Why the Northeast is such a tricky market for iBuyers like Opendoor

There’s more than just high prices keeping Opendoor, OfferPad, Knock and Zillow Offers out of Northeast housing markets.

Why Opendoor, Zillow and Knock all love Atlanta

Knock, Opendoor, Offerpad and Zillow Instant Offers are all fine-tuning their technology that buys and sells homes online in the city. Each company — known as iBuyers — operates in a handful of cities while strategizing expansion across the country. Along with Phoenix, Atlanta is the city that sees the most crossover among the crop.

A new startup will try to sell your home at the highest price for 90 days — and then go full iBuyer

Based on a model similar to popular iBuyers such as Knock and Opendoor, Felix Homes offers to buy a homeowner’s house for a prearranged price.

Knock will buy you a new home, even if you don’t have one to sell

Knock can help new buyers get approved for a mortgage, buy a house on their behalf in cash and then transfer it over to them.

What are real estate agents saying about Opendoor’s funding news?

With Opendoor’s recent $325 million Series E funding round, $2 billion valuation and plans to quintuple its markets by 2020, alongside other bold expansion moves being made by competitors, iBuyers are making a massive ripple in the industry. But what d…

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?

Opendoor rivals don’t fear Silicon Valley upstart’s $325M round

Opendoor’s competitors are optimistic that the company’s massive $325 million funding round shows confidence and interest in their industry from investors.

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.

An Atlanta agent takes Knock, OfferPad and Opendoor for a test-drive

Some say Knock, OfferPad and Opendoor are the wave of the future — that they are “coming for real estate” — but as a Keller Williams agent, I’m not so sure that’s the case.

Opendoor will now let any builder sell new homes through its ‘trade-up’ program

Opendoor will extend its home trade-up program beyond its pilot program with Lennar to all builders, the iBuyer announced Wednesday. Customers for this program visit a homebuilder office, find a home from a builder that they want to move into right awa…