Disruption is radically changing the homebuying process, according to Utah MLS leader Brad Bjelke. Other leaders around the country now have to decide how they're going to respond
by Jim Dalrymple II | Oct 18
Eric Wu thinks the role of agents will change significantly — while musing that 'it's good to be hated' by some agents
by Teke Wiggin | Oct 16
Opinion
Opendoor and its cast of clones have put one more nail in the coffin of traditional agency
by Craig C. Rowe | Oct 14
With iBuying, Zillow must move to a low-margin model that targets 'mindbogglingly larger' market than advertising, CEO Rich Barton proclaims in new interview
by Teke Wiggin | Oct 11
Doorstead, co-founded by an Uber vet, joins other startups in offering guaranteed rent to landlords
by Teke Wiggin | Oct 11
Opinion
Agents are evolving to face disruption, and if they can continue to do so successfully, I think we’ll see a fragmented iBuyer field as part of a broader, complex sales environment
by Raj Purohit | Sep 25
The senator's proposed anti-home-flipping and vacant-home taxes could strain the likes of Opendoor, Offerpad and Zillow Offers. NAR, meanwhile, disapproves of its rental regulations
by Teke Wiggin | Sep 25
Kribbz is a real estate marketplace where investors can offer cash and a fast close to unrepresented homesellers seeking an alternative to brokerages — like an iBuyer.
by Craig C. Rowe | Sep 25
Opinion
2018 winner of Realogy's FWD Innovation Summit announced a feature to compare iBuyer deals to the open market. But Homebot's mission remains agent-focused
by Craig C. Rowe | Sep 20
Real estate franchisor recommends agents who help clients sell a home to Offerpad only accept 1% fee from Offerpad in the transaction, with potential opportunity to re-list the same home for Offerpad for another 1% commission
by Teke Wiggin | Aug 29
Opinion
Rather than bemoaning their existence and looking for ways they will fail — learn, leverage, and grow your business
by Jay Thompson | Aug 28
Opinion
From my vantage point, agents from the full-service and agent-centered brokerages represent most of sellers and buyers today, with the discount brokerage and iBuyer model offering a service to a small sector of the market
by Scott Friestad | Aug 28
At Inman Connect Las Vegas, industry experts consider how we can move MLSs into the future to work with iBuyer data in new ways
by Inman | Aug 26
To maintain our value, we have to become a part of the iBuyer conversation and find a way to play within that consumer demand
by Kevin Kauffman | Aug 22
The 'iBuyer Map' from Mike DelPrete and Remine closely tracks home purchases by Opendoor, Zillow Offers and Offerpad
by Teke Wiggin | Aug 19