Brad Inman sat down with Florance to talk about CoStar's business model, plans for Homesnap and a possible CoreLogic deal. By popular demand, we've transcribed the interview.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 5:46 pm
With bidding wars, appraisal waivers and an influx of out-of-state buyers, demand for high-end real estate is raising the specter of an unbridled luxury market.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 4:09 pm
In addition to title fraud, a new report by FundingShield also noted a 90 percent increase in state licensing issues between the second and third quarters of 2020.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:33 pm
Inventory continues to be an issue, with an estimated 3.3-months of supply at the current sales rate at the end of the month, down from a 3.6-months supply at the end of September.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 3:20 pm
Mortgage rates fell to 2.92% this week, down from 2.99% the week previous, according to new Mortgage Bankers Association data released Wednesday.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 2:25 pm
White described a robust market that has exceeded even his own expectations this year, and added that he believes homes will continue selling well in 2021.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 12:00 pm
Here's an alternative system for an individual agent to practice multilevel partnering, a win-win for the lead agent and the junior agents looking to receive a steady stream of leads.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 10:24 am
Agents in California, Montana, Arkansas and Louisiana share how buyers are embracing outdoor entertainment spaces for socially distanced holiday gatherings.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 10:00 am
How do you determine if it's the right time to move on from your team and do your own thing? Here are a few things to keep in mind as you explore your options.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 9:44 am
Our businesses might look different now — and the marketing aspect of it is no exception. Here are three key factors that can help agents adapt to this changed digital format.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 9:14 am
This week, we want to hear your thoughts on the fate of indie brokerages. Are they thriving and outdoing their competition? Or are they just barely hanging on?
Posted: November 25, 2020, 9:08 am
A few years ago, brick-and-mortar real estate brokerages came under attack as a thing of the past. Virtual brokerages were all the rage. But I don't think it's an either-or situation. The future of real estate brokerages is a hybrid, cafe-like model.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 8:54 am
Missives that disclose race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity are risky for buyer's agents and listing agents.
Posted: November 25, 2020, 12:49 am
Broker and ethics hearing officer Barbara Betts detailed the ways agents misrepresent themselves and the transaction, sometimes inadvertently.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 11:45 pm
The well-regarded digital content automation service Studeo now has a tool for agents and brokers focused on becoming local experts, and better storytellers, called OpenBlvd.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 10:36 pm
A Marin County estate on the San Francisco Bay owned by late comedian Robin Williams first hit the market a year ago for $7.25 million.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 9:02 pm
CoStar Group CEO Andy Florance is ready to take on Zillow, and he didn't hold back when it came to Zillow in an exclusive interview with Inman, his first since CoStar announced its planned acquisition of Homesnap on Monday.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 7:55 pm
The National Association of Realtors launched a free interactive training platform called Fairhaven. Here’s columnist Lee Davnenport’s take on this virtual experience.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 6:53 pm