Dave Umphress' Flourish Real Estate Network leaves KW for Real
The $1B in career sales network, which Umphress first launched in 2012, operates in most major Colorado markets and Austin, Texas, but has goals of ultimately expanding nationwide
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 30
Japan's Sekisui House becomes 5th largest US builder on MDC deal
The $4.9B acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2024, once it is approved by shareholders and regulators
by Ben Verde Jan 19
REcolorado, Lundy partner to create new vision of home search
The Centennial State’s largest MLS has entered into a relationship with Lundy, a company that translates property databases into voice search-capable applications for the vision-impaired
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 16
Zillow and Opendoor expand partnership to 11 new markets
The former rivals are now jointly providing cash offers to consumers in a total of 16 markets, most of them spread out across the Sunbelt, according to an announcement Thursday
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 1
Zillow expands 'post-pay' Premier Agent model to 2 new markets
The expansion is part of Zillow's 'enhanced markets' program, which is now in 6 cities and part of the company's efforts to eventually build a real estate 'super app'
by Jim Dalrymple II May 26
Compass scores 2 new Colorado agents — including a 'boomerang'
Adana Leonard and Tommy Kanarellis — who's returning to Compass after a stint at Douglas Elliman — focus on luxury listings and join the brokerage amid fierce competition for top agents
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 28
Neil Gorsuch latest Supreme Court Justice to face real estate scrutiny
Weeks after Justice Clarence Thomas came under fire for real estate dealings with Texas-based developer Harlan Crow, Gorsuch is facing scrutiny over failure to disclose the identify of a buyer
by Ben Verde Apr 26
Meet the boomerang agents returning to their old brokerages
As the battle for agent count stalls amid a slow market, firms such as Compass are seeing former agents, lured away by promises of better tech and more opportunities, come back into the fold
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 25
Engel & Völkers gets Rocky Mountain high in Pagosa Springs
The shop marks the brokerage's 12th location in Colorado and has been built out of the firm previously known as The Source for Pagosa Real Estate, led by founders Mike and Lauri Heraty
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 19
Collabra launches 'Credit Karma for real estate' social media tool
'SphereBuilder' is designed to help real estate professionals figure out if their social media marketing is effective. The 1st tool will roll out in Denver, Colorado, and Huntsville, Alabama
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 20
Home where JonBenet Ramsey was found dead hits market for $7M
It's the highest price yet for the former Ramsey home, which hasn't sold in nearly 20 years despite several attempts in the $2M range
by Daniel Houston Mar 3
Flat-fee brokerage Houwzer acquires rival Trelora
The acquisition will expand the company's footprint to 14 states. The deal also comes amid a challenging time for the real estate technology sector
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 13
Windermere debuts zavvie-powered comparison tool for sellers
Windermere Offers will allow people working with the brokerage's agents to compare various options for selling their homes
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 5
Top Colorado Coldwell Banker team jumps to Keller Williams
The Luczak Group includes 15 agents and 5 staff members and was one of the top-ranked Coldwell Banker teams in its region. Founder of the team Greg Luczak serves as its president
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 16
5 housing proposals on midterm ballots — and how they shook out
In dozens of communities across the U.S., affordable housing was on the ballot in the midterms. Here's how some of the biggest proposals did as results were still being tallied
by Daniel Houston Nov 14