Inman Real Estate News for the Gulf Coast Real Estate Market

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    Real estate daily market update: February 23, 2018
    All the latest real estate market news ...

    Accomplice pleads guilty to hiding body in Arizona Realtor murder case
    Alfredo Blanco was charged with the murder of Arizona Realtor Sid Cranston, Jr. Now, Blanco's accomplice, William Glenn Sanders, 55, has pleaded guilty before Mohave County Superior Court Judge Rick Lambert for his role in Cranston's death, which includes tampering with physical evidence and the concealment of a dead body, according to court documents ...

    Leadership Lens: Audie Chamberlain on always trying to break new ground
    Lion & Orb?s founder Audie Chamberlain manages all aspects of a public relations firm that specializes in tasteful and effective publicity specifically for real estate companies. Their clients have been recognized as category leaders around the world and are regularly featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Inman and many other national and international media outlets. We had the opportunity to sit down with Audie and find out where he sees real estate leadership going in ...

    Indie Broker Summit NY 18: Why you?ve got it wrong about Compass
    @properties co-founder Thaddeus Wong took the Indie Broker Summit stage at Inman Connect New York to explain a little bit more about how his new competitor, Compass, has affected his brokerage, the market and the real estate industry in general ...

    Leadership Lens: ?We need to get out of our own way?
    Richard Haggerty is the CEO at Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR). Since 1916, HGAR has been the advocate for buyers, sellers and agents in the Hudson Valley and Manhattan. They help consumers buy and sell real estate in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Bronx, Dutchess, Ulster and Sullivan counties, and in Manhattan. We recently had the opportunity to chat with Richard about his organization?s work, and how leadership has changed for him over the past few years ...

    Re/Max investigation finds founder and CEO both violated ethics code
    Ending an internal investigation first announced in November, a special committee has found that Re/Max founder Dave Liniger and executive Adam Contos broke the company's code of ethics by failing to disclose to the Re/Max board of directors a $2.4 million loan given by Liniger to Contos for the purchase of a residence ...

    NAR weighs next steps in combating net neutrality repeal
    On Dec. 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to undo protections surrounding net neutrality, or the free and open internet. The decision is likely to have serious ramifications for all American internet users and internet-based businesses (including real estate websites). While the internet as we know it hasn't transformed just yet, the commission said Thursday that some rules would take effect April 23. The FCC under Chairman Ajit Pai published an order in the Federal Register that set that timeline for the changing regulations ...

    How to create a brokerage culture of inclusion
    "You can fake a lot of things in this world, but you can?t fake culture,? said Elizabeth Ann Stribling-Kivlan, president of leading New York City brokerage Stribling & Associates, in an interview with Inman ...

    Matterport releases new terms of service, retains right to share 3-D home tours
    Under the new terms of service for imaging company Matterport, the company can share and profit off of the photos you captured with its cameras.  ...

    Leadership Lens: Charlie Young on playing offense, not defense
    Coldwell Banker CEO Charlie Young first joined the Coldwell Banker brand in 2004 after an extensive career in business management, field operations, marketing and real estate operations. We recently got the opportunity to sit down with Charlie and pick his brain about where real estate leadership is headed in ...

    Re/Max finally releases earnings delayed due to investigation
    In addition to results for the fourth-quarter and full-year 2017, the earnings report included financial highlights for the third quarter, which have been delayed since November when the company announced it was conducting an internal investigation into Liniger and Contos, who at the time were serving as co-CEOs, for possible business and ethics violations. That investigation concluded yesterday, the company said during the earnings conference call Friday morning. ...

    6 things real estate agents should know about VA loans
    If you're not already familiar with what VA loans are, who can utilize them and how they can help your business, read on -- we've got a lesson for you ...

    Feeling burned out? How to get excited about real estate again
    Real estate is an amazing career, but it's not always perfect. Many of us struggle in our careers. Maybe you?ve lost the spring in your step, and you're feeling unfulfilled. Or maybe you've forgotten why you?re doing this ...

    The beginner?s guide to launching a digital real estate marketing plan
    Whether you?re new to the industry or just haven?t quite mastered technology, now is the time to create a plan for digital marketing ...

    Mortgage rates climb to nearly four-year high: Freddie Mac
    Mortgage interest rates have increased for the seventh consecutive week, according to Freddie Mac?s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate reached 4.40 percent -- the highest since April of ...

    Indie Broker Summit NY 18: iBuyers, Opendoor and Instant Offers
    Some on-demand consumers are taking to the iBuyer model, which targets sellers who desire more convenience, speed and certainty in the real estate transaction. What is new and what is the consensus on who is taking advantage of their services ...

    Tech Connect NY 18: Tech tools that will change how you prospect for listings
    "If you can become omnipresent, leads are a byproduct," said James Rembert, owner of Digital Natives, onstage at Inman Connect New York's Tech Connect ...

    The Real Word: What?s next for the Stop Zillow movement?
    Are good intentions, $1 million and a distaste for Zillow enough to beat the real estate portal titan? Greg Hague of the Stop Zillow campaign seems to think so. With the launch of a new app BuyerHunt, his proposed solution to real estate?s Zillow problem is unveiled ...