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    • Not for the faint of heart: Tales from the landlord trenches August 21, 2017
      The house was between tenants when an upstairs water pipe burst. The water cascaded down, down, down, into the crawl space. After filling that area, it spilled out into the yard, creating a wading pool outside. I didn’t find out about the flood until the four-figure water bill arrived. ...
      Lew Sichelman
    • EMoov, a UK hybrid real estate brokerage, nabs $12M in funding August 21, 2017
      EMoov, a UK hybrid real estate brokerage, has raised an additional 9 million pounds ($11.6 million) in funding, with plans to boost its technology and marketing, news outlets are reporting ...
      Teke Wiggin
    • Double your business with smart online lead conversion August 21, 2017
      Reeling in leads is no mean feat, but there are certain things you can do to improve conversion rates, such as calling leads within 30 seconds, sending video messages and following up relentlessly. Watch Realtor Rachel Adams, broker-owner Jesse Zagorsky and Homecity Real Estate CEO Keith Dunham reveal more tips for doubling your business with […]
    • Inman reader poll: Do you approve or disapprove of President Trump’s performance? August 21, 2017
      One year ago, we asked Inman readers who they supported in the presidential election. We want to take your pulse again ...
    • Realtors stand against hate in Charlottesville aftermath August 21, 2017
      This week, just two blocks from where several hundred white nationalists and supremacists recently shook the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, and the nation to its core, team members at real estate brokerage Nest Realty will meet to brainstorm what they can do to make a difference ...
      Gill South
    • Re/Max refreshes logos: ‘It’s a brand evolution, not a brand revolution’ August 21, 2017
      You know the look you have when your hairdresser subtly updates your 'do? Still like yourself -- only a little bit fresher? Today, some people might be looking at Re/Max and wondering what's different about the behemoth real estate brand. ...
      Amber Taufen
    • How to build a real estate brand from scratch in 9 months August 21, 2017
      It takes nine months from conception to birth to have a baby. If you had to build a business from the ground up in less than nine months, how would you do it? West + Main Homes is a brand-new brokerage in the Denver metro area -- broker-owner Stacie Perrault Staub decided in January to […]
      Amber Taufen
    • Help millennials find their home’s value with myAVM August 21, 2017
      MyAVM by Onboard Informatics is an automated valuation model product aimed at millennials and tech-savvy sellers. It's made for agents and brokers looking to market and attract leads via home valuations. ...
      Craig C. Rowe
    • Gary Gold: Why trusting your gut is critical in real estate August 21, 2017
      Our gut is like a second brain, and it’s important in real estate to develop your ability to trust your gut. When we do business, people do and say much different things than they’re actually feeling. You see it in offer negotiations all the time ...
    • 6 tips to help credit-challenged clients improve scores August 21, 2017
      How many buyers have you met who walk in your door with a rotten credit rating and confidently promise to fix things up before they apply for a mortgage ...
      Steve Cook