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In last week's column we emphasized the distinction between ethics as a body of rules and principles and being ethical as a disposition to conform to those rules and principles. We noted that it is certainly possible to teach someone ethics, but it is a different task to lead someone to be ethical -- to internalize those principles and to be guided by them.
Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:34 am
Soon it will be hard to buy an appliance that doesn't incorporate smart technology, but integrating appliances and systems may remain a challenge for a while. PJ Wade explores what you need to know about smart home technology.
Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:34 am


Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers

Here are the best (and worst) ways to respond to the three most common FSBO objections. Find out what works and what hurts when it comes time to close.
Author: Pat Hiban
Posted: September 26, 2018, 7:02 am
How are real estate broker-owners responding, adapting or changing? Here's what Austin-based Ryan Rodenbeck, founder and owner of Spyglass Realty and Investments, is doing.
Author: Inman
Posted: September 26, 2018, 6:00 am
The "Tinder effect" — the advent of "swiping right" to find a match or "swiping left" to reject it on a split-second first impression — has created an environment that can lead buyers to overlook important intangibles that only come with visiting a home in the flesh.
Author: Chris Wilkins
Posted: September 26, 2018, 4:00 am
Redfin is giving homeowners a chance to estimate their property's value before it hits the market — while potentially buttressing its own iBuyer platform.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: September 25, 2018, 7:44 pm
Purplebricks is bringing its flat-fee model to the Sunshine State. The U.K.-founded real estate brokerage — which charges sellers a $3,600 fee per listing — officially launched Tuesday in Orlando and Tampa, as the company celebrates one year of operating in the United States.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: September 25, 2018, 5:06 pm
S&P Dow Jones Indices Managing Editor and Chairman of the Index Committee David M. Blitzer says the slowdown can be seen across the country, as sales of single-family homes have dwindled.
Author: Marian McPherson
Posted: September 25, 2018, 3:46 pm
MoxiWorks, an open real estate tech platform funded by two of the top three regional brands in the country, took a jab at Compass, claiming its agents report a 16 percent decline in productivity when they move to the national brokerage. 
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: September 25, 2018, 3:27 pm
The quick-cash home sale program will launch in the Atlanta and Greater Dallas markets by October and in Tampa by the end of the year.
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: September 25, 2018, 3:00 pm
Tour one of the most iconic high-end mid-century-modern homes in the Los Angeles area
Author: Inman
Posted: September 25, 2018, 2:17 pm
Learn about one of the fastest-growing luxury liquor markets in the world.
Author: Inman
Posted: September 25, 2018, 2:17 pm
A Florida real estate agent with a local Keller Williams franchise was shot and killed by her husband, a Hillsborough County sheriff's deputy, who then shot himself in their Land O' Lakes home on Sept. 24.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: September 25, 2018, 1:41 pm
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is overhauling its predictive marketing tool to give agents and brokers a deeper mobile experience.
Author: Gabriela Barkho
Posted: September 25, 2018, 1:02 pm
Today’s luxury buyer is looking for new technology mixed in with some upgraded features. Here are five amenities high-end buyers will pay top dollar for.
Author: Inman
Posted: September 25, 2018, 9:00 am
To reach a high level of sales, you must always present your listings in a manner that enhances the home’s appeal and decreases its time on the market. Here are some actions you can take to deliver excellence and increase exposure for your listing.
Author: Anne Sperling
Posted: September 25, 2018, 7:28 am
A buyer's first response to a prospective new home is based solely on its curb appeal. Here are the top curb appeal issues that listing agents should take care of before buyers even have a chance to reject the home.
Author: Nicole Solari
Posted: September 25, 2018, 7:02 am
We've all been smacked with the crude awareness that a transaction that started all warm and fuzzy has suddenly turned very sour. How do you deal when things go south with your clients? Find out here.
Author: Maggie Ebbens
Posted: September 25, 2018, 6:00 am
Home price appreciation is growing at its slowest rate since August 2014, according to Redfin’s latest market report. U.S. home prices grew 4.7 percent in August year-over-year, and home sales fell 2.4 percent over the same time frame.
Author: Patrick Kearns
Posted: September 24, 2018, 11:03 pm
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.
Author: Inman
Posted: September 24, 2018, 9:46 pm

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