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CoreLogic’s Trestle now open for business — will tech vendors bite?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:37:30
Opening its doors to tech companies yearning for a single, combined, standardized data feed from multiple MLSs, real estate data company CoreLogic launched its data marketplace, Trestle, to vendors this week. ... read more»

Maximizing your lead gen ROI: 5 tips for lead management success
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:11:04
In this webinar, you will learn five best practices you can use every day turn cold prospects into closed deals ... read more»

How to plan a business event around your personal passion
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:50:49
When you hear about a political event like the Ides of Trump, which involved sending postcards to the White House on March 15, do you mostly ignore it -- or are you considering how you might leverage something that your clients probably feel pretty passionate about, one way or another ... read more»

Top comments of the week March 20-24, 2017
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:27:42
Inman readers weigh in on stories published across the site ... read more»

Placester, a real estate tech provider, raises another $50 million
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:22
Marking venture capital's latest splurge on real estate tech, software provider Placester has clinched another $50 million in a Series D funding round, bringing the company's total funding to $100 million ... read more»

How Dan the estate agent (and his client’s kids) became an Instalegend
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 8:42:52
"This is Dan. He just valued our flat," began the Instagram caption that blogger Lorna Hayward posted last week alongside this photo. "Poor Dan. Poor poor Dan. Gonna just pour meself a pint of wine," she concluded. What on earth happened ... read more»

RealtyBackOffice ensures no dollar, date or deal slips in a brokerage
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 1:40:34
RealtyBackOffice is an enterprise solution for managing every aspect of a real estate deal. ... read more»

Will trended credit data result in more mortgage approvals?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 1:30:39
With foreclosures at a 10-year low, a good case can be made to take a look at strict lending standards that may be doing more harm than good ... read more»

What kind of financing is available for flippers?
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 1:30:15
In this video, Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates discusses the various options of real estate financing for flippers and how they work. ... read more»

Daily market update: March 24, 2017
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 1:00:49
Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... read more»

Relationships and tech: Why you can’t do business without both
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 1:00:01
If you are like me, you wake up each morning, open up your laptop, check social media and scour the internet for the latest trends in digital marketing ... read more»

Voodoo Agent: How to avoid being a secret agent in your business
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:27:20
If the idea of promoting yourself doesn't sit well with you, and you're a real estate agent, you've made a huge vocational error. You simply can't be a successful agent without letting people know what you do ... read more»

Listing Bits: The MLS then, now and in the future
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:36:11
Rebecca Jensen is busy. She is the President and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED), the real estate data distributor for the greater Chicago area. ... read more»

A tale of two housing markets
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:33:08
This week the National Association of Realtors announced February sales of existing homes had fallen 3.7 percent from January, based on an estimated, seasonally adjusted and annualized 5.48 million homes, the decline attributed to a shortage of homes for sale ... read more»

How to rethink the lead lifecycle
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:25:58
Learn to value your clients not just as leads but as people, and discover how this could lead to a tenfold increase in the value of each one ... read more»

Agent fined $5K by Minnesota Department of Commerce for alleged title company ties
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:29:09
Have you ever crashed on the hotel-room couch of a title agent or lender friend -- and did you know that it could potentially get you into trouble? Minnesota real estate agent Brandon Doyle was recently fined $5,000 by the Department of Commerce (DOC) for allegedly receiving "things of value" in exchange for referrals to a title company. Liberty Title, the title company in question, will pay a $45,000 fine, according to a consent order. ... read more»

Would-be borrowers could be another $150B in business
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:29:03
With the big drop off in refinancing, lenders are beginning to realize there is a whole world of would-be borrowers who have been unable to find financing for their deals -- business they can address to offset lost production ... read more»

What venture capital looks for in real estate entrepreneur hopefuls
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 9:37:46
Do you have the most brilliant idea that will totally change the real estate industry and just need the dough (and strategic backing) to get started? Constance Freedman of Moderne Ventures, a venture fund and later-stage accelerator program for real estate, mortgage, insurance, title and home services industries, has some questions for you ... read more»