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Sexual assault complaint stresses Sanford’s ‘control’ over eXp agents
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Judge finds four agents have plausibly alleged that eXp Realty founder and CEO Glenn Sanford attempted a "cover up" of alleged rapes by top agent re... read more»

Compass, eXp notch more big recruiting wins
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Compass has recruited New York-based brokers Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon. Meanwhile, eXp added Calgary-based Sahil Chhabra and his team to its ra... read more»

Scarce inventory, falling rates could boost home prices
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
In December, a Pulsenomics panel of more than 100 housing experts expected homes to appreciate by 2.4 percent in 2024. Now they're predicting prices... read more»

Mortgage rates ease for 2nd consecutive day on inflation data
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
The Federal Reserve's moves to trim $35 billion in mortgages from its balance sheet each month could keep mortgage rates from falling dramatically t... read more»

Using paid leads? Here’s the FCC change you need to know now
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Whether your lead gen leans into cold calls, direct mail, door knocking or portals, Bernice Ross talks to REDX CEO Curtis Fenn to find out what chan... read more»

Mexicali becomes a tiny home capital with new Samara factory
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
The accessory dwelling unit startup launched in 2022 by an Airbnb cofounder announced this week that it is taking its manufacturing operations in-ho... read more»

How far would you go to protect your buyer clients? The Download
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
The Consumer Federation of America, an industry watchdog, says that the buyer agreements you're depending on are woefully inadequate to properly pro... read more»

‘Selling the Hamptons’ is back — and the competition is fierce
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Two new cast members make their entrance in Season 2 of "Selling the Hamptons," which premieres on Max on Friday. Season 1 vets Bianca D'Alessio and... read more»

Contracts, crosshairs, commissions: Inman’s Top 5
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here’s Inman Top 5, the most essential stories, according to Inman readers.... read more»

Here’s how Zillow’s new ‘super app’ is driving revenue growth: DelPrete
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Zillow is diversifying its revenue along the transaction — what it calls its super app — and is outperforming a depressed market, Mike DelPrete ... read more»

Atllas’ model undercuts its best asset — its software: Tech Review
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Atllas is a real estate brokerage that runs its business through a series of proprietary software products blanketing open house marketing, mobile w... read more»

9 post-Sitzer questions we still don’t have answers to
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Change always brings chaos and disruption, broker Cara Ameer writes. While many of these issues have been lurking in the background before we knew w... read more»

Try these 7 budget-friendly lead sources with no upfront fee
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
In a market where agents must be expense-averse, Jimmy Burgess writes, generating leads that only have an expense if money comes in can make a lot o... read more»

Ditch the me-me-me approach to marketing and negotiation
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Agents should embrace client-centric approaches that include making their marketing materials about the client, trainer Bernice Ross writes.... read more»

Want to be a more effective real estate leader? Learn how to coach
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
ERA Real Estate President Alex Vidal writes that agents are the true heroes in real estate. Leaders need to understand that and support them if they... read more»

New rules for scoring mortgage borrowers coming in Q4 2025
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
Fannie and Freddie's federal regulator wants lenders to synchronize adoption of bi-merge credit reporting with more inclusive FICO Score 10T and Van... read more»

Zillow teams up with Howard Hanna to offer Listing Showcase
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
The technology platform is designed to improve marketing for listings. Now, Howard Hanna agents will get to exclusively offer the tool to their clie... read more»

Latest inflation numbers give mortgage rates some room to fall
Thu, 07 Nov 2019 00:04:55
A key Fed inflation metric, the PCE price index, continues to drop toward the Fed's 2 percent inflation target, falling from 2.6 percent annual grow... read more»