list of folks to meet. A long-time advocate of the Connect experience, Sean often acts as an unofficial host for many of the post-session gatherings, happy hours and discussions once the tracks break for the day. We recently spent some time with Sean to understand what keeps Sean coming back to New York every January …

What’s better: Cultivating relationships or buying leads and referrals?

When real estate agents consider their marketing and lead-generation budgets every year, they have a couple of options: They can put their resources toward a few people they already know, or instead they can invest in connecting with many more people w…

What was the biggest ‘surprise’ in your early years of selling real estate?

The shock of paying taxes as an independent contractor. The lies you hear. The rewards at the end of the day that make it all worth it. Those are just a few of the things that surprised agents in their early years of selling …

6 industry experts on the role of women in real estate

At Inman Connect New York in January this year, Adwerx sat down with women leaders (and some men, too) in the real estate industry and asked them how they felt about leadership and opportunities for women …

What’s next in training programs? Ask Sean Carpenter

In a former life, Sean Carpenter was a golf pro (club level apprentice) and a local Miller & Coors distributor. When he purchased his first house, Carpenter realized how much he enjoyed the process …