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Pitching your real estate tech to Inman? Avoid these 6 blunders - Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:38am
If you're a technology company stakeholder trying to catch the eyes of Inman's tech-forward, deal-savvy audience, steer clear of these six mistakes when creating your pitch.
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Compass is expanding into the Rocky Mountain ski-town of Telluride, Colorado, with an award-winning Realtor who regularly ranks among the nation’s top-producing.
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DocuSign, the cloud-based electronic signature platform, is skyrocketing in value and even overtook real estate tech giant Zillow Group in valuation, according to public stock data from Yahoo. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is reaping the reward of the prudent investment.
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Suddenly real estate has become antagonistic and fiercely competitive, with major forces colliding and jockeying to reshape the landscape.
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A Minnesota boutique indie is jumping into the iBuyer game — not armed with the capital of companies like Zillow, Knock, Redfin and Offerpad — but with a partner in Opendoor.
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A theory posted on Twitter by a lawyer trying to prove the innocence of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has taken on a life of its own, with Zillow taking center stage.
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Join us for an exclusive activity only as part of Luxury Connect in October.
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Zillow’s CEO is bullish on blockchain - Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:51am
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff believes that blockchain, a broad term for online ledger systems that can be used to keep track of all sorts of information, will prove as important as the internet itself.
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A slew of political appointees at HUD have been found to have no housing policy experience but instead worked on campaigns for Donald Trump or Ben Carson.
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Why are all these multiple listing services teaming up? - Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:32am
The founding MLSs are Arizona Regional MLS, Metro MLS in Wisconsin, MLSListings in Silicon Valley, RMLS in Oregon and UtahRealEstate.com, which have nearly 95,000 agent and broker subscribers combined.
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The Inman Weekender, September 22-23, 2018 - Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:58am
The week's top real estate industry stories, and practical advice to use this weekend.
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Long & Foster sales associates can now access a new online portal to see properties before they hit local multiple listing services and receive alerts.
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The secret to growing your business 10x in one year - Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:17am
To have a successful real estate business, you must establish yourself as a niche real estate service provider. In fact, focusing on a micro-niche is the best way to guarantee referrals and double your sales in 12 months. Here's how to do just that.
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How to become the ‘digital mayor’ of your neighborhood - Friday, September 21, 2018 - 2:00am
Meet three agents who are killin' it in everything from local content marketing to social media influencing and everything in between. Learn how they leverage video, Instagram, landing pages and more to rake in the business without old-school brand promotion.
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Following three days of deliberation, Rick Koerber, who at one time held $7,000 real estate seminars, was found guilty on 15 counts of fraud.
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Amazon unveils new Echo devices, Alexa microwave - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:24pm
You might soon be hearing a lot more from Alexa around your house. On Thursday, Amazon unveiled a range of new and redesigned smart-home gadgets with its popular virtual voice assistant.
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Real estate photographer sues Zillow for copyright infringement - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 2:17pm
A California photographer of high-end properties says his contract with agents is "not transferrable and prohibits third party use without permission." Zillow says his claims are without merit.
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Preview: Exclusive video interview with NYC brokerage leaders - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:15pm
Bess Freedman, co-president of Brown Harris Stevens; Clelia Peters, president of Warburg Realty and co-founder of MetaProp; and Steven James, CEO of Douglas Elliman New York will be interviewed by RealScout CEO Andrew Flachner about their new joint-effort, the Buyer Graph.
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The Real Word: What does the ‘PayPal Mafia’ mean for agents? - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:59am
Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the 'PayPal Mafia,' a supergroup of investors who are setting the tech tone in real estate, and what it means for agents. 
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Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is acquiring Allen Tate Companies to create a powerhouse real estate force in the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States.
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MailChimp launches direct mail beta, admits print’s not dead - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:37am
Mailchimp is in beta with a direct mailing feature. Using the company's similar email template builder user interface, Mailchimp users can upload logos, custom imagery and messaging and easily control their budgets.
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Mortgage rates rise for 4th consecutive week - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:29am
The 30-year-fixed mortgage rate averaged 4.65 percent this week, the highest since May, according to Freddie Mac’s most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey.
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Hamptons agent Telly Karoussos decided to liven up his property listing with a short video of himself singing the home's praises.
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Existing home sales remain steady, ending 4-month slump - Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:16am
Sales of existing homes remained steady from July to August, ending four months of decline, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.
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As part of its efforts to come to Canada, Zillow will soon feature listings from the country's largest indie brokerage, Right At Home Realty.
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