Is it time to leave your real estate team?

To work with a team or go it alone — the question becomes: Which option is best for me? The answers to these questions are different for everyone.

How to fundraise like a Special Forces commander

As an Army Special Forces detachment commander in Iraq, Tommy Sowers was charged with persuading actors of all stripes to cooperate with the U.S. military. “Some of them wanted to kill us, but you had to find out how to get them to work with us,” Sowers said of building rapport with different elements. That experience, along with a number of other stints that required him to win over strangers, has taught him quite a bit about how to build relationships …

Founder on the firing line: Inside a real estate startup’s pitch to venture capitalists

Walk into the New York City office of Scout Ventures, and you’ll see the tech-chic decor you might expect to see in the workspace of a firm that lives and breathes startups. There’s even a surfboard mounted on the wall …

New platform connects homebuyers with fee-for-service agents

A new online platform lets homebuyers pay only for the services they need by connecting them with partner agents who offer a menu of services on an a la carte basis. Solo encourages homebuyers to find homes they might be …