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Watch Keller Williams co-founder Gary Keller onstage at Inman Connect as he discusses with Brad Inman how the pro-agent real estate franchisor is pivoting to turn itself into a technology company. Original link Original author: Kyle Pursell
Buyers can link accounts from up to 12,000 banks across the country using their existing personal login information, and even link the specific account to the Earrnest workflow. Original link Original author: Craig C. Rowe
The median listed home value in the United States clocked in at $226,800 in April, according to the latest monthly home data released by Zillow. Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
Housing starts in April rose by 5.7 percent seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,235,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Even as home delinquency rates across the country hit record lows, some cities in Florida experienced a spike in the number of foreclosure starts in April. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
A crucial part of any real estate agent’s business comes from referrals within their own sphere. But what happens when a close friend or family members opts to transact alone or with another agent? Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
The California Consumer Privacy Act, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, wire fraud and web accessibility were discussed at NAR's mid-year conference. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
In today's high-tech office environment, are face-to-face meetings necessary, or even possible, when so many brokerages are virtual? Here's how to host a meeting that your officemates will enjoy attending. Original link Original author: Erica Ramus
Follow the advice of your grandma, and never arrive at a party empty-handed. Contribute to any given situation by giving prospective clients useful information, advice and comfort. They'll thank you with new business. Original link Original author: Joseph Rand
Regular Inman contributor Teresa Boardman talks about how Zillow Offers just launched in the Twin Cities and what buyers and sellers truly need in her market (and probably yours, too). Original link Original author: Teresa Boardman
Real estate tech giant Zillow Group has been known to rattle Realtors on occasion, especially as it expands its iBuyer program, Zillow Offers, in which it buys homes for all-cash directly from consumers over the internet. But the CEO of the nation's largest real estate trade group says the company doesn't scare him too much. Original link Original
A new study found that Airbnb takes the most business away from inexpensive hotels while driving up demand for the industry in general. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
The attack began last week and has locked up the city's computer systems, which is preventing title companies from checking on properties' lien status Original link Original author: Jim Dalrymple II
Open Mortgage operates 79 branches in 22 states and offered $668 million in home loans in 2017, according to a complaint the lender filed with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. It was founded in 2003, is headquartered in Austin and has 315 employees, according to its website.  Original link Original author: Teke Wi
The We Company, which is the parent company of WeWork, is setting up a new real estate investment fund for commercial projects around the world. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
Are Hybrid Appraisals Becoming the New Normal In Real Estate Transactions? https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/are-hybrid-appraisals-becoming-the-new-normal-in-real-estate-transactions Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Realtors® Applaud Sens. Perdue, Menendez for Introducing Bill Addressing G-Fee Issues https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/realtors-applaud-sens-perdue-menendez-for-introducing-bill-addressing-g-fee-issues Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
New FHFA Director Speaks to Realtors® on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Reform https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/new-fhfa-director-speaks-to-realtors-on-fannie-mae-freddie-mac-reform Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Former Governors Examine Local Legislators’ Impact on Real Estate Industry https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/former-governors-examine-local-legislators-impact-on-real-estate-industry Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Metro Home Prices See 3.9% Increase in 2019’s First Quarter https://www.nar.realtor/newsroom/metro-home-prices-see-3-9-increase-in-2019-s-first-quarter Original link Original author: NAR Media Relations
Builder confidence for newly built single-family homes rose three points to 66 in May, according to the latest data from the National Association of Home Builders.  Original link Original author: Patrick Kearns
A condo listing in Washington, D.C., stands out from the others — if you look close enough, you can spot an apron featuring a giant penis. Original link Original author: Veronika Bondarenko
At Tuesday's CMLS Brings It To The Table event, held just before the National Association of Realtors' midyear conference, real estate leaders sounded the alarm. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
Trump is set to speak Friday at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel at the annual Realtors Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, which has drawn more than 9,000 Realtors. Original link Original author: Andrea V. Brambila
Generally speaking, likes beget likes, and engagement encourages engagement. Here are five steps for getting more social media “likes” on your real estate content. It’s not as hard as you think. Original link Original author: Jay Thompson