Flyhomes announces 3rd round of layoffs since 2022
The Seattle-based brokerage and mortgage lender announced another round of layoffs on Friday. Flyhomes had layoffs in July and November 2022, with one round impacting 20% of its workforce
by Marian McPherson Dec 19
Opendoor founder Eric Wu leaving company to focus on startups
Wu founded Opendoor in 2014 and served as the company's chief executive officer until last year. He said in a statement that he's leaving to focus on building new things
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 15
Real estate CEOs: Big impact from commission suits 'improbable'
The bombshell verdict of Sitzer | Burnett rocked the real estate industry, but recent earnings reports suggest many of its most recognizable CEOs don't anticipate major disruptions
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 17
Opendoor to double the number of homes it buys each month: CEO
CEO Carrie Wheeler told Intel that Opendoor wants to purchase 2,000-plus homes per month and that the company is leaning into partnerships like the ones it has with Zillow and eXp
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 8
Opendoor can't hang on to profitability as Q3 revenue craters
The iBuyer saw revenue fall 71% year over year in the 3rd quarter of 2023. The company also lost $106M — a reversal from Q2's net profit
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 2
Offerpad to partner with Anywhere agents outside of market area
Sellers located outside of Offerpad markets who contact the iBuyer for services will be connected with eligible agents in the Anywhere Leads Network
by Lillian Dickerson Oct 26
The ultimate guide to Inman Connect Las Vegas 2023
So you've decided to join us at Inman Connect Las Vegas. Bravo! Here's a day-by-day breakdown of the conference along with some tidbits to get the most out of your week in Sin City
by Marian McPherson Aug 8
Opendoor rebounds with profitable Q2 despite steep revenue decline
The iBuyer sold fewer homes and brought in less cash than it did during the same period in 2022, but it still managed to land in the black to the tune of $23M, according to Q2 earnings on Thursday
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 3
Offerpad scoops up more homes in Q2 as path to profitability emerges
Having unloaded almost all of its older inventory, the iBuyer ramped up home acquisitions by 131%, to 840 homes, in the second quarter of 2023 and expects positive adjusted earnings by year's end
by Matt Carter Aug 2
Will the second quarter of 2023 match real estate's Q1 meltdown?
Major real estate companies began reporting Q2 earnings this week against a backdrop of high rates, low inventory and a sluggish economy. Analysts shared what they're watching with Intel
by Jim Dalrymple II Jul 26
The stories and trends that defined a whirlwind first half of 2023
Intel takes a look back at the market trends, brokerage strategies, Wall Street happenings and legal controversies that shook the past 6 months and could well define the remainder of 2023
by Marian McPherson Jul 5
Zillow and Opendoor expand partnership to 11 new markets
The former rivals are now jointly providing cash offers to consumers in a total of 16 markets, most of them spread out across the Sunbelt, according to an announcement Thursday
by Jim Dalrymple II Jun 1
5 key charts that illuminate real estate's Q1 earnings season
Most publicly traded real estate companies continued to bleed money in the first chunk of 2023. These metrics help explain why investors aren't panicking
by Daniel Houston May 17
Mike DelPrete breaks down iBuyer Opendoor's effort to right the ship
The dominant iBuyer has taken extraordinary steps to survive this period of upheaval, writes real estate analyst Mike DelPrete, who dug deeper into last week's Q1 earnings exclusively for Intel
by Mike DelPrete May 10
Opendoor CEO Carrie Wheeler on Q1 earnings and the iBuyer's future
The chief executive of the largest iBuyer spoke to Inman about Opendoor's first-quarter earnings on Thursday — and expectations that the company is turning a corner after a rough 2022
by Jim Dalrymple II May 5
Opendoor avoids epic 2022 losses in Q1, but revenue remains down
The iBuying giant saw revenue dip 39% year over year at the beginning of 2023, according to a Q1 earnings call Thursday. It also sold and bought fewer homes compared to the beginning of 2022
by Jim Dalrymple II May 4
Offerpad narrows losses despite another quarter of falling revenue
Following a dramatic fourth quarter in which the iBuyer posted losses of $121.1M, Offerpad improved its net loss by 51% to $59.4M in Q1 as it continued to struggle to adapt to a shifting market
Redfin calls employees back to the office part-time: ‘No exceptions’
‘Some people will quit over this decision,’ Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told employees on Monday in an internal memo. ‘No one can say we haven’t made it deliberately.’
by Taylor Anderson Apr 25
Nearly 1 in 7 homes sold in March went for less than investors paid
Investor profits are falling, and the number of investors losing money reached the highest point since 2016, according to a new report from Redfin
by Taylor Anderson Apr 21
In total, the company cut 560 positions, according to a statement Opendoor provided to Inman. The cuts, which were announced internally Tuesday morning, mostly focused on operations roles
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 18
As iBuyers struggle, agents rethink relationships with cash-offer kings
IBuyers like Opendoor and Offerpad once appeared poised to be an essential player in the nation's biggest housing markets. Now, real estate agents say their role has diminished dramatically
by Ben Verde Apr 12
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
Mike DelPrete on the perils of hurting for cash in a down market
Brokerages and emerging disruptors alike dipped into savings as revenues declined late last year. Industry analyst Mike DelPrete spoke exclusively to Intel about the options at their disposal
by Daniel Houston Mar 29
Opendoor and Zillow expand partnership into 3 new markets
The firms said they would expand into Houston, Phoenix and Dallas. The expansion follows the group’s February announcement that they would offer their joint service in Atlanta and Raleigh
by Taylor Anderson Mar 15