Compass launches Telluride office, snags two top Sotheby’s agents

Compass is expanding into the Rocky Mountain ski-town of Telluride, Colorado, with an award-winning Realtor who regularly ranks among the nation’s top-producing.

The ‘Compass Effect’ is creating a tense industry battlefield

Suddenly real estate has become antagonistic and fiercely competitive, with major forces colliding and jockeying to reshape the landscape.

How a small Minnesota brokerage is using Opendoor to its advantage

A Minnesota boutique indie is jumping into the iBuyer game — not armed with the capital of companies like Zillow, Knock, Redfin and Offerpad — but with a partner in Opendoor.

The Inman Weekender, September 22-23, 2018

The week’s top real estate industry stories, and practical advice to use this weekend.

Long and Foster launches ‘Coming Soon’ service for pre-market listings

Long & Foster sales associates can now access a new online portal to see properties before they hit local multiple listing services and receive alerts.

Preview: Exclusive video interview with NYC brokerage leaders

Bess Freedman, co-president of Brown Harris Stevens; Clelia Peters, president of Warburg Realty and co-founder of MetaProp; and Steven James, CEO of Douglas Elliman New York will be interviewed by RealScout CEO Andrew Flachner about their new joint-eff…

The Real Word: What does the ‘PayPal Mafia’ mean for agents?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll discuss the ‘PayPal Mafia,’ a supergroup of investors who are setting the tech tone in real estate, and what it means for agents. 

Howard Hanna acquires Allen Tate Companies to form mid-Atlantic real estate giant

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is acquiring Allen Tate Companies to create a powerhouse real estate force in the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern United States.

Zillow to feature listings from Canada’s largest indie brokerage

As part of its efforts to come to Canada, Zillow will soon feature listings from the country’s largest indie brokerage, Right At Home Realty.

NYC brokerages unite to launch ‘game-changing’ data platform

Leading residential brokerages in New York City are uniting to offer a new level of transparency to the way consumers and brokers search property. The effort is being called a “game-changer” by high-ranking executives involved in its launch.