OfferPad cuts ties with Zillow over Instant Offers expansion

OfferPad says it was not given any advance warning from Zillow ahead of Zillow’s move to expand Instant Offers by becoming an investor/homebuyer and seller in its own right.

As homebuyer, Zillow delivers the ultimate lead

Last week, Zillow announced it was going to start directly buying and selling houses. More specifically, it will actively participate in its Instant Offers Marketplace, which allows consumers to get instant offers on their homes (the iBuyer model).

Zillow shares take a tumble amid plans to get into iBuyer business

The market hasn’t responded kindly to Zillow’s announcement that they’re expanding their Instant Offer program to new markets and getting into the business of buying and selling homes.

Opendoor founders subtweet Zillow’s new home buying service

When Zillow announced it was entering real estate transactions as an iBuyer, Opendoor put on a good face. On Twitter, it’s a different story.

Zillow will begin buying and selling homes using agents

Zillow’s new enterprise — offering to buy homes outright and resell them, using handpicked local real estate agents who are already participating in Zillow’s separate Premier Agent program to represent Zillow in both its purchase of homes and its re-sale of them — will launch within weeks

Zillow will begin buying and selling homes using agents

Zillow’s new enterprise — offering to buy homes outright and resell them, using handpicked local real estate agents who are already participating in Zillow’s separate Premier Agent program to represent Zillow in both its purchase of homes and its re-sale of them — will launch within weeks.

Opendoor raising $200 million at $2 billion valuation: report

The startup Opendoor, which lets prospective home sellers offload their properties quickly and entirely online for a guaranteed price derived by an algorithm, is in the process of raising $200 million at a $2 billion valuation, according to a report in…

Opendoor posts job listings in Charlotte, Minneapolis and Nashville

Opendoor is one of the leading startups that will buy a seller’s home from them rapidly online, so the seller can get their equity out right away to purchase their next home …

Capital Connect NY 18: Playing the disruption long game

Purplebricks, Knock and Opendoor are three disruptors that have a way of stirring things up in real estate. What do these companies have planned for agents and consumers? How do their business models work? What’s in store for the future …