Inman reveals winners of inaugural Best of Proptech awards for 2023
In recognition of the entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and visionaries pushing real estate forward, the 'Best of Proptech' honors cap the yearlong expansion of Inman's awards program
by Inman Nov 8
The pandemic broke open houses. Can a financial downturn fix them?
Open houses have been on the decline for decades, with a typical seller hosting just 1 open house before a sale. But an Intel review of data shows a downturn could breathe new life into the practice
by Marian McPherson Sep 20
'Run for the fire': Liz Gehringer shares advice for a downturn
'This is not a time to stabilize. If you stabilize in a market like now you're going to fall behind. You have to grow,' Redfin's Jason Aleem said at Inman Connect Las Vegas Wednesday
by Taylor Anderson Aug 9
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We don’t lack lead generation ideas. We lack execution. Choose a couple of these strategies, and take action today
by Jimmy Burgess Jun 1
Clever offers its own take on the lead-referral model
Clever Real Estate finds its leads with extensive content marketing, reams of articles on its website designed to educate consumers on a vast range of real estate topics
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 10
10 no-upfront-cost lead sources for real estate agents
These companies help you keep a steady flow of leads coming at you without upfront costs
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 13
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Real estate tech firm says it will use increase on new marketing channels and product changes while critic says high referral fees lead agents to inflate commissions, skimp on service
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 25
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Calling it a 'kickback scheme,' HomeOpenly owner Dmitry Shkipin told the FHFA to ban referral fees charged by online brokerages — including Zillow — that don't actually buy and sell property
Ribbon back in expansion mode with push into Illinois and Michigan
Less than 2 months after layoffs, the power buyer is now in 17 states and says it's still on track to meet a goal of being operational in half of the US by the end of the year
by Matt Carter Sep 15
Mortgage company Homepoint laying off 'hundreds' of workers
The Michigan-based and third-largest wholesale mortgage lender aims to cut costs by more than $100M a year in response to an 'extremely challenging' lending environment
by Matt Carter Sep 2
WATCH: Power Buyers at ICLV say cash offers will never go out of style
Knock and HomeLight CEOs are witnessing a sea change as the market shifts, but they said that doesn't necessarily mean buyer and seller appetites for cash offers will change anytime soon
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 17
The 25 fastest-growing real estate companies on the Inc. 5000 list
Mortgage, proptech, investment and property management companies ranked high among Inc.'s annual list of the fastest growing US companies, including names like Orchard and Ribbon
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 16
Power Buyers ready to power through market shift
While funding may be scarce for real estate startups, Power Buyers Knock and HomeLight CEOs Sean Black and Drew Uher said at Inman Connect, they aren't having trouble securing capital
by Matt Carter Aug 3
Ribbon slashes one-third of workforce to adjust to 'new reality'
After expanding into 8 new states and more than doubling its market footprint this year, the Power Buyer is laying off 136 employees in search of an 'achievable path to profitability'
by Matt Carter Jul 28
HomeLight founder and CEO Drew Uher: Power Buying is here to stay
HomeLight announced on June 29 that it planned to cut an unspecified number of jobs. Uher is confident in Power Buying and shares his views ahead of Inman Connect Las Vegas
by Matt Carter Jul 25