The Inman Weekender: 7 tips for post-inspection negotiation

Need something to occupy your spare moments between running errands and open houses this weekend? Check out our “Back to Basics” series and this week’s top news.

Brown Harris Stevens leaders deny possible sale — but rumors persist

In a letter to the company’s more than 1,000 agents, CEO Bess Freedman and President Hall Willkie emphatically say the company is not for sale and accuse an unnamed brokerage of spreading rumors to support unethical recruitment tactics.

The broker-owner blueprint: This RE/MAX leader’s secrets (Part 2)

Broker-owner Mark Butterfield has 100 agents, three offices and 12 teams who raked in $565 million in sales this past year. Here’s part 2 of how he does it.

Why the only constant in real estate is change

Everyone is experimenting with new models, ideas and concepts as the needs and expectations of millennials change in a world upended by digital technologies, home automation and artificial intelligence.

Illinois Realtors get new safety tool to screen potential clients

The Mainstreet Organization of Realtors is making the Forewarn background check website and mobile app available as a benefit to all 17,000 of its members.

Keller Williams reveals tech acquisition spree in first quarter 2019 earnings

Keller Williams gave the world its first peek at its customer relationship management tool and forthcoming consumer app in the first quarter of 2019, but it’s really just the start. In its first-quarter results, the company revealed that it’s implement…

Earnnest app streamlines and protects real estate transactions

Buyers can link accounts from up to 12,000 banks across the country using their existing personal login information and even link the specific account to the Earrnest workflow.

Office meetings a snooze? 5 tips for giving them pizazz

In today’s high-tech office environment, are face-to-face meetings necessary, or even possible, when so many brokerages are virtual? Here’s how to host a meeting that your officemates will enjoy attending.

Is Realistiq the next total business solution for brokers?

This brokerage software solution helps real estate offices manage and market their businesses.

BREAKING: RE/MAX and Redfin end exclusive partnership after 2 months

The deal is off: RE/MAX and Redfin are ending their nascent exclusive referral partnership after Redfin introduced a new platform last week that would allow consumers without buyer’s agents to place offers over the internet on Redfin-listed homes in Bo…