Compass CEO reveals more ambitions to be real estate’s ‘one-stop shop’

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin believes the real estate industry is experiencing a “Netflix versus Blockbuster moment,” and he wants his company to emerge as a one-stop shop that provides all services associated with moving.

Breaking: Zillow sues Compass over poached employees, intellectual property

Zillow on Friday filed two lawsuits against Compass, alleging the tech-enabled brokerage poached its employees as part of an effort to steal its intellectual property.

The suits were filed in Washington state and in federal court, respectively, and ar…

Civil rights suit may force Zillow to make websites ADA accessible

Two consumers have filed a civil rights lawsuit against Zillow Group seeking to compel the company to make its websites accessible to people with visual disabilities.

Zillow Offers opens Southwest hub, plans to add 160 new jobs

Zillow’s cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new Southwest hub that will serve as the operations center for its year-old Zillow Offers platform.

Zillow has been buying homes for a year now. How’s it going?

It’s been a year since Zillow’s ambitious undertaking to buy and sell homes to consumers with quick-close, all-cash offers under the “iBuying” model.

The Real Word: Will Zestimates become live offers?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, Zestimates. The AVM (automated valuation model) put Zillow on the map. If Zestimates become live offers, how will agents fare? 

RE/MAX should buy Redfin

ZORC — Zillow, Opendoor, Redfin and Compass — are shaping up to be the future proptech real estate titans. Where Keller Williams, Realogy and RE/MAX fit in is still up for grabs.

Does property activity online boost your listing’s exposure?

Why aren’t we looking closer at views, favorites and the metrics that make a listing stand out? Troy Palmquist digs into popular sites’ metrics, or lack thereof.

Zillow and Redfin not worried about Vancouver sales slowdown

The two U.S. real estate giants just launched north-of-the-border as the market in one of the hottest cities is contracting.

Marijuana-friendly cities see uptick in home values: Study

Homeowners who live in cities where recreational marijuana is legal can breathe a sigh of relief: Home values in those areas have grown by $6,337 more than homes in towns where marijuana remains illegal.