Compass CEO reveals more ambitions to be real estate’s ‘one-stop shop’

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin believes the real estate industry is experiencing a “Netflix versus Blockbuster moment,” and he wants his company to emerge as a one-stop shop that provides all services associated with moving.

Breaking: Zillow sues Compass over poached employees, intellectual property

Zillow on Friday filed two lawsuits against Compass, alleging the tech-enabled brokerage poached its employees as part of an effort to steal its intellectual property.

The suits were filed in Washington state and in federal court, respectively, and ar…

Sellers pulling homes off market ahead of Uber, Lyft IPOs

The influx of new money could lead to a robust market once the uncertainty wanes, according to a new report from Compass Chief Economist Selma Hepp.

Mondrian-mimicking home sells for $500K above asking price

A small San Francisco home painted to look like a Piet Mondrian painting sold for $500,000 above the asking price.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt lists classy, 1940s-era LA home for $3.85M

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is moving on. His stylish 1940s Los Angeles ranch property just hit the market for $3.85 million.

RE/MAX should buy Redfin

ZORC — Zillow, Opendoor, Redfin and Compass — are shaping up to be the future proptech real estate titans. Where Keller Williams, Realogy and RE/MAX fit in is still up for grabs.

Keller Williams wants to copy Redfin’s tech

Keller Williams has famously declared itself a “technology company” and is investing heavily in software, but it turns out that the firm has an even more specific goal in mind: It wants to be Redfin.

Compass doesn’t care if it builds or buys its technology: Reffkin

A month and a half after Compass surprised the real estate industry by snatching up CRM maker Contactually, Robert Reffkin said he doesn’t care if his company builds or buys its technology.

Raising the real estate bar, the Zillow and Compass way

A few years ago, a real estate veteran allegedly wore a hat with the number “40” emblazoned on the crown, which was his purported ranking on the Stefan Swanepoel 200 Power List.

SoftBank eyeing additional $15B for its Vision Fund: Report

Softbank’s Vision Fund, the venture capital arm of Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, is seeking to raise an additional $15 billion to invest in tech startups.