Inman's Top 5 stories for the week of Jan. 13-19, 2023
Catch up on all of the latest news and this week's most-read stories. It's Inman's Top 5 for the week of Jan. 13-19, 2023
by Dani Vanderboegh Jan 20
Layoffs hit rent-to-own company Home Partners of America
Layoffs come a week after the shutdown of RealSure, Home Partners' iBuyer joint venture with real estate franchising giant Anywhere, and include Pathlight Property Management
by Matt Carter Jan 19
VC trends to watch, leadership tips and leveraging video
Tune in to this week's latest classes to stay ahead of the competition with Inman Access
by Claire Buzzanca Jan 19
Has eXp done enough to shed costs and still grow in 2023?
The all-online brokerage saw its growth finally slow amid a broader market contraction. CEO Glenn Sanford eyes the challenges ahead for 2023
by Daniel Houston Jan 18
Inman launches Inman Intel, a new data and research arm
The new offering gives expert analysis at the intersection of business data and audience insights, and launches today
by Inman Jan 18
What happens when the battle for agent count runs out of steam?
Newer upstarts and legacy companies have spent recent years competing intensely for top agents. But recent data suggests the years of fast growth may be ending
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 18 partners with Revive to offer renovation services
The new partnership will allow partner agents to refer their clients more easily to Revive's renovation network
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 17
Lower signs Opendoor as first mortgage platform customer
Lower's 'mortgage as a service' platform lets brands offer digital-first mortgages through application programming interface and no-code solutions
by Matt Carter Jan 17
Inman's Top 5 stories for the week of Jan. 6-12, 2023
Catch up on all of the latest news and this week's most-read stories. It's Inman's Top 5 for the week of Jan. 6-12, 2023
by Dani Vanderboegh Jan 13
Inman unveils inaugural 2023 Power Players awards
With its inaugural Power Players list, Inman recognized more than 120 industry leaders for their influence and ingenuity as it kicks off a year of expanded awards
by Inman Jan 12
Blend cuts nearly 30% of workforce in blistering 4th round of layoffs
Blend also announced the resignations of President Timothy Mayopoulos, Head of Finance Marc Greenberg and Head of Legal Crystal Summer amid a round of cuts impacting about 340 workers
by Matt Carter Jan 10
Defy Mortgage launches as new player in non-QM lending
Nashville, Tennessee-based lender to serve entrepreneurs and gig workers nationwide, accepting alternative forms of income and assets including cryptocurrency
by Matt Carter Jan 10
Anywhere lays off more workers, announces end of RealSure iBuyer
The company has slashed its workforce by 11% since last June, according to US Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The moves come following months of housing market declines
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 10
DFCU Financial to offer mortgages to buyers on Florida's Gulf Coast
Michigan-based credit union expands into Florida by closing merger with Tampa-based First Citrus Bank. Full product and service integration is expected by mid-2023
by Matt Carter Jan 3
Side hires Zillow veteran Stephen Capezza to serve as president
Capezza joins Side during a period that has proven challenging for the broader real estate industry and 'is the exact right person to help guide Side through the next phase of our growth'
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 3
CIBM Bank out to double mortgage originations with new hires
Illinois-based bank hires new mortgage ops director and will add 30 new mortgage loan officers to expand into Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island
by Matt Carter Jan 3