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Why buyer representation is critical for new construction

It can happen to any agent: Your buyers visit a new construction site without you, and you lose out on the commission. Here's how to avoid that and make sure you get paid.

10 common staging mistakes that could hurt your listing

Regardless of whether your sellers are letting you and other service providers in their home to stage or you have to walk them through it virtually, avoid these common staging errors.

kvCORE users to get video email through exclusive BombBomb integration

Agents and teams using Inside Real Estate's most popular product, kvCORE, will have access to video email come June through BombBomb. All users will have free basic access or the ability to upgrade to a premium account.

Here’s how to track all the Inman Connect Now buzz

Track all the hype and highlights from Inman Connect Now on our social channels.

StreetEasy may cut off Douglas Elliman’s access to rental listing platform

The Zillow-owned search portal and the New York City-based brokerage are currently locked in negotiations.

Daily Dispatch: Adam Contos, CEO, RE/MAX

In advance of his big appearance at Connect Now next week, Adam Contos, CEO of RE/MAX, joins Brad Inman on his podcast to discuss the state of the market.

60-agent Pacific Northwest indie is joining Compass

Caliber Group is an investment-focused indie real estate brokerage based in Kings County.

Modern Real Estate, a 168-agent indie, is joining JPAR

The flat-fee, 100-percent commission brokerage is the latest to join the growing franchisor and brokerage amid a ripple of consolidations across the industry.

How I Connect Now: Court Cunningham, Kelsey McGaughey, Chris Finnegan

Learn essentials from three members of the Inman community ahead of Inman Connect Now, June 2-4, 2020.

Why I recommend Credit Karma to my clients

If you are a real estate agent who works with a lot of homebuyers, especially ones who may need a little financial assistance, Credit Karma's free services are something worth educating yourself about.

Smart home tech for agents: How does Ecobee fare against Nest?

Although lacking brand awareness, Ecobee is a smart thermostat that readily competes with Nest. Here's what it does and how it works, plus a few perks to consider.

Elegran’s Alfred is light, smart proptech for NYC agents

Alfred is smart, simple software for managing leads and marketing properties created by innovative New York City brokerage Elegran Real Estate.

The Real Word: Will virtual buying stick around post-lockdown?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they discuss virtual buying, outdoor living spaces and a mythical creature in listing photos of a California home.

All Inman content related to running your business in this unprecedented time

As coronavirus rapidly changes — and impacts real estate across the nation — our aim is to keep you equipped with the tools and strategies you'll need to move forward.

Top agent Jordan Cohen on how coronavirus is changing the luxury market

The coronavirus pandemic had top luxury agent Jordan Cohen navigating uncharted waters, but he is 'pleasantly surprised' by the current state of the market.

Honoring Inman’s 2020 Innovators: Acts of Courage and Service

Leading in service and courage during the pandemic, here are the 2020 Inman Innovators who will be honored next week at Connect Now.

Court denies restraining order against NAR for pocket listing policy

Top Agent Network asked for the order two weeks ago in an attempt to stop the National Association of Realtors from enforcing a policy designed to curtail pocket listings.

This Maryland house has an entire village in the basement

It may look like just another mansion in the Washington, D.C. suburbs, but in the basement, you will find an unusual amenity: a turn-of-the-century Main Street, complete with 15 storefronts and cobblestone streets.

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.