Compass is launching its own mortgage company, OriginPoint
OriginPoint will provide origination services to consumers in select Compass markets by the end of 2021, marking the brokerage's latest move toward an end-to-end transaction
by Marian McPherson Jul 13
'We didn't know anything': The key moment that transformed Compass
During a 90-minute interview on NPR's 'How I Built This,' Compass CEO Robert Reffkin shared his life story and the defining moment that changed his company's trajectory
by Marian McPherson Jul 28
Compass dramatically trims losses, sees rocketing revenue in Q2
The brokerage lost $7M last quarter, a vast improvement over both the previous quarter and last year. The results earned plaudits from investors
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 9
Compass CEO: There's 'incredible' demand from foreign buyers
Robert Reffkin also said he expects the New York City real estate market to rebound and that housing in general should thrive in the near-term future
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 10
3 moments that made Compass New York Tristate President Rory Golod
Rory Golod has climbed the ranks at Compass to become the president of the brokerage's offices in the New York tristate region. Here are 3 moments that shaped his career
by Libertina Brandt Aug 12
Compass dives further into title insurance with latest acquisition
The deal to acquire LegacyTexas Title Co. follows acquisitions of 2 other title companies and will ultimately make Compass's title services available in 6 states and Washington, DC
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 14
Lockup period is over for Compass. Will investors stick around?
Compass' largest investors, namely SoftBank, can now sell their shares thanks to the end of a 180-day lockup period. Here's what their actions could mean for Compass' future
by Marian McPherson Sep 28
Robert Reffkin wants Compass to be the Amazon of real estate
The Compass CEO shared insight into his company's approach to technology and why brokers need to make decisions with the next decade in mind
by Marian McPherson Oct 27
Listing 'mafias,' the Amazon of real estate and other Connect standouts
This year's highlights included the escalation of a Zillow-CoStar cold war, warnings that the market could turn and countless tips for agents who want to thrive in any kind of market
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 1
WATCH: Compass CEO Robert Reffkin in conversation with Brad Inman
In this complete interview from Connect, the Compass CEO discusses his company's approach to technology and why brokers need to make decisions with the next decade in mind
by Inman Nov 4
What to expect as Compass, Opendoor, Offerpad and Keller Williams release earnings today
How will Opendoor and Offerpad respond to Zillow bowing out of iBuying? How is Compass faring as a fledgling public company? And is Keller Williams nearing an IPO?
by Lillian Dickerson Nov 10
Compass sees both revenue and losses rise in 3rd quarter
The brokerage brought in $1.74B between July and September, but also lost $100M — and sees seasonality returning to the business
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 10
Avi Dorfman's 8-year battle with Compass is finally over
Eight years after filing suit against Compass, Avi Dorfman has what he wants — a founder title and compensation for his role in helping the company pivot in 2012
by Marian McPherson Nov 16
Robert Reffkin shares the 'magic' of Compass at REtreat Conference
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin kicked off his brokerage's first in-person conference in over a year with a reflection on how COVID changed him and the company.
by Marian McPherson Nov 16
Compass lays out 2022 vision plan, unveils 'Find an Agent' platform
A supersized transaction management and referral platform, a new client dashboard and continued market expansion are all at the heart of Compass' mission to create 'clients for life'
by Marian McPherson Nov 16
Compass appoints CoreLogic CEO to board of directors
Frank Martell has been with CoreLogic since 2011. As a member of Compass' board, he'll be tasked with helping guide the company forward
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 30
Compass will give agents $10K for training and coaching
The 10x10 Business Growth Challenge will pay individual agents and team leaders to participate in various training programs over the course of 10 weeks
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 15
In 2022, Compass is all about playing 'the long game'
Compass East President Neda Navab shares the brokerage's plan to create the best end-to-end transaction experience, whether iBuying is in Compass' future, and how they're handling a lackluster stock market performance
by Marian McPherson Dec 27
News Quiz: Test your knowledge of real estate's biggest stories of 2021
Acquisitions, spats, implosions and brawls: As the year wraps up and real estate professionals wish for the best in 2022, test your knowledge of the biggest real estate stories of 2021
by Inman Dec 31
All the biggest challenges facing all the biggest companies in real estate
As Inman's '5 Challenges' series wraps up, take a look back at how Keller Williams, Compass, Zillow and 6 other major players will contend with low inventory, rapid growth and more in 2022
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 2
Gary Keller named the most powerful person in real estate
Other industry leaders who landed top spots on the prestigious Swanepoel Power 200 ranking include eXp's Glenn Sanford, Realogy's Ryan Schneider and Compass' Robert Reffkin
by Jim Dalrymple II Jan 11
Compass launches 12-month 'Agent Action Plan' amid training surge
The “Robert Reffkin Agent Action Plan" is designed to help agents build their business the way the Compass founder built his
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 7
Compass once again sees revenue, losses grow in Q4 earnings
Compass' revenue jumped 31% in the fourth quarter of 2021 and 73% for the entire year, though expenses related to the company's public debut pushed up losses
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 16
Mauricio Umansky on The Agency’s ‘tremendous openness’
Inman spoke with The Agency's CEO about rapid expansion, working with family and some of his favorite memories from Inman Connect New York ahead of ICNY in April
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 18
Compass knocks Realogy from top of T3 Sixty rankings after 23 years
Real estate analytics firm T3 Sixty's latest Real Estate Almanac revealed how complicated the answer to 'Who's the biggest brand in the industry?' can be, with Compass, Realogy and Keller Williams ruling their respective business models
by Marian McPherson Mar 23
'Stock is not the company:' Robert Reffkin on Compass 1 year after IPO
In a heartfelt letter posted on LinkedIn, Compass founder and CEO Robert Reffkin addressed stock market troubles and cast his vision for the future on the 1-year anniversary of going public
by Marian McPherson Apr 4
Compass reaches settlement in Section 8 discrimination case
As part of its settlement with the Housing Rights Initiative, Compass has committed to raising commissions for agents brokering Section 8 leases and launching several housing voucher education programs
by Marian McPherson Apr 7
Compass taps Mindbody CEO Josh McCarter to join board of directors
Mindbody CEO Josh McCarter has become New York City-based brokerage Compass' seventh board member. McCarter will help bolster Compass' agent scheduling and payment tools
by Marian McPherson Apr 11
Judge in Realogy-Compass suit steps down due to Compass listing dispute
New York Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager recused himself from the long simmering case on Tuesday, 3 months after his co-op went under contract with a Compass broker
by Marian McPherson Apr 28
Compass brings Shopify CTO Allan Leinwand on as board member
The ‘engineering visionary’ who also worked at Slack, Zynga and Cisco Systems, will help guide Compass during a period of rapid growth
by Jim Dalrymple II May 9
Compass trims losses slightly in Q1, sees revenue jump 25%
Compass agents did 47,367 deals between January and March of 2022, which represents a new high for the brokerage, according to a Q1 earnings call on Thursday
by Jim Dalrymple II May 12
Compass CFO to resign while chief product officer gets promotion
Chief Financial Officer Kristen Ankerbrandt will leave the company in September, while Greg Hart will become Compass' new chief operating officer
by Jim Dalrymple II May 12