Redfin CEO: ‘The stability of the marketplace has been undermined’

In a phone interview with Inman, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman and Chelsea Goyer, Redfin’s vice president of recruiting, discuss partner programs and MLS relations.

Redfin wants to change listing displays across the industry

High-tech brokerage Redfin thinks there’s a problem with the way many real estate listings are displayed online, and it has a proposed fix that it wants the board of NAR to adopt in November at its bi-annual conference. The change is a small but signif…

NAR’s MLS manager jumps ship to Redfin

Caitlin McCrory, MLS manager of the National Association of Realtors for the past 20 months, is joining online brokerage Redfin as its head of industry relations.

Redfin clashes with think tank on MLS antitrust

What would happen if the government mandated that real estate brokers make all their listings accessible publicly to everyone online, free-of-charge? It would result in “a tragedy of the commons,” argues Redfin…

Redfin slashes (or eliminates) ‘partner agent’ rebates

In a move that the brokerage says reflects its growing focus on offering savings to home sellers, Redfin has announced plans to slash or eliminate the rebate it offers to buyers whom the firm refers to non-Redfin agents, known as “partner agents.” The …