S2E1 – A CEO State of Mind

Leadership can be an elusive concept. There’s no true recipe for success, as leadership styles vary across cultures and industries. However, one thing rings true — the best CEOs start by addressing mindset before taking action.

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

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

New trends in luxury second homebuyers: seeking a life well-lived

The flourishing second home market has been a bright spot in a softer high-end real estate space. Intent to purchase is high, buyers are younger, and the drive to own a second (or third or fourth) home is influenced by the desire to experience a life “well-lived.” Affluent consumers have become increasingly conscious of their wellness.

Redfin up, recruitment down: 3Q19’s big winners and losers

How did Zillow, eXp Realty, Move.com, Realogy and homebuyers themselves fare during third-quarter earning calls this week?

Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?

The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman’s real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.

Side raises $35M in Series C funding round

The San Francisco-based brokerage also announced the addition of former Trulia President Paul Levine to its board of directors.

Realogy posts a net loss of $70M in Q3 after $1.6B in revenue

The loss was driven primarily by a $180 million impairment at NRT, Realogy’s own-side brokerage.

Realogy to sell relocation arm of Cartus for $400M

The move will not include affinity programs like newly announced partnerships with Amazon and AARP.

Redfin beats expectations, posts $239M in revenue for Q3 2019

The latest earnings report comes as the tech-oriented brokerage steadily expands programs such as RedfinNow and Redfin Direct, which could upend how consumers engage with real estate.

EXp World Holdings posts major revenue gain, losses narrow

EXp World Holdings, the parent company of virtual cloud real estate brokerage eXp Realty, continued its precipitous growth in the third quarter of 2019, posting $282 million in revenue, a year-over-year growth of nearly 80 percent.