Realtors share fatherly advice and honor their dads on Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day, and Inman is celebrating fathers this weekend with stories from agents and brokers about how their fathers shaped their lives and careers

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Lesson learned: Extraordinary mentors lead to exceptional careers

As a young real estate pro in the trendy Portland, Oregon market, Jamohl DeWald takes a relational approach to serving his clients, especially the first-time homebuyers with whom he loves to work.

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Inman Wins 4 Awards at the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE 2018)

Every year, NAREE’s leaders hand out awards for some of the best work in this area, and for 2018, Inman was humbled to be honored with four awards (in bold below).

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The week in financial markets: the hikes are starting to matter

We’re not saying when we’re going higher because we don’t know, but mark your calendars for June 13, 2018 for the day the Fed flipped from stimulus to leaning against the economy. Powell’s second signal: “The U.S. economy is in great shape.”

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Marty Frame leaves RPR to head out West

Marty Frame, who served as President of RPR and oversaw the creation of its signature initiative, Upstream, is leaving the company after nearly a decade to become Chief Operating Officer (COO) of West.

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Giddyap! Texas brokerage JP & Associates Realty is franchising

The brokerage, started by JP Piccinini in 2011, now has 18 offices in Texas and 1,200 agents. In 2017, it did close to 8,000 transactions and had a sales volume of around $2 billion, ranking no. 88 in Real Trends top 500 brokerages.

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Former Whirlpool exec takes the helm at Realogy’s Cartus Corporation

Realogy announced Friday that it has chosen Katrina L. Helmkamp to take the helm at Cartus, the corporation’s relocation services subsidiary. “Katrina Helmkamp is an experienced CEO who has built her career leading companies through transformations,” said Realogy president and CEO Ryan Schneider in a press release.

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How is Zillow deciding which Premier Agents get Instant Offers leads?

Becky Garcia, an Arizona-based agent with The Garcia Group, and George Laughton, of the Laughton Team, became early adapters of Zillow’s Instant Offers program. Here’s how shrewd business sense and steely focus helped them reap the benefits.

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Watch: Exclusive interview with Re/Max CEO Adam Contos

Re/Max CEO Adam Contos sat down with Real Scout founder Andrew Flachner — an editorial partner of Inman — for an exclusive interview at the Re/Max headquarters in Denver, Colorado, yesterday.

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Homeowners closer to appraisers on home value perceptions: study

Quicken Loans released its monthly Home Price Perception Index (HPPI) Tuesday, which found that, on average, appraised values were 0.34 percent less than what homeowners estimated in May.

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