Smart-home tech for agents: Best smart outlets

In this weekly column, hosts Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt walk through smart-home products and showcase their capabilities while reviewing pros and cons. This week, they tested 12 smart plugs. Find out which brands come out on top.

Dear Marketing Mastermind: What content should be on my website?

As we move into the end of the year, here are some ways to start thinking ahead to your 2020 content. New or revised content now can help you rise in the search engine rankings by the time the spring market heats up.

WATCH: IBuying disrupted — the Battle of the Behemoths

Blast from the past: Analyst Mike DelPrete explains the seismic shifts shaking up the residential real estate market onstage at Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019.

WATCH: Delivering 7-star service in a 3-star industry

Connect Flashback: How one agent sustains 100 percent referral business with 7-star service.

Build a business platform to make an impact

Running a good business means being a good neighbor. And as knowledgeable professionals who work in their local communities and help families find their ideal homes, real estate agents are in a prime position to give back and make a positive impact.

The Real Word: A drive-by at an Opendoor listed home

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they discuss a house party gone wrong. Over Halloween weekend, there was a party at a vacant home in Arizona listed by Opendoor where five teenagers were injured in a drive-by shooting.

WATCH: ‘Million Dollar Listing’ star Fredrik Eklund on selling anything to anyone

Watch this blast from the past as top NYC real estate broker and Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York” star Fredrik Eklund shared the story of how he went from selling sandwiches to house hunting with Jennifer Lopez onstage at Inman Connect New Yor…

WATCH: How to be a ‘thumbstopper’ on social media

Farrah Brittany and Alex Goldschmidt, two real estate social media mavens, discuss leveraging your personal profile to build your professional brand at Luxury Connect.

WATCH: Industry experts on relationships, data and connecting with your customer

To highlight some of the key takeaways from the roundtable discussions during Luxury Connect, the conversation leaders recapped the best ideas and inspiration that came out of the session.

Smart-home tech for agents: Best smart light bulbs

In this weekly column, hosts Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt walk through smart-home products and showcase their capabilities while reviewing pros and cons. This week, they’ll light up and compare smart bulbs.