Mike's Stories

Zillow’s drive to dominance in the greater New York City real estate market reveals the path to market power of real estate portals around the world
Jan 7
Being the place where consumers go to start their property search, even with alternate options, often yields more effective results
Nov 18
Opinion
To fulfill their strategies and build a viable business that makes money, iBuyers will need to operate walled gardens
Nov 12
Opinion
The best practice — and the most transparent — is talking about equity as equity, debt as debt, and not inflating the headline number by combining the two
Sep 30
Opinion
Evidence suggests that Zillow is taking iBuying seriously, but its motivations might differ significantly from other players
Sep 3
Opinion
With no iBuyer strategy, yet many options, realtor.com is falling further behind in delivering value to both consumers and agents. Here’s why
Aug 15
Opinion
The tech-driven brokerage needs to be more than that to justify its valuation — a real estate platform perhaps? Here’s why I think that’s the ultimate goal
Jul 3
Opinion
Having raised over $1.1B, Compass is unequivocally causing a revolution in the traditional real estate industry
May 23