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Brightline will start operating in Miami next weekend
May 12, 2018
Brightline will start operating its passenger train service in downtown Miami next weekend. Brightline, which started operating Jan. 8 between downtown train stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, will extend service to its MiamiCentral station on May 19. Read more...

Netflix hit ‘Selling Sunset’ is back with more sales and more drama

Season 3 of "Selling Sunset" launched on Friday, and it provides the inside track on The Oppenheim Group's largest sales and headline-making personal drama, including Chrishell Stause's divorce from "This Is Us" star Justin Hartley.... read more

Will Instagram’s new video feature Reel in fleeing TikTok users?

Facebook's newest social media tool Instagram Reels was announced 24 hours before President Trump announced a ban that will take effect in 45 days on TikTok.... read more

Cuomo says NYC schools can open. Agents predict a return to the city

On Friday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced schools would reopen in September. Parents that fled for the suburbs could return if the city goes through with the plan.... read more

‘I don’t think it should go away’: Agents sound off on TikTok ban

Agents have mixed feelings about an executive order issued by President Trump banning use of the Chinese-owned app if it's not sold to an American company by next month.... read more

Gary Keller: Amid Q2 declines, agents are serving ‘critical roles’

Keller Williams agents have shown "remarkable resilience and fortitude over the past several months," CEO said during a Q2 earnings call in which the company reported a 15 percent year-over-year decline in transactions and sales volume.... read more

July unemployment report shows a long road to recovery

Despite improvements in unemployment and payroll, the July unemployment report shows the U.S. is still far from its pre-pandemic economic strength.... read more

RE/MAX to investors: COVID-19 accelerated tech transformation

The pandemic also underscored how agents remain the most important part of the transaction, Chief Customer Officer Nick Bailey told investors Friday morning.... read more

This whimsical ‘Hobbit’ home hit the market 3 weeks ago. In a hot market, it’s already in contract

"I didn't know if this was going to be the hardest sale of my life or if this was going to be so unique that it goes viral," agent Nick Fallico told Inman.... read more

Realtor.com replaces lead-gen products with Opcity referral model in 60 markets

News Corp. subsidiary Move Inc. says it continues to offer realtor.com's lead gen products such as Connections Plus in about 90 percent of U.S. markets.... read more

A $100M condo? In Los Angeles? Amid a pandemic?

If sold, the 20,000-square-foot penthouse atop The Residences Tower in West Hollywood would triple the largest condo deal ever transacted in Los Angeles County, when author Candy Spelling purchased a $35 million condo in 2010.... read more

‘Not enough buyers and too much product’: Why Miami is in trouble

"The reality is that [buyers] hold the trigger and are looking to chisel down anybody selling," Miami real estate consultant Peter Zalewski told Inman.... read more

Do you have grit? 4 characteristics that make for great agents

A lot of new agents have a tough time showing their value to their clients. The truth is, that value has little to do with experience. Rather, it's about possessing these four traits.... read more

The Real Word: Is ‘was’ a word of the past?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss Brad Inman’s Connect Now talk, traits real estate agents should possess and a VR record deal in Aspen.... read more

What agents need to know about smart home protocols

Setting up a smart home can really add value to a home — not to mention, enormous convenience for the homeowner. But where do you get started? And how do you set up a centralized smart home hub? Here's what you need to know.... read more

How to mentor the future leaders in your business

It takes a serious commitment of both resources and time to develop an individual into a future leader, but it can be done in less time and more effectively than most executives ever realize. Here are four ways to effectively mentor leaders.... read more

Broadcast your next listing: HomeRover is moving the bar for livestream tours

The Android and iOS app HomeRover allows multiple parties to view, screenshot and make a list of what they want to see in real time.... read more

Move Inc. revenue slides due to ‘volatility in the housing markets’

Move parent company News Corp. said revenue declines were primarily due to customer billing relief measures and a weakened real estate market.... read more

Pre-pandemic inventory lifts Zillow’s iBuyer as company rides ‘tailwinds’

The online real estate giant brought in $768 million during the second quarter of 2020 while setting a new traffic record with 2.5 billion visits to its website.... read more