Looking for listings? Here’s how to find, sign and turn unlisted properties

When listings are scarce, one-party listings can be a powerful tool to locate properties that are not currently listed but whose owners might be willing to sell if they receive the right offer. Here’s a solid strategy to turn unlisted properties into done deals.

Developer fans cash at homeless encampment in ploy to clear site

Gene Gorelik dropped dollar bills on a homeless camp in an attempt to get residents to leave. None took the offer, and the developer was escorted off the site.

How to begin financing investment properties

Turning homebuyers into investors can mean more financial security for them and more business for agents. But especially less-experienced investors may need help getting started

Announcing the Inman Golden I Club

This fall, Inman will honor the inaugural class of inductees into the Inman Golden I Club. The class will be announced live at Luxury Connect, Oct. 16-17 in Beverly Hills. Find out more about the Golden I Club here.

Realtor recreates iconic 1990s movies in series of new ads

Kentucky Realtor Michaelle Warner thought the whimsical advertisements would be a fun way to draw attention to her services.

Duggar reality TV family sparks anger over guns in listing photo

Some have objected to a listing photo that includes several rifles, but the family’s agent says the weapons are part of the staging.

How to create the ultimate comparative market analysis for your sellers 

Pricing a home is no delicate matter. The data can be overwhelming. But the right tech tools can enable you and your clients to wrangle all that information and come to a rational agreement on how the property should be priced — if you have a compelling CMA. Here are four ideas on how to arrive at that magical sales number.

Grow or die! 3 tips for moving your business forward

You have to choose to focus, you have to choose to take action, you have to choose to grow, or you will die. Whatever you want in life is achievable. Here are three ways you can decide to grow.

Zillow’s way or the highway?

IBuyer expert and real estate analyst Mike DelPrete explains how market incumbents are stepping up their game to adapt to a shifting business landscape ahead of Inman Connect Las Vegas on July 22-26.

What do these ’30 Under 30′ agents all have in common?

Every summer the National Association of Realtors names its 30 Under 30 honorees. These real estate pros demonstrate a high degree of “skill, success, creativity, and leadership in their careers.” This year’s cohort is no exception. Find out what drives these five top agents and what their game plans for the future look like here.