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Falling Commissions and Slowing Sales Volumes are Among Top Challenges for New Year

January 10, 2019
In 2019, real estate brokers will navigate a confusing cross-current of economic and industry trends, some providing welcome tailwinds, others creating challenging headwinds. On the bright side, the economy and job market are booming, stocks remain near record levels, and the housing market has experienced a robust recovery since the crash. Brokers are also leaning…To read more — login/sign up


The Year in Brokerage Management

December 27, 2018
Every other week we post the summary of an article from Real Estate Broker’s Insider. Over the course of the year we’ve covered everything from agent recruitment to new business models to avoiding lawsuits. To wrap up the year, we’re highlighting five of our favorite posts. Timely and informative, they showcase some of the most creative…To read more — login/sign up


Instant Sale Programs Expand

October 18, 2018
Zillow says its home-flipping program is "doing great" — so much so that it will launch its Zillow Offers home-buying program in Denver and Atlanta this fall. Meanwhile, Redfin is expanding Redfin Now, its program for buying properties directly from sellers. And NRT’s Coldwell Banker brand will be launching its own iBuyer service called cataLIST Cash…To read more — login/sign up