Up-and-coming iBuyer Flyhomes lands in Southern California

Cruising under the radar, Flyhomes, which offers cash-purchasing power to buyers and price guarantees to homesellers, has been growing rapidly with variants on the iBuyer model.

Zillow Offers expands to Los Angeles and Orange County

The company also announced plans to launch Zillow Offers in new markets in Ohio, Florida, Oklahoma and Arizona by early 2020.

Realogy’s iBuyer enters 10th market in first month since revamp

A Coldwell Banker agent tells Inman about how RealSure helps her secure listings and negotiate better deals for her clients.

39% of homesellers ‘somewhat likely’ to work with an iBuyer

Despite the interest and awareness of iBuyers, however, 92 percent still want to work with a Realtor, according to a new consumer survey by the Houston Association of Realtors.

Zillow CEO Rich Barton dreams of a home ‘trade-in experience’

Rich Barton discussed Zillow’s “Real Estate 2.0” on CNBC this week.

Zillow President Greg Schwartz to leave company at end of year

Greg Schwartz joined Zillow in 2007, and the company will realign responsibilities under current leaders.

IBuying can be huge, even if it remains a niche industry tool

Mike DelPrete found that iBuyers’ business models differ from traditional home flippers. He also suggested iBuyers can profit from staying in their lanes.

Do iBuyers make fair market offers?

To fulfill their strategies and build a viable business that makes money, iBuyers will need to operate walled gardens under their control.

Zillow is testing a closing services platform

Zillow is testing a “homegrown closing services” platform — including title and escrow services — in a handful of markets, an attempt to bring the company closer to offering a one-stop platform to wrap around its homebuying and selling platform Zillow Offers.

Zillow revenue continues to explode, but losses widen

The ballooning revenue and losses can be attributed to the scaling of Zillow Offers.