Redefy teams up on referrals with Home Captain

The flat-fee brokerage will now connect unrepresented buyers to agents in Home Captain’s network of 32,000 real estate pros.

How the US broke Purplebricks: Former employees sound off

Purplebricks announced on Wednesday it was shuttering its U.S. operations. The flat-fee brokerage was only live in the U.S. for less than two years, but its departure doesn’t come as a surprise to many former employees.

RE/MAX co-founder buys more than $3M of company stock

RE/MAX revealed Wednesday that co-founder and former CEO Dave Liniger has just purchased 122,911 shares in the company.

Is Purplebricks on the verge of being taken over?

Berlin-based Axel Springer publishes a number of European newspapers and also owns U.S.-based website Business Insider and its offshoots. The company previously invested $177 million in Purplebricks, which was used to fund the brokerage’s expansion beyond its home base in the U.K.

Reali raises $9M in funding round

Flat-fee brokerage Reali announced it has raised $9 million in its latest funding round, adding to the tens of millions of dollars the company has previously pulled in from investors.

Flat-fee brokerage Reali acquires mortgage lender

Flat-fee brokerage Reali announced Wednesday that it has acquired a loan company and is launching its own, in-house mortgage service.

Flat-fee brokerage Reali acquires mortgage lender

Flat-fee brokerage Reali announced Wednesday that it has acquired a loan company and is launching its own in-house mortgage service.

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.

Purplebricks in turmoil: Shares plummet, CEOs out

The stock price drop Thursday came as Purplebricks announced that both Lee Wainwright and Eric Eckardt, the U.K. and U.S. CEOs, respectively, were leaving the company. In a statement, Purplebricks said that Wainwright was leaving for “personal reasons.” It gave no explanation for Eckardt’s departure. 

Discount brokerage Trelora promotes Brady Miller to CEO

Brady Miller, the new CEO, has been at Trelora since August. He previously served as the CFO of Leeds West Group, which owns and manages automotive repair businesses.