Mike's Stories

Investors and entrepreneurs assuming that tech will disrupt the real estate industry in the same way it has with low-value, high-frequency transactions are taking a myopic view
Aug 13
Zillow is ramping up fast, buying 43 homes in the past 5 weeks, and the homes are more expensive than its Phoenix iBuyer competitors
Aug 9
The first public glimpse into Purplebricks' US launch
Jul 16
The UK-based flat-fee brokerage acquired DuProprio/ComFree, expanding into Canada and strengthening its position as online agency leader with global ambitions
Jul 9
The definitive source of data for iBuyers Opendoor, OfferPad and Zillow in their biggest market
Jun 13
There is movement from real estate portals towards getting directly involved in the transaction, putting them in direct competition with real estate agents
Jun 7
If Zillow scales up to Opendoor’s volume levels, that’s $60 million in annual revenue
Apr 16
The Premier Agent program hasn't reached maturity yet, but it appears to have hit its peak growth rate
Mar 22