Real estate disruption is happening all across the globe: Mike DelPrete
On Wednesday, DelPrete released 'The 2021 Emerging Models in Real Estate Report,' which details emerging trends shaping the industry and the players putting the trends into action
How COVID made agents rethink retirement, workload and more
Many real estate professionals say the pandemic made them reconsider things like when they want to retire and work-life balance, while others say the last year has just made them want to double down on work
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 28
'Grit, tenacity and desire': 5 mega team leaders on scaling for success
Inman recently spoke with some of the country's top mega team leaders to learn more about the secret sauce behind how their teams continue to grow. Here's how they do it
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 24
'It’s the repetition that gets results': Agents share their farming pro tips
Meetups and mailers are still the backbone of real estate farming, but agents at Inman Connect on Thursday said email is an increasingly powerful tool
by Daniel Houston Jun 17
Ramsey vs. eXp: The coaching company takes aim at the brokerage
Ramsey Solutions has given eXp Realty agents a startling choice: Switch brokerages or stop getting leads from the well-known coaching firm
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 11
Connecting with Veronica Figueroa: Our new normal demands world-class service
Ahead of Inman Connect, the eXp Realty team leader says agents have the chance to offer service that keeps clients coming back
How to take advantage of the backup offer on both sides of the transaction
Agents told Inman that they typically only see a small proportion of backup offers become primary offers, but the tactic can still prove beneficial for both seller and backup buyer
Why are so many teams suddenly joining eXp Realty?
Recent months have seen team after team decamping for eXp. The leaders of those teams say they were persuaded by lucrative revenue sharing options and by watching fellow agents switch first
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 3
RE/MAX sues eXp Realty over recruitment, 'false advertising'
The suit claims eXp tried to solicit franchisees whose contracts with RE/MAX weren't over yet, and that it misrepresented RE/MAX's commission splits, among other things
by Jim Dalrymple II May 24
The New Normal: What if the brokerage of the future isn't a brokerage at all?
Teams are less and less constrained by geography thanks to powerful new upstart companies, even as control of real estate technology becomes more centralized
by Jim Dalrymple II May 24
The Inman Handbook on real estate's biggest rivalries
Compass versus Realogy. Keller Williams versus eXp. REX versus everyone. The real estate industry is full of big names and big feuds, and Inman's unpacking all of them
by Jim Dalrymple II May 21
Top Coldwell Banker team in Missouri jumps to eXp Realty
The team, which includes 22 agents, is the latest of many that have switched from a legacy brand to the upstart virtual brokerage
by Jim Dalrymple II May 20
EXp Realty launches brokerage operations in Spain
EXp Realty's international arm, eXp Global, has launched brokerage operations in Spain. This is the sixth new international market added this year
by Marian McPherson May 17
Realogy clutches top spot on T3 Sixty's 2021 Mega 1000 list
Realogy secured the top spot on T3 Sixty's Mega 1000 list with $184B in 2020 sales volume. However, brokerages with alternative models are closing the gap
by Marian McPherson May 12
Why are real estate company share prices falling despite good news?
Many real estate companies have reported stronger-than-expected earnings in recent weeks, but their share prices keep dropping
by Jim Dalrymple II May 7
EXp World Holdings reports first quarter revenue of $583.3M, big 115% jump over 2020
EXp World Holdings reported a strong Q1 2021, according to an earnings release on Thursday. The company grew on all levels while maintaining profitability
by Marian McPherson May 6
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
EXp scoops up yet another high-powered team
The Adam Olsen team is based in Houston, Texas, and is at least the fourth big get for eXp in April alone
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 29
EXp launches brokerage operations in Colombia
The virtual brokerage now operates in 14 countries, and has plans to open in others later this year
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 27
EXp continues streak by adding new 24-person team
Experience Realty Partners is based in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the third team eXp has picked up this month
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 15
Rich Barton, Glenn Sanford debut on Forbes billionaires list
Zillow co-founders Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink, eXp founder Glenn Sanford and 5 other real estate executives became billionaires in the past year
by Marian McPherson Apr 7
Compass, Redfin, and eXp are America’s next top brokerage models: DelPrete
Opinion
A deeper look at their rapid rise reveals a trio of insightful growth stories — which may very well shape the future of America’s real estate landscape
by Mike DelPrete Apr 7
High-performing RE/MAX team joins eXp Realty
The Lahey Group operates in the Washington, DC, area. The move is the second big get for eXp in less than a week
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 6
Major Keller Williams team in Utah jumps to eXp Realty
The Salt Lake City-based Perry Group has more than 50 agents. The team was drawn to eXp thanks to the brokerage's focus on technology
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 2
EXp and 'Undercover Billionaire' star Grant Cardone team up
Cardone will develop sales training material that will be used across eXp's brands. Agents at the brokerage will also get access to the sales guru's own learning content
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 31
Is Compass the last hope for agents?
Opinion
How Compass’ IPO performs this week will tell us a lot about what the future holds
by Brad Inman Mar 30
What this spring means for real estate: Buyers beware
Industry professionals painted a picture of a competitive market that only stands to get more intense as the weather gets nicer and more buyers come out this spring
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 19
EXp's earnings confirm the most profitable year in company history
The parent company of the virtual cloud brokerage eXp Realty posted a net income of more than $31 million in 2020, according to an earnings report issued Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Mar 11
Just how impressive is Compass' $3.7B 2020 revenue?
The company revealed yearly revenue numbers that would make most real estate companies green with envy. But not top rival Realogy
by Patrick Kearns Mar 4
EXp World Holdings' boom period continues
As the world worked from home in 2020, the parent company of the virtual cloud-based brokerage saw revenue grow 84%
by Patrick Kearns Mar 2
50% of agents will leave: One broker predicts real estate's future
Opinion
As an industry, we should stop obsessing over things we can’t or won’t fix and take a look inward at the things that make us special as individual agents and organizations. Here's why
by Ryan Rodenbeck Feb 26
EXp CEO Glenn Sanford questions consumer benefit of Zillow Offers
In a Facebook post on Friday, Glenn Sanford estimated that consumers are paying, on average, 11.4% in commissions when they sell to Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Feb 12
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