A deeper look at Zillow Offers numbers

Zillow announced that it bought 19 homes during the second quarter for a total of 62. That’s an additional 43 homes purchased in five weeks — a good ramp up. Dig deeper into the numbers here.

Why nobody should be surprised by Zillow’s latest moves

Rob Hahn responds to Zillow’s recent news: acquiring a mortgage lender, Zillow Offers, getting a brokerage license in Arizona and entering the rental space.

Agents can show sellers iBuyer offers with new Cloud CMA feature

Within the next 30 days, W&R Studios is launching a new feature integrated into its popular comparative market analysis software, Cloud CMA, that will allow agents to bring investor cash offers to prospective seller clients.

Opendoor has more than 100 homes under contract in Las Vegas, 60 more active

Opendoor company spokeswoman Cristin Culver told “The Las Vegas Review Journal” this week that the company is under contract on more than 100 homes and currently has 60 active listings.

How is Zillow deciding which Premier Agents get Instant Offers leads?

Becky Garcia, an Arizona-based agent with The Garcia Group, and George Laughton, of the Laughton Team, became early adapters of Zillow’s Instant Offers program. Here’s how shrewd business sense and steely focus helped them reap the benefits.

Watch: Exclusive interview with Re/Max CEO Adam Contos

Re/Max CEO Adam Contos sat down with Real Scout founder Andrew Flachner — an editorial partner of Inman — for an exclusive interview at the Re/Max headquarters in Denver, Colorado, yesterday.

What my old-fashioned dad taught me about the ‘typical’ iBuyer

You can imagine my surprise, when as I was telling my conservative, Luddite dad about Opendoor’s model and how the company makes an offer on a property before it’s listed, he stopped me cold and said, “So, I wouldn’t have to do showings? I’d be interested in that.”

The trinity of capital, passion and brains is rocking real estate

As I was sitting in the speaker’s room backstage at the recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) hearing on competitiveness in the real estate industry, I could not get a particular question out of my head: Does any of this even matter?

Inside Zillow’s Instant Offers expansion

Zillow is launching its direct-to-consumer homebuying service in Las Vegas Wednesday after strong demand in Phoenix, its first market. And local agents are sharing in the success.

Knock’s iBuyer home-trading model is expanding in North Carolina

Knock, a popular iBuyer that connects homebuyers with properties after buying their old ones, is expanding its home trade-in model in North Carolina.