7 Simple & Smart Basement Repairs to ConsiderNo space in your home is more accommodating and homey, or conversely scary, than your basement. A nicely finished basement can be the entertainment centerpiece of your entire home, housing your big-screen TV, the most comfortable couches in the place and a warm, inviting atmosphere that wraps each guest in comfort.
Automating HOA CollectionsOne of the biggest expenses and hassles for a homeowner association is collecting the regular homeowner fee. Every month, checks, money orders and cash are processed, tallied, bank deposits made and books posted. Then, letters are sent to those that haven't paid for one reason or another. Isn't there a better way? Absolutely.
The blueprint for expanding your team profitablyMost teams wait too long to hire admin people and are too quick to bring on agents. The sole reason your team should be expanding is to provide better service to your clients....Read More
Keeping It Real: Achieve your goals by starting smallOn this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring podcast series on Inman, Peter Lorimer shares how setting small goals while getting into real estate paved the way for his best life experiences....Read More
5 good reasons you need a vacationDid you know that your productivity dips if you work more than 50 hours a week? Here are some of the benefits of stepping away from the laptop, shutting down the cell phone for a few hours — or better yet days — and taking some time to practice self-care....Read More
Who are Realtor association rules really protecting?We need to be more patient with our clients, writes regular Inman columnist and indie broker Teresa Boardman. Our Realtor rules are often obscure, byzantine and confusing to consumers. ...Read More
Foreclosure filings drop to lowest rate in 14 yearsForeclosure rates continue to dip, with the third quarter of 2019 seeing the lowest number of foreclosure filings since the second quarter of 2005, according to Attom Data Solutions's latest report....Read More
Genuine communication is the anecdote to iBuyingThe Agency founder Mauricio Umansky believes that art of genuine communication is dying, and it's up to real estate agents to keep it alive or lose ground to disruptive real estate tech companies pushing things like iBuying....Read More
How to build a track record by knocking on doorsWhen luxury agents David Parnes and James Harris wanted to get into real estate years ago, they didn't have a track record, contacts or anything else that agents typically need to succeed. So they hit the pavement. Here's how that lead to success....Read More
Smart-home tech for agents: Aeotec SensorsIn this weekly column, hosts Brandon Doyle and Colton Pratt walk through smart-home products and showcase their capabilities while reviewing pros and cons. Tune in, so that when your clients ask, you’ll be the expert. This week, Aeotec Sensors....Read More
Video marketing, staging matter more than ever for luxury listingsAt Inman Luxury Connect, Carrie McCormick, a development specialist at @properties, said that video marketing is a "requirement" these days, and her co-panelists said that staging is a top priority to create an emotional impact with buyers....Read More
Agents should strive for authenticity in social media"It’s really important to present yourself and your personality," Jon Krabbe, founder of digital marketing firm Agent Image, said Wednesday morning during Inman Luxury Connect in Beverly Hills. "They can tell if it's authentic."...Read More