NFX leads $80M round for Overmoon's vacation home fintech
Those wanting to sell a home to Overmoon can choose to do a 721 Exchange, allowing a property owner to conduct a tax-deferred exchange for shares in a REIT, or real estate investment trust
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 16
Anywhere's BHGRE and ERA name new presidents after Sherry Chris
Sherry Chris, who recently retired, formerly led both brands. Now Ginger Wilcox will lead BHGRE while Alex Vidal leads ERA, according to an announcement Wednesday by Anywhere Real Estate
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 14
Side hires Zillow veteran Stephen Capezza to serve as president
Capezza joins Side during a period that has proven challenging for the broader real estate industry and 'is the exact right person to help guide Side through the next phase of our growth'
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 3
Zillow's VRX acquisition reveals why the portal can't be dismissed
Never on the defensive for too long, Zillow's strategy, Brad Inman writes, is to secure its position as the leading listing service and digitize everything — as the rest of the industry sputters
by Brad Inman Dec 9
Virtual brokerage Radius launches mortgage arm in California
The company's move into mortgage lending comes on the heels of a $14M Series A round led by Trulia co-founder Pete Flint's NFX Ventures
by Matt Carter Aug 4
EXp hits 80K agents, anticipates surpassing 100K by end of the year
As the online real estate brokerage surpassed 80K agents on Wednesday, Glenn Sanford also told Brad Inman at Inman Connect New York that Zillow is a competitor of companies like eXp Realty
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 20
Trulia's former president on what makes a 'world-changing' company
Ahead of Inman Connect New York this month, former Trulia president and current proptech investor Paul Levine talks iBuying, company culture and the future of real estate
by Taylor Anderson Apr 7
No, you don’t need the crime statistics. Here's why
Hard numbers don’t mean much when it comes to the complexity of criminal behavior and its effect on neighborhoods and home values
by Christy Murdock Feb 25
How to make sense of iBuying in 2022, post-Zillow
IBuying has existed for years, but it's growing faster than ever and now approaching the scale that could finally make it profitable
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 2
The biggest questions and answers about portals ditching crime data
Redfin, Trulia and have all vowed to not use crime data going forward. The companies' stands are now prompting a debate in the industry
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 23
Zillow-owned Trulia will ditch crime data beginning in 2022
The announcement comes days after and Redfin also revealed plans to avoid crime data, with the latter company calling on others to follow suit
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 21
Redfin calls on real estate websites to drop crime data
The company cited the real estate industry's history of redlining, as well as the potential to reinforce racial bias, as reasons to abandon crime data on search portals and other websites
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 13
Agent bares all in full-frontal NSFW listing photos
'I wish I could say that I had an epiphany like a parting of the Red Sea moment but I just thought it'd be funny,' agent David Ferrugio told Inman
3 moments that shaped the career of Knock CEO Sean Black
From working at the Vatican to meeting Barbara Corcoran, Sean Black breaks down the milestones that led him to success. Read about the 3 moments that sharpened his leadership skills ahead of his appearance at Inman Connect Las Vegas
by Libertina Brandt Oct 14
Johnny Depp's rustic-chic home might not be rustic-chic at all
Celebrity home stagers revealed to Inman the tips and tricks they use to capture the perfect photo of a celebrity home. Often what's seen in a star's listing is far from reality