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Knock now in 65 markets after expansion into Portland, Oregon

Knock has expanded into Portland as well as five other metros in Oregon and Washington, the homeownership startup announced on Monday.

Creating value in your business? It’s all about integrity

If you cut corners, fudge numbers, or break the rules, expect to be busted. It will kill the deal or deflate your valuation. Don’t put your biz up for sale if there's rot in the basement.

Showingtime’s offer management platform sees surging interest

Real estate professionals in the U.S. and Canada used ShowingTime's Offer Manager to handle more than 120,000 offers over the past year.

Watch: How and why CEO of Tomo is taking on big banks

What’s really standing in the way of mortgage processes from becoming simpler, easier, and faster? Schwartz explains it all in a candid conversation with Brad Inman.

Home sales will cool off for the rest of this year and next: Fannie Mae

Projected growth in new home sales wouldn't offset expected drop in existing home sales, according to Fannie Mae's latest monthly forecast.

Inman Handbook on Homesnap

Like many online platforms, the past year has been a time of innovation and development for Homesnap. Find out how to put these new features to work for your business and what the company is rolling out later this month.

Meet the Opendoor executive shaping the iBuyer narrative

As Opendoor's Chief Customer Officer, Megan Meyer Toolson is putting the company's customer at the forefront of everything and sharing the iBuyer's story with agents and brokers.

Keeping score improves performance—for everybody

We think reviews are the #1 driving cause of why REALTOR® service hasn’t risen and the brand continues to lag. If we want better agents, we need to hold them accountable. We need higher standards and to raise the quality of agents.

Personal growth plan — are you where you want to be?

Goals motivate you. They help you see the bigger picture so your long-term vision can come true. They help you focus your time and effort on meaningful activities that will produce a desired outcome.

Three new tech innovations that will reshape real estate in 2022

Homegenius is Radian’s business segment that offers a broad array of title, valuation, asset management, SaaS and other real estate services. Here's how technology will transform home sales from the inside out.

Why cash offers are powerful — even in slower markets

When the market slowed during the early months of the pandemic, Flyhomes relied on cash offers to increase buyer and seller confidence during a time when so much else was up in the air.

The 5 biggest website mistakes: tips from our experts

Agent Image has launched over 24,000 websites; This gives us keen insight into common mistakes real estate professionals make when building a website, and can help you avoid common mistakes.

5 tips for converting online leads into clients

Here’s how to connect with consumers who may be dipping their toes into home buying after being sidelined in the too-hot housing market.

Top 6 tech reasons agents leave your brokerage

After working with hundreds of thousands of agents across the industry, we understand what drives agents to your brokerage and what drives them away. Some of these reasons are simple to solve; some are foundational.

Help prevent buyer’s remorse with these 5 tested tips

After a purchase as large and life-changing as a luxury home, there’s a risk that clients will experience buyer’s remorse. This is especially true in a highly competitive market in which buyers may not be putting in the necessary time and consideration.

The Real Word: How flippers are combating low inventory

In this edition of The Real Word, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss flipping in a low-inventory market, how nearly half of renters think they’ll never be able to afford a home, and real estate agents on TikTok.

CRMLS to integrate RentSpree technology

The integrations mean RentSpree tools, such as tenant application links, can be added to the listings of real estate professionals in California.

What real estate agents need to know about stair lifts 

If your buyers have mobility issues, or even reservations about having stairs, here's what you need to know to suggest stair lifts as an alternative means of traveling safely between levels.