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David Hasselhoff’s dermatologist is selling a mansion full of NFT art

Non-fungible tokens, which are units of data stored on blockchain, have recently become a trendy form of modern art. Now they're part of an $88 million mansion listing....
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Keller Williams launches new home-focused training program

The launch of KW New Homes comes amid an ongoing period of historically low housing inventory, making new homes an especially appealing area of focus for many agents....
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Brooklyn Nets owner, Alibaba founder secretly buys $157M condo

Joe Tsai, who cofounded the Chinese shopping behemoth Alibaba alongside Jack Ma, scored the United States' most expensive real estate purchase of 2021....
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Stewart bolsters Midwest operations with Title First Agency acquisition

After posting record second quarter earnings, Stewart Information Services Corp. has acquired one of the nation's largest independent title agencies, Title First Agency Inc....
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Inman Connect Las Vegas ticket prices go up on Aug. 1

The real estate industry is in a state of evolution and re-evaluation, and the view of the future is changing frequently. It’s time to have those big conversations. Join us at Inman Connect Las Vegas this fall for three days that’ll set you up fo...
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No flood of foreclosures to come in pandemic’s wake. Here’s why

Anyone believing but there will be a flood of homes that will be foreclosed on either toward the end of this year or in 2022 is likely to be disappointed. Here's a closer look....
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Cloud providers are now big players in the mortgage process

Cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure not only provide flexibility to scale, but have also developed proprietary AI and machine learning capabilities that can be customized to meet the needs of mortgage lenders....
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QUIZ: Will you make it in real estate? 10 questions that predict new agent success

Are you new to the real estate business and would like to know your odds of succeeding? (Or maybe you're just asking for a friend?) Answer yes or no to these 10 questions, and see how you score on the "most likely to succeed" scale....
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Virtual brokerage Real plans to add thousands of agents, CEO says

Tamir Poleg also believes the currently wild housing market may calm down in the near future, but he doesn't think there's a bubble forming....
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Homeownership accessibility startup raises $165M with help from Will Smith, Jay-Z

The funding round for Landis was led by Sequoia Capital with participants from Arrive, a branch of Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, Will Smith’s Dreamers VC, and Signia Venture Partners....
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Agents should probably learn to play nice with institutional investors

Institutional investors are a growing presence in the housing market. The savvy agent should learn their ways — even if it feels unnatural....
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Home price growth sets new record, continuing 12-month streak

Home prices across the country rose another 16.6 percent in May, continuing a 12-month streak of home price appreciation....
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Landlords are ditching their rental properties and cashing out

Rising home prices are causing landlords to choose between equity or cash flow. For those deciding to list, earnings are substantial, investment property owners told Inman....
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‘A slippery slope’: 14 pros weigh in on biggest contract mistakes

Are you writing an error-free, winning offer? We reached out to industry professionals across the country to find out what contract details agents are getting wrong in today's market....
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Open houses are out: Here’s how to get your name out there

Traditional marketing and growth strategies were upended thanks to the pandemic. But we learned a lot in the transition. Here are a few ways agents can use their special sauce to engage buyers, promote their brand and get that listing sold — withou...
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Pulse: Readers share advice for newbies in a shifting market

From pushing forward with your marketing and really knowing your market to offering top-notch customer service at all times, here's the advice you'd give agents entering a shifting market....
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22 common ways agents violate the Realtor Code of Ethics

Broker and ethics hearing officer Barbara Betts details the ways agents misrepresent themselves and the transaction, sometimes inadvertently....
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How telling a couple to get counseling led to 4 more deals

We often talk about how building relationships is a must-have skill for new agents, but being able to navigate relationships (sometimes other people’s relationships) and any conflicts that arise is even more crucial....
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