Glenn Kelman said at ICLV that many agents expect iBuyers to grow. He isn't so convinced, but he does see disintermediation as a real issue
by Inman Nov 16
Homeowners in Minneapolis and St. Paul can now request an all-cash offer through RedfinNow. This is the 12th market RedfinNow has added this year
by Marian McPherson Nov 12
IBuying giant Opendoor posts another strong quarter as CEO Eric Wu expresses confidence in the company's strategy and path.
by Marian McPherson Nov 10
How will Opendoor and Offerpad respond to Zillow bowing out of iBuying? How is Compass faring as a fledgling public company? And is Keller Williams nearing an IPO?
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 10
Coldwell Banker Bain chair Bill Riss has sold his majority interest in the company to US RES Holdco, an affiliate of Houston title insurance company Stewart Information Services
In a new interview on Thursday, Offerpad CEO Brian Bair explained where Zillow went wrong and his enduring faith in the iBuying business model
by Marian McPherson Nov 5
Experts envision the company pivoting to the comparatively easier business of working with buyers after the failed experiment of scooping up homes from sellers
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 4
Opendoor co-founder Keith Rabois and 'The Big Short' investor Steve Eisman predicted the end of Zillow Offers as soon as it began. What did they see that others didn't?
by Marian McPherson Nov 4
On Tuesday, Zillow announced that it would shutter Zillow Offers. With plans to unload 7,000 homes at an estimated $2.8B, Inman wants to know if there's another solution
by Inman Nov 2
The news comes just weeks after the company announced a pause in its iBuying, and follows reports that it was underpricing homes in a number of cities
Users of realtor.com will now be able to see a preliminary offer from Opendoor in real time via the search portal's My Home dashboard, it was announced Wednesday
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 27
RJ Jones, head of Keller Offers, told Inman Connect Las Vegas that the increase in iBuyers and alternative transaction models are driving professionalism and give the industry a lot to look forward to
by Craig C. Rowe Oct 26
Opinion
Other iBuyers saw the signals and made adjustments while Zillow kept on buying; either it missed the signs or proceeded anyway. Regardless, it’s a timely reminder that growing an iBuyer business is challenging
by Mike DelPrete Oct 19
Zillow said labor and supply issues in the market have created an 'operational backlog for renovations and closings.' The pause will enable the company to catch up on its existing contracts
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 18
Opendoor is on the hunt for more funds, according to a Bloomberg report. The iBuyer's new debt facility agreement will boost its borrowing power to $9B
by Marian McPherson Oct 7