Brad's Stories

Opinion
Never on the defensive for too long, Zillow's strategy, Brad Inman writes, is to secure its position as the leading listing service and digitize everything — as the rest of the industry sputters
Today 7:15 A.M.
Opinion
Although the 300-page sales contract was daunting, Inman founder Brad Inman discovered that Paris offers a lot to love, and laws that protect its citizens
Dec 6
Opinion
Today, conflicts of interest make top headline news daily and fuel the wrath of the DOJ and FTC. Greed is at the root of carelessly mixing business lines, which is why Brad Inman says separating ownership is often necessary to avoid conflicts
Nov 30
Opinion
From 'real estate specialist' to 'transaction quarterback' and now 'client concierge,' new names for real estate agents come and go, Brad Inman writes. But seriously, do Realtors need a refresh?
Nov 21
Opinion
Homelessness is not just a housing problem — it's a lack of compassion, Brad Inman writes. But a blueprint exists thanks to successful animal rescue efforts: Bring the homeless into our homes
Nov 14
Opinion
Real estate platforms were a hot topic a few years ago, but for even some of the biggest companies, sprawling enterprise has been the quickest way to failure, Inman founder Brad Inman writes
Nov 7
Opinion
Heads will roll and company valuations will sink so low that new outsiders will opportunistically make big acquisitions, Brad Inman writes. Real estate's Masters of the Universe are on notice
Oct 12
Opinion
Like the rise and fall of Peloton, which announced 500 layoffs Thursday, America's geographic reshuffling has ended with high interest rates further squelching demand, Brad Inman writes
Oct 7