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This May marks a special time for Homesnap Pro: the agent-only mobile productivity app turns five years old, and Homesnap’s agent footprint has crossed the million agent mark. That means that over a million agents across the country have access to Homesnap Pro as a core member benefit through their MLSs. Original link Original author: Gayle Weiswas
Lead generation is the lifeblood of your real estate business. Yes, your sphere of influence should be a reliable source of business. Referral and repeat clients are the results of being a trusted advisor in your community. Original link Original author: Inman Content Studio
President Trump to Address Realtors® at NAR's Annual Legislative Conference#NARLegislative Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Mention the word "mold," and you can send a buyer running from a transaction. Agents need to understand the true nature of mold and its impacts to protect both buyers and sellers. The good news is that it's an issue that can be fixed. Original link Original author: Romana King
The 2019 National Association of Realtors Member Profile found that the median gross income of Realtors was $41,800 in 2018, up from $39,800 in 2017. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Here are a few ideas to help you plan your day, whether it's for your own mom, your wife, a significant other or a close friend. Original link Original author: Dani Vanderboegh
A brush with death helped Russ Cofano decide to make a major career change. Now, he'll work as a broker at Windermere Real Estate while fulfilling a dream to coach high school basketball. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Reasi fulfills its promise of streamlining the closing process, and it's one of the sharpest uses of smart contracts on the blockchain. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
Need something to occupy your spare moments between running errands and sitting open houses this weekend? Check out our "Back to basics" series and this week's top news. Original link Original author: Dani Vanderboegh
If you thought your status as a middle child has nothing to do with where you want to live, think again. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman comes to Inman Connect Las Vegas, where he’ll bring his piercing forthrightness to the main stage and give us a glimpse at what is going on at the industry giant. Original link Original author: Inman
Housing affordability dipped in March despite low mortgage rates and rising household incomes thanks to the median existing-home value climbing to $261,100. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
When Redfin announced the pilot of Redfin Direct, many questioned RE/MAX's referral partnership with the Seattle-based tech-focused brokerage. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
The Canadian branch of Sotheby's International Realty has been acquired by Peerage Realty Partners, a subsidiary of private equity firm Peerage Capital. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Hiring a licensed home inspector and going through the process is a scary endeavor for buyers, so to allay their nerves and trepidation, take the time to prep your buyers for the process by explaining these five things. Original link Original author: Karen Kostiw
Here are a few ways to make sure your listing is an unforgettable showing experience for potential buyers, one that'll stand out in the sea of inventory and stay on buyers' minds.  Original link Original author: David Stroh
Broker-owner Mark Butterfield has 100 agents, three offices and 12 teams who raked in $565 million in sales this past year. Here’s how he does it. Original link Original author: Chris Haddon
News Corp., the parent company of Move’s and Australia-based REA Group, beat analysts' expectations Thursday, posting adjusted third quarter fiscal year 2019 earnings of 4 cents per share, compared to the consensus estimate of 1 cent per share. However, the company also reported a total revenue of $2.46 billion, which fell below expecta
In its first quarter 2019 earnings report released on Thursday, Seattle-based Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy and, posted a net loss of $67.5 million in the first quarter and announced the expansion of its iBuyer program Zillow Offers to six additional markets. Original link Original author: A
Zillow announced on Thursday it's expanding its direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform known as Zillow Offers to Austin, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego and Tampa within the next year.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
A home that former President Richard M. Nixon once occupied as his Western White House is back on the market after a major drop in price. Tricky Dick's former estate has proven to be a tricky deal. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Flat-fee brokerage Reali announced it has raised $9 million in its latest funding round, adding to the tens of millions of dollars the company has previously pulled in from investors. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
The Austin Board of Realtors is demanding that the Travis Central Appraisal District stop using and destroy any multiple listing service data it may have obtained from CoreLogic. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
NAR Engaged in White House Discussions to Find Association Health Plan Solutions via @nardotrealtor @YahooFinance Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Realtors got a 5% raise last year #NARMember via @builderonline @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations