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Pulse: How do you treat yourself?

Self-care is more than a trendy buzzword, it's critical to staying afloat in this hustle culture-driven industry. As part of Inman's Agent Appreciation Month, we're asking you all to divulge your secrets for avoiding burnout.

Smart-home tech for agents: Comparing home security cameras

In this episode of “Smart-home tech for agents,” Brandon Doyle compares Arlo Ultra, Ring Spotlight Cam and Blink XT2 to uncover which is the best for homeowners' needs.

Unison CEO talks Netflix for real estate, social responsibility

Thomas Sponholtz's company assists buyers with their down payments and helps existing homeowners access their equity — services that he says give consumers more and better financing options.

Stop fearing failure! Embrace it

Rather than wallowing in your missteps, turn failure into strength. By accepting your failures and analyzing what went wrong, you can learn from the experience and leverage that learning into “fail-proofing” your business.

11 ways to avoid referral roulette

Agent referrals can be incredibly helpful for both those on the giving and the receiving ends, but they need to be handled with care. Here are 11 ways to avoid a referral gone wrong.

How to deal with a ‘Listing Impossible’

Regardless of the price range you serve, sooner or later you’ll get stuck with what seems like an impossible listing because the sellers refuse to do what’s needed to get the property sold. CNBC’s new series "Listing Impossible" is packed with takeaways about how to confront thorny issues.

JLL, Century 21 among top real estate firms on Forbes diversity list

A handful of well-known real estate firms have landed on Forbes' 2020 list of best employers for diversity, with JLL and Century 21 taking the top spots among companies in the property business.

Meryl Streep sells Tribeca penthouse for $15.8M

After listing for $24.6 million in 2018 and being cut in price twice, Meryl Streep’s New York apartment has sold for $15.8 million.

Vulture investors are scooping up defaulted real estate debt in China

Several large firms have invested more than $3B in nonperforming Chinese commercial loans, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Apartment-hotel startup Locale raises $11M in Series A

Locale plans to use the capital to bolster its staff, expand to new markets and upgrade its product offerings.

The search for housing in San Francisco continues — this time, with subterranean ‘sleeping pods’

Development company Elsey Partners has proposed two new apartment buildings in San Francisco's Mission District that seek to provide affordable housing options by way of underground communal living areas in a city that's increasingly pricing out the average person.

Real estate fundraising plunges to lowest level in 6 years

The amount of capital raised by real estate private equity funds shrunk from $35 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018 to $18 billion in 2019.

Would you live in a house made from living bacteria?

A team of researchers from the University of Colorado engineered "living building materials" made out of bacteria, begging the question, "Would you live in a home made of bacteria?"

‘Expendables’ star Jason Statham sells Malibu estate for $18.5M

Branden Williams and Rayni Williams of Hilton & Hyland represented both the sellers and the buyer.

Whopping 3.9M more homes needed to meet buyer demand

From 2012 to 2019, builders constructed 5.9 million homes — far fewer than what’s needed for the 9.8 million households created during the same time period.

Rent prices still spiking in Phoenix: CoreLogic

According to the latest CoreLogic data released Tuesday, rent prices for single-family properties in November grew by 3 percent nationwide.

The continuing rise of co-living

Millennials and those in Generation Z have only been too enthusiastic to embrace this concept, for financial and social reasons.

Agent/broker perspective: Who should brokers back when teams break up?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: How can brokers resolve a team breakup with minimal drama?