Luxury sellers won’t budge on price? Share these facts

Inmannews - 23 hours 5 min ago
If a luxury home sits on the market longer than average, the result will be a lower sale price, and other costs will add up quick. Here's how to explain the true cost to your high-end clients.
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We didn’t let it break us: A personal look back at the Great Recession

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:00pm
The housing market plummeted in 2008, dragging down with it real estate jobs and the financial stability of so many involved in this industry. Countless real estate professionals and homeowners were affected, and memories of this event will live on for years to come. Here are some of mine.
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Minnesota’s two largest multiple listing services are merging

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:06pm
NorthstarMLS is joining forces with Southeast Minnesota Realtors (SEMR) to offer lower combined fees to 88 percent of the state's real estate pros
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Survey: What should agents do to stay safe on the job?

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 2:46pm
Agents frequently find themselves in situations where they have to be aware of their surroundings and vigilant about possible threats to their safety. Let us know your thoughts on workplace safety in the industry.
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Agent sues Move and NAR for ‘harassing’ texts

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 1:43pm
A South Florida real estate agent is suing the National Association of Realtors and News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. for sending her unsolicited text messages through after she opted out of receiving the alerts.
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Blend wants to make applying for a mortgage suck less with AI

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:41am
The Peter Thiel-backed San Francisco-startup's new product for lenders, Blend Intelligence, automatically requests documents from borrowers and runs health checks on them.
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Monthly home maintenance costs rise over 10 percent

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:29am
Spending on home fixes grew 10.75% in August with permissions for new homes, but the Texas-based insurance firm found remodling was down in the same timeframe.
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How real estate can help the survivors of Hurricane Florence

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:02am
As victims of Hurricane Florence are reeling, Sunny Lake Hahn offers advice based on her experiences from Hurricane Harvey to both victims and those who want to help.
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San Antonio Board of Realtors names new CEO after abruptly firing previous leader

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:38am
The San Antonio Board of Realtors has a new leader, having named Gilbert S. Gonzalez CEO two weeks after Shane Johnson got the boot.
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Motto Mortgage Group adds franchise in Northwest U.S.

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 9:29am
Motto Mortgage Group, a mortgage brokerage spun off from RE/MAX, is expanding to the Seattle metro area with a new office in Edmonds, WA.
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A Rockefeller Heiress’s Former Estate Can Be Yours For $30M

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:37am
The luxurious Tudor-style estate is hidden from prying eyes by a half-mile-long garden drive on Long Island’s Gold Coast.
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Luxury Connect: Michael Dreyfus on How to Scale Your Business

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:42am
"You have to have an even more concentrated marketing strategy to reach a smaller pool of buyers that you can only find in guarded places," says Dreyfus.
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As rent soars, southern half of United States hit hardest

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 7:38am
The cost of renting a single-family home grew by 3 percent to an average of $1,412 a month in July, according to CoreLogic.
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What To Expect at Luxury Connect 2018

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:21am
Previews of our speakers, sessions, activities and editorial insight into the current state of the luxury market.
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Housing starts soar in August but permits plunge to 15-month low

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 6:02am
Privately-owned housing starts jumped 9.2 percent month-over-month and 9.4 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,282,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and U.S. Census Bureau. 
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Leaseback startup EasyKnock snags $3.5M in seed funding

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 5:51am
EasyKnock, a home sales-leaseback company that allows people to release the equity on their homes, jus closed $3.5 million in seed funding.
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‘Alexa, get me seller leads’

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 3:00am
HomeyPoints founders wanted to bridge old and new by connecting homeowners with an agent through Amazon Alexa voice technology and their voice app, Home Agent.
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Are your sellers ready for a buyer’s market?

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 1:56am
How do you manage clients when the market suddenly develops into something they had not anticipated? Here are our top 10 recommendations for managing seller expectations when the market enters a correction.
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How real estate agents can keep themselves safe every day

Inmannews - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:02am
Learn exactly what type of crime affects the industry and how real estate agents can arm themselves with the best information, resources, tools and apps to stay safe. 
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6 things you need to know before getting your real estate license

Inmannews - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 7:00pm
Before taking the leap and becoming a real estate agent, there are a number of things to think through and prepare for as you set yourself up for success.
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