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Inman Interactive: Where housing costs are straining budgets most
In this interactive map, see the states where homeowners with a mortgage have incomes that haven't kept up with housing costs.

How I won a 20-offer bidding war for my client
Broker Sarah Renard shares several steps agents can take to help their buyers bat against fierce competitors in the housing market.

With foreclosures on horizon, RES.NET revamps REO portal
With a potential surge in home foreclosures on the horizon, RES.NET, a technology platform provider for loan default management, says it's revamped its real estate-owned portal to support growth and scalability.

Real estate venture firm MetaProp raises $100M
MetaProp will use the new money to invest in early-stage property technology companies. The haul is also more than twice as large as MetaProp's previous fund.

Putting in an offer? 4 ways to sway listing agents and sellers
It's not just about submitting the highest offer. In today's crazy market, you need to stand out to both listing agents and sellers. Here are a few ways to sway them in your buyer's favor.

‘Fire yourself’: KW expansion team leader on personal growth
Find out why Adam Hergenrother, a Keller Williams expansion team leader with 35 teams in 22 states, thinks getting out of your own way is the key to growth.

Inman Handbook on team structures today
Learn about a variety of team models, and find out which one — or which combination — might be right for your personality and professional goals.

How to get the most out of your real estate investment
In this new normal, rental investments are proving to be lucrative options for investors. However, there are several important factors they should consider so they make sure they don't leave money on the table.

This top growth marketer shares how to grow your business online
Long-time growth marketer, former United States Marine, Cal Alum and current VP of Growth Marketing at Agent Image, Victor Arredondo, shares actionable tips to help agents grow their real estate business in an ever-changing and competitive online space.

5 keys to rock your recruitment and retention
When our team is consulting with brokerages regarding their growth strategies for recruitment, we look at five key components of the business model.

Take inspiration from these award-winning office designs
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World celebrates amazing offices with its annual award for Most Innovative Office Design, recognizing members from its global network of 550 firms that have excelled in this area.

Data silos are dragging your brokerage down. Here’s how to fix it.
The good news is that data silos are a technology problem, not a people problem. And fixing the technology will make your office staff and agents happier and more productive. Here are things to look for in technology solutions that eliminate data silos.

4 great welcome gifts you may not have thought of
The ideal present not only celebrates the start of a new chapter in your buyers’ lives, but it also shows that you genuinely appreciate them and are grateful for the time you spent together.

Scaling your business? 5 pointers for successful growth
Whether you're expanding your brokerage, team or personal real estate business, here are a few pointers for growth that you can use to ensure an organic expansion — without sacrificing experience.

7 daily disciplines that’ll make your business boom
Your best strategy for massive business growth results from the intentional activities you engage in on a regular basis. These disciplines will help you be strategic with your time and increase the number of opportunities available at any given time.

Real (Estate) Talk: What one realty firm is doing to boost Black homeownership
This year, the federal government has taken steps to recommit to fair housing, but what can be done locally? Here's what this Wisconsin firm is doing to help would-be homebuyers overcome barriers to homeownership.

Ahead of Juneteenth, Atlanta Realtors Association apologizes for history of discrimination
The Atlanta Realtors Association issued the first apology in its 111-year history to members and the communities they serve for its history of discriminatory practices while making a commitment to supporting an inclusive community in the future.