The Inman Weekender: What kind of agent are you?

Getting back to basics, plus this week’s top news.

HomeSmart’s new website serves up listings from wherever you go

HomeNearMe.com is a desktop and mobile site developed in-house that serves up multiple listing service listings from 96 markets nationwide. Users see listings based on proximity, so they can see the properties closest to them without having to search o…

3D imaging companies say Zillow’s app is not true 3D

Inman has interacted with imagery from all of these providers, and the three-dimensional spaces created by Matterport and GeoCV do have more features and are more immersive than those produced by Zillow’s 3D Home.

Back from the dead: Zillow kickbacks lawsuit returns

According to the court filing, the plaintiffs made their case in part through the testimony of two anonymous witnesses who used to work for Zillow as a regional sales manager and a sales and operations trainer, respectively.

Bloomberg launches luxury listings section

The section launched Tuesday, and for the next 30 days, it will exclusively feature listings from Sotheby’s International Realty.

Recycle this post! 8 ways to get the most bang for your ideas

Blogging has many steps — writing, rewriting, editing and writing again. The key to working smarter — and not harder — is to make sure that one of those steps includes recycling your best insights so that you get the most ROI from your efforts. Here are eight ways to reuse your hard work.

Total Expert wants to let banks, lenders track people’s lives

The company bills its new Journey Creator tool as a way to craft automated marketing campaigns around consumers’ important life events.

Over sending birthday cards? Try these 7 unforgettable ways to connect with past clients

Everyone has received a generic birthday card from the dentist or insurance agent. It’s nice to be recognized, but it doesn’t make a lasting impact. Here are three business-building activities that are memorable, personal and keep the agent at the top of the client’s mind.

50+ content marketing ideas that’ll reel in buyers

We spend all day answering questions from clients. Turn those queries into your next blog post, YouTube video or Facebook Live segment. Here are more than 50 ideas for content related to buyers to help them get off the sidelines and become homeowners.

How to find your niche market as an agent

Today’s up-and-coming homebuying generations, from the millennials to Gen Z, are all about personalized service. It’s no secret; they expect it at every turn, and that includes their real estate transactions.