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Real Estate News
Freed from iBuying, Zillow wants more from its mortgage arm in 2023
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 10:00:26
To outside analysts, it appears Zillow got out of iBuying just in time. Now the company is looking ahead to a post-downturn world. Here are the biggest challenges Zillow will face in 2023. read more»

Why this economist says today’s market is not a do-over of 2008
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 10:00:12
Now, although price growth through the pandemic period was clearly excessive, writes economist Matthew Gardner, fundamentally speaking, the two periods cannot be considered to be similar at all. read more»

How to create great marketing content in seconds with ChatGPT
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 9:32:21
We’re at the very front end of changes that will forever alter almost every aspect of our lives, according to trainer Bernice Ross. While AI isn’t likely to replace agents any time soon, those who fail to embrace these powerful tools will lose significant market share to those who do.  read more»

The new top 3 rules of real estate: Speed. Speed. Speed
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 8:02:13
Modern homebuyers don’t want to get a loan during banking hours — they want to be able to access the calculators to help them shop confidently, and then text a loan expert if they have questions. And that’s exactly the kind of support a great digital lender can provide. read more»

Social media tactics top agents rely on in their marketing plan
Mon, 30 Jan 2023 8:01:44
The social media ecosystem is complex, and established platforms are facing challenges. In this fraught landscape, which social media channels can luxury agents rely on? Two leading agents weigh in. read more»

How to answer the top 4 questions buyers are asking right now
Sat, 28 Jan 2023 9:33:34
Your clients will always surprise you with questions that you may not know the answer to, but it is our duty to be educated, knowledgeable, and a source of information and value to our clients.  read more»

Zillow deploys AI to improve online home search experience
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 21:37:34
Powered by an advanced natural language technology, homebuyers can enter longer, detail-rich requests, as they would on Google, to unearth more accurate inventory matches. read more»

Zillow’s Curt Beardsley: ‘Invest time and energy with companies that are going to be here next year’
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 20:34:21
Zillow, Keller Williams and Realtor.com shared their respective takes this week at Inman Connect New York on the trends expected to take hold in 2023. read more»

Inman’s Top 5 stories for the week of Jan. 20-26, 2023
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 18:00:19
Catch up on all of the latest news and this week's most-read stories. It's Inman's Top 5 for the week of Jan. 20-26 2023. read more»

RE/MAX’s keys to success in 2023: Recruitment, mergers, acquisitions
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 17:17:14
As the brokerage prepares for a slower market, agent recruitment, finding a permanent RE/MAX Holdings CEO and franchise consolidation are among the issues RE/MAX will face in 2023. read more»

25 cities cracking down on Airbnb: The Real Word
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:50:22
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White are talking about cities that are making it harder to own short-term rentals, how inflation has impacted millennial homebuying plans and the weekly media review Left, Middle, Right. read more»

Douglas Elliman brings on John Stanaland Group in Orange County
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:21:20
The 12-person John Stanaland Group, formerly of Villa Real Estate, closed more than $300 million in sales volume in 2022, according to an announcement Thursday from Douglas Elliman. read more»

Pending home sales trend up for first time since last spring
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 16:07:07
In a positive sign for the real estate industry — and the spring homebuying season — pending home sales rose in December for the first time since May 2022, increasing 2.5 percent from November. read more»

Douglas Elliman taps Deva Roberts to replace Haber as general counsel
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 15:00:35
Kenneth Haber, who had served as general counsel since 2004, will now shift to an advisory capacity at Douglas Elliman as a senior managing director, the brokerage told Inman on Friday. read more»

The No. 1 opportunity for listings this market expert sees in 2023
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 10:00:09
This is the market where opportunity abounds for the diligent, professional agent. Homeowners who have been unable to sell their homes need your expertise. read more»

AI now complete with built-in stereotyping
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 9:29:25
If you want to use the ChatGPT chatbot for marketing, you need to be aware of its limitations and potential drawbacks, writes broker Teresa Boardman. It may make more sense, in fact, to do your own writing. read more»

11 red flags that you’re getting off track in your real estate business
Fri, 27 Jan 2023 9:28:16
It is possible to tell when your real estate business is going off-course before it’s too late. By keeping your fingers on the pulse of your business, you can evaluate often and adjust your course. read more»

The luxury key for 2023? Maintain relationships and ‘be obsessed’
Thu, 26 Jan 2023 19:30:00
"We are really not in the real estate business…We’re in the relationship business,” said luxury broker Dolly Lenz at the final session of Inman Connect New York on Thursday. read more»

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