All the news you might have missed from Realogy’s RGX

This is your one-stop shop for all the latest breaking news, announcements and articles you might have missed from the first-ever RGX conference.

Freddie Mac names David Brickman as new CEO

Freddie Mac announced Thursday that its current president, David Brickman, will soon be taking the reins as the mortgage giant’s new CEO.

Google and Coinbase Global executives join Fannie Mae board

Karin Kimbrough of Google and Brian Brooks of Coinbase Global have been elected as new members to Fannie Mae’s board of directors.

Leading Silicon Valley brokerages spearhead data-sharing initiative

A group of seven Silicon Valley brokerages are following the lead of colleagues in San Francisco to launch a regional Buyer Graph initiative powered by real estate tech startup RealScout.

Realogy expands iBuyer program, reveals cash backing for buyers

Realogy announced Wednesday the expansion of its iBuyer program and upcoming launch of a service that will give buyers cash backing.

Realogy launches ‘Agent X’ voice assistant, Facebook ad tool

The nation’s largest real estate company is not about to let other brokerages claim technological supremacy — at least not without a fight.

Coldwell Banker open to merging franchise and company-owned leadership, executives tell Inman

Executives at Coldwell Banker are open to the idea of merging the leadership of the brand’s franchises and company-owned businesses.

Motto Mortgage adopts Total Expert for marketing, CRM

Motto Mortgage, the mortgage franchise from RE/MAX, announced on Wednesday that it’s equipping its franchises with customer relationship management tool and marketing solutions from fintech startup Total Expert. 

Coldwell CEO: Rebranding efforts not ‘out there for a vote’

At the end of the day, Coldwell Banker’s new logo is sticking around regardless of whether people like it, CEO Charlie Young indicated Tuesday.

Coldwell Banker CEO slams rivals for ‘headline grabbing,’ ‘puffery’

Coldwell Banker CEO Charlie Young criticized rivals Tuesday for trying to morph into technology businesses, saying they’re known mostly for “puffery.”