Curious about iBuyer trends? This new map offers radical transparency

Real estate tech analyst Mike DelPrete and data and software provider Remine launched an interactive visualization tool that closely tracks the growth and trends of three leading iBuyers: Opendoor, Zillow Offers and Offerpad.

With $141M more in funding, FlyHomes unveils price guarantee

Flyhomes, an iBuyer that will make cash offers on behalf of homebuyers, has nabbed an additional $21 million in equity financing plus $120 million in debt for purchasing and reselling homes.

With $141M more in funding, FlyHomes unveils price guarantee

Flyhomes, an iBuyer that will make cash offers on behalf of homebuyers, has nabbed an additional $21 million in equity financing plus $120 million in debt for purchasing and reselling homes.

Home leaseback startup Figure shoots for $1B valuation: Report

Figure offers fast-close home equity lines of credit and an iBuyer alternative to reverse mortgages.

New iBuyer course aims to help agents navigate new terrain

Keller Williams Realtor Kenny Klaus and Dan Noma of Venture REI envision a certification program that can help level the playing field for agents and homeowners alike.

IBuyers cost sellers up to 15% of a home’s value, study finds

Market analytics firm Collateral Analytics puts hard numbers on the much-debated costs of using iBuyers to sell a home.

Opendoor will now make cash offers on behalf of buyers

As part of a new homebuyer service, the iBuyer is also offering buyers access to its homes before putting them on the market.

Realtor.com extends Facebook ad product to brokers

Realtor.com has expanded its Facebook ad product Local Expert to allow ads to be bought for citywide listing searches, not just ZIP code-level searches. And those citywide ads can now be purchased by brokers, not just teams and agents.

The 4 bull’s-eyes in real estate for venture capitalists

Sapphire Ventures’ Paul Levine named four real estate bull’s-eyes for venture capitalists in a presentation entitled “What’s Next in Real Estate” at Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019.

Compass CEO on Realogy lawsuit: Some brokers spread ‘fear’

There was fear and loathing in Las Vegas this week as leaders of the country’s top real estate brokerages accused each other of stoking fear and rumormongering as they jostle for supremacy.