Cash to burn: Do real estate's big players have enough in the bank?
Real estate businesses burned through billions in cash last year. Intel breaks down the biggest companies with the least wiggle room as economic uncertainty stretches into 2023
by Daniel Houston Apr 5
Inside Zillow's far-reaching bid to jolt its mortgage business
Even after ending its iBuyer program, Zillow remains bullish on mortgage. But first it has to totally reimagine its website, analysts and executives tell Intel. What could possibly go wrong?
by Daniel Houston Feb 22
For homesellers, 2021 profits marked greatest windfall in years
The typical seller last year made $94,000 more than they paid for the home, a profit margin unseen since at least 2008
by Daniel Houston Jan 26
RE/MAX delivers record Q3 revenue amid RE/MAX Integra acquisition
The record quarter was largely driven by the company's purchase in July of RE/MAX Integra, a $235M deal that marked the largest franchise acquisition in the brokerage's history
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 22
Offerpad sees surging growth in Q3 across revenue, profits, homes sold
CEO Brian Bair offered reassurance in the wake of Zillow's iBuying exit that Offerpad's business model is working
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 10
Staffing and recruitment among top challenges for property managers in 2021
74% of respondents to a National Apartment Association survey said HR, staffing and recruitment issues were one of their top 3 challenges this year
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 18
5 people to watch at eXp as the virtual brokerage ramps up
It's the forward thinkers at eXp, like the following individuals highlighted below, that are setting the company up for success, both at the agent level and within the industry at large
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 30
Continuing to ride housing boom, Realogy posts its strongest Q1 ever
In an earnings report released Thursday, the company reported first-quarter net income of $33 million after losing money in the same quarter a year earlier. Mortgage and title played a growing role, and the company says it plans to accelerate its iBuyer program
by Marian McPherson Apr 29
Mr. Cooper
Independent mortgage bank's profits surpassed previous year by nearly 186%, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Annual Mortgage Bankers Performance Report
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 13
What to watch for as Compass goes public: an Inman guide
After years of speculation, Compass' initial public offering is set for Thursday. Here's how it's likely to unfold, and what to watch for as it does
by Marian McPherson Mar 31
Purplebricks with shattered windows
Purplebricks’ H1 2020 financial results highlight a business whose growth has clearly plateaued and reached maturity in the UK, putting a ceiling on its future growth prospects
by Mike DelPrete Jan 13
Airbnb open on an ipad
In the second half of 2016, this 'unicorn' was in the black
by Marian McPherson Jan 30
6 reasons becoming a real estate agent is the ultimate career decision
Agents are well-rounded, fulfilled, successful people
by Andrew Thompson Jun 7
Portland's Old Town sign
There's a real estate civil war going on in Oregon
by Daren Blomquist Mar 25
How to build an impactful real estate business plan
Time dedicated to writing a business plan is time well spent
by Than Merrill Oct 21