Why seller leads are Zillow’s biggest opportunity

Last week, Zillow announced its latest financial results, and the stock dropped 25 percent (losing $2 billion in value). But the story everyone is missing is the Zillow Offers business and its huge potential with seller leads.

What Opendoor’s latest pivot means for real estate agents

Aligning closer with agents is a significant pivot for Opendoor because it signals that working with the traditional industry is an important part of its growth strategy.

LeadingRE to arm brokers against disruption with webinar series

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a network of the top-producing indie brokerages, is launching a series of webinars hosted by Mike DelPrete.

Why Zillow has the advantage over KW, Rocket Homes and others

Zillow benefits from practically unbeatable network effects in the consumer space. Both of these moves ignore basic strategic principles of playing to your strengths and picking battles you can win.

How realtor.com just got way better at lead conversion

News Corp., owner of realtor.com, announced the $210 million acquisition of lead qualification service Opcity. With this acquisition, realtor.com dives deeper into the lead conversion funnel in a major way.

How psychology is holding back real estate tech

When Mike DelPrete thinks about the modernization of the industry and tech adoption, his position is: What’s holding us back is psychology, not technology.

Real estate’s tech boom is getting its own college course

Mike DelPrete will teach an undergraduate and graduate real estate technology course at the University of Colorado, Boulder’s Real Estate Center.

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.

WATCH: Here’s what real estate will look like in 2020

Warburg Realty President Clelia Peters, Zillow President Jeremy Wacksman, real estate analyst Mike DelPrete and Keller Williams group leader Vija Williams joined Brad Inman at Inman Connect San Francisco to debate the future of real estate.

What will real estate look like in 2020?

Zillow’s Jeremy Wacksman, Warburg Realty’s Clelia Peters, analyst Mike DelPrete and Keller Williams lead Vija Williams debate real estate’s future in this ICSF panel.