Compass launches 2 new agent feedback initiatives

Compass Concierge, Compass Coming Soons, Compass Cares and a forthcoming bridge loans program were all brought to Compass by agents, CEO Robert Reffkin said.

August was the easiest month in 2019 to afford a home: NAR

The typical family possessed 160.4 percent of the estimated income required to purchase a home in August, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Redfin Direct expands into Texas, marking third market since launch

Texas is the first state where all of Redfin’s services — from iBuyer to mortgage and title and escrow — are available.

New York Multiple Listing Service rebrands as ‘OneKey MLS’

The multiple listing service, formed after a merger of Hudson Gateway MLS and Long Island MLS, claims it has more than 42,000 subscribers and 47,000 listings.

Cloud CMA will now include all-cash offers from Opendoor

The move is the latest step in Opendoor’s evolving relationship to real estate agents and the industry as a whole.

SoftBank CEO ’embarrassed’ by results of his tech investments

Masayoshi Son also signaled a note of caution in a new interview, a sign that growth of his beneficiaries could be on the wane.

DOJ files statement of interest in larger buyer-broker lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a statement of interest Monday in the Moehrl class-action, buyer-broker commission lawsuit. The statement mirrors one filed last week in the class-action lawsuit filed by Joshua Sitzer and other plaintiffs and indic…

Altisource to shutter Owners.com

During the first two quarters of the year, Owners.com generated $3.8 million in revenue and reported an $8.1 million loss before income taxes.

Nashville brokerages partner for Buyer Graph initiative

The tool, powered by RealScout, gives brokerages insights into buyers searching for homes and what they’re looking for in the market.

Realogy launches new, improved iBuyer platform for bevy of brands

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA and Sotheby’s International Realty are all rolling out the new iBuyer program.