New iBuyer gets $1B to flip heavily renovated homes at no-haggle prices

A new, extremely well-funded online homeselling startup has entered the fray. It offers a platform that lets buyers search, tour, finance and close on a home and looks positioned to flip thousands of homes in the years ahead.

iBuyers react to Opendoor’s acquisition of Open Listings

Inman asked iBuyers Knock, Offerpad and Felix Homes to offer thoughts on Opendoor’s acquisition of Open Listings, a deal that instantly raises the stakes.

‘It’s like buying a first-class ticket’: Opendoor’s acquisition of Open Listings met with mixed reaction

News that Opendoor, the San Francisco-based iBuyer, acquired discount brokerage Open Listings was met with concern and cautious optimism as some agents called the move a “wake-up call.”

‘We’re building the next Amazon’: Knock CEO Sean Black on Texas expansion and plans to go public

With Knock marking three years since its launch, CEO Sean Black revealed the company’s plans for the future — and why he doesn’t consider Knock an iBuyer.

Opendoor is buying a discount brokerage

The well-funded San Francisco startup is acquiring Open Listings for an undisclosed sum, giving it more real estate agents and a new tech platform.

Inman Archive: Opendoor

All our ongoing coverage of real estate instant offer company Opendoor

Bungalow, the ‘renter’s equivalent of Opendoor,’ raises $14M

Bungalow has raised $14 million in funding to offer what one of its board members likens to the “renter’s equivalent of Opendoor.”

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.

Opendoor set to enter California, Pacific Northwest markets

Opendoor will launch in Sacramento and Riverside, California, along with Denver and Portland, Oregon, as part of its goal to reach 50 markets by 2020.

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.