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SoftBank posts $6.4B loss, CEO ‘regrets’ WeWork investment

The company also reported it lost $4.6 billion in its WeWork stock value after WeWork’s failed initial public offering earlier this year.

‘We’re not flipping’: Zillow CEO reveals impetus behind his iBuyer

“If anyone thinks Zillow is doing Zillow Offers to make money on home price appreciation, they’re wrong,” Rich Barton told the audience at Zillow’s Unlock event Monday.

WeWork’s Adam Neumann offered $1.7B to walk, SoftBank gets 80% stake

SoftBank will bail out the coworking giant to the tune of nearly $10 billion while news outlets report that founder Adam Neumann has been offered a $1.7 billion exit package.

Potential SoftBank takeover reveals WeWork’s new value

The takeover will reportedly value WeWork at around $7.5 billion and hand SoftBank approximately 70 percent of the company.

Compass CEO: No plans for IPO in next 18 months

Robert Reffkin told The Real Deal that Compass doesn’t plan to go public in the next 18 months, and a Compass spokesperson said WeWork’s failed IPO won’t impact the company’s plans.

Jumping ship for a startup brokerage? Do your homework first!

Startups look promising on the outside, but they can’t always live up to the hype, says Tammy Britt. The longtime D.C.-area agent shares her experience with a startup after 16 years as a top performer with some of the biggest names in the real estate b…

SoftBank CEO ’embarrassed’ by results of his tech investments

Masayoshi Son also signaled a note of caution in a new interview, a sign that growth of his beneficiaries could be on the wane.

The scourge of untested novelties in real estate

Some innovations — novel or not, untested or not — change how the real estate industry works. Others fall by the wayside.

Avi Dorfman’s $200M lawsuit against Compass moves forward

Avi Dorfman claims he was supposed to be a founding member of the rapidly growing brokerage, which today is valued at more than $6 billion.