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June 2017

Redfin files to go public, seeking $100M
Inman
June 30, 2017

Redfin files to go public, seeking $100M

Seattle-based tech brokerage Redfin has filed to go public, today registering its S-1 with the…
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The Inman Files: House drama, Goldberg and low-tech ‘iBuyers’
Inman
June 30, 2017

The Inman Files: House drama, Goldberg and low-tech ‘iBuyers’

When my wife Yaz and I bought a house in Southern California last month, a…
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A month in review: The May housing market
Inman
June 30, 2017

A month in review: The May housing market

Every month, economists release a number of indices, reports and analyses of the housing market,…
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NAR reminds consumers of the ‘American Dream’ in new ad campaign
Inman
June 30, 2017

NAR reminds consumers of the ‘American Dream’ in new ad campaign

Sellers aren’t selling, renters aren’t buying and the continual pressure of low inventory, booming home…
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How an eye for property and a stellar reputation landed this agent 2 multimillion-dollar listings
Inman
June 30, 2017

How an eye for property and a stellar reputation landed this agent 2 multimillion-dollar listings

Santiago Arana, a top real estate agent in Los Angeles, has found that partnering with…
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NAR supports six of seven bills proposed to reauthorize, reform National Flood Insurance Program
Inman
June 30, 2017

NAR supports six of seven bills proposed to reauthorize, reform National Flood Insurance Program

What do you do when the House Financial Services Committee is working on seven bills…
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Taking a break from real estate? 4 tips for re-entering the business
Inman
June 30, 2017

Taking a break from real estate? 4 tips for re-entering the business

Whether it’s a long vacation, a journey to find oneself or growing a family, real…
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When is a 1-hour open house beneficial?
Inman
June 30, 2017

When is a 1-hour open house beneficial?

Do you prefer a one-hour or traditional open house? Byron Lazine and Tim Bray tackle…
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Can MyReelty broker the YouTube of listing videos?
Inman
June 30, 2017

Can MyReelty broker the YouTube of listing videos?

MyReelty is a video and visual creative services marketplace for real estate agents …
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Wake-up call to agents: Consumer experience is evolving fast
Inman
June 30, 2017

Wake-up call to agents: Consumer experience is evolving fast

Many in real estate likely read with satisfaction Teke Wiggins’s story about Xome being placed on…
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You can’t just throw it all away: Alternatives to trashing junk when moving
Inman
June 30, 2017

You can’t just throw it all away: Alternatives to trashing junk when moving

I enjoyed contributing to Amber Taufen’s article about helping our clients downsize. She wrote: “It’s…
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The time has come to talk about a national MLS
Inman
June 30, 2017

The time has come to talk about a national MLS

If I can buy and finance a $100,000 car in an afternoon, why can’t I…
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How property managers can attract and retain top talent
Inman
June 29, 2017

How property managers can attract and retain top talent

Employee turnover in property management is remarkably high — over 30%. Instead of replacing a third…
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Will Bob Goldberg be a ‘change agent’ as NAR’s CEO?
Inman
June 29, 2017

Will Bob Goldberg be a ‘change agent’ as NAR’s CEO?

Since the National Association of Realtors named Bob Goldberg its next CEO, angst in the…
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McMansion Hell will return — but not with photos from Zillow
Inman
June 29, 2017

McMansion Hell will return — but not with photos from Zillow

After a stint of legal flexing, the intense but short-lived battle between Zillow and McMansion…
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Zestimates protected as free speech, Zillow argues in legal challenge
Inman
June 29, 2017

Zestimates protected as free speech, Zillow argues in legal challenge

Stock forecasts, search engine rankings, editorial reviews, Zestimates. What do they have in common? They’re…
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Opportunity strikes at Inman: We’re hiring a senior reporter
Inman
June 29, 2017

Opportunity strikes at Inman: We’re hiring a senior reporter

The senior reporter will help us make the site a daily must-read, breaking news, crafting…
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Douglas Elliman’s new app uses ‘gamification’ to spur agent competition
Inman
June 29, 2017

Douglas Elliman’s new app uses ‘gamification’ to spur agent competition

New York City-based Douglas Elliman, which claims to be the fourth largest brokerage nationwide, has…
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