How market share is creating competitive superpowers in real estate

Explosive growth is on the horizon for the brokerage — or group of brokerages — that cracks the market-share code first.

Two top Compass execs exit amid major reorganization

Compass is restructuring its departments and leadership team to streamline operations. The move will consolidate the marketing and product departments. 

Is a Compass IPO coming soon?

My gut tells me that Compass might file an IPO sooner than later — this year, even. In doing so, they’d seek to join the gaggle of private tech companies rushing to go public before the bubble (if that’s what this is) bursts.

Real estate is at a ‘tipping point,’ analyst says

Traditional models shouldn’t be fully counted out, but they need to change, according to John Campbell. He’s downgraded Realogy’s target share price from $16 per share to $8 per share and lowered RE/MAX’s target stock price from $45 per share to $37 pe…

Keller Williams joins other top brokerages in supporting the Equality Act

Keller Williams is the latest company to join in support of the Equality Act, legislation that would codify gender and sexual orientation protections into the Civil Rights Act, including the Fair Housing Act. 

Zillow: Frenemy or a direct competitor?

Zillow won my trust with its great website, but returning CEO Rich Barton’s leadership has me questioning where agents stand in the rapidly evolving real estate ecosystem.

Where do SoftBank’s struggles leave Opendoor, Compass and real estate tech?

The Vision Fund’s commitment to real estate remains intact, according to a person familiar with its thinking. By the fund’s estimation, it’s still early innings for industry disruption, the person said.

Compass sued over a single decimal point

According to the complaint, The Mark Company orally agreed to pay RRA 16.25 percent of gross sales commissions from the sales of condominium units at an ultra-luxury development in San Francisco. The companies signed a letter agreement in 2013, which C…

How the real estate industry is celebrating Pride 2019

June in America is LGBTQ Pride Month, with parades and celebrations across the country commemorating the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots — a series of gay rights demonstrations in 1969 that were met with police force and gave birth to the LGBTQ movement — and honoring contributions from the LGBTQ community.

EXCLUSIVE: Compass, eXp Realty and Redfin voice support for Equality Act

Just in time for Pride Month, the annual June celebration of LGBTQ rights in the U.S., three major real estate brokerages — Compass, eXp Realty and Redfin — all confirmed to Inman this week for the first time that they support the Equality Act.