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Inman Connect is the real estate industry event that launches real estate companies. Through Startup Alley, a dedicated sponsorship opportunity available to the hottest new companies to enter real estate tech, emerging companies have the opportunity to showcase their technology to the sharpest minds in the industry. Original link Original author: I
Ocean Shores, Washington, took the top spot in vacation rental company Vacasa's report of the best cities to buy a beach house. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Real estate and rental internet crimes affected 11,300 victims in 2018, according to the new report, and cost them nearly $150 million, up dramatically from 2017, when 9,645 victims were impacted by these types of crimes, and lost a collective $56 million to scammers and fraudsters using online means.  Original link Original author: Veronika Bondar
The $17,000 ‘sweet spot’ you should know about before you sell your home https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-17000-sweet-spot-you-should-know-about-before-you-sell-your-home-2019-05-07 via @MarketWatch @CateyHill @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
NAR asks DOJ to pursue legal action in AHP battle https://www.respanews.com/RN/ArticlesRN/NAR-asks-DOJ-to-pursue-legal-action-in-AHP-battle-76088.aspx via @RESPANews Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
With the acquisition, Zego's platform will be integrated into PayLease's payments, resident billing and utility management platform. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
On Thursday, May 9, Keller Williams agents will be celebrating its annual RED Day event, which stands for renew, energize and donate. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Purplebricks announced Tuesday it's shuttering its operations in Australia two-and-a-half years after launching, adding that it's conducting a review of operations in the United States. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
As the listing agent of a property in an up-and-coming neighborhood, you have so much opportunity to capitalize on a trending location. Here are five tips for moving your listing by tapping into what the buyer is looking for. Original link Original author: Kathleen Kuhn
Ideally, your clients should think of you in the same way they think of their regular service providers like their hair stylists, accountants and dentists. Everyone needs a great agent. Here’s what you need to do to shift that mindset in your clients. Original link Original author: Joseph Rand
Creating truly great content requires something we often try to avoid at all costs: vulnerability. Here’s how to embrace that vulnerability and get over your fears to connect with people on a deeper level through your content. Original link Original author: Christy Murdock Edgar
The HomeBinder Home Management software system is a digital three-ring binder that organizes all your important records, room by room. But it's far more systematic and comprehensive than traditional record keeping systems. It’s available for use to agents and allied professionals as a client gift that keeps on giving every day the buyer owns the ho
Today, up to 41 percent of Americans who are buying a home are also considering accommodating a family member from another generation. Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Flex pricing will allow agents to pay only on leads they close in four markets beginning June 4. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
The star of "The Break-Up" is selling his California home for $6.9 million with help from Konstantine Valissarakos of Nourmand & Associates. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
The Austin Board of Realtors is accusing CoreLogic, the vendor of its multiple listing service of selling home sold data to Travis Central Appraisal District, a county-level home appraisal organization.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Greg Dunston and Marie Mckinzie lived on Oakland streets for 10 years before a real estate developer offered to help. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
New study tells where millennials are moving to and where they're not https://www.chicagotribune.com/classified/realestate/ct-life-where-millennials-are-moving-20190504-story.html via @chicagotribune @PhillipMolnar @NAR_Research Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
NAR Member Officially Appointed to Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee https://rismedia.com/2019/05/05/nar-member-officially-appointed-housing-counseling-federal-advisory-committee/ via @RISMediaUpdates Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Construction jobs remain below pre-recession levels — and the employment gap is dragging down housing starts, according to a new study from the National Association of Realtors. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Scott Petronis, the former chief technology officer at eXp Realty, has departed the tech-focused real estate brokerage, marking him as the third executive to leave since November 2018. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
When thinking about the deals completed with good karma still intact, it seems like one thing is always a factor: mutual respect. Here are three tips for ensuring both sides are making nice, playing fair and still happy to work together in the future. Original link Original author: Robin Kencel
In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week, principal and co-founder of REAL New York Robert Rahmanian. Original link Original author: Christy Murdock Edgar
If you’ve got buyers who’ve decided to make the massive leap from renter to owner, and you’re trying to build a business on repeat and referral clients, give all of your first-timers these five tips. You’ll be their agent for life. Original link Original author: Romana King
In the luxury real estate profession, nothing is predictable — something Courtney M. Brown, REALTOR© with Island Sotheby's International Realty, is very familiar with. “My days are never the same — and I think adapting and allowing yourself some flexibility is key to surviving the ever-changing schedule we all have.” Original link Original author: