SoftBank posts record loss, warns some investments may go bankrupt

The investor behind Compass and Opendoor predicted that, of the 88 companies the Vision Fund invested in, 15 could go bankrupt due to COVID-19.

From 30 to 100 agents in 2 years: Kris Lindahl on team growth

Kris Lindahl started his company, Kris Lindahl Real Estate, in 2018 with 30 agents, and now, fewer than two years later, he has grown to more than 100 agents with massive market share in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. I recently sat down with Lindahl t…

The Domino’s pizza tracker of home search: Josh Team on KW’s new app

In the first day that Keller Williams’ new consumer-facing app was live, it increased engagement in the company’s tech ecosystem by 600 percent. Home searches were up 2,500 percent.

End-to-end times: How the all-in-1 platform became the holy grail

Companies both old and new are racing to build platforms that handle more of the real estate transaction. Agents will have to adapt to survive.

WATCH: 10 ways tech will take the industry by storm in the new decade

At ICNY, experts shared the top tech trends agents need to know for the decade ahead — think “super” apps, more voice control and better online leads.

10 ways tech will take the industry by storm in the new decade

At ICNY, experts shared the top tech trends agents need to know for the decade ahead — think “super” apps, more voice control and better online leads.

Agent extinction is not inevitable — if you’re on top of your game

Just as fighter pilots make critical time-sensitive decisions and are entrusted to fly multimillion dollar machinery, agents in a commodified market have to adjust and deploy their knowledge, expertise and situational awareness to provide top-shelf ser…

Stocking stuffers: A few of my favorite (and not-so-favorite) things from 2019

From smart-home products to performance apps, here’s a short list of what I hope to find in my stocking on Christmas morning and a few players who deserve a lump of coal.

What will 2020 bring? A look back at the past decade

As we’re heading into 2020, let’s take a moment to mentally drift back over the past decade and open up to the possibilities of the next 10 years. 

‘It’s a hard sell’: Car-free homes coming to sprawling Phoenix area

Ryan Johnson left Opendoor in 2018 to co-found Culdesac, which now says it’s building the first from-scratch, car-free community in the U.S.