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Inman unveils 2024 class of ‘Best of Finance’ award winners

The awards recognize over 150 individuals and their companies for their innovation and impact in the mortgage and financial services spaces.

Agents don’t expect a higher split. Brokers feel pressed to provide one

Most real estate professionals expect commission splits at their brokerage to remain unchanged for a while longer. As for the rest, many have conflicting opinions on what kind of change is coming.

Andy Florance talks Homes.com, the fallacy of ‘pure buyer agency’

CoStar Group founder and CEO Andy Florance shares the next chapter of Homes.com's $1 billion marketing push and the fallacy of "pure buyer agency" as portals recalibrate their strategies amid a coming commission crunch.

8 strategies to help entrepreneurs navigate uncertain times

The only thing certain is change, especially for real estate professionals. Dr. Jeff Richmond shares what it takes to keep stillness and shift your mindset from fear to opportunity.

My No. 1 secret for effective listing conversations without rote scripts

If scripts feel inauthentic and too "salesy" for your communication style, coach Darryl Davis offers a shortcut to connection and understanding that you can put into practice today.

Millions lost to title fraud in 2023: Onchain solutions curb the issue

In an era where almost everything can be purchased online with just a few clicks, is it possible to buy high-value assets like antique cars and real estate online? The short answer is, "Yes."

Finding your fit: Top traits to look for when selecting a brokerage

Laura Monroe, Inman’s Head of Community, sits down with Court Cunningham, CEO & Founder of Orchard, to discuss brokerage innovations in this new Inman Access class. In today’s competitive real estate landscape, brokerages play a crucial role in equipping agents with the tools and re.. read more »

‘Drive safe’ and 5 other ways real estate dads say ‘I love you’

From bad "dad jokes" to checking our tire pressure, dads have many unique ways to show love. Trainer Rachael Hite writes that real estate dads have mastered the Acts of Service love language.

Hamptons home once owned by Jackie O’s sister asks $120M

The seller of the home once owned by Lee Radziwill is Ann Tenenbaum, venture capital-investor and widow of late private-equity pioneer Thomas H. Lee. The couple rebuilt the property twice.

Opendoor announces partnership with My State MLS

Agents with My State MLS membership will be able to receive cash offer estimates on properties that qualify within minutes.

Zillow reaches preliminary settlement in MLS antitrust lawsuit

Zillow, Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, Metro MLS and MLS Aligned have reached a preliminary settlement in their antitrust case. Zillow claimed ARMLS and Metro MLS conspired to create a "monopoly" when they removed their deep integration with ShowingTime in favor of MLS Aligned's listing .. read more »

OpenAI taps former Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar as chief financial officer

Friar served as CFO at Square, sits on the board of Walmart and worked at McKinsey, Salesforce and Goldman Sachs. She was tapped alongside Kevin Weil, who will serve as chief product officer.

New Jersey’s priciest waterfront condo hits the market at $6.995M

The penthouse is situated at the top of the 48-floor 77 Hudson in Jersey City and spans more than 3,800 square feet with 180-degree views.

All eyes on the DOJ as commission calendar rolls on: The Download

As key milestones approach, the DOJ's upcoming opinion on the commission lawsuit settlement is already drawing both attention and criticism.

Commission questions still swirling: It’s Inman’s Top 5

Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here’s Inman Top 5, the most essential stories, according to Inman readers.

Find your space and plant a flag in the market you serve

Why make your brokerage decision based on their office location? Create your own office and establish yourself as a mainstay of the community.

4 fair housing essentials any real estate professional can champion

Fair housing goes beyond knowing the protected classes. Dr. Lee Davenport offers a primer on 4 levels of fairness involved in fair housing and how to communicate the facts to buyers and sellers.

Coldwell Banker Warburg welcomes 2 ‘boomerang’ agents

Broker Bill Kowalczuk and agent David Harris were not gone for long before realizing they missed Coldwell Banker Warburg's robust support systems. Agent Guy Hobson has also joined the firm.