Knock breaks into Phoenix

Online homebuying startup Knock has some exciting news: As of today, it is bringing its home trade-in platform to Phoenix, Arizona.

Knock CEO: Half of all home sales will go to iBuyers in 10 years

Knock CEO and co-founder Sean Black believes in five to 10 years, more than 50 percent of sellers will be selling their homes to a company rather than a person.

Online homebuyer Knock picks up $400M in latest fundraising round

Knock was founded in 2015 by Sean Black and Jamie Glenn, both also co-founders of Trulia, and Karan Sakhuja. Consumers using the company’s trade-in program pay a traditional 6 percent commission to the company. Homeowners also have to pay closing costs and other expenses such as appraisals.

These were the biggest iBuyer stories of 2018

The iBuying market exploded this year, to the point that its rapid expansion has become one of the year’s most dominant real estate stories.

More than 75% of all homes will sell below asking price in 2019

More than three-quarters of all homes on the market will sell below asking price, Knock, the home-resale company, projected in a national forecast.

The essential guide to iBuyers

What you need to know about this fast-growing category of real estate tech, where it’s available and how to use it to grow your own business.

Knock now grades homes on scale from ‘Awesome’ to ‘Awful’

Home trade-in startup Knock wants to tell you whether to buy that house or wait. This week, it rolled out a new tool that rates listing prices from ‘Awesome’ to ‘Awful.’

How mergers, money and machines are reshaping real estate

The real estate industry is a space ripe for change and disruption — from the way homes are bought and sold, to how people are paying and who’s doing that buying and selling. With change happening at such a torrid pace, it’s often hard to keep up, so we at Inman have rounded up the five biggest trends that are shaping the industry right now.

How a small Minnesota brokerage is using Opendoor to its advantage

A Minnesota boutique indie is jumping into the iBuyer game — not armed with the capital of companies like Zillow, Knock, Redfin and Offerpad — but with a partner in Opendoor.

iBuyers react to Opendoor’s acquisition of Open Listings

Inman asked iBuyers Knock, Offerpad and Felix Homes to offer thoughts on Opendoor’s acquisition of Open Listings, a deal that instantly raises the stakes.