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Corcoran CEO: Newsday report should be ‘wake-up call to this industry’

Pam Liebman dishes on coded discriminatory language in real estate and the Fair Housing Act training that all new agents at Corcoran are required to attend.

Rooomy teams up with furniture retailer Havertys

Havertys designers will now be able to convert customers' two-deminsional images into 3D renderings thanks to rooomy's technology.

Existing-home sales pick up in October after slump: NAR

Existing-home sales grew 1.9 percent in October, according to the latest data by the National Association of Realtors released Thursday.

Keller Williams boosts CRM with Porch integration

Porch's proprietary repair estimate report app is now available via the Keller Cloud marketplace.

How to create a streamlined, effective communications strategy for your team

With so many moving parts and team members always in motion, having a well-defined communications plan ensures a team is operating at its highest efficiency. 

Are brokers wasting money on tech for their agents?

If “we provide the tech” is such a rallying cry for recruitment, why don’t more agents jump on board when it’s available? Some agents won’t use technology no matter what you do. Here are a few reasons agents can be so tech-resistant.

How to write the perfect thank-you note

When you’re used to everyday communication via text, email or phone, putting pen to paper can be a bit daunting. Here are some tips and examples to help guide you as you express your gratitude.

Searching for a brokerage? 26 terms you should fully understand first

Agents are often asking the right questions during their brokerage search, but they don't always fully understand the answers. To make the right decisions, make sure you're familiar with these terms and the implications they can have for your business and your financial future.

Keeping It Real: Invest in yourself, and increase your bottom line

On this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring podcast series on Inman, Peter Lorimer discusses the need to always keep learning. Like a predator, keep your eyes and ears open for what can feed your insatiable hunger for knowledge.

Ron Peltier will take the stage at Inman Connect New York

The chief executive and CEO of HomeServices of America will sit down for a one-on-one interview at Inman Connect New York.

Salaried brokerage REX raises $40M in funding

REX, a real estate brokerage that pays agents salaries and charges only 2 percent for listing commissions, has raised $40 million in a C1 funding round, putting it over the $115 million mark in total.

Adwerx makes campaign reporting easy with DocuSign partnership

The proptech players announced an integration to make it easy for Adwerx users to deliver campaign reports to sellers via DocuSign.

Agents beware: Charging phones this way can be risky

Officials this week issued a stark warning: If you plug into a public USB charger, you may end up getting hacked through a tactic called "juice jacking."

Home motion sensor startup Vayyar Imaging nabs $109M

For the real estate industry, the round underlines growing interest in monitoring technology that can substitute for surveillance cameras.

Agent bias on Long Island puts national spotlight on discriminatory practices

A three-year investigation into housing discrimination by "Newsday" has elicited strong reactions from the real estate industry.

Kanye buys 2nd Wyoming ranch

The 6,173-acre ranch bears a striking resemblance to another ranch 50 miles away that Kanye West and Kim Kardashian purchased in September.

Tech firm Unacast launches real estate data tool

The Neighborhood Data Package uses data on foot traffic to help determine which parts of cities are becoming more or less popular.

20 things you need to do before 2020

Our industry is shifting, and as we approach a new decade, I know that the agents who are savvy and willing to be dynamic will come out on top. Here's what you need to check off the list before the new year rolls around.