Buyers thinking new build? 10 facts they should know first
As the adage goes, buyers don’t know what they don’t know. Welcome to construction 101. Here are 10 next-level truths you should tell any buyer clients who are thinking about building new.
Coldwell Banker in pole position? CBx Seller Leads sees big 1st-year growth
Coldwell Banker's CBx Seller Leads, a free lead service for affiliated companies, has seen a 74 percent adoption rate in its first 12 months. The "machine learning" software helps convert leads into listings at three times the market rate, according to the company.
How to achieve happiness in real estate
Skipping down the road without a care is just not a realistic goal for your happiness level. What is realistic is being happier in your career, which will result in a happier life. So let’s talk about how to be happy in real estate, the chosen profession of virtually everyone reading this column. 
WATCH: Why technology can’t replace the human element of real estate
At Inman Connect Las Vegas, Keith Robinson, the chief strategic officer of NextHome, shared a client story that showcases why the human element is so essential to every transaction.
Douglas Elliman sets up shop in Texas
Douglas Elliman announced on Tuesday a partnership with Sudhoff Companies, a nine-year-old Houston, Texas, brokerage that specializes in luxury residential sales and marketing.
Pennsylvania agent offers to rep Trump in Greenland sale
Long and Foster agent Michael Murphy said in a video he sent to the White House that he'd be willing to take a lower commission on the billion-dollar deal.
Realtor.com launches 3 new affordability tools for buyers
The tools, available on iOS, Android and desktop, provide buyers with a detailed estimate of what it will financially take to own a home.
Housing companies are forcing consumers into arbitration
Lennar, Centex, KB Home, D.R. Horton and Airbnb are among a bevy of companies that include forced arbitration clauses in contracts, according to a new study.
A lottery winner is selling the home he bought with winnings
Rick Knudsen, who won the $180 million Mega Millions jackpot in 2014, put up his extravagant mountain resort for auction with a $6.9 million starting price.
Baltimore billboard calls Trump’s landlord son-in-law a ‘rich pest’
A new billboard in Baltimore is taking aim at Jared Kushner's record as a landlord while advocating a humane way to deal with rats.
Agent of destruction? New Mexico Realtor opens rage room
So-called rage or anger rooms, spaces for people to smash, break and hit as much as they can, are taking off across the country.
Woman charged in connection to murder of real estate agent
A woman has been charged in connection to the shooting death of a real estate agent who was trying to evict tenants from a building.
Constellation Real Estate acquires SmartZip Analytics assets
The acquisition includes SmartZip Analytics' SmartTargeting platform, patent-pending predictive analytics, data solutions and its automated referral-building content system.
WATCH: How to handle multiple offers like a boss
At Inman Connect Las Vegas, three agents in the highly competitive market of San Francisco, sat down to discuss the entire offer process from preparing your clients upfront to buyer love letters.
Smokey Mountains named the best spot to buy vacation rentals
The Smokey Mountains, a range that spans the border between Tennessee and North Carolina, is currently the hottest place in the U.S. for vacation rentals, according to a new report from vacation rental startup Vacasa.
WATCH: How do team leaders find talent?
At Inman Connect Las Vegas, Holly Priestner, director of talent acquisition and engagement at Xperience Real Estate powered by Keller Williams, and Chris Anuszewski, director of operations on the Figueroa Team, sat down to talk about how teams can find talent and what that talent looks like. 
Private equity firm buys majority stake in Inside Real Estate
Lovell Minnick Partners also recently purchased Attom Data Solutions, indicating its growing appetite for real estate firms.
Rent prices in the Southwest keep soaring: CoreLogic
According to the latest CoreLogic data released on Tuesday, monthly rent for a single-family home grew 2.9 percent year-over-year in June.