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.

The Real Word: Zillow’s first Instant Offers home under contract

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll talk through Zillow putting its first Instant Offers home under contract as a seller. 

The Real Word: The plight of the flat-fee brokerage

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll tackle the discrimination flat-fee brokerages, such as Trelora, incur and much more.

The Real Word: The frictionless future of Opendoor homes

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll parse out Teke Wiggin’s “I toured an Opendoor home for sale, and its frictionless tech was a game-changer.”

The Real Word: Do you trust NAR?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll look at Brad Inman’s “NAR, take the high road in Washington, D.C.” and ask the heavy-hitting questions: Do you trust NAR, and what is NAR doing?

The Real Word: Which brokerages and neighborhoods are on top?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll take on what the heck white boxing is, the best neighborhoods in the U.S. and the top 20 brokerages after they recap on the realtor.com lawsuit.