Opendoor aims for 2-minute pre-approvals with new app
The new app combs through data and comes up with a maximum price a consumer should be able to afford. Opendoor believes the process will be faster and easier for consumers than traditional pre-approvals
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 2
Side lays off 10% of workforce 1 year after unicorn valuation
The San Francisco-based startup had been on an IPO track but expanded 'faster than we could train, support and develop everyone,' according to a company memo obtained by Inman
by Matt Carter Jun 1
Equifax 'coding issue' possibly skews thousands of mortgage credit scores
The 'coding issue’ reportedly affecting about 12 percent of credit scores calculated from March 16 to April 6, 2022, has been corrected, according to the company.
by Matt Carter May 31
Backed with $10M, Buyside rebrands as Percy, expands into mortgage
Rebranding and strategic alliance with Black Knight, reflect data analytics and marketing company's ability to identify not only homebuyer, but seller leads
by Matt Carter May 31
'Stripe for real estate' debuts Tuesday to fund Power Buyer deals
Setpoint, Ben Rubenstein's latest venture, aims to ‘enable proptech companies to offer their customers frictionless homebuying and selling options including contingent-free all-cash offers.’
by Jim Dalrymple II May 31
Time to get creative: 3 strategies for finding buyers homes
Buying a home is hard, but it's not impossible. As a knowledgeable expert with a fiduciary duty to your clients, it's your role to help buyers weigh and evaluate their options
by Nobu Hata May 27
Inspectify wants to normalize consistency in home inspections: Tech Review
Agents will enjoy Inspectify for its standardization of the process. You're not having to abide by the order rules of various inspectors based on who is available. And even better, you don't have to chase one down
by Craig C. Rowe May 27
BridgeMLS members able to pilot proptech in partnership with Openn
A mobile, transparency-in-transaction software company, Openn, has started a pilot program to test its platform with agents in the Golden State
by Craig C. Rowe May 26
Love connection: Homebuyer match app expands into 2nd market
LandOnEarth, an app that matches homebuyers with listings based on their lifestyle preferences, aims to match buyers with their dream home faster
by Daniel Houston May 25
Open offer platform Doorsey kicks in the Nashville market
Doorsey encourages sellers and their agents to share as much as possible about the home — exposing warts and all to the open market
by Craig C. Rowe May 25
Delta Media's new product makes a 'Pitch' to the maturing CMA sector
Another major proptech player recognizes that agents need every advantage they can muster when competing for listings in a market unfit for producing them
by Craig C. Rowe May 24
Zillow, Opendoor and Compass debut on the Fortune 500
The companies all debuted within a few slots of established player Realogy, and highlight both the role of tech in real estate and the rise of bitter rivalries
by Jim Dalrymple II May 23
Hometown Lenders eyes national expansion with 14 new branches
While other mortgage lenders are laying off workers, Huntsville, Alabama-based Hometown Lenders is advertising more than 40 jobs for loan originators, processors and other positions
by Matt Carter May 23
Man arrested for bomb threat that prompted evacuation
Police have arrested an Illinois man who they say called in a false threat of a bomb that led to evacuations of more than 1,000 workers at 9 call centers across 5 states in late March
by Daniel Houston May 20
Lower partners with Orchard to offer Power Buyer services
As rising interest rates curb mortgage refinancings, Lower will also target homebuyers through a strategic partnership with iBuyer powerhouse Opendoor
by Matt Carter May 20
Newly launched Pairadime is betting on the future being fractional: Tech Review
The company has worked with legal professionals, agents and done the research to become a valuable partner to the industry on what could very well become the best new way to own property
by Craig C. Rowe May 20