The rise and stall of the offer aggregators: How iBuyers are bringing startups to heel

Offerpad, Zillow and Opendoor are turning the screws on startups that offer price comparisons that claim to help consumers secure the best offer.

Zillow’s iBuyer sends revenue soaring in Q4, beats expectations

The company’s revenue jumped 158 percent year-over-year during the final months of 2019 — far more than analysts had expected.

Zillow declares mission accomplished, debuts new comprehensive vision

Zillow this week debuted a new mission statement: Rather than simply building a marketplace, the company says its new goal “is to give people the power to unlock life’s next chapter.”

Gary Keller, Josh Team on why they copied the portals: ‘All this chaos’

Keller Williams’ new consumer app tries to give homebuyers and sellers exactly what they want — and strip away everything they don’t.

Surgeon sues Zillow for listing his $1M home as a foreclosure

The suit alleges defamation, slander, libel and negligence. Zillow denies the claims.

Three-quarters of all couples fight during the homebuying process

77 percent of homebuyers and 71 percent of homesellers say they’ve argued with a loved one over the process, according to a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll.

Redfin blows away expectations, posts $233M in revenue

The company’s revenue jumped a whopping 88 percent year-over-year during the final three months of 2019. Here are some key stats worth paying attention to.

Do buyers really determine the sales price?

The conversation at Inman Connect New York changed the way columnist Bernice Ross thinks about home sales pricing. Here’s why.

Pulse: How alternative financing is really affecting markets

Last week, we asked readers to share how alternative financing was affecting their market. A fairly low volume of responses may reflect the fact that these companies remain in their infancy, but a couple readers described noticeable impacts that could …

New York broker fee ban paused amid industry lawsuit

On Monday, a judge issued a temporary restraining order for a rule that would shift the burden of paying the fees from tenants to landlords.