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A small town in Arizona has been overrun with short-term rentals

Residents and state legislators in Sedona are debating how to reclaim the 20 percent of housing now used as Airbnb rentals.

Vincent Gallo pays cash for deeply discounted Trump Tower condo

The provocative actor-director of films such as "The Brown Bunny" has been vocal in his support of President Donald Trump in the past.

Texas ‘track house’ comes with thrilling speedway views

Located just outside of Dallas-Fort Worth, the house, which sits steps from a full-size racetrack, has hit the market for $449,000.

RealScout, brokerage partners launch Colorado buyer graph

The initial launch of the tech tool, which allows brokerages to share anonymized buyer data and habits, boasts 10 brokerage partners.

Smart home startup Blokable raises $23M in Series A round

The Seattle-based company constructs modular units that can be assembled into multifamily housing.

4 ways to recruit more agents (and hold onto them)

Finding the right talent that fits well with your company culture can be a huge investment of time and money, so it's important to have a refined outreach approach, all while highlighting your company’s unique value proposition. Here are a few ways for you to stay on top of the recruitment game.

7 signs an agent is preparing to leave your brokerage

How can you tell if an agent is looking to exit your firm? Here are seven warning signs to look out for, and what to do if you spot them.

Newbies, here’s how to find the best home for your buyers

If you're a new agent, be comprehensive and thorough in finding out your buyers' preferences and build up knowledge of the inventory and neighborhood characteristics. These are just a couple of recommendations for becoming indispensable to your buyer clients.

How traditional agents can benefit from the iBuyer trend 

To maintain our value, we have to become a part of the iBuyer conversation and find a way to play within that consumer demand. In this podcast, broker-owner Dan Noma shares how he built a business around selling to institutional buyers and iBuyers and how we can take this model and implement it into.. read more »

Loft47 levels up deal management by stripping it down

Loft47 Technologies' broker product gives tech-forward number crunchers a sharp, simple way to run their real estate business and integrate with popular third-party data providers.

Keeping It Real: Why the future belongs to the brave

On this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring podcast series on Inman, Peter Lorimer shows how agents can utilize the connection economy in their business. 

NAR will have to fight commission battles on two fronts

The National Association of Realtors' bid to transfer the smaller of two bombshell commission lawsuits in order to consolidated them has failed, likely making the 1.3 million-member trade group's legal fight costlier.

WATCH: Creative ways to grow your business

In a conversation at ICLV, top agents Danny Phee and Angela Evennett shared their best tips for getting new business, from social media videos to specialized referral programs.

Smart recruiting vs ‘headcount’ recruiting

The pressure to hire real estate salespeople to build a productive office has always been the mandate of every brokerage firm.

Zavvie announces major partners for iBuyer comparison platform

Real estate tech startup zavvie announced that its proprietary iBuyer comparison tool Offer Optimizer is coming to six new brokerages. 

America’s most expensive listing sells at foreclosure auction

A large plot of land that was once considered the most expensive listing in America just sold at foreclosure auction for a mere $100,000.

Entire Philadelphia indie brokerage joins Compass

Very Real Estate is a boutique independent brokerage that specializes in representing buyers.

Douglas Elliman agent deceived seller in dual agency deal: Lawsuit

A newly amended lawsuit alleges Douglas Elliman's Florida operation failed to supervise its agents, one of whom is accused of committing forgery and fraud.