Inman Wins 4 Awards at the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE 2018)

Every year, NAREE’s leaders hand out awards for some of the best work in this area, and for 2018, Inman was humbled to be honored with four awards (in bold below).

Marty Frame leaves RPR to head out West

Marty Frame, who served as President of RPR and oversaw the creation of its signature initiative, Upstream, is leaving the company after nearly a decade to become Chief Operating Officer (COO) of West.

Freddie Mac will offer job search assistance to rural homeowners

The initiative is targeted toward homeowners who already have Freddie Mac Home Possible mortgages, a category of mortgages with 3 percent to 5 percent down for homeowners with low income or in underserved communities.

Purplebricks to launch in Las Vegas and Phoenix

Flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks is set to launch in Las Vegas and Phoenix, expanding on its U.S. presence in California and New York.

Connect The ICSF Speakers: Matthew Luhn added to CMO Connect

On Tuesday, July 17th at CMO Connect, Matthew will discuss the five steps to crafting a great story and will then lead attendees in an interactive workshop where they will be able to will dig into their own brand and learn how to use the elements of great storytelling to inspire and influence their target audiences.

HGTV and Luxury Portfolio International are serving up another round of dream homes

Luxury Portfolio International, the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, is, for the seventh consecutive year, the exclusive real estate partner for HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt.

Real estate’s heavy hitters to assemble at Inman Connect San Francisco

What a year for real estate it’s been so far. Innovators are on fire, disruption is full speed ahead, consolidation is the norm and the winners and losers are becoming more evident. New business models have arrived and are receiving unseen amounts of investment, and new ways of thinking about the world of real estate transactions are stirring things up.

Opendoor rivals don’t fear Silicon Valley upstart’s $325M round

Opendoor’s competitors are optimistic that the company’s massive $325 million funding round shows confidence and interest in their industry from investors.

The reason this wealthy Connecticut town banned for-sale signs might surprise you

If you’re a real estate agent in New Canaan, Connecticut, tough luck putting up for-sale signs in front of a listing — the city just banned them from the area entirely.

Lesson learned: Spend your time and money wisely

Albuquerque’s Kellie Tinnin has a passion for raising the bar on professional growth in the real estate industry. After becoming a top-producing broker, Tinnin began using her experiences to teach agents in her brokerage how to improve their own real estate businesses.