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CoStar CEO Andy Florance revealed in great detail his ambitious plans to build a residential real estate platform during an Inman Connect session Tuesday.
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Brad Inman praised real estate professionals for their ability to adjust to working during the pandemic during his opening talk at Inman Connect on Tuesday.
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Home price growth reached a new high in November: FHFA - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:36am
Home prices rose 11 percent year over year in November, breaking the Federal Housing Finance Authority's previous 15-year high in October.
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CoStar is inching closer to acquiring CoreLogic: Report - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 7:06am
CoStar and Warburg Pincus are the final two bidders in the quest to buy real estate data giant CoreLogic, according to a Bloomberg report.
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The partnership means that CAR documents related to offers, listing agreements, disclosures and more will now be available in DocuSign's cloud-based platform DocuSign Rooms for Real Estate.
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Rising from 8.4 percent growth the month before, the numbers reveal a year in which the pandemic did little to temper sky-high growth, according to new data Tuesday.
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Former Real Trends executives launch new consulting firm - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 6:00am
Former Real Trends President Steve Murray, along with former Real Trends Vice President Scott Wright, will now lead RTC Consulting. The firm will advise real estate companies as they navigate things like mergers and acquisitions.
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Opendoor announces its first chief customer officer - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 3:00am
Megan Meyer Toolson, an employee of the real estate company since 2015, is being promoted to the new position.
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Pulse: Readers share their recent work-related wins - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00am
For a much-needed boost of positivity, this week, our readers chime in with stories of their most recent accomplishments. Here are a handful of real estate wins you shared.
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3 essential uses of Excel for real estate investors - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00am
For those who know how to use it, Excel is a cost-effective, portable alternative to expensive industry programs. Instead of looking for specialized solutions, here's why this simple tool can get the job done.
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Stop! 7 bad listing agent behaviors that can hamper a deal - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00am
For a transaction to go over smoothly, agents have to maintain professionalism while keeping the process as pleasant as possible for everyone involved. If you're a listing agent, now's the time to stop these irksome behaviors.
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6 brain-food podcasts to feed your inner agent - Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 2:00am
Podcasts are an easy way of injecting inspiration into your everyday life. Here are a handful of podcasts that can serve as great pick-me-ups throughout your day — especially when motivation runs dry.
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The Inman founder starts the three-day virtual event today with a talk titled "A New Chapter in Digital Real Estate." Join live at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT to watch, or view on demand. This is the big show — don't miss it!
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Looking for a little clarity on the news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner dives into January's housing data releases and predicts how the market will fare.
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Amid everything else they do for their own businesses and families, these agents have found ways to continually help their communities through socially-distant outdoor events, food drives, and more.
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Realtor.com teams up with Qualia on digital closings - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 11:42am
The new partnership will give agents in realtor.com's ReadyConnect Concierge program access to Qualia's digital closing technology.
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Quick to accentuate the positive and selectively leave out the negative, recruiters hustling to keep the agent pipeline full have been known to omit some of the finer details. Here's our list of top things recruiters will never tell you about a career in real estate.
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After sitting on the market for nearly two years, Sandra Bullock accepted an offer for her estate that was about $2.33 million below the original asking price.
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Compass launches business tracker for real estate agents - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 8:36am
The new tech tool is aimed at helping Compass agents manage their pipeline "from lead to active client to close."
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Phil Collins sells $40M home once owned by Jennifer Lopez - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 8:09am
The estate was also the site of a family drama after Collins filed a lawsuit demanding his ex-wife vacate the property.
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Inman Handbook on choosing a new brokerage - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2:00am
The brokerage an agent or team chooses can make a significant mark on their ongoing success. But with new models and advanced tech, the choice is harder than ever.
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Hot tips for fire safety in apartment buildings - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2:00am
What should a resident in an apartment building do if they are inside their home and smell smoke or suspect a fire in the building? Here are a few precautions to follow — some obvious, some not so apparent.
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Virtual life stressing you out? 3 healthy habits to adopt - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2:00am
Digital tools keep us connected and productive, but overexposure can often have the opposite effect. Here are a few healthy habits you can adopt to boost your mood and keep your mental health in check.
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In this column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. This week: Find out how Realty ONE Group CMO Cory Jo Vasquez learned that real estate is all about building solid relationships.
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Invest in yourself: Top certifications to earn in 2021 - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:01am
By diversifying your specialties, adding new tools to your repertoire, and becoming proficient in unexplored fields like luxury or commercial, you’re not only boosting your list of credentials — but you’re also becoming the expert on all facets of real estate in your local market.
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Paying it forward: How referrals benefit your business - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:01am
The significance of referrals can’t be overstated, especially in the luxury real estate space. When it comes to referrals, giving contacts is as essential as receiving them.
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ACCESS is a new platform to showcase virtual open houses and listing presentations while providing an on-brand comprehensive property guide for agents to present to their clients.
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DepositLink, the industry leader in electronic payments for residential real estate transactions, is revolutionizing the process for collecting earnest money deposits and commissions by introducing a “Same Day ACH” product that guarantees good funds in less than 24 hours.
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How to survive when sellers file for bankruptcy in 2021 - Monday, January 25, 2021 - 12:01am
Today, real estate agents and brokers have teamed up with BK Global, a company specializing in the sale of bankruptcy properties nationwide.
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