Redfin Now’s all-cash homebuying offers are usually rejected

Glenn Kelman said most who receive offers from his company’s iBuyer program reject those offers, but he argued that the program still helps sell houses.

Redfin iBuyer offers usually rejected: Redfin chief executive

Glenn Kelman said most who receive offers from his company’s iBuyer program reject those offers, but he argued that the program still helps sell houses.

Redfin and Zillow take Texas

As direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platforms continue to rise, Zillow and Redfin are taking their iBuyer platforms to Texas.

Want to start buying investment properties? Then get creative

Want to be a property owner? Think way outside the box, a panel of real estate investors told attendees Wednesday at Inman Connect New York.

Which markets will homebuyers be priced out of next?

SmartAsset’s study released on Tuesday shows that homebuyers are starting to be priced out of historically affordable markets such as Dallas, Nashville and St. Louis, thanks to inadequate income growth.

Opendoor temporarily caps offers in Dallas-Fort Worth at $300,000

Opendoor, the popular iBuyer startup launched in 2014, will temporarily stop making offers on houses over $300,000 in the Dallas-Fort Worth market.

5 markets where homebuyers can win big with falling prices

With home prices rising for 70 consecutive months, homebuyers are in desperate need of a reprieve. For those unwilling or unable to wait for home prices to cool in their area, a move to another state with dropping home prices and a more affordable cost…

Compass announces new executive hires from Spotify, Eventbrite

Compass, the ever-growing real estate technology company, is continuing its hiring spree in the wake of last year’s $550 million Series E funding round and is pulling top talent from other buzzy tech companies: Khurrum Malik, most recently of Spotify, is joining as Compass’s chief marketing officer and Matt Rosenberg, lately of Eventbrite, is coming aboard as chief revenue officer.

Compass is expanding to Seattle and Bellevue

The company will open locations in Seattle and Bellevue within two months, Compass Chief Revenue Officer Rob Lehman told Inman on Monday …

The top 10 markets for first-time homebuyers: Zillow

Thanks to an abundance of undervalued homes ripe for appreciation, Tampa, Florida, topped the list alongside Orlando, Florida, which also cracked the top five. Houston, San Antonio and Dallas comprised the list of Texas cities ranked among the top 10, …