Recent Articles by Tamir Poleg

The rise of gig-estate

The rise of gig-estate

A real revolution has been happening in the labor market in the past five years. There is a new kind of entrepreneur giving rise to "the gig-economy," which is rapidly growing in the US, and around the world. Surveys suggest that it could soon repres...
By Tamir Poleg | Thursday, June 4, 2015
The real estate broker model is broken

The real estate broker model is broken

The brokers' view of their value to their agents and the value that agents see in their brokers have grown so far apart that a radical change is needed. Brokers look at their businesses as though agents are working for them. But this is not how agent...
By Tamir Poleg | Monday, January 19, 2015
Why Redfin will never be Uber

Why Redfin will never be Uber

Redfin will never be Uber because while Uber successfully cracked the model of bringing value to both consumers and service providers, Redfin stopped one step short from going all the way ......
By Tamir Poleg | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Why Redfin will never be Uber

Why Redfin will never be Uber

Redfin will never be Uber because while Uber successfully cracked the model of bringing value to both consumers and service providers, Redfin stopped one step short from going all the way ......
By Tamir Poleg | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time for agents to make the rules

Time for agents to make the rules

Zillow’s plan to acquire Trulia seems to be the most significant event of the year in real estate, and it’s tempting to choose a side. But it’s quite clear from the debate there is no clear “right” or “wrong.” In ......
By Tamir Poleg | Wednesday, September 17, 2014