In response to the pandemic earlier this year, leading real estate portals reacted by rolling out discounts and new products. Now, the results are in — and here's the revenue impact
by Mike DelPrete Sep 11
The new listing volume data suggests that the harder the lockdown, the bigger the drop in new listing volumes — and the faster the recovery
by Mike DelPrete Aug 11
As the real estate technology company's market cap approaches $18B, analysts ponder what role Zillow will play in the world of technology giants
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 11
Inman collected the latest licensing data from states across the US and found that, despite dire early predictions, there hasn't been an exodus out of the industry. In fact, after a dip early in the pandemic, some states are seeing an increase in new applications
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 27
The newest options for sellers — instant offers from iBuyers and a buy-before-you-sell bridge option — are nearly completely digital, and well-suited for a socially distant real estate industry, according to zavvie's co-founder
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 7
Opinion
Merging two real estate portals consolidates market and pricing power within one organization and allows a quickened growth pace, but it also allows for an increased value — a good deal for consumers
by Mike DelPrete Jul 7
Opinion
With the recovery of new listings coming to market slowing and buyer demand remaining strong, the supply and demand imbalance doesn’t appear to be changing soon
by Mike DelPrete Jul 1
Rather than looking at a wholistic picture of the rollercoaster of recovery, think of it as 10,000 different rollercoasters moving independently of one another. Not all markets will recover the same
by Mike DelPrete Jun 24
Opinion
Opendoor and Offerpad will now list homes directly. Ultimately, this new service, still in the early stages and not fully rolled out, represents a way for iBuyers to make money without having to actually buy houses
by Mike DelPrete Jun 11
Real estate tech strategist Mike DelPrete explains pre- and post-shelter-in-place market trends and how real estate agents can prepare for the future
by Marian McPherson Jun 4
The 168-page report from Mike DelPrete takes a look at how the pandemic has impacted iBuyers and how they're positioned to thrive in an era of social distancing
by Patrick Kearns May 6
A new report from realtor.com found that new listings fell 44.1 percent in April as the outbreak slammed the economy
by Jim Dalrymple II May 5
Opinion
The current evidence supports more of checkmark-shaped recovery rather than a V- or U-shape — beginning with an immediate drop that lasts 3-4 weeks, followed by a gradual recovery
by Mike DelPrete Apr 21
Opinion
This tactical move is by no means a sign that iBuyers will fail. Opendoor’s deep pockets allow it to weather the current storm and remain intact (albeit smaller)
by Mike DelPrete Apr 16
It’ll take several more weeks to fully determine if this is the bottom and possibly several months for new listing volumes to return to normal levels
by Mike DelPrete Apr 15