Coldwell Banker CEO: ‘Traditional is a box they think we don’t want to be in’

Charlie Young talks to Inman about the changes hitting real estate, his competitors’ tech offerings and the ongoing rebrand.

Why this indie broker is shuttering and joining a franchise

David Ogilvy is shuttering his 34-year eponymously named brokerage David Ogilvy and Associates and bringing his team to Sotheby’s International Realty’s Greenwich, Connecticut, office. 

Caballero tops the Real Trends Thousand — again

Ben Caballero, the super agent and CEO of HomesUSA.com, has smashed his own sales record, recording 5,793 homes sold in 2018, an increase of 1,000 from the year before.

Climb Real Estate adds automated marketing from Imprev

Climb Real Estate, a full-service brokerage based in the Bay Area, is partnering with Imprev to give its agents access to automated marketing services.

NRT launches new automated marketing platform

Prospect Square can compile market reports, send emails and newsletters, and is designed to help agents solidify their position as local experts.

Realogy adds JP Morgan executive to NRT leadership team

Realogy has hired Tim Foley, formerly with J.P. Morgan Asset Management, to serve as executive vice president of operations for NRT, its owned brokerage.

The age of streaming real estate is here

Zillow’s recent pivot from a traditional agent ad model to its all-in, instant-offer business model reminds me of Netflix’s gutsy decision in 2007 to move into streaming and away from its profitable DVD-by-mail model.

NRT’s CEO downplays disruption, teases new transaction tools

Ryan Gorman spoke with Inman by phone to discuss some of the challenges his company is facing head-on this year and his letter raising concerns about competitor Compass.

Realogy CEO explains the problem with big agent signing bonuses

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider is wary of chasing agents with big signing bonuses because he’s not sure the return on investment is there, he explained at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Real Estate Finance & Asset Management Conference on Thursday.

Realogy has hit pause on big acquisitions. That could change

Since scooping up Climb Real Estate in 2016, the company has moved away from brokerage acquisitions. But Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider revealed how that all might change.