Tips for communicating with clients while wearing a mask



Real estate agents might have noticed since the pandemic began how face masks make it more difficult to show their personality. Wearing a mask can conceal your expressions, hide your smile, muffle speech and lead to misunderstandings between you and whoever you’re talking too. But at the same time, they’re essential in many cases to […]

A Look At the Top 5 Memphis Real Estate Agents According to HomeLight



A look at a recent U.S. News & World Report collaboration with HomeLight to list Memphis, Tennessee’s top real estate agents.

Breather launches on-demand office space service



The commercial real estate office sector is struggling due to the trend towards remote work, and there are fears it could even collapse if people continue to work from home once the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Several major companies, including Twitter, have already said they’ll allow their employees to work from home permanently, and many other […]

Black families team up to build Freedom City, Georgia



Entrepreneur Renee Walters and real estate professional Ashley Scott have teamed up to build an entire town that they say will be dedicated to developing an “authentic Black community and culture that’s both safe for its residents and “feels prosperous”. The pair launched a recruitment drive to find 17 other Black families and investors, in […]

Working from home is making us less productive



Remote work is making people less productive than before, according to a recent survey of business leaders. The survey, published last week by architect and design firm Vocon, found that almost 40% of business leaders nationwide said they’ve seen a decrease in productivity from their remote workforces. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, 56% […]

How can companies make their offices more attractive post COVID-19?



The coronavirus outbreak has created an army of remote workers, and it’s left those in the commercial real estate industry facing a real challenge – how do they get people to come back to the office? According to Coen van Oostrom, chief executive of a real estate firm called Edge, companies will need to adapt […]

Investors wait to capitalize on pandemic-related foreclosures



Investors are rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of a surge in repossessed homes as millions of homeowners are believed to have fallen behind on their mortgage repayments, putting them at risk of losing their homes once moratoriums end. The Wall Street Journal says that investors are expecting a “potential bonanza” of distressed […]

iBuyers bounce back as COVID-19 continues



The so-called iBuying industry is facing its biggest challenge yet in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has responded by purchasing fewer homes than it has done in the last three years, according to research by Redfin. iBuying giants including Opendoor and Zillow Offers largely stopped making instant cash offers on homes when […]

Inside Real Estate’s Ned Stringham Talks AI, Lead Generation, and More



A Q&A with Ned Stringham, who’s the CEO of the top real estate SaaS solution for brokerages, Inside Real Estate.

Report: A growing divide emerges in the housing market



There’s a growing divide in real estate, with some home shoppers fortunate enough to be able to buy newer and bigger homes, while others who have experienced job losses face losing their current home. The U.S. unemployment rate grew to 8.4% in August, and many Americans have been left struggling to pay their mortgages or […]