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Realtors® Survey Shows Median Income Jumped 5%, More Women Joining Industry #NARMember @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
#NARMember @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Following the announcement of Redfin Direct, a new service that will enable buyers to make offers on Redfin-listed homes through the company’s website without agents, read CEO Glenn Kelman’s letter to employees. Original link Original author: Glenn Kelman
Revenue for eXp World Holdings jumped 153 percent year-over-year to a quarterly record high of $157 million, according to a first-quarter earnings report.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
The third largest MLS in the nation, which is also the largest MLS in Florida at 58,000 subscribers, will relaunch under the new name on June 4. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
EasyKnock will pay off the mortgage and after a two-week closing time, homeowners will receive their equity cash out. From there, can stay in their current home as renters anywhere from three to 18 months (a year and a half) as they search for a new home. Original link Original author: Marian McPherson
Until recently, regular Inman contributor and indie broker Troy Palmquist thought using a branded app was a luxury. But after a conversation and some research, he’s opened his eyes to the possibility of white-labeled tech and the benefits that far outweigh the costs. Here’s why this is a reasonable option for indies competing with big-box brokerage
These five apps will help you to manage and schedule your visual presence on Instagram and Facebook. Original link Original author: Ryan Rodenbeck
Did you know that even a 5 percent increase in client retention can increase your profitability by 75 percent? Here are six ways to build loyalty and keep your clients for life. Original link Original author: Kayla Matthews
One week after Realogy stock sank to a new low, CEO Ryan Schneider has purchased $1 million worth of the company's shares in an apparent show of support for the brand. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Automated Back End provides agents with automation and collaboration tools, e-signing software and one-click marketing. It is designed to work on all of an agent's electronic devices. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
The tech-focused Seattle-based real estate brokerage Redfin reported $110.1 million in revenue, a year-over-year increase of 38 percent and a net loss of $67.2 million in the first quarter of 2019, according to its latest earnings report.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Redfin announced Wednesday it has been quietly testing a pilot program in Boston, a revised version of its 2006 service Redfin Direct, that allows consumers to make direct offers on Redfin-listed homes through the company's website. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
REX, a well-funded brokerage out to bypass the MLS, announced on Wednesday expansions into the Boston, Chicago, Phoenix and Washington, D.C., metro areas. Original link Original author: Teke Wiggin
Apparently, the agent who made a steamy real estate video to accompany a listing in Australia that went viral on social media was doing something right. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Other listing data intended for Realtors' eyes only appeared publicly on several listings viewed by Inman last week on Compass' mobile app and desktop website. Among them: detailed showing instructions, contact information for vendors and property disclosures (e.g. notices that property taxes are unknown or floors are slanted). Original link Origin
Scott Petronis, the newly appointed chief product and technology officer at discount brokerage Redefy, believes the consumer is getting overshadowed in the real estate industry. Finding a company that he believes has a greater focus on the consumer is a big reason that Petronis left his role as chief technology officer at eXp Realty. Original link
EXp Realty announced today the promotion of Dave Conord and Stacey Onnen as co-presidents. In their new roles, Conord will oversee eXp Realty's growth while Onnen will focus on brokerage operations.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Referrals continue to play a key role in many real estate agents' businesses even as the market has softened, according to a new survey. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
On Wednesday, Agentology announced the launch of CallConnect, a service that provides agents with a single phone number that will ring them and their teams. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Each generation bears its own unique characteristics. For the millennial generation (those born between 1978 and 1995), homeownership is a top priority. But college debt and uncertain job prospects mean that they often have to move back in with their parents first. Here are 11 insights to help you get to know this market better. Original link Origi
Many agents want to engage with their “friends” on social media, but there’s certainly a wrong way to do it. Here are four things agents should never do to get likes. Original link Original author: Jay Thompson
When Gary Keller declared that his company was a technology company, most industry experts thought this was aspirational. Here’s why industry veteran and regular Inman columnist Bernice Ross believes doubters are dead wrong. Original link Original author: Bernice Ross
The company often refers to itself as a tech company and a tech-enabled brokerage, which is part of the lure of the Compass vision — and the underpinning of its massive $4.4 billion valuation. But is Compass a tech company or a traditional brokerage? Find out here. Original link Original author: Mike DelPrete
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices announced Tuesday that it has teamed up with Adwerx for a program that will create internet ads targeting people who visit agent websites. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II