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Mortgage rates hit all-time low heading into July 4th weekend

The average 30-year mortgage hit a new all-time low of 3.07 percent this week, according to data from Freddie Mac released Thursday.

Goodbye Bel Air, hello Raleigh: The ‘other’ luxury markets heating up

Agents in secondary or up-and-coming luxury markets say business is booming as buyers and sellers find a new sense of normal amid the pandemic.

Home prices begin to stall

Median home prices stayed the same or decreased in 17 states and half of all metros from April to May, according to new figures from Attom Data Solutions.

Aspen in July? Pandemic pushes summer crowds to ski towns

"There is a frenzy of people who want to be here and who will pay anything to be here," broker Carrie Wells told Inman earlier this week.

Corcoran continues franchise growth on both coasts

Less than five months after launching its first franchise affiliate, the Corcoran brand has seen significant growth in 2020.

Unemployment rate continues decline in June, but virus still looms

The real estate sector — not including rental and leasing — added more than 18,000 jobs in June, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

3 ways to keep your team engaged this summer

Encouraging more time outdoors, from group team-building activities to educational work outings, will keep your team engaged and have a positive impact on the group dynamic.

Meeting new clients for the first time virtually? Nail these 3 basics

Although it was a challenge at first, now we're realizing the enormous benefits of running business in the digital space. That's why teams have to work on having the basics of virtual meetings down pat.

Want to keep your top talent? Do these 4 things regularly

For team leaders, constantly having to replace top talent can be draining, both emotionally and financially. So, make sure you're following these four key points when striving to keep your team members productive and happy.

New data shows agents are feeling optimistic moving into summer

As states reopen, and the housing industry remains a solid place for consumers to invest, recent data from Homesnap indicates that 2020 may finish stronger than expected.

How to fight back against real estate cyberfraud

As with the overwhelming majority of cyberattacks, the most effective defense against real estate fraud is awareness. Here's how you can keep yourself and your clients protected.

Keeping It Real: What’s next in 2020?

On this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring podcast series on Inman, Peter Lorimer talks about coming together during a time of need and delving back into work post-Fourth of July.

Work your sphere! 3 ways to beef up your referral network

Seasoned agents know that an extensive and proven referral network is critical to long-term success. But how do agents build and maintain a referral network that works for them? They work at it. Here’s how to form an effective communication plan with your sphere of influence and consistently act o.. read more »

We’re all about Teams this July on Inman

This July, Inman's editorial theme is Teams — what it takes to build and join one, how to optimize your team for summer 2020, and even when to consider leaving one. Tune in for opinion, insights and advice all month long.

Real estate agent beaten by attackers using homophobic slurs

Keller Williams agent Christian Council was attacked early Saturday morning in Oklahoma City. He said the incident "felt like a hate crime" after the assailants allegedly used homophobic language.

Ricoh Tours launches new features, announces rebrand

Users can create 2D listing images with a new auto-crop feature and create teams so fellow brokers and agents can access video recordings.

New ways to engage the Inman audience

The companies that serve the real estate industry are able to build awareness, drive demand, and establish their executives as thought leaders through the various Inman channels. Each opportunity is purpose-built to deliver a message, an experience, a call to action.

This apartment got scooped up in 2 weeks — despite a ‘kitchen shower’

The Brooklyn rental unit, which went viral this week due to a shower in the kitchen, entered contract on Tuesday — just two weeks after being listed.

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin calls on Congress to provide aid to agents

Robert Reffkin argued coronavirus aid shouldn't be limited to W-2 workers. The National Association of Realtors has also said it is working to ensure aid packages to benefit agents.