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Agent fired after mocking Andrew Gillum supporters in viral video
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:29:59
A South Florida agent was abruptly canned from her position at United Realty on Tuesday after video footage of the woman shouting down elderly black supporters of gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum went viral over the weekend. read more»

Don’t let shiny objects distract you from your value prop
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:07:06
Can you define your value proposition quickly and effectively, in language your non-real-estate-trained client can understand? read more»

2018 bathroom trends revealed
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 8:54:58
Removing bathtubs and adding new faucets were popular changes this year, as Baby Boomers led the way in renovating their restrooms read more»

Purplebricks unveils new logo — what do you think?
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 8:40:16
The U.K.-based flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks has unveiled its brand new logo -- the company name inside an open purple square. read more»

The serious housing issues baby boomers are facing
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 8:33:49
The largest share of baby boomers are a decade away from moving past age 65 and into their very senior years. Nevertheless, time in running out to prepare for their housing, financial, social and medical needs, according to a new report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. read more»

Introducing The 2018 Inman Luxury Referral Network
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 7:34:02
Introducing an interactive directory of the best and brightest agents in luxury real estate, specifically designed to connect you to other top-producing agents and generate more referrals for your business. read more»

Realogy executive’s missing son found safe
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 7:08:18
Nicolai Kolding, currently the broker of record at National Real Estate Referral Group and a long-time Realogy executive, has enlisted the public’s help in finding his son after 15-year-old Thomas Kolding left home and failed to return on Oct. 30. read more»

Top SF brokerages partner to share buyer information
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 7:00:22
Eight of the Bay Area’s top real estate brokerages are partnering to share anonymous buyer data with the help of real estate tech startup RealScout. read more»

Home insurance startup Hippo raises $70M
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 6:00:25
Hippo, a startup offering online home insurance quotes, has raised $70 million in a funding round led by Felicis Ventures and Lennar Corporation. read more»

The California Association of Realtors is raising money for members impacted by wildfires
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 5:33:46
C.A.R. is collecting donations that it plans to distribute to members who have lost their homes or other property in the state's ongoing wildfires. read more»

Redfin introduces all-digital home closings
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 5:00:18
Jason Bateman, head of Redfin Mortgage, told Inman the company anticipates that 10 percent of its November closings will ultimately be all-digital, with that number growing as more customers learn of the option. read more»

Vacasa now offers short-term apartment rentals in cities
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 5:00:05
In an announcement today, the company unveiled a new service called Vacasa Multifamily that will provide short-term rental management in cities. Property managers and developers using the service will be able to turn their urban units over to the company, which will then handle things like booking rentals, cleaning and marketing. read more»

6 reasons buyers should never move in before closing
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 2:37:17
With many buyers, the following question invariably comes up: "Would it be possible for us to put just a few things in the house right before closing?" Here are six reasons why your answer should always be, "No!" read more»

What’s the No. 1 thing today’s borrowers want? Faster response times
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 1:55:55
The latest J.D. Power study of borrower satisfaction revealed that loan officer response times are what make or break the experience, and this has pushed many consumers to go digital. read more»

Climate change likely to flood these homes in about 30 years
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:58:28
Rising seas are threatening thousands of homes but the building in these flood-prone areas still continues, according to a new study from Zillow and Climate Central. As many as 400,000 homes are at risk of regular flooding by 2050, the study says. read more»

Take a look at San Francisco’s most expensive listing
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 12:21:33
Nestled in the Bay Area's Russian Hill, San Francisco's most expensive listing is the best of both worlds — it's a stone's throw away from the hustle and bustle of the Financial District, and it offers pristine views of the city's most famous landmarks. read more»

Fire won’t keep homebuyers away from California
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:45:02
California communities devastated by ongoing wildfires will recover. But in the meantime, they may be in for more pain as the destruction cascades across local markets. read more»

Scammers using lead generation sites to target female agents
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 9:56:17
At least four female real estate agents in Massachusetts received calls and texts from an unidentified man attempting to arrange meetings with them. read more»