Realogy’s big bet for 2019

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider spoke with Inman in a wide-ranging conversation in which he reflected on his first year at the real estate holding company and why he’s heavily investing in agents.

5 creative ways to thank your clients at the end of the year

The holiday season is traditionally a time for connecting with friends, family, and coworkers and showing appreciation. The end of the year is also the perfect time to reach out to clients.

4 ideas from luxury retail to inspire your next open house

With their customized service and attention to detail, luxury retailers have always been masterful when it comes to making clients feel at home. But in today’s digital age, brands are doing even more to make their brick-and-mortar boutiques a one-of-a-kind experience.

A group of brokerages created a website for Amazon employees seeking to relocate to HQ2 cities

A group of brokerages has created a new website catering specifically to Amazon employees looking for housing in either of the company’s two new locations.

Connect your client with homes outside the United States

Luxury real estate has gone global. Whether it’s a sleek apartment in Monaco or a refined townhouse in London, affluent buyers are collecting properties in many of the most cosmopolitan cities.

How to market a luxury ski property

Marketing a luxury ski property requires more than stunning interior shots. Because buyers come to ski towns from across the globe, they’re not just looking for a gorgeous home — they’re looking for a vibrant, encompassing experience. By taking a savvy approach to your listing, you can attract buyers eager to live mere steps from the slopes.

What service means after the sale

It’s an eternal question in real estate: is it more important to attract new clients or hold on to the ones you have? While the correct answer might be “both!”, successful luxury agents know that service after the sale is key to client retention — and retention breeds referrals.

The latest trends in luxury — and how they impact real estate

The personal luxury market is in a constant state of flux. From art to watches to wine, the luxury market responds to increasing consumer demands for accessibility, personalization and secure service.

Millennial homebuyers are coming: they’re just five years behind

Millennials are a major driving force in today’s luxury real estate market. Though they’re starting later than their predecessors, they’re entering at a higher price point and bypassing the starter homes that were essential for their parents.

Design trends: how texture transforms a home

Can’t decide what’s missing from your latest listing? Chances are, it’s texture. Texture is an all-important — and sometimes overlooked — element in transforming a space from flat to multidimensional. Be it via countertops or flooring, creating the right atmosphere is all about choosing the right surfaces.