'Broken Windws' Theory Can Be Applied To Real Estate Regulation
Real estate regulators should consider adopting the 'broken windows' theory of policing. They might discover -- as various police departments have -- that by paying attention to relatively minor transgressions, they are liable to experience a reduction in the number of major transgressions.
Real Estate Gifts Can Disrupt Family Harmony
Unresolved family issues and ingrained family dynamics can stand between you and your real estate goals. PJ Wade enlists READER INPUT to further explore the impact of a real estate wedding gift on a newly-wed couple and family relationships.
Blockchain startup Propify aims to take on Zillow and Realtor.comPropify, an Australian company that launched in January 2017, aims to use the blockchain technology to create an online repository of property listings, home appraisal data, and client reviews of real estate agents ......Read More
Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Is now the time to sell?Redfin going public, the iBuyer invasion, Compass's massive funding round -- there's no doubt that a lot of money is being poured into the real estate brokerage space right now, Michele Conn (SVP of mergers acquisitions and research at Swanepoel T3 Group) told the audience at Indie Broker Summit, a special day of programming at Inman Connect New York ......Read More
Homeowners spend $2,000 a year on maintenance, study findsAs all first-time buyers quickly discover, the cost of homeownership is more than a down payment, monthly mortgage, insurance and utilities — it's also paying for the maintenance services that keep your home running smoothly every day ......Read More
Could tax cuts overheat booming US economy down the road?"Most economists we surveyed see a stronger outlook for the housing market over the next year or two but a more pessimistic outlook on the longer horizon." ......Read More
Leadership Lens: Investing in a singular goalDavid Marine is the Senior Vice President of Brand Engagement for Coldwell Banker where he positively influences consumers on a mass scale from his management of world-class, award-winning advertising campaigns to elevating Coldwell Banker’s digital footprint each year with his creativity in regard to content and video creation which has garnered over 60 million viewers in 2016 alone ......Read More
Tech Connect NY 18: Productivity hacks that will save you time and moneyStudies show that texting, gossiping, surfing the web and snacking are some of the biggest wastes of time for people at work. So what can you do to shift your focus and increase productivity instead of letting the day get away from you ......Read More
Tech Connect NY 18: The app that wants to keep you safe"Who are you? And should I trust you?" These are the two essential questions asked and answered by the artificial intelligence (AI) built into Trust Stamp, an app meant to keep you and your clients safe by automatically screening your leads, home site visitors and potential customers ......Read More
Leadership Lens: Robert Reffkin on offering the big problems to solveRobert Reffkin is the founder and CEO of Compass. Combining the country's top agents, proprietary market insights and integrated mobile and web technologies, technology-driven real estate platform Compass is dedicated to creating a seamless and intelligent homebuying, selling and renting experience. We recently sat down with Robert to pick his brain about the future of real estate leadership ......Read More
Tech Connect NY 18: Visual revolution — breakthroughs in virtual reality, 3-D and videoThe consumer has never had better ways to view homes online. What are the latest developments that will improve the online visual experience, and what should you be prepared to offer your home sellers ......Read More
Tech Connect NY 18: The inside scoop from FacebookAlmost all agents use Facebook and/or Instagram ... but are they using those social media tools correctly? Listen in as the Tech Connect presenters share a step-by-step guide that will help you leverage these important platforms ......Read More