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  • Cloud MLX now available to more agents through two California MLS deals January 19, 2018
    Cloud MLX today announced deals making its front-end MLS interface available to subscribers of two California multiple listing services: the 7,000-member Bay Area Real Estate Information Services (BAREIS) MLS and the 4,000 plus-member San Francisco Association of Realtors (SFAR) MLS.  ...
    Marian McPherson
  • How a government shutdown will impact real estate and housing January 19, 2018
    “The government shutdown will have an impact on real estate transactions should it continue for an extended period of time,” said Mendenhall ...
    Jotham ​Sederstrom
  • Home prices rose 7% in 2017: Redfin January 19, 2018
    When looking at the year as a whole, home sales increased 1.7 percent over 2016 and prices rose 7.0 percent to a median sales price of $284, ...
    Marian McPherson
  • You can expect higher rents wherever Amazon’s HQ2 lands January 19, 2018
    Over the next decade, rent in mid-market cities like Raleigh, Indianapolis and Columbus, Ohio, could rise by as much as 2 percent, or up to $15,000, and homeowners are likely to see a boost in property values, according to a new study ...
    Jotham ​Sederstrom
  • ERA branch in central Arkansas acquires local competition January 19, 2018
    ERA Team Real Estate is aiming to nearly triple its sales volume in 2018 with the acquisition of independent firm Pam McDowell Properties ...
    Gill South
  • Real estate daily market update: January 19, 2018 January 19, 2018
    All the latest real estate market news ...
    Inman
  • Matterport now captures 3-D tours in half the time January 19, 2018
    Matterport has announced that a recent firmware upgrade has reduced the amount of time it takes to capture footage when creating an immersive 3-D listing tour ...
    Craig C. Rowe
  • How to sell more real estate with great listing descriptions January 19, 2018
    A good property description will open the door for potential buyers. Start implementing these tips today to set your listings apart from the masses and garner more interest from potential buyers ...
    Richard Nolan
  • How to build a magnetic social media presence January 19, 2018
    Extreme beauty, dynamic personality and social media marketing savvy are just three of the reasons I’ve been stalking Claudine Ellis on Facebook for about a year now — and likely how she became known as a “Dream Girl.” ...
    Melinda Goodwin
  • 3 genius ways to split marketing costs with other agents January 19, 2018
    One way real estate agents are getting more ROI from their marketing efforts is by teaming up. Planned together, well-thought out marketing endeavors help brand agents and can be lucrative in turning over inventory and earning healthy commissions ...
    Sam Benson
  • 6 things blurry vision taught me to see more clearly January 19, 2018
    Several months ago, I realized that I was living my life in sort of a faded beauty shot. Everything I looked at had a warm glow around it, and everything was slightly blurry. Bright sunlight washed everything out, and at night, everything was just black ...
    Lisa Fettner
  • U.S. median home value reaches all-time high January 18, 2018
    The median U.S. home value has risen 6.5 percent year-over-year to an all-time high of $206,300 -- a number that is only expected to increase in 2018, thanks to double-digit decreases in inventory ...
    Marian McPherson
  • Watch out for this fake realtor.com leads scam January 18, 2018
    Realtor.com director of corporate communications Christie Farrell says they've reported the scam to the authorities ...
    Marian McPherson
  • What to expect when you’re Connecting: last-minute tips January 18, 2018
    It’s time. Inman Connect New York is next week (January 22-26, 2018), and many of our attendees will be traveling this weekend. We can’t wait to share the event with you, and our team here at Inman is busy making all those last minute tweaks to make the event as effective, meaningful and helpful as […]
    Matthew Shadbolt
  • Top NYC team jumps ship to Christie’s International Real Estate January 18, 2018
    Luxury real estate arm of Christie's auction house sets up shop in gallery-style digs with industry-leading Erin Boisson Aries team ...
    Gill South
  • Zillow sued over Zestimate display: Making sense of the dispute January 18, 2018
    Real estate giant Zillow Group has been hit with an antitrust lawsuit alleging the company is restraining competition between real estate brokers by making deals with certain brokerages to hide Zillow's home valuation estimates ("Zestimates") on the brokerages' for-sale listings. Whether the suit has legs is yet to be determined, but an antitrust attorney who spoke […]
    Andrea V. Brambila
  • New housing construction plunges to lowest level in more than a year January 18, 2018
    Driven by a drop in single-family construction, U.S. housing starts plunged in December, marking the biggest decline in new residential construction in a little over a year, according to U.S. Census Bureau statistics released Thursday ...
    Jotham ​Sederstrom
  • These 20 markets are the finalists for Amazon’s HQ2 January 18, 2018
    New York City, Toronto, Newark and Dallas all made the cut as finalists for Amazon's second headquarters. Amazon announced its 20 finalists out of 238 bids ...
    Emma Hinchliffe