Financial services firm Setpoint acquires due diligence startup
Resolute Diligence Solutions specifically focuses on due diligence for single-family rentals and for residential transition loans and will help Setpoint beef up its technology platform
by Jim Dalrymple II May 22
Chris Heller: Brokerages and teams are playing chicken. Who will win?
The chief real estate officer at OJO also believes teams will continue to get bigger, and that new agents will be willing to trade money for opportunity
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 28
10 no-upfront-cost lead sources for real estate agents
These companies help you keep a steady flow of leads coming at you without upfront costs
by Jimmy Burgess Jan 13
Real estate funding startup Setpoint rakes in $43M in Series A round
The funds came from a variety of investors, including Andreessen Horowitz, Fifth Wall, 645 Ventures and others. The funding is notable for coming amid a cooling housing market
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 7
A piece of chocolate cake being removed from the whole
Real estate tech firm says it will use increase on new marketing channels and product changes while critic says high referral fees lead agents to inflate commissions, skimp on service
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 25
'Stripe for real estate' debuts Tuesday to fund Power Buyer deals
Setpoint, Ben Rubenstein's latest venture, aims to ‘enable proptech companies to offer their customers frictionless homebuying and selling options including contingent-free all-cash offers.’
by Jim Dalrymple II May 31
7 real estate lead generation sites with no upfront costs
Whether you’re a seasoned agent or just starting out in this industry, your ability to consistently generate leads will determine your future growth. Referral-based lead generation companies offer a great alternative that might be a perfect fit for your business. Here are a few to consider
by Jimmy Burgess Oct 22
Stuck in a rut? 22 under-the-radar lead generation ideas for agents
Sometimes using the latest, cutting-edge tech tools are the way to go, but often old-school analog methods just can't be beat
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 30
3 moments that made Homeward's Tim Heyl
From getting a phone call from Gary Keller to rejection from a buyer, Homeward founder Tim Heyl shares the 3 moments that led him to success. Read about the 3 moments that sharpened Heyl's leadership skills ahead of his appearance at Inman Connect Las Vegas
by Libertina Brandt Sep 23
5 people to watch at as the company plots its next move
The News Corp. subsidiary is laser-focused on growing traffic and improving the consumer experience as it maintains its industry ties
by Andrea V. Brambila May 20
News Corp CEO: We'll leave the 'unkempt gardens' to Zillow
'Our aim is to be a genuine digital marketplace, not to have any vested interest that might complicate that,' News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson said at Morgan Stanley's virtual conference. 'As you know, with house flipping, Zillow is renovating homes.'
by Patrick Kearns Mar 8
News Corp CEO Robert Thomson
Opinion is redeeming itself after sitting on the sidelines of the digital real estate wars. With soaring profits and booming traffic, now may be the time to sell
by Brad Inman Mar 3
Kenneth Jenny, respected real estate industry vet, dies at 66
A 35-plus-year vet of the real estate industry, Ken Jenny was a trusted adviser to many and unafraid to speak his mind about industry issues
Is brand advertising or lead generation better for me?
Inman Connect speakers help break down which marketing strategy is best for each brokerage
OJO Labs' referral network is now live nationwide
Chris Heller, the chief real estate officer at OJO Labs, believes the interest in the platform shows how the industry's feeling on referral networks has evolved
by Patrick Kearns Dec 14