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ICNY19 Presentation Decks - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:07am
Take a deeper look into some of the sessions and presentations at this year’s Inman Connect New York.  Agent Connect  Top 10 Trends Agents Need to Know in a Shifting Market Katie Kossev and Joe Rand More Than Just Likes: A Blueprint for Your Social Media Spend in the New Market Marki Lemons-Ryhal CMO Connect  […]
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One million StreetEasy accounts have been hacked - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:26am
Roughly a million StreetEasy accounts have been hacked and their information put up for sale on the dark web, the company confirmed Tuesday evening.
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Rent soars in Phoenix — and most of the Southwest: CoreLogic - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:13am
As single-family rental rates continue to grow, the Southwest is seeing huge increases, according data by CoreLogic released Tuesday.
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Why ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity’ is wrong - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 3:09am
You know the phrase, “There's no such thing as bad publicity”? If you’re a firm beliver in it, you’re in for a surprise. In his weekly column, Jay Thompson explains why he immediately thinks: "What a load of bulls**t" every time he hears it.
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12 ways agents get on their clients’ last nerves - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:23am
Every agent is familiar with all ways clients can annoy even the most composed real estate professional — but how many agents think about what it's like for clients when the tables are turned? Here are 12 things real estate agents do that consumers find completely annoying.
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Door-knocking works: 3 agents’ strategies that prove it - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:00am
Learn from three relatively new agents who’ve found fast success in their markets using these tactics. Try them out, and you’ll see how easy it can be to make door-knocking a regular, valuable part of your prospecting routine.
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How to get your clients financially fit - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:35am
You never want a deal lost, or even stalled, because your clients need to figure out their financials. Use this checklist to help your clients make sure they are financially fit well before the offer stage.
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Slated to open next month, Hudson Yards, the NYC mega project, features an eye-catching array of cutting-edge technology.
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WATCH: 10 real estate investment tech trends to watch - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:39pm
The emergence of the tech-stack brokerage, flexible lease models, affordable housing alternatives — Bain Capital's Matt Harris and Merritt Hummer illuminate the biggest real estate investment tech trends agents should know about in 2019.
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WATCH: Got churn problems? Create a culture people love - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:15am
Find out what the best leaders are doing to create team cultures where people want to stay put. Listen in as Vija Williams goes deep with Emily Smith, COO of Wemert Group Realty, and Dani Blain, leader of Dani Blain Team with Keller Williams, on their magnetic team cultures and how they keep it authentic.
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Kate Rossi, an executive vice president with Coldwell Banker NRT, has a long history with the real estate industry that started in sales. In an exclusive interview with Inman, she dishes on competing with disruptors, women in real estate and arming agents for a down market.
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WATCH: Will iBuying become mainstream? - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:28am
What’s the latest on the iBuyer landscape? How will it impact real estate agents' bottom line? Listen in as strategic and real estate tech adviser, Mike DelPrete lays out the current iBuying scene at Inman Connect New York. 
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Luxury Portfolio International rebrands, unveils new logo - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:03am
Luxury Portfolio International, the high-end branch of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World network, has rebranded.
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Builder confidence rises amid low interest rates: NAHB index - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 7:13am
Builder confidence climbed for the second straight month, according to data from the National Association of Home Builders and Wells Fargo.
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Google Analytics for real estate? - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:21am
Agentology has launched a new dashboard feature that it describes as a Google Analytics-like information stream for real estate marketing campaigns.
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3 tips for using rapport to turn prospects into clients - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 1:47am
Rapport-building expert Isabel Affinito gives her favorite easy hacks to help you make fast friends with potential clients.
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Where should agents draw the authenticity line? - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:36am
How much of your authentic self do you show? To clients? Colleagues? On social media? Regular Inman contributor and top-producing broker Nicole Solari talks through authenticity in real estate.
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3 tales of leadership that started 2019 with a bang - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:16am
This year started out with big moves in real estate leadership that are worth talking about. Let’s delve into the messages conveyed by top leaders as well as what individual agents might draw inspiration from.
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In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: An experienced top agent at a Miami real estate firm is being encouraged by her broker to partner with an up-and-coming millennial agent.
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Opendoor expands to show listings from rival brokerages - Monday, February 18, 2019 - 9:00pm
Opendoor has launched a full-fledged push into the discount brokerage business in Dallas.
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WATCH: Revamping your lead generation strategy - Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:53pm
Do you need to refresh your lead generation game plan? Get inspiration from these Inman Connect New York panelists who are rocking seminars, internships and more to fill their pipelines.
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Realty One Group axes leader of a top-producing team - Monday, February 18, 2019 - 1:53pm
The Sibbach Team reportedly included about 40 people, while the reformed eXp version has 30 — though some of the members on the new team were existing eXp agents who joined after the move.
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Keller Williams announces 3 new international markets - Monday, February 18, 2019 - 12:02pm
Keller Williams expanded its franchise operations to Ireland and will soon launch in Chile and Italy, the company announced at its annual Keller Williams Family Reunion in New Orleans.
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WATCH: How to have vision without eyesight - Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:29am
On the surface level, real estate is almost thoroughly visual. What can we learn about real estate and life when we remove sight and focus on other senses? Co-founder of Senspoint Design, who has been blind since birth, Hoby Wedler shows the Inman Connect New York crowd how to fully utilize their senses.
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New FAA law will require drones to display registration - Monday, February 18, 2019 - 11:29am
In conjunction with the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it’s fast-tracking a one-time interim law that mandates licensed operators prominently display a "unique identifier" on all vehicles. In essence, a vehicle registration number.
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The race to build the first end-to-end real estate platform is over, and agents with other companies are competing for second place, Keller Williams CEO Gary Keller told agents Monday.
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Creator of "Chopped" Dave Noll asks, if you’re a real estate agent, what is your “one click”? What’s the one thing that sets you apart from others and keeps you top-of-mind? Listen in as Noll breaks down the art of selling and how agents can master their pitches onstage at Inman Connect New York. 
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