Real estate mogul Grant Cardone to team up with eXp Realty
Though it remains unclear what Cardone will be doing with eXp Realty, he did recently promise to add "nitro" to the brokerage's already successful strategy
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 8
Inman Handbook on choosing a new brokerage
Choosing a new real estate brokerage is harder than ever as new models emerge, technology has risen to prominence and outside industrialists are pushing for mindshare
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 25
After its share price exploded, eXp is splitting its stock
The 2-for-1 split is aimed at lowering the share price to allow more employees to purchase shares, the company said
by Patrick Kearns Jan 19
Inman Handbook: Paying attention to getting paid
Most agents today make commissions, but there are many ways those commissions can actually work
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 18
Zillow CEO Rich Barton is still the most 'powerful' person in real estate
The Zillow CEO tops the annual SP 200, a list of the most powerful people in the industry compiled by T3 Sixty
by Patrick Kearns Jan 12
11 CEOs on 2021: More mergers, more pressure and more growth
The chief executives of Zillow, Redfin, Realogy and more predict what's in store for the new year, including industry consolidation and even more technology acceleration
by Patrick Kearns Dec 30
Brad Inman's 21 predictions for '21
Opinion
Keller Williams will amp up its recruitment program, Zillow will acquire Opendoor, and nursing homes will die. These and 18 other predictions for 2021 from Inman's founder
by Brad Inman Dec 30
Soaring stock, growing agent count: What to watch as eXp enters 2021
With its virtual orientation, eXp Realty benefited in 2020 from a work landscape that emphasized going remote. Observers expect it to continue thriving in 2021
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 23
Everything that happened in 2020, the wildest year of our lives
This year had it all: A presidential election, a stock market crash and rebound, and the busiest summer and fall in memory — all amid an unprecedented global pandemic
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 21
EXp CEO: Make agents feel like they're not working remote
Jason Gesing said Thursday during Inman Connect Now that companies going remote need to replicate the kind of casual watercooler interactions that happen in real life if they want to succeed
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 17
T3 Sixty's trends report predicts 'brighter' 2021 for real estate
The 200-page report covers everything from NAR's pocket listing policy to how COVID-19 impacted the industry
by Patrick Kearns Dec 7
EXp expands brokerage operations to Mexico
It's the 6th international market for the virtual, cloud-based real estate brokerage
by Patrick Kearns Dec 1
EXp dives into media business with acquisition of SUCCESS Enterprises
EXp World holdings is set to acquire SUCCESS Enterprises and its personal development-focused properties, which include a print magazine, website, newsletters and podcasts
by Patrick Kearns Nov 12
EXp shares plans to blast into 2021 with record growth
At the company's eXpCON, multiple leaders shared their vision for eXp's 2021 growth, which hinges on the launch of several initiatives, namely eXp Global
by Marian McPherson Nov 9
EXp CEO Glenn Sanford to real estate team leaders: 'Find your purpose'
During eXpCON, Sanford revealed that he fired a manager many years ago for being too focused on profit-and-loss metrics
by Patrick Kearns Nov 9
EXp World Holdings doubles sales in record-setting third quarter
The rapidly growing company reported a 100% increase in revenue year over year in the third quarter of 2020 as the housing market continued to rage
by Patrick Kearns Nov 9
EXp Realty doubled sales volume in Q3, earnings preview reveals
Agent count at eXp climbed north of 35,000 in the third quarter of 2020
by Patrick Kearns Oct 27
Frustrated clients? Top real estate agents offer tips for staying positive
Historically low inventory is leading prospective clients to miss out on dream homes, brokerage leaders said Tuesday during a virtual roundtable discussion hosted by Chris Heller, the chief real estate officer of OJO Labs. Here's how to help them stay positive
by Patrick Kearns Oct 7
EXp Realty expands presence in Canada with RE/MAX luxury team
Christopher Invidiata's luxury real estate-focused team closed more than $250M in sales volume with more than 180 transactions in 2019
by Patrick Kearns Oct 1
Former Zillow, eXp Realty executives join Tom Ferry
During the final day of his annual success summit, Ferry named RJ Jones as chief operating officer and Keri McGhee as vice president of marketing
by Patrick Kearns Sep 3
Why women should feel empowered to launch a business right now
'If you’re thinking about it, don’t wait to do it — do it now,' said broker Natalia Budilo of eXp Realty during a panel at C.A.R.'s WomanUp! event
50-agent indie joins Tarek El Moussa's eXp team, The Agentcy
ROC Real Estate Partners, located in New Mexico, closed $51M in sales in 2019
by Patrick Kearns Aug 12
EXp CEO envisions surpassing 100K agents in 'next few years'
An agent count north of 100K would make eXp Realty the biggest brokerage in the US, with nearly twice the number of its leading competitor, Realogy Brokerage Group
by Patrick Kearns Aug 6
With assist from virtual world biz, eXp lands most profitable quarter ever
EXp World Holdings, the parent company of the virtual cloud real estate brokerage, posted a net income of $8.3M in the second quarter
by Patrick Kearns Aug 5
EXp Realty wants to go head-to-head with Zillow and Redfin
At Connect Now, CEO Glenn Sanford shared why the company is launching a consumer-facing platform and why he believes agents need to make tough decisions with certain vendors
by Patrick Kearns Aug 4
EXp acquires Showcase IDX, plans consumer search portal
The company will continue to serve its existing clients, eXp World Holdings confirmed
by Patrick Kearns Aug 3
Earnings calls will reveal impact of COVID-19 on Zillow, Redfin, Realogy
Company earnings this week and next will likely provide insight in the coming weeks into how big an impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on real estate. Here's what to expect
by Patrick Kearns Jul 28
EyeSpy360 is the virtual tour platform you don't know you're already using
Opinion
The powerful touring app is already behind national virtual showing products for eXp and RE/MAX, and it has experienced 1,000% growth in just over one month
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 10
EXp World Holdings hints at international growth with new hires
The parent company of the virtual, cloud-based brokerage has hired both a new chief marketing officer and global controller in the past two weeks
by Patrick Kearns Jun 25
Black execs are underrepresented in real estate boardrooms. Now what?
On Monday, Compass CEO Robert Reffkin called for more diversity on the boards of directors inside publicly traded real estate companies. So far, that hasn't happened
by Patrick Kearns Jun 10
Homesnap's Mazur: It's time for agents to go all in
In multiple talk tracks at Tech Connect, leaders in sales, fintech and proptech all agreed on one thing: The COVID-19 pandemic has totally changed how people market, sell and buy real estate
by Craig C. Rowe Jun 4
Brokers talk culture and the future at Connect Now
The discussion centered around what actions brokers should take in upcoming months to move forward in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and national upheaval
How real estate agents are becoming the 'mayors of their community'
During Thursday's Inman virtual town hall, real estate leaders shared tangible ways they're helping their community amid shelter-in-place orders
by Patrick Kearns May 14
Realogy vet to lead international expansion at eXp Realty
Michael Valdes most recently served as senior vice president of global servicing for all of Realogy's brands
by Patrick Kearns May 12
Earnings offer hope, but 'normalcy' is still distant
The pandemic may continue to wreak havoc for some time, but a strong quarter of earnings offers support to the idea that there's light at the end of the tunnel
by Jim Dalrymple II May 8
EXp World Holdings reports 73% revenue increase in Q1
The company's virtual world platform VirBELA saw its biggest net increase in customers ever in the first quarter of 2020
by Patrick Kearns May 5
Market snapshot: Florida and the coronavirus pandemic
Agents across the state have felt a market impact since the virus took hold, but how and to what extent depends a bit on the region
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 20
Shut up! Just focus on selling houses
Opinion
As hard as things might be right now, it doesn’t give anyone the right to be insensitive to fellow professionals
by Jay Thompson Apr 15
The Real Word: The 10 cities best prepared for a downturn
Opinion
Plus, NAR provides telemedicine services for Realtors and the brokerage that's getting creative with virtual tour scavenger hunts
by Byron Lazine Apr 10
EXp Realty lays off 15% of staff amid market slowdown
Executives at the company are taking salary reductions in an effort to reduce company expenses as home sales across the country slow
by Patrick Kearns Apr 8
EXp leader is stepping in to help virtual vendor subsidiary
Glenn Sanford is going to be the chief strategy officer of VirBELA, after previously stepping back from the day-to-day of eXp Realty
by Patrick Kearns Apr 7
Chime speeds release of Facebook, YouTube livestreaming tools
The agent operating system has developed streaming tools for Facebook Live and YouTube and released them ahead of schedule in response to the COVID-19 market reduction of face-to-face business
by Craig C. Rowe Apr 3
EXp broker Rick Geha shares heartfelt message about his COVID-19 recovery
In a video posted on Monday, eXp broker Rick Geha shared his experience with battling COVID-19 alongside some encouraging advice for agents
by Marian McPherson Apr 1
Real estate leaders reveal their vulnerabilities
Opinion
At this time, many of us are more willing to be vulnerable — letting our guard down is actually helping us get through this
by Brad Inman Mar 30
Industry torn on whether real estate is an essential service
At a time when people are staying home en masse to combat a global health crisis, many in the real estate industry question whether or not their jobs should be considered essential
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 27
HomeServices of America is once again the top real estate brokerage
HomeServices of America topped the annual Real Trends 500, edging out Realogy Brokerage Group for the top spot in 2019 transaction sides
by Patrick Kearns Mar 26
EXp Realty offers agents a $9 monthly telemedicine plan
The cloud-based brokerage wants to help its agents virtually go to the doctor
by Patrick Kearns Mar 24
EXp's VirBELA launches virtual world for events
The move comes at a time when many in the real estate industry are canceling their in-person events and looking for virtual solutions
by Patrick Kearns Mar 19
Stocks plunge in worst day since 1987 and second worst in US history
The Dow Jones dropped 13% Monday, wiping out all gains made under President Trump
by Patrick Kearns Mar 16