Sales rep found dead outside model home, foul play suspected

A 33-year-old real estate sales rep has been found dead outside a model home on Wednesday, Dec. 5, Maryland police have reported.

Are the interest rate hikes almost done? Investors think so

Comments made by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seem to have investors convinced that the Fed is getting close to finished with its recent cycle of benchmark interest-rate hikes. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 617 points Wednesday, …

Introducing The 2018 Inman Luxury Referral Network

Introducing an interactive directory of the best and brightest agents in luxury real estate, specifically designed to connect you to other top-producing agents and generate more referrals for your business.

BoomTown buys lead qualification company Real Contact

BoomTown, a sales and marketing platform for the real estate industry, has bought a company that, it says, attacks a real pain point for real estate agents — following up with leads promptly.

The secret weapon some of the top names in real estate use

Ever been in a situation where a deal was going south and there was nothing left to do but improvise to keep it alive? Improv acting classes can go a long way in those cases. Here’s why you should consider taking up improv.

Is your cash buyer a phony? 5 ways to tell

An agent’s vigilance when working with an unknown party can protect sellers — and their own professional reputations. Here is what you should look out for when working with unfamiliar buyers.

Hi diddly ho! 3 out of 4 Americans say they have good neighbors

A recent report found that three-quarters of Americans say that they have a good neighbor, but only 14 percent said friendship was a necessary quality.

Compass launches its own Concierge staging and renovation service

Compass is far from the first brokerage to build out its own service options for homeseller clients. In November 2017, Redfin announced Redfin Concierge, its 2 percent listing fee service.

Want more business? Send these 10 thank-you notes

Well-timed, thoughtful, hand-written notes can lead directly to referrals and new business — take it from a wide range of agents who are making this strategy their own.

Want more business? Send these 10 thank-you notes

Well-timed, thoughtful, handwritten notes can lead directly to referrals and new business — take it from a wide range of agents who are making this strategy their own.