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Relaxing Designs For Your Lakefront Backyard
According to Wallace J. Nichols, in his book 'Blue Mind,' our brains are hardwired to react positively to water. Our predisposition to embrace water might be the reason being near it can actually calm us. To spend even more time in the great outdoors on your lakefront property, design your own oasis with relaxation in mind. Here are five ways to get started.

The week in industry hires and promotions: June 19-23, 2017
Who got hired or promoted this week? Here's our weekly rundown, in chronological order ...

Top 10 posts from last week
Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week ...

The week in real estate industry deals: June 19-23, 2017
While real estate agents chase leads and close deals on houses, there's another level of deal-making that takes place within the real estate industry: mergers, acquisitions, integrations and partnerships. We'll be recapping every week's noteworthy deals that didn't make it into print (and some that did) for your perusal. Here are this week's ...

Real estate market recap, June 19-23, 2017
Here's what happened this week in the real estate market ...

Going once, going twice: How much would you spend to live like the Underwoods?
The famous "House of Cards" home will be up for auction on July 27 with Alex Cooper Auctioneers with a deposit of $25,000 and a starting bid of $500, ...

Zillow mania: $1.7B value boost, 27K haters
Though it feels like a lifetime of cacophony, today marks the one-month anniversary of Zillow’s controversial Instant Offers program, which connects homesellers with investor bids alongside CMAs from participating Zillow Premier Agents (ZPAs). What have we learned ...

Bob Goldberg named next CEO of the National Association of Realtors
Bob Goldberg has just been named the next CEO of the National Association of Realtors ...

Becoming the real estate referral matchmaker in your area: A guide
DENVER --"I don't talk about real estate very much at all, but I do generate a lot of business from the internet," Marguerite Giguere said today at the Real Estate Webmasters Summit. How ...

Bungalow, Cottage or Colonial? The agent’s architectural house styles cheat sheet (part 2)
Ranch, Craftsman, Cape Cod, Shotgun, Tudor, Victorian, Art Deco, Mediterranean and Contemporary -- they are all featured in part one of the agent's architectural house styles cheat sheet. But there are a number of other designs that are equally popular, as one reader reminded everyone with her comment: "What? No Colonial?!" Here's how to identify some of the more well-known -- and a couple rare -- home architectural styles ...

Agent Legend: How to close more deals without generating more leads
If you're not regularly the first to follow up, then you're blowing deals and losing money. Every agent knows this, yet it's tough to stay consistent. Agent Legend is the secret weapon top teams and agents are using to get response rates of 40 - 80% ...