Inman takes home 4 NAREE awards

Inman wins 4 National Association of Real Estate Editors awards

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Three Inman reporters took residence 4 awards at The Nationwide Affiliation of Actual Property Editors annual journalism convention in Atlanta for his or her protection in 2021 of iBuyers, pocket listings, the U.S. Division of Justice’s actual property probe and the Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors’ polarizing hate speech coverage, it was introduced Thursday.

Marian McPherson, Jim Dalrymple and Andrea Brambila have been among the many journalism commerce group’s 2022 real estate journalism award winners, the group introduced through the Nationwide Affiliation of Actual Property Editors’ 56th Annual Actual Property Journalism Convention, held this yr in Bunkhead.

“We’re thrilled that NAREE has acknowledged the laborious work by our gifted reporters who’re devoted to masking the evolving business panorama and serving to readers develop their careers and companies,” Inman CEO Emily Paquette mentioned in an announcement on Friday.

Andrea Brambila

Inman Deputy Editor Andrea Brambila took residence two awards, incomes bronze within the Greatest Industrial Actual Property or B-to-B Journal Story class for her protection of a case interpretation by the Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors officially declaring the display of the Confederate flag a violation of its hate speech policy.

The case interpretation made it so {that a} Accomplice flag displayed in itemizing pictures could possibly be “fairly construed as indicating a racial desire or unlawful discrimination based mostly on a protected class” on the a part of a list dealer.

Brambila additionally took residence a silver award within the Greatest Breaking Actual Property Information Story class for her coverage of the United States Department of Justice pulling out of a proposed settlement with the National Association of Realtors, which earned her a remark from the judges.

“On the identical day the U.S. Division of Justice introduced it was pulling out of a settlement with the Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors, Brambila reported and wrote a narrative that went past a news-ticker headline,” the judges wrote. “Not solely did the story embrace the newest developments within the saga, but it surely additionally outlined the historical past of the lawsuit, highlighted what the settlement would have required of NAR, and offered context for what this meant to patrons and sellers.”

Jim Dalrymple

The Greatest Industrial Actual Property or B-to-B Journal Story class additionally noticed Inman reporter Jim Dalrymple earn an honorable point out for his coverage of the Chief Executive Officers of both Redfin and Zillow responding to a real estate agent and TikTokers theory that iBuyers could essentially fix housing prices.

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman argued that the agent’s description of iBuying was “unfaithful” and that  Redfin would “by no means deliberately underpay or overpay for a house.” Zillow known as the video an instance of “misinformation and falsehoods” in an announcement to Inman.

Marian McPherson

Within the Greatest Residential Actual Property Commerce or B-to-B Journal Story class, Inman reporter Marian McPherson earned a Bronze award for her protection of how pocket listings hurt minority homebuyers. McPherson dove deep into the difficulty, talking with 5 consultants in regards to the methods pocket listings contribute to a de facto segregation of the nation’s housing inventory by narrowing the market.

The Greatest General Particular person Actual Property Winner for 2022 was Troy McMullen, a contract author for the Washington Put up, who gained for his protection of appraisal bias and its results on Black householders.

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