Opendoor takes aim at Florida, posts jobs in Orlando and Tampa

The iBuyer will square off against Zillow Instant Offers and OfferPad

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Opendoor, an "iBuyer" that makes quick offers on homes and can close in days, is gearing up to expand to Orlando and Tampa, Florida. The expansion will mean squaring off in new markets against competitor OfferPad and Zillow Instant Offers, an iBuyer marketplace that includes OfferPad but excludes Opendoor. Opendoor, which has raised more than $300 million in funding, recently posted job openings for general managers in both Tampa and Orlando. The hires "will lead a cross-functional team to drive growth, ensure a delightful customer experience for both sellers and buyers, and oversee efficient daily operations that produce beautiful homes, as quickly and efficiently as possible," the postings say. Responsibilities will include overseeing spending on homes and marketing, building "processes that inspire trust" and representing Opendoor to the local press and industry partners. Real estate experience is considered a bonus qualification for candidates. Opendoor did not ...