Redfin and Zillow take Texas

As direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platforms continue to rise, Zillow and Redfin are taking their iBuyer platforms to Texas.

Zillow is showing its own listings first for some users

In Phoenix and Las Vegas, Zillow appears to have tested the prioritization of its own Zillow Offers listings above others on its website, according to an analysis by Inman.

Zillow will buy and sell homes in 5 more cities

Zillow Offers, the direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, is coming to Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando and Portland.

The 8 biggest real estate tech news stories of 2018

Real estate tech made great strides in 2018, landing squarely in the crosshairs of the world’s biggest investors.

These were the biggest iBuyer stories of 2018

The iBuying market exploded this year, to the point that its rapid expansion has become one of the year’s most dominant real estate stories.

And the next Zillow Offers market is …

The real estate technology giant’s direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling program will be launching in its eighth market in 2019.

The essential guide to iBuyers

What you need to know about this fast-growing category of real estate tech, where it’s available and how to use it to grow your own business.

Zillow selects KW franchise as partner for Charlotte iBuyer

Zillow has selected The Redbud Group at Keller Williams SouthPark to represent the company in all of its buying and selling transactions through Zillow Offers in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Why seller leads are Zillow’s biggest opportunity

Last week, Zillow announced its latest financial results, and the stock dropped 25 percent (losing $2 billion in value). But the story everyone is missing is the Zillow Offers business and its huge potential with seller leads.

What Opendoor’s latest pivot means for real estate agents

Aligning closer with agents is a significant pivot for Opendoor because it signals that working with the traditional industry is an important part of its growth strategy.