Realogy makes major structural changes amid market stumble

The company is consolidating its Coldwell Banker operations, launching an expansion brands portfolio and carving out a new product and innovation footprint.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate franchise, top indie merge to form Houston behemoth

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene and Heritage Texas Properties will be among top 50 brokerages in the country.

WATCH: Rethinking your brokerage to maximize productivity

Onstage at Inman Connect Las Vegas, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers’ Craig McClelland and Hunter Rowe Real Estate owner Mike Regan discussed their efforts to build brokerages that are “departmentalized” to free up staff members’ time and allow them to focus.

WATCH: 5 trends broker-owners can’t ignore

How can you position your brokerage in the face of “disruption”? Onstage at Inman Connect Las Vegas, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate President Sherry Chris illuminates all the areas brokerages should pay attention to in a constantly changing indus…

Did Realogy just create a new industry standard for closing gifts?

The final 15 minutes of ICLV’s CEO Connect was supposed to be a broad discussion about the country’s biggest companies — Facebook, Amazon and Google — and whether they would ever substantially enter the real estate business. That was, until this morning, when Amazon and Realogy announced a new lead generation and referral partnership. 

Raising the real estate bar, the Zillow and Compass way

A few years ago, a real estate veteran allegedly wore a hat with the number “40” emblazoned on the crown, which was his purported ranking on the Stefan Swanepoel 200 Power List.

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate expands to Oklahoma

Metro First Realty of Edmund, Oklahoma — a one-time member of the Metro First Realty franchise network — is affiliating with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and will rebrand as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Paramount. The franchise will be the company’s first in Oklahoma. 

WATCH: The tech that powers agent success

Many brokerages are touting their proprietary tech offerings as a competitive advantage, but what technologies are the real must-haves? Strip away the hyperbole and drill down to the nitty gritty in this Inman Connect New York video.

WATCH: How to have vision without eyesight

On the surface level, real estate is almost thoroughly visual. What can we learn about real estate and life when we remove sight and focus on other senses? Co-founder of Senspoint Design, who has been blind since birth, Hoby Wedler shows the Inman Connect New York crowd how to fully utilize their senses.

WATCH: What trends should brokers be embracing in 2019?

Data is the new currency. Focus on culture and core values. The era of one-size-fits-all brokerages is dead! If you’re a broker, these are just a few of the trends you will need to grab ahold of and embrace in 2019.