Exclusive: NRT CEO blasts Compass in letter to execs

NRT CEO Ryan Gorman blasted rival brokerage Compass in a letter to NRT leaders obtained by Inman. Gorman’s letter, which accuses Compass of ‘taking advantage’ of agents, includes a number of questions he has regarding Compass’ growth and recruitment and advice for agents thinking of making the move to Compass. 

WATCH: How Compass’ CEO balances growth

Compass has stated that its technology stack is a unique differentiator in the marketplace. Founder and CEO Robert Reffkin sits down with MRIS Investors’ David Charron to explore examples of this technology and discuss how data plays a key role in its …

Compass nabs top Brooklyn producer from Douglas Elliman

Scott Klein and at least five members of his team are making the jump from Douglas Elliman to Compass in Brooklyn, where the brokerage is rapidly expanding.

Engel & Völkers opens in Napa with Compass defectors

The global real estate brand is headed to California’s wine country with a team of agents defecting from Compass and Bradley Real Estate Group. The new brokerage, led by Paul Benson, will be Engel & Völkers’ largest in North America.

How the right lighting can get buyers in the mood (for a home)

Agents should take a cue from Cupid and learn how to set the mood for buying by using a simple and effective lighting plan.

Compass loves New York MLS

Compass, the heavily funded real estate brokerage, has signed on to send its listings directly to New York MLS, the city’s only multiple listing service.

Former Compass agent accuses team of mutiny in new lawsuit

Compass has gotten on the wrong side of one former agent for allegedly helping her team members steal her listings and their attendant commissions.

Local Realtors reel from report Amazon may avoid NYC

The news did not thrill real estate agents in the area. Half a dozen said they still hope Amazon goes through with the original HQ2 plan, but they also said that with or without the retail giant, Long Island City has already benefited from months of pu…

Trump’s childhood home is on sale for $2.9M

The modest Queens, New York, home in which President Donald Trump spent some of his earliest years is on the market again for $2.9 million.

Virtual brokerages ‘will pull us all down’

Long & Foster CEO Jeff Detwiler is unhappy with the state of agent professionalism, training and supervision in the real estate industry. He put virtual brokerages in the crosshairs in conversation with David Charron, the president of MRIS Investors, at Inman Connect in New York City on Thursday.