EXp CEO envisions surpassing 100K agents in ‘next few years’

An agent count of 100,000 would make eXp Realty the biggest brokerage in the U.S., with twice the number as its leading competitor, Realogy Brokerage Group.

Former RE/MAX broker shifts to regional leadership role

Amy Lessinger will serve as the company’s vice president of business growth in the West region, while Kevin Northrup will serve in the same role in the Northeast.

Real estate tech facing ‘gale-force headwinds’ amid pandemic

A new report from venture capital firm MetaProp shows COVID-19 has sapped investor confidence, though the firm’s founder remains optimistic about the future.

Aiming for 21 markets by ’21, Knock now swapping homes in Denver

After rebranding its Home trade-in model, Knock is now helping sellers swap homes in Denver. Its goal is to reach 11 markets before the end of 2020.

Naberly stamps its place in CRM conversation with sharp revamp

With a host of inspired feature decisions, an elegant user interface, video email and Slack-like activity drivers, Naberly is now a name in the proptech space you should know.

ReferralExchange joins NAR Realtor Benefits Program

The new partnership will give NAR members access to ReferralExchanges’ concierge-based lead vetting service.

Zillow has resumed buying in every pre-pandemic Zillow Offers market

Zillow Offers is now operating again in all 24 markets, including Las Vegas, South Florida, the Tampa Bay region and Houston beginning Tuesday.

Rick Sharga named executive VP of marketing at RealtyTrac

The appointment marks a return to RealtyTrac for Rick Sharga who previously served as senior vice president of the foreclosure listings and search portal from 2004 to 2011.

EXp acquires Showcase IDX, plans consumer search portal

Showcase IDX is a real estate tech company focused on consumer search, marketing and lead generation. With the acquisition, eXp Realty plans to launch a consumer-facing search portal.

T3 Sixty launches diversity initiative for real estate

Texas Realtor and Houston Association of Realtors board member Kenya Burrell-VanWormer will lead the initiative to help companies improve diversity.