Compass launches 2 new agent feedback initiatives

Compass Concierge, Compass Coming Soons, Compass Cares and a forthcoming bridge loans program were all brought to Compass by agents, CEO Robert Reffkin said.

The Agency founder talks expansion, corrects the rumor mill

Mauricio Umansky says the agent count at his Southern California boutique brokerage is actually way up.

SoftBank CEO ’embarrassed’ by results of his tech investments

Masayoshi Son also signaled a note of caution in a new interview, a sign that growth of his beneficiaries could be on the wane.

‘Listing Impossible’ star Aaron Kirman on breaking into luxury

Aaron Kirman rose from humble origins to become a top-producing agent and reality TV star. He did it by taking a “curated” and “calculated” approach.

The scourge of untested novelties in real estate

Some innovations — novel or not, untested or not — change how the real estate industry works. Others fall by the wayside.

Avi Dorfman’s $200M lawsuit against Compass moves forward

Avi Dorfman claims he was supposed to be a founding member of the rapidly growing brokerage, which today is valued at more than $6 billion.

National Association of Realtors mulls MLS pocket listing policy

The new policy is a response to limited-exposure and “coming soon” marketing practices and would require agents to share exclusive listings with MLS members.

MLS system ‘in jeopardy,’ facing existential threat from iBuyers

“We are playing dominoes when the new world’s playing 3D chess,” write the authors of a new MLS Roundtable white paper that was released on Monday.

Two of a kind: Will Compass suffer the same fate as WeWork?

Following the delay of WeWork’s initial public offering, will the SoftBank-funded Compass struggle when it finally decides to go public or beat the odds?

Two of a kind: Will Compass suffer the same fate as WeWork?

Following the delay of WeWork’s initial public offering, will the SoftBank-funded Compass struggle when it finally decides to go public or beat the odds?