Best friends 4ever? Redfin strikes deal with Zillow to list in 4 cities

Long-time rivals Zillow and Redfin have finally made peace — over one issue at least — and struck a deal that allows the former to directly host the latter’s listings in four U.S. cities.

Zillow Offers is officially live in the Twin Cities, more markets to come

Zillow’s direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, Zillow Offers, launched Monday in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, it was announced.

Zillow will buy and sell homes in LA, Austin, San Diego and more

Zillow announced on Thursday it’s expanding its direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform known as Zillow Offers to Austin, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego and Tampa within the next year. 

READ: Redfin CEO’s letter to company buyer’s agents

Following the announcement of Redfin Direct, a new service that will enable buyers to make offers on Redfin-listed homes through the company’s website without agents, read CEO Glenn Kelman’s letter to employees.

Realogy CEO buys $1M of company stock following losses

One week after Realogy stock sank to a new low, CEO Ryan Schneider has purchased $1 million worth of the company’s shares in an apparent show of support for the brand.

Indie brokerage launches unconventional iBuyer program

Texas-based brokerage JP & Associates Realtors announced Tuesday it has teamed up with a tech company to launch an agent-centric cash offer program.

Keller Williams iBuyer program Keller Offers to debut in May

Keller Williams will launch an iBuying program next month in Texas and plans to expand that program to as many as eight metro areas by the end of the year.

Zillow has been buying homes for a year now. How’s it going?

It’s been a year since Zillow’s ambitious undertaking to buy and sell homes to consumers with quick-close, all-cash offers under the “iBuying” model.

IBuyers riding a wave of change as they disrupt real estate

The iBuyers are going to improve their algorithms. They’re going to push their prices closer to market rates. And they’re going to get better and better as they eat up more of the real estate industry.

Attention, agents: Opendoor launches new referrals program

Opendoor introduced on Tuesday a new program to refer clients outside of the company’s buy parameters to partner real estate agents.