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
The real estate portal behemoth is a lead generation machine, and its recent foray into iBuying is no exception
by Mike DelPrete | Nov 12
Although not a full-scale retreat on Opendoor’s part, co-listing with agents is the strongest signal yet that agents are important to its current growth strategy
by Mike DelPrete | Nov 6
Real estate author and Inman contributor Mike DelPrete will educate brokers on iBuyers, virtual real estate companies
by Patrick Kearns | Oct 22
The basic idea behind network effects is that the more people that use a service, the more useful it is, and Zillow simply is on top in that respect
by Mike DelPrete | Oct 17
News Corp.'s acquisition of Opcity is huge because it has a referral fee business model where customers are worth 36x more than a lead
by Mike DelPrete | Sep 6
Opinion
Investors and entrepreneurs assuming that tech will disrupt the real estate industry in the same way it has with low-value, high-frequency transactions are taking a myopic view
by Mike DelPrete | Aug 13
Mike DelPrete will teach University of Colorado Boulder course on iBuyers, Zillow, new construction methods and more
by Emma Hinchliffe | Aug 13
Zillow is ramping up fast, buying 43 homes in the past 5 weeks, and the homes are more expensive than its Phoenix iBuyer competitors
by Mike DelPrete | Aug 9
Zillow's Jeremy Wacksman, Warburg Realty's Clelia Peters and more debate the future of our industry
by Inman | Jul 27