The Real Word: The Airbnb hack you should know about

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a new Airbnb hack in real estate. People are asking to lease with an option to buy in six months — and to be able to rent the property on Airbnb while leasing.

The Real Word: Should New Yorkers gripe about Amazon’s HQ2?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week: New York residents aren’t happy about being selected for Amazon’s second headquarters. Is this a racket?

The Real Word: Will Realtors be able to get a piece of NAR’s VC action?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll talk through the National Association of Realtors’ “new revamp” of its venture capital arm Second Century Ventures.

The Real Word: How did NAR spend $14.4M in the midterm elections?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the $14.4 million the National Association of Realtors spent on the midterm elections. 

The Real Word: Why Trelora is angering real estate agents

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll work through what low-fee brokerage Trelora is up to and how it’s affecting agents. 

The Real Word: What’s up with Redfin’s estimate tool?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they discuss Redfin’s estimate tool. Has the valuation tool contributed to rising home prices? 

The Real Word: What does the ‘PayPal Mafia’ mean for agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the ‘PayPal Mafia,’ a supergroup of investors who are setting the tech tone in real estate, and what it means for agents. 

The Real Word: Why real estate agents aren’t going anywhere

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss Brad Inman’s Aug. 27 op-ed, “Why real estate agents will be in business forever.”

The Real Word: Virtual brokerages from an agent’s point of view

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the idea of “virtual brokerages” and what real estate agents must do first before they expand outside of their geographic location.

The Real Word: Real estate agents — independent contractors or employees?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White wrap up their discussion on independent contractor status, and they’ll give us their opinion on the matter.