5 people to watch at Redfin as the company moves into a new era
Redfin is about to get a new second-in-command, all the while continuing its efforts to be consumers' preferred one-stop real estate shop
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 1
Redfin exec Scott Nagel announces retirement
Nagel has been with the tech-oriented brokerage for almost 14 years. Adam Wiener, Redfin's current chief growth officer, will take his place
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 18
'We're never going back to normal': Pete Flint on our digital future
To kick off Connect Now on Tuesday, Brad Inman and Trulia co-founder Pete Flint discussed the challenges and opportunities tied to the digitization of real estate
by Marian McPherson Mar 16
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
Redfin’s bid to buy RentPath isn’t about rentals
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Of course, Redfin is making a move into the rental space. The only surprise about this acquisition should be what took so long
by Jay Thompson Mar 3
Redfin CEO reveals iBuyers paid agents less in 2020
In Atlanta, iBuyers paid buyer's agents 3% in 2019. In the fourth quarter of 2020, that dropped to 2.5%
by Patrick Kearns Feb 24
Redfin CEO addresses the company's diversity efforts
Glenn Kelman wants Redfin to be a 'beacon for attracting the real estate industry's most diverse talent'
by Patrick Kearns Feb 24
Redfin rode the hot housing market to profitability in Q4
The company also beat revenue expectations set by analysts for the fourth consecutive quarter
by Patrick Kearns Feb 24
Redfin to display buyer's agent commissions in 65 markets
Redfin's brokerage website and mobile application will soon display the amount of compensation being offered to buyers' agents on more than 700,000 listings
by Patrick Kearns Feb 8
WATCH: Redfin and KW execs go head-to-head at Connect
Redfin's Glenn Kelman and Keller Williams' Josh Team forcefully defended their companies' respective approaches to agent employment. Now, watch the entire video as a special Select subscriber benefit.
by Inman Jan 29
Tech brokerages see bundling, salaries as the future of real estate
During an Inman Connect session on Thursday, executives from Homie and Orchard advocated an approach that includes bundling more services under one roof, and treating consumers — not agents — as brokerages' primary customers
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 28
Employees or contractors? KW, Redfin execs debate philosophy
During Inman Connect, Redfin's Glenn Kelman and Keller Williams' Josh Team forcefully defended their companies' respective approaches to agent employment
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 27
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
A look at 2020: A year of reckoning for housing policy and equality
From eviction bans to redlining, zoning reform and the NAR Code of Ethics update, 2020 has been a year of reckoning on real estate's checkered past
by Marian McPherson Dec 31
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
RedfinNow expands into pricey San Francisco and Seattle markets
In a notable departure from more common iBuying strategies, Redfin's iBuyer program, RedfinNow, will target homes built after 1930 and costing more than $1M in the 2 cities
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 8
5 things to watch for as Redfin heads into 2021
Redfin's iBuying program and ancillary services should continue to be important parts of the company's expansion. It'll also have to contend with flashy rivals and a fair housing lawsuit
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 7
Earnings round up: Q3 was the real estate industry's comeback quarter
The scorching housing market lifted the nation's largest real estate companies out of their second quarter slumps, according to Q3 earnings calls this week and last week
by Patrick Kearns Nov 6
Redfin reports strong earnings, surging demand for housing
The online brokerage raked in $237M in revenue during the third quarter of this year, beating analyst expectations
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 5
Amid discrimination lawsuit, agents criticize Redfin pricing policies
Fair housing advocates sued Redfin this week over allegations of racial discrimination. On Friday, agents told Inman the online brokerage should be working harder to fix the problem. 'The business model ends where people’s housing rights begin,' one said
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 30
Redfin accused of price policies that favor white neighborhoods: Lawsuit
A new suit argues the online brokerage disproportionally serves white neighborhoods. CEO Glenn Kelman countered that Redfin hasn't pushed into lower income areas because it needs to pay agents a living wage
by Jim Dalrymple II Oct 29
Zillow, Redfin lead push for more corporate diversity
The companies are helping lead a new initiative dubbed the Board Challenge, which is meant to increase diversity among directors on company boards
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 9
Why Redfin has a cap on its iBuyer business
Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman discusses the short- and long-term outlooks for RedfinNow in a chat with Austin Smith, the director of Millionacres
by Patrick Kearns Jul 21
Redfin returns to homebuying in 4 more markets
As of Friday, the company is now buying homes in Dallas, San Antonio, Los Angeles and Orange County, in addition to Austin, Denver and the Inland Empire in California
by Patrick Kearns Jun 26
Glenn Kelman: Waves of migration, consolidation coming to real estate
The Redfin CEO said Wednesday the coronavirus pandemic is helping fuel changes in real estate imagery and consumer behavior
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 3
Real estate leaders speak out against racism as protests grow nationwide
CEOs at Compass, Keller Williams, Redfin and Zillow, among others, detailed steps their companies are taking to address racism in the real estate industry and inside their offices
by Patrick Kearns Jun 1
Redfin is welcoming back 35% of furloughed staff
As homebuying demand returns in some parts of the country, Redfin is calling back approximately 350 furloughed employees, including agents
by Patrick Kearns May 22
Remote work may fuel massive migration from pricey cities: Redfin
More than 50% of Americans in New York, Seattle, Boston and San Francisco told Redfin they would move if they could work remotely
by Patrick Kearns May 15