What is Compass’ endgame?

In real estate, optimizing the commission split and generating revenue by selling mortgages is what brokerages have been doing for years. But investors didn’t pump over $1 billion of venture capital in Compass to build a basic brokerage. So, what is Compass’ end goal? Let’s take a look at the numbers.

Traditional brokerage or tech company: How is Compass being valued?

Is Compass worth $4.4 billion, and is it being valued as a traditional brokerage or a technology company? Mike DelPrete takes a look at the company’s valuation, revenue, transaction volume, agent count and profitability.

Is Compass a tech company or a traditional brokerage?

The company often refers to itself as a tech company and a tech-enabled brokerage, which is part of the lure of the Compass vision — and the underpinning of its massive $4.4 billion valuation. But is Compass a tech company or a traditional brokerage? Find out here.

Purplebricks is leaving Australia. Is the US next?

Purplebricks announced Tuesday it’s shuttering its operations in Australia two-and-a-half years after launching, adding that it’s conducting a review of operations in the United States.

How has Compass grown so fast? A look at the numbers

What’s the secret to its meteoric rise, and what is it that investors see that justifies its massive valuation? This deep dive into Compass looks to provide evidence-based answers to those questions — and more.

Is Purplebricks really in turmoil? A closer look

The stock price is significantly down from the highs of last year, the U.S. and U.K. CEOs are out, and revenue guidance has been repeatedly downgraded. Find out what other challenges Purplebricks faces in the U.S. here.

Zillow has been buying homes for a year now. How’s it going?

It’s been a year since Zillow’s ambitious undertaking to buy and sell homes to consumers with quick-close, all-cash offers under the “iBuying” model.

Why iBuying is the new Zestimate

Between Zillow’s powerful grasp over the start of the consumer homebuying journey and the relative ease of instant online offers, it’s no question that the listing powerhouse can dominate this new frontier of buying and selling.

Why iBuying is the new Zestimate

Between Zillow’s powerful grasp over the start of the consumer homebuying journey and the relative ease of instant online offers, it’s no question that the listing powerhouse can dominate this new frontier of buying and selling.

PREVIEW: New massive iBuyer report from Mike DelPrete

Mike DelPrete, a real estate tech adviser and strategist, has a new comprehensive iBuyer report out to help educate the real estate industry about the growing presence of the quick-close, all-cash investor-backed companies that have begun to percolate …