Up-and-coming iBuyer Flyhomes lands in Southern California

Cruising under the radar, Flyhomes, which offers cash-purchasing power to buyers and price guarantees to homesellers, has been growing rapidly with variants on the iBuyer model.

What will 2020 bring? A look back at the past decade

As we’re heading into 2020, let’s take a moment to mentally drift back over the past decade and open up to the possibilities of the next 10 years. 

The Agency expands in Northern California, wins Bay Area sales contract

The brokerage founded by Mauricio Umansky now has an office in Healdsburg and will handle sales for a development on Yerba Buena Island in the San Francisco Bay.

Assist-2-Sell ‘shocked and dismayed’ at NAR response to pocket listing concerns

The discount franchisor has consistently opposed pocket listing bans, and it said in a new letter Tuesday that it was shocked by NAR’s response to its complaints.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ top team jumps to Keller Williams

Omaha’s Elite Real Estate Group, the top team at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices by transaction volume, will join KW in January.

Compass launches new tech at 5th annual hackathon

At the hackathon, members of the company’s product and engineering teams unveiled a 3D tour app and a proprietary app for Compass Concierge.

Dear Marketing Mastermind: How can I use podcasts to generate leads?

In this monthly advice column, Marketing Mastermind Christy Murdock Edgar answers three burning questions from the real estate industry at large. If you’re strategizing how to grow and develop your content marketing strategy for next year and you’re thinking about podcasts, here’s how to make that format work for you.

Here’s a simple exercise for 2020 business planning

The best way to have a great year in real estate is to have a great fourth quarter the year before. Why? Because real estate typically follows a 90-120 day sales cycle, meaning that the activities you do now will pay dividends in three to four months.

An NAR name change, retirements and a big IPO: My 2020 predictions

For Compass, the National Association of Realtors, MoxiWorks and Realogy, 2020 will be a rollercoaster ride.

Realogy CEO: The industry is experiencing a ‘flight to quality’

Ryan Schneider talks about his two years at the helm of the nation’s largest holding company and why he removed a Bloomberg terminal from his office.