Nearly 50% of homes sold to iBuyers were in 4 markets: Mike DelPrete

Mike DelPrete maps the growth of tech-enabled real estate brokerages and iBuyers from 2018 to 2020 at Inman Connect in New York.

6 simple ways to boost your listing’s curb appeal

Neglecting to spruce up the exterior of a home before putting it on the market can be a huge mistake. Here are 6 ways to boost your listing’s curb appeal …

How one agent’s vanishing act became an entrepreneur’s fuel

Alex Doubet is CEO and founder of Door, a Dallas-based brokerage that charges consumers a flat rate of $5,000 per side. The idea for his startup, which launched in 2015, sparked from a conversation with his mom, who in his mid-20s told him a story that…

What to do when agents don’t fit your brokerage model

SAN FRANCISCO — A one-size brokerage model does not fit every agent’s needs. That was a key message from Sherry Chris, CEO of Better Homes and Gardens, at ICSF Broker Connect this week. Three different style brokerages — 100-percent-commission brokerage, Signature; progressive traditional agency, Coldwell Banker King; and tech startup, Door — faced off to talk about how they work together to address this issue not despite their differences, but because of them …

Door, a Dallas hybrid real estate brokerage, nabs $2.3 million in funding

Another day, another hybrid brokerage funding round. Dallas-based Door, a high-tech brokerage that pockets only $5,000 for representing buyers and sellers, has raised $2.3 million to build on the momentum of a promising first year …

Which home remodeling projects have the best ROI?

It’s easy to create a “top 10” list of remodeling projects’ return on invesment. But not all projects are created equal. Would you put a front door on the same playing field as a bathroom addition …