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    • Sotheby’s International Realty launches virtual staging AR app March 21, 2018
      On Tuesday Sotheby's International Realty (SIR) launched Curate, a mobile augmented reality (AR) app built with ARCore, Google's AR software platform, and powered by virtual staging technology platform Rooomy ...
      Gill South
    • Imprev gains new customers in Kansas City March 20, 2018
      ReeceNichols Real Estate, a leading brokerage serving the Kansas City metropolitan area (which straddles the states of Missouri and Kansas) announced that all of its real estate agents will be able to use Imprev's marketing automation services from now on ...
      Veronika Bondarenko
    • Video offer letter covering ‘Our House’ wins home bidding war in Berkeley March 20, 2018
      And so the buyer Natan Kuchar, who also records music videos for children on YouTube under the username Mr. Palindrome, decided to upload a rendition of "Our House" by folk band Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ...
      Veronika Bondarenko
    • How real estate is reacting to Facebook’s data scandal March 20, 2018
      Years ago, I was talking to a social media consultant about the best platforms for real estate. She talked knowledgeably about the pros and cons of each, but never mentioned Facebook. When I asked her why, she said, "It goes without saying. Facebook is non-negotiable. You have to be there because that’s where everybody is." […]
      Christy Murdock Edgar
    • Zillow quietly charging big builders for listing exposure March 20, 2018
      Since 2016, Zillow Group has been tapping into a new revenue stream by charging high-volume builders to post new-home listings on all of the company's websites, which include and Trulia, the two most popular home search portals, Inman recently learned ...
      Andrea V. Brambila
    • Here’s why new home construction is down so much March 20, 2018
      Michael Neal, an analyst with the National Association of Home Builders, estimated that only about 890,000 single-family homes will be built in 2018 -- nearly 1 million short of annual growth projections by the U.S. Census Bureau, which includes migration shifts and birth rates. ...
      Jotham ​Sederstrom
    • How an agent is selling the house from Tarantino’s ‘Pulp Fiction’ March 20, 2018
      Storytelling can be a powerful tool for marketing any property. But Kevin Dees, a Los Angeles real estate agent with The Agency, is lucky that his listing at 4145 Kraft Avenue in Studio City already comes with a great tale ...
      Gill South
    • Inman selects Ambassadors for Connect San Francisco 2018 March 20, 2018
      Ambassadors are vibrant members of the Inman community who volunteer at each event to make introductions, help new attendees find their way and bring the spirit of connection alive ...
      Amrit Judge
    • ICNY 18 Data: Business advantages of MLS innovations March 20, 2018
      Why sit by and let others innovate when you could be leading the innovation parade? Listen in as MLSListings CEO James Harrison and managing partner at Heithaus Properties John Heithaus discuss the changing MLS landscape ...
    • ICNY 18 Data: Integrating big data and AI into the MLS March 20, 2018
      Listen in as Houston Association of Realtors' Sam Scott and Remine co-founder and CFO Mark Schacknies take the Inman Connect stage to dive into big data and artificial intelligence issues as they pertain to the multiple listing service (MLS) ...