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

The Real Word: Is there an end date to the housing shortage?

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 Friday, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) voted to approve the controversial new policy which requires addresses on MLS listings. “The policy does … Read more

The Real Word: $136M Montana ranch sets record

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 National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) proposal to require listings to include a property address upon submission to the MLS moved to the board … Read more

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