Redfin CEO tangles with Zillow and at D.C. competition workshop

Other topics from the morning panel included iBuyers and how portals are changing the industry

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman compared real estate portals — like Zillow and — to a tax on consumers, saying that in some cases, he’s seen agents paying between $5,000-$6,000 a month to portals, costs they pass on in their commissions.