Which Markets are Best For Building Apartments This Year?

Sponsor webinar Analyst Rick Wilson of Axiometrics will be giving his take on good places to build apartments in a webinar on Thursday, March 24, at 2 p.m., Eastern Time. Wilson will also be sharing his thoughts on markets...
February 29, 2016

Why Did That Agent Send You a 1099?

Did an agent at another brokerage send you an IRS 1099-MISC form? If you received a referral fee or shared commission last year that was for more than $600, you might have received a 1099 from the other agent....

8 of the Best Insights from Real Estate Superstars

Over the course of the Inman Connect conference, there have been a number of quotable soundbites from powerhouse speakers from across country. Of course, it’s hard to fit them all into the content we’ve been bringing you from the...
January 28, 2016

Press the ‘Ignore’ Button

In between sessions at the Inman Connect conference in New York, everyone’s on their phones in the hallways. They’re bound to be conducting business in one way or another. If I know real estate people, they’re checking messages, sending...
January 28, 2016

Is Anyone Getting Tech Fatigue?

For a conference that partially serves as a launching pad for new innovations in the real estate industry, there’s a sense at Inman Connect this year that someone needs to push the pause button on the rapid technological shifts...
January 28, 2016

Wickr, Snapchat . . . They Raise Novel Record Keeping Issues

Apps whose messages self destruct after a few seconds offer a new way to communicate with clients. For that reason, you might see an increase in the use of apps like Snapchat and Wickr in real estate. Although the...
January 28, 2016

A Risk Worth Taking

At a session during Inman Connect on Wednesday called “Strategies for Standing Out,” the common theme was that you have to be willing to take risks in order to be viewed as a local leader. Marguerite Giguere, a sales...
January 27, 2016

Leigh Brown: You Won’t Like This, But I’ll Say It Anyway

Leigh Brown has something to say that you probably won’t like, but she’s going to say it anyway: Stop bragging so much. Real estate professionals are big on projecting an image of success at all times and publicly announcing...
January 27, 2016

To Be Successful, You Have to Be Weird

There’s nothing more boring than being “normal,” and if you’re trying your hardest to fit in, then people won’t care what you’re doing. That’s the idea marketing expert and author Seth Godin was getting at during the General Session...
January 27, 2016

The ‘Facebook Moment’ Is Over

Wherever real estate falls in its transformation to a high-tech industry, it’s somewhere between Facebook and Snapchat. That analogy is meant to point out that Facebook, now so commonly used that it’s considered a basic element of modern life,...
January 26, 2016