More than 25 Democratic senators call for immediate ceasefire in Middle East

More than 25 Democratic senators, led by Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff, released a joint statement calling for an immediate ceasefire agreement in Israel and the Palestinian territories to “prevent further loss of life and further escalation of violence.” “To prevent any further loss of civilian life and to prevent further escalation of conflict in Israel … Read more

The Sunrise Movement endorses top Sanders ally Nina Turner to fill US House seat in Ohio

The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led climate activist group, on Monday announced its endorsement of former Ohio state Sen. Nina Turner, further bolstering her campaign’s progressive support ahead of a special election for an open US House seat in Ohio. Turner, a top ally of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is running to succeed former Rep. Marcia … Read more

KvCORE’s spring 2021 release is faster, smarter and connected

Updates to the user experience and some sharply engineered new functionality demonstrate why Inside Real Estate’s flagship software kvCORE remains an industry favorite. The type of updates Inside Real Estate is now making in its flagship software can only be done when your product is this proven. The latest edition of kvCORE is all about … Read more

What agents need to know about energy-efficient lightbulbs

The right lighting can not only make a house feel like a home, but it can also help homeowners improve their productivity and achieve major energy savings. Here’s what agents need to know about the various kinds of energy-efficient bulbs out there. Lighting can change the feeling of a space, either improving it or making … Read more

Inman Handbook: Home staging in the midst of a red-hot market

The National Association of Realtors’ 2021 Profile of Home Staging revealed 53 percent of real estate agents don’t stage their listings, although nearly the same amount admitted staging resulted in higher offers from prospective buyers. The temptation to skip staging is higher than ever, as buyers offer more than top dollar for listings that would’ve … Read more

Miss Universe contestants unveil protest messages in politically charged pageant

Written by Megan C. Hills, CNN The Miss Universe stage was lit up with colorful protests as contestants from Singapore, Uruguay and Myanmar used the limelight to unveil messages about political and social issues. During the “national costume” segment of the annual competition, which concluded Sunday in Florida, the three contestants revealed messages alluding to … Read more

Lesson Learned: Patience pays off

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. Yorgos Tsibiridis With an international perspective and an exhaustive knowledge of the Hamptons real estate market, Yorgos Tsibiridis has achieved record-breaking prices on the way to $400 million in sales. Yet, he knows that … Read more

Lessons learned: The key ingredient to your recruiting strategy is education

To say recruiting and retention is top of mind for all brokerages is a bit of an understatement. Indeed, talent is an invaluable asset that provides a significant benefit to the business. For that reason, every talent attraction conversation is an opportunity to stand out from the crowd. For years, ERA Real Estate affiliated brokers … Read more

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