The Real Word: Does this new Connecticut law jeopardize teams?

In this edition of The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss a new law put into place that affects Connecticut real estate teams, how telling a couple to get counseling led to more deals for one agent, and Brad Inman’s big announcement. Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who … Read more

The Real Word: Will Biden’s executive order really upend real estate?

In this edition of The Real Word, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Biden’s executive order, why singles are moving and Opendoor’s new referral rewards program. Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column … Read more

The Real Word: What the DOJ-NAR battle means for agents

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) backed out last week of a proposed settlement with the National Association of Realtors (NAR). According to The … Read more

The Real Word: How is the end of remote work impacting markets?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. As Inman’s Libertina Brandt reported last week, “Would-be homebuyers from Detroit and San Diego to Plano, Texas, and the islands of Hawaii are dropping … Read more

The Real Word: Should MLSs ditch ‘Coming Soon’ status?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. On August 1, MLS Now, Ohio’s largest multiple listing service, will be getting rid of the “Coming Soon” status. According to this Inman article, … Read more

The Real Word: Is Blackstone deal a sign the market will stay hot?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. Blackstone Group Inc. is buying a company that buys and rents single-family homes in a $6 billion deal. According to The Wall Street Journal, … Read more

The Real Word: Why are there discrepancies in appraisals?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. Last week, Byron and Nicole discussed a HousingWire article that reported on racial discrimination in the appraisal industry, moving on to talk about the … Read more

The Real Word: Can the appraisal process be color-blind?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. Leading off this week’s episode is an article from HousingWire that asks the question: Is the appraisal process color-blind? Given the numerous reports of … Read more

The Real Word: Is sight unseen the way to go?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. During the pandemic, buying a home sight unseen became more mainstream. Will it continue? Inman writer Craig Rowe made the case for buying a … Read more

The Real Word: Could buying leads put your business in danger?

Byron Lazine and Nicole White are two agents in Connecticut who give us their thoughts on the week’s news every Friday in “The Real Word,” a weekly video column on Inman. It turns out, a lot of millennial homebuyers — 64 percent, to be more precise — are coming to regret at least one aspect … Read more

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