Opendoor CEO: ‘We can be a winner-take-most company’

Ahead of his talk at Inman Connect Las Vegas next week, the top dog of the biggest iBuyer discussed the startup’s plans for the future.

How to talk to clients about iBuyers

Everyone’s abuzz about iBuyers and their threat to the real estate industry. But the reality behind the hype is more complex, as a couple of recent news stories show. Here are three quick ideas on how to use these stories to highlight your own value as…

Why the money pouring into real estate tech is ‘stupid’

In a wide-ranging interview, Patrick Stone, founder of the Williston Financial Group, shares his thoughts on real estate technology and his previous life as an oyster diver.

Homebuyers’ biggest agent gripe? ‘Commissions are too high’

More than 4 in 10 consumers believe real estate commissions are too high, according to a study from real estate technology startup ShelterZoom.

Redfin and Opendoor are teaming up to take on Zillow Offers

In Phoenix and Atlanta, users of Redfin’s website and mobile app are now invited to request an offer from Opendoor. Prompts will appear in the form of a button on property pages for off-market homes and on a page through which homeowners may schedule a…

Redfin CEO says measured growth is key to his brokerage’s success

Glenn Kelman believes clear victors will emerge from the real estate tech arms race in the next couple years. Mergers and acquisitions are inevitable, he argues. That’s because real estate websites want to insert themselves into the transaction while s…

How to cope with iBuyers in your market

If you have iBuyers in your market, consider leveraging all your options. Byron Short, the broker-owner of Success Property Brokers in Phoenix, has created a very effective approach to coping with all the iBuyer models in his market. Find out how it wo…

Redfin Now expands to Austin, escalating heated iBuyer war

The Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage joins a crowded field of iBuyers that already includes Opendoor, Zillow Offers and Offerpad.

Redfin Now expands to Austin, escalating heated iBuyer war

The Seattle-based tech-powered brokerage joins a crowded field of iBuyers that already includes Opendoor, Zillow Offers and Offerpad.

How market share is creating competitive superpowers in real estate

Explosive growth is on the horizon for the brokerage — or group of brokerages — that cracks the market-share code first.