Inman News quiz: Think you’re on top of the week’s biggest stories?

The real estate industry threw some curveballs. Take Inman’s real estate news quiz to demonstrate how strong your talking points and cocktail banter are this week.

In the future, an open house without the house

Technology is turning open houses into data generators and eliminating the need to visit properties in the first place. Meanwhile agents are staging bigger and bigger events.

Keller Williams aims for mid-tier markets with iBuyer expansion

Keller Offers, a dual offering from Offerpad and Keller Williams, launches next in Birmingham, Alabama.

Everything is public. Is the real estate industry ready?

If you step back and look at the recent debate about pocket listings, it was about transparency. Make listings available for everyone to see instantly. No holding back.

Owners pull sex dungeon home off market, pivot to BDSM rental

The Pennsylvania property went viral earlier this year after Zillow and Redfin took down photos of its so-called sex dungeon.

Opendoor’s next frontier: Older, pricier homes in LA

The iBuyer will purchase homes costing up to $800,000 in the Los Angeles metro area, which is home to more than 13 million people.

Opendoor’s next frontier: Older, pricier homes in LA

The iBuyer will purchase homes costing up to $800,000 in the Los Angeles metro area, which is home to more than 13 million people.

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.

WATCH: IBuying disrupted — the Battle of the Behemoths

Blast from the past: Analyst Mike DelPrete explains the seismic shifts shaking up the residential real estate market onstage at Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019.