The tech-driven brokerage needs to be more than that to justify its valuation — a real estate platform perhaps? Here’s why I think that’s the ultimate goal
by Mike DelPrete | Jul 3
Having raised over $1.1B, Compass is unequivocally causing a revolution in the traditional real estate industry
by Mike DelPrete | May 23
Regardless of whether Compass is a tech company, it needs to be one — both to support its massive valuation of $4.4B and to be a lasting, sustainable business
by Mike DelPrete | May 7
The UK-based flat-fee brokerage announced it's reviewing its US business after shuttering operations in Australia
by Patrick Kearns | May 7
The tech-focused brokerage’s competitve advantage is access to capital, and it’s parlaying that advantage into a massive agent recruiting tool at scale
by Mike DelPrete | May 1
The US hurdle: Purplebricks' massive marketing spend is not generating enough customers
by Mike DelPrete | Apr 25
It's been 1 year since Zillow announced the launch of Zillow Offers. Inman looks at the platform's impact on real estate
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 12
With Zillow’s consumer pull and the ease of instant offers, the listing powerhouse is poised to dominate the iBuyer space
by Mike DelPrete | Apr 5
The 'iBuyer whisperer' analyzes the data behind Zillow Offers, Opendoor, Offerpad and the growing trend of all-cash offers online
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 2
Now that online valuations are a commodity, Zillow needs to up the game, and its advantage is in its massive audience
by Mike DelPrete | Feb 26
Mike DelPrete lays out the current iBuyer scene at Inman Connect New York
by Inman | Feb 19
The UK-based discount brokerage will offer variable fees, and sellers will no longer pay upfront
by Patrick Kearns | Jan 21
Axel Springer going all in on online hybrid agents, in direct competition with its real estate agent customers, is the latest example of an evolving strategy
by Mike DelPrete | Jan 8
This year may go down as the year many Americans first heard of iBuying
by Jim Dalrymple II | Dec 24
The international company is willing to invest tens-of-millions of dollars year after year to build market share — incurring big losses along the way
by Mike DelPrete | Dec 17