Real estate’s big threat, according to a Coldwell Banker NRT exec

As the regional executive vice president of the eastern seaboard and midwest regions at Coldwell Banker NRT, Sue Yannaccone oversees 239 Coldwell Banker offices.

Open Listings in Dallas gets folded into the Opendoor brand

Open Listings will cease using its own branding in Dallas this month and carry on under the banner of Opendoor, which became its parent company last fall.

Is OwnersRE.com the agent-less answer for commission-phobic home sellers?

OwnersRE.com charges homeowners $250 to market and manage the sale of their home.

Is OwnersRE.com the agent-free answer for commission-phobic sellers?

Formally launched this month after a three-month soft release, the company charges owners $250 for use of the platform, which includes a website and productivity dashboard for the home.

What is Redfin up to in Washington, D.C.?

Inman visited Redfin’s Washington, D.C., office recently to take a closer look at how Redfin is changing the local market and analyze the brokerage’s influence in the capital city.

Purplebricks launches in the Sunshine State with 2 locations

Purplebricks is bringing its flat-fee model to the Sunshine State. The U.K.-founded real estate brokerage — which charges sellers a $3,600 fee per listing — officially launched Tuesday in Orlando and Tampa, as the company celebrates one year of operating in the United States.

How to elevate your luxury brand by being a ‘concierge agent’

The term “concierge agent” might be new to some, but it’s what those of us who care, who are available and who are present have always been. We are all-hands-on-deck Realtors who are always available to our clients. Here’s how you can become one too.

‘It’s like buying a first-class ticket’: Opendoor’s acquisition of Open Listings met with mixed reaction

News that Opendoor, the San Francisco-based iBuyer, acquired discount brokerage Open Listings was met with concern and cautious optimism as some agents called the move a “wake-up call.”

A Compelling Formula for Success: Assist2Sell

A Unique Advantage to the Real Estate Landscape When it comes to companies offering a discount model, there is plenty of competition. Brokers and agents have long understood that sellers want to pay lower commission rates. But they also want full service, notes Ryan Elliott, vice president of Assist2Sell, and that’s his company’s premier distinction. […]

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Redfin 1% listing fee working better than buyer rebates

Once promising to be the darling of homebuyers by offering rebates, Redfin is now chasing homesellers with a discount commission promise. The Seattle-based tech broker is targeting listings by offering discounts to sellers and reducing its rebates to b…