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Real Estate News for Realtors and Brokers


The Real Word: How flippers are combating low inventory
In this edition of The Real Word, Bryon Lazine and Nicole White discuss flipping in a low-inventory market, how nearly half of renters think they’ll never be able to afford a home, and real estate agents on TikTok.

CRMLS to integrate RentSpree technology
The integrations mean RentSpree tools, such as tenant application links, can be added to the listings of real estate professionals in California.

What real estate agents need to know about stair lifts 
If your buyers have mobility issues, or even reservations about having stairs, here's what you need to know to suggest stair lifts as an alternative means of traveling safely between levels.

80% of real estate brokerages operate from one office: NAR
The National Association of Realtors' 2021 Profile of Real Estate Firms revealed how brokers are pivoting with enhanced consumer and agent benefits.

5 Important Real Estate Trends that will Shape Your Business


California severely curtails single-family zoning with new law
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 9 into law Thursday, legislation that allows up to four residential units to be developed on single-family lots throughout the state.

Lone Wolf’s Recruit helps brokers sniff out the best agents
Lone Wolf's Recruit will help brokerages maximize their ROI on recruiting efforts and find more agents who are likely to succeed.

Inman Top 5: The biggest stories of the week Sept. 11-16, 2021
Looking for a quick catch-up on the buzziest stories of the week? Here's Inman Top 5, the most essential stories of the week, according to Inman website visitors.

Elon Musk takes final ‘Earthly possession’ off the market
Since vowing to unload all "Earthly possessions," Elon Musk has sold nearly $100 million worth of real estate since 2020. But he can't seem to part ways with this Bay Area gem.

Pacaso backlash draws on amid latest funding round
Pacaso's new cushy pot of cash and investor backing can't buy away the company's troubles with some vocal protesters located in Northern California.

Real (Estate) Talk: How ‘Women in Real Estate’ are thriving on Clubhouse
Are you ready to harness the power of Clubhouse for your business? Here, Brittany Rose, entrepreneur, Realtor and community connector shares how she built a 54,200-follower Clubhouse community for women in real estate and how you can monetize your social media connections.

3 rules for keeping your brokerage’s branding in check
When it comes to a brokerage’s branding, the buck stops with the broker — regardless of your firm’s rules on team and agent branding. Here are independent broker Erica Ramus’ top rules for brokerage branding.

4 ways to ensure buyers don’t regret their purchase
Over the past year, homebuyer regret has reached record highs. Here are NerdWallet's tips for making sure your clients don't experience the same thing.

Largest indie in Brevard, Florida, joins ONE Sotheby’s International
Founded in 1965, National Realty of Brevard is now ONE Sotheby's 22nd office along Florida's east coast.

Pacaso expands to Miami and Fort Lauderdale
Pacaso, the luxury home co-ownership program launched by Spencer Rascoff and Austin Allison, is branching out into South Florida.

Placester rolls out new solution for managing outsourced creative services
Marketing technology company Placester has launched a new product to help brokers manage the hiring of outsourced creative professionals.

Home sales should stay strong this fall: MoxiWorks report
The tech startup's data suggests that, thanks to the pandemic and low interest rates, home sales will see less of a seasonal drop off this fall than they have in prior years.

QUIZ: Are you a closer? Test your marketing prowess
Real estate agents who have poor closing skills don't get paid. Here are 10 questions that address different aspects of closing the deal — see how well you do.