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See Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year in action

By | December 14th, 2017|Inman Select|

See Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year in action Fabiana Flores Gordon “Complex” … “contemplative” … “enigmatic” … “dramatically provocative.” No — we aren’t talking about the latest riveting Netflix documentary … These are the words used to describe Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet 18-3838. Source: Pantone “Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet communicates [...]

Special Report: How to make online leads work for you

By | December 14th, 2017|Inman Select|

Special Report: How to make online leads work for you Gill South You can be a master of contracts, closing guru, housing market expert and negotiator extraordinaire and still fail as a real estate professional. The make-or-break, end-all-be-all piece of every agent’s business is lead generation. Without clients, you’re without a job. Real estate agents [...]

Connect the Speakers: Peggy Lyn Speicher on staying ahead of the curve

By | December 13th, 2017|Inman Select|

Connect the Speakers: Peggy Lyn Speicher on staying ahead of the curve Matthew Shadbolt Peggy Lyn Speicher will speak during her session entitled, “Empowered agent: How the broker’s role is changing,” at Indie Broker Summit on Monday, January 22, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square. SAVE MY SEAT We’re really excited to have [...]

Connect the Speakers: Nic Cavigliano on speeding up real estate’s old tech

By | December 13th, 2017|Inman Select|

Connect the Speakers: Nic Cavigliano on speeding up real estate’s old tech Matthew Shadbolt Nic will speak at Hacker Connect during the session, “New ways of using APIs and alternatives such as GraphQL,” on Monday, January 22, 2018, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. SAVE MY SEAT We’re really excited to have you [...]

Twitter Threads Made Simple; Smartphone Security 101; More in Five for Wednesday

By | December 13th, 2017|NAR|

Twitter just made it much easier to thread your tweets together; here’s their official announcement and instructions. Tweetstorms ahoy! Android or iPhone user, newbie or veteran, it doesn’t matter: follow these steps to keep your smartphone secure. Heck, while you’re at it, check out the complete Wired Guide to Digital Security. Where do you put [...]

Real estate industry reacts to Fed rate hike

By | December 13th, 2017|Inman Select|

Real estate industry reacts to Fed rate hike Inman On Thursday outgoing Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen announced a modest benchmark interest rate increase to 1.25%-1.50%, a move widely perceived as a reflection of confidence in the economy. Here are some reactions from the real estate industry to the news. National Association of Realtors Chief Economist [...]

Fed hikes rates in sign of economic confidence

By | December 13th, 2017|Inman Select|

Fed hikes rates in sign of economic confidence Jotham Sederstrom Sticking to a script that economists and real estate analysts had long anticipated, outgoing Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on Thursday announced a modest benchmark interest rate hike of between 1.25 percent and 1.50 percent, a move widely perceived as a reflection of confidence in [...]

Profile: NAR Hispanic and Latino Real Estate Members

By | December 13th, 2017|NAR|

The new Choosing a Career in Real Estate: A Perspective on Gender, Race, and Ethnicity report compares the income, business activity, and demographic characteristics of each race and ethnicity. While White and Caucasian members make up the majority of NAR real estate agents at 74 percent, Hispanic, Latino, Mexican, and Puerto Rican members make up [...]

The Rookie Agent’s Guide to Selling New Construction: Part 2

By | December 12th, 2017|NAR|

David Hakimi By David Hakimi This article is part two in a two-part series on how to sell newly-constructed homes. Read part one here. In my last post, I discussed the buyer’s agent’s duties in a new construction transaction and the sales process. Now I’d like to touch on hurdles clients may face buying new [...]