Purplebricks is here: UK low-fee brokerage invades LA
Purplebricks hopes to repeat success across the pond with self-service tools and agent support
by Teke Wiggin Sep 14
A man knocking on a door
Hybrid real estate startup is on pace to generate more than $1M in revenue this year
by Teke Wiggin Mar 21
A low-angle view of trees in the forest
Assembly-line service, software and lead gen have driven break-neck growth for Redefy
by Teke Wiggin Sep 21
Redfin will keep vast majority of 30% referral fee for itself, rather than require half to be rebated
by Teke Wiggin Jan 5
Zillow Hawaii
Billionaire's Hawaii brokerage has raised $100M, and is now bringing its tech and discount rates to the mainland
by Teke Wiggin Dec 30
Redfin marches into Brooklyn
Expansion into NYC borough further grows high-tech brokerage's footprint
by Teke Wiggin Sep 4
Discount brokerage tries to crack New York City real estate market
RealDirect closes 100 transactions in 2014
by Teke Wiggin Sep 1
Bias against alternative brokerages persists, reasons vary
Discrimination can be 'covert' and occurs due to a variety of reasons, according to Inman survey
by Teke Wiggin Aug 19
How Real Estate Concierges is serving clients for a lifetime, not just a transaction
Seeing agent and broker value propositions change, firm introduces lifetime consultant model
by Paul Hagey Aug 18
Another startup promises seller clients to agents -- for a discount
Discounter or lead-gen company? MLS My Nest charges sellers a flat fee of $1,500, promises agents $500
by Paul Hagey Jul 28
The hybrid brokerage dilemma: Why better tech shouldn't necessarily yield a consumer discount
Is lowering the cost really all that technology can do in real estate?
by Morgan Brown Jul 21
San Diego discount broker iPayOne lived large and then sputtered
Firm promised to trim agent commissions to 1 percent
by Paul Hagey Jul 16
A seller-focused discount cloud brokerage: just a business plan
Hybrid brokerage claims to be first and only cloud-based real estate group
by Paul Hagey Jul 16
Xome built to cover the full spectrum of real estate services
Novel end-to-end real estate platform launched in June 2015
by Teke Wiggin Jul 16
4 years in, Colorado flat-fee broker Trelora is going strong
Founder Joshua Hunt thought sellers paid too much to agents
by Paul Hagey Jul 16