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With the new mortgage stress test rules now in place, people are taking a close look at Canadian mortgages and coming up with ways they could be improved to help home buyers, lenders and policy makers.
Posted: March 20, 2018, 12:00 pm
The National Association of REALTORS is rightfully proud of its Code of Ethics, a document first formulated in 1913, and amended at more that 30 different national conventions since then. With 17 articles, supplemented by over 70 Standards of Practice and more than 140 official Case Interpretations, it presents a complex set of documents.
Posted: March 20, 2018, 12:00 pm


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Since 2016, Zillow Group has been tapping into a new revenue stream by charging high-volume builders to post new-home listings on all of the company's websites, which include and Trulia, the two most popular home search portals, Inman recently learned
Author: Andrea V. Brambila
Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:23 pm
Michael Neal, an analyst with the National Association of Home Builders, estimated that only about 890,000 single-family homes will be built in 2018 -- nearly 1 million short of annual growth projections by the U.S. Census Bureau, which includes migration shifts and birth rates.
Author: Jotham ​Sederstrom
Posted: March 20, 2018, 8:09 pm
Storytelling can be a powerful tool for marketing any property. But Kevin Dees, a Los Angeles real estate agent with The Agency, is lucky that his listing at 4145 Kraft Avenue in Studio City already comes with a great tale
Author: Gill South
Posted: March 20, 2018, 5:28 pm
Ambassadors are vibrant members of the Inman community who volunteer at each event to make introductions, help new attendees find their way and bring the spirit of connection alive
Author: Amrit Judge
Posted: March 20, 2018, 5:07 pm
Why sit by and let others innovate when you could be leading the innovation parade? Listen in as MLSListings CEO James Harrison and managing partner at Heithaus Properties John Heithaus discuss the changing MLS landscape
Author: Inman
Posted: March 20, 2018, 2:47 pm
Listen in as Houston Association of Realtors' Sam Scott and Remine co-founder and CFO Mark Schacknies take the Inman Connect stage to dive into big data and artificial intelligence issues as they pertain to the multiple listing service (MLS)
Author: Inman
Posted: March 20, 2018, 2:37 pm
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Author: Inman
Posted: March 20, 2018, 1:35 pm
Ylopo is a comprehensive digital marketing platform for real estate agents that leverages Facebook advertising and IDX websites
Author: Craig C. Rowe
Posted: March 20, 2018, 10:00 am
I started my career right out of high school at 19 years old with no college degree, no family name and little understanding of the real estate industry. I lacked a lot of things many took for granted, but what I did have is an entrepreneurial spirit and a good amount of street smarts
Author: Jack Gross
Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:45 am
The real estate industry is notorious for being highly competitive among real estate agents. There are often far more real estate professionals than people looking to purchase a home
Author: Will Henry
Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:30 am
On March 7, this report on owner News Corp piqued my interest. Chief Executive Robert Thomson, referring to, said, "Obviously we’re in a competition, long term, to be no. 1 "
Author: Mike DelPrete
Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:20 am
You created a real estate team because you wanted to offer customers a unique service, and you do. You probably also sought to take others under your wing, and help them to excel like you have. Most importantly, you wanted your clients to understand that you have a solid group of agents who share your dedication to providing superior service
Author: Laura Ure
Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:15 am
Expensive, Hollywood-style property promotion videos are non-starters for most homes and their real estate agents. That doesn't mean a well-planned video home tour — which acts as a virtual 24-hour open house — shouldn't be part of your marketing plan — especially because effective video tours are likely to be less costly than you may think. 
Author: Nicole Solari
Posted: March 20, 2018, 9:00 am
" it turns out that the more women there are on a team, the better the team performs; and it doesn't stop at a certain level -- all-female teams are more effective, efficient, productive than all-male teams," said Leslie Appleton-Young of the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) onstage at Inman Connect New York
Author: Inman
Posted: March 19, 2018, 10:38 pm
California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) CEO Joel Singer, NorthstarMLS CEO John Mosey and Bright MLS COO Brian Donnellan take on this hot topic at Inman Connect New York
Author: Inman
Posted: March 19, 2018, 10:33 pm
"If you choose to invest in the cryptocurrency space, just know that you're not investing — you're gambling," Oliver said. "Which is fine but you should know that that is what you're doing."
Author: Veronika Bondarenko
Posted: March 19, 2018, 10:17 pm
Austin residents, including many local real estate agents, are grappling with the news that another bombing occurred in their city on the night of Sunday, March 18 -- the fourth such explosion in less than a month
Author: Gill South
Posted: March 19, 2018, 9:12 pm
Fidelity National Financial will buy insurer Stewart Information for $1.2 billion, the company announced Monday. The companies expect the deal to close in the first half of
Author: Emma Hinchliffe
Posted: March 19, 2018, 7:37 pm

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