Inman announces another 18 sponsors for ICNY18

Inman announced the next 18 companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect New York, Jan. 22-26, …

2017 will go down as a big year for real estate M&A

We projected 2017 would be a “good, but not great year” for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the real estate space, and what unfolded was quite significant, including the biggest brokerage acquisition in decades, an ongoing fight for California market share and a busy stint for large regional independent firms …

dotloop Transaction Management

Dotloop is the only end-to-end real estate transaction management solution …

How to sell your tech company

CEO Duane LeGate started Commissions, Inc., the fastest growing real estate tech company, in 2011. Five years and five months later, he sold it for around 240 million dollars. Now with three sold companies under his belt, this serial entrepreneur is sh…

Real Geeks acquired by Fidelity National Financial

Fidelity National Financial has agreed to acquire Real Geeks, a customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing system for real estate agents. The acquisition marks another step by Fidelity into real estate, coming after it purchased CINC (Commiss…

Inman Announces the First 27 Sponsors for ICSF17

Tallahassee, Fla. (May 23, 2017) – Inman announced the first round of companies that will be sponsoring Inman Connect San Francisco, Aug. 7-11, …

Plenty of leads, no conversions? 5 tools to boost returns

If online lead generation is one of the pillars of your business, then you’re already well-versed in the hustle of online lead conversion. The national average to convert an online lead to a sale hovers around 2 percent. The internet lead game require…

Realtor.com operator sells TigerLeads to Commissions Inc.: sources

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. has sold lead-generation company TigerLeads to customer relationship management (CRM) system provider Commissions Inc. Terms of the deal were not disclosed …

How eXp Realty is tackling portal threat with new agent tech

When a real estate brokerage is almost completely virtual and it’s at least partially owned by its agents, the pressure’s on for any tech company that commits to power its lead generation. That’s especially true when the brokerage aspires to remain rel…

Expect more company acquistions in real estate

Commissions, Inc. CEO Duane LeGate is a humble guy, but a rich one. According to my sources, the sale of of his company to Fidelity Financial went for somewhere in the $250 million range, a hefty price tag for a real estate software company that is onl…