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Amerant Mortgage launches Midwest hub in St. Louis, Missouri

Florida's largest community bank, Amerant Bank, continues to grow the national footprint of its mortgage subsidiary, Amerant Mortgage, through acquisitions.

Buyers on a $2,500 budget can now afford a $400,000 home

Things are looking up for homebuyers on a budget as mortgage rates fall from their 20-year highs, according to a report published Thursday by Redfin.

Mass rounds of real estate layoffs still the exception, not the norm

Despite big rounds of layoffs by companies like Compass and Anywhere, payrolls throughout the real estate industry held firm in January, according to a report released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Fueled by new wealth, ‘ultra-luxury’ real estate tallies big year in 2022

Sales of homes valued at $10 million or more in newly emerged or reemerging markets helped propel transactions in that sector beyond pre-pandemic levels in 2022 while falling short of 2021 levels.

Inman’s Top 5 stories for the week of Jan. 27 – Feb. 2 , 2023

Catch up on all of the latest news and this week's most-read stories. It's Inman's Top 5 for the week of Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2023.

David Kramer is ready to bring out the ‘soul’ of Hilton & Hyland

As David Kramer steps into his role as Hilton & Hyland's president after a year of upheaval, the brokerage is repositioning itself. Kramer told Inman the goal is to effect change with culture.

Ready to be a real estate mentor? Here’s how to make a massive impact

Being a mentor isn’t a one-way street. When done right, it offers you the opportunity to hone your skills and experience to unexpected levels of personal and professional growth.

EXCLUSIVE: MooveGuru acquires relocation competitor Relocator

The deal was inked for "eight figures" and brings to MooveGuru a number of substantial mortgage marketing partnerships, according to news sent exclusively to Inman.

23 tech tools to make 2023 easier

We live in an amazing time with unprecedented tools and technology, writes Jimmy Burgess. By tapping into the leverage these tools provide, your business can’t help but grow.

How to get a luxury smart home for a DIY price

Today, putting together a seamless smart home setup doesn't have to be expensive. Find out how to create one on a budget.

Leaning into winning seller leads, Fello puts your website to work: Tech Review

Fello centers itself around a series of lead-capture website add-ons that can be easily customized, turned on and off, and fed into any number of integrated CRM solutions used by the brokerage, team or agent.

9 elements your real estate website must include in 2023

Your real estate website is your window to the world, writes luxury expert Laura Stace. It allows potential clients to see your experience in the real estate industry, your business acumen and also to connect with you should they wish to take the next steps.

How will AI change your real estate business?

The world is changing. Consultant Chris Pollinger believes that those who embrace the coming wave of AI will outpace their competition exponentially.

Essent scooping up Finance of America’s title businesses for $100M

The struggling lender's pivot to reverse mortgages creates an opportunity for the big private mortgage insurer to acquire Agents National Title and Boston National Title.

Rogers Healy pulls from Compass to hire first director of operations

The independent brokerage has hired Diyanna Ahuja to lead its team of more than 500 agents, who brings 2 decades of experience in luxury retail operations and real estate to the role.

Court refuses Gary Keller’s request to merge John Davis lawsuits

A fraud lawsuit filed by Davis against Keller, Keller Williams and Josh Team will continue separately from a sexual misconduct suit filed by Inga Dow against Davis, Keller, and KW.

Offerpad cutting more jobs in conjunction with $90M raise

The struggling iBuyer confirms the company has laid off an unspecified number of employees, with more details coming on the Feb. 22 fourth-quarter earnings call.

Purplebricks is a ‘cautionary tale’ for all tech disruptors: DelPrete

U.K.-based Purplebricks remains one of the best examples in the world of a real estate disruptor going from zero to one, according to Mike DelPrete. Here's what we can learn from its journey.