Opendoor launches… a brokerage?

Housing Wire

The line between traditional iBuyer and brokerage is getting ever-so-blurry for venture-backed startup Opendoor. You will be able to service more buyers and sellers every year by being able to offer products no other brokerage can.”.

HomeSmart snares prominent Atlanta brokerage

Housing Wire

Growing real estate brokerage firm HomeSmart announced Wednesday that it bought PalmerHouse Properties , an Atlanta-headquartered brokerage that has about 2,000 agents. How to Diversify Your Brokerage to Weather Economic Hardship. brokerages.

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Warren Buffett’s boring, dominant resi brokerage

Housing Wire

But while Blefari has a clearly defined personality, the residential real estate brokerage he runs doesn’t. The post Warren Buffett’s boring, dominant resi brokerage appeared first on HousingWire. Gino Blefari, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices of America CEO and chairman.

These brokerages topped the RealTrends 500 in 2020

Housing Wire

reigned supreme as the largest residential brokerage in America by transaction sides last year , according to the latest annual RealTrends 500 ranking. Top independent brokerage Howard Hanna/Allen Tate was involved in 105,455 transaction sides last year, good for $26.7

White-label brokerage Side achieves unicorn status

Housing Wire

San Francisco-based real estate brokerage Side announced Monday that they raised $150 million, ushering in a new phase for the four-year-old company. For example, top Beverly Hills luxury producer Ben Bacal started the brand “Revel Real Estate” under the Side brokerage.

Keller Williams, and brokerage’s diversity shortcomings

Housing Wire

King also replaces a white man, the abruptly departed Josh Team, and reports to another white man, Carl Liebert, the CEO of the brokerage’s holding company, KWx. These moves were orchestrated by another Caucasian male, Gary Keller, the brokerage’s co-founder and executive chairman.

Howard Hanna acquires New York brokerage Rand Realty

Housing Wire

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services closed a huge deal late Tuesday, announcing a strategic partnership with Rand Realty , giving the massive independent brokerage a sizable foothold in the booming suburbs of New York City.

Education will power your brokerage

Inman

In the above session from Connect now, Kendall Bonner of RE/MAX Capital Realty and Josh Woodward of McGraw REALTORS delve into the importance of continuing education to both agents and brokerages in real estate.

Inman Handbook on choosing a new brokerage

Inman

The brokerage an agent or team chooses can make a significant mark on their ongoing success. But with new models and advanced tech, the choice is harder than ever.

How this real estate brokerage’s unique model generates more profit for agents

Housing Wire

For the well-prepared real estate brokerages, this holds a promising future. The fusion of technology, quick sales and incredible demand from the public have created a tsunami of discount-based brokerages trying to fill that public demand. If a volume-based discount brokerage cannot do all of these things, it may fail due to an inability to retain or recruit agents, lack of profitability, and poor customer service ratings. .

Flat-fee brokerage Houwzer expands into Tampa

Inman

The launch marks the brokerage's second foray into Florida, after moving into Orlando in the summer of 2020.

The New Normal: What if the brokerage of the future isn’t a brokerage at all?

Inman

How are brokerages evolving given that teams are less constrained by geography thanks to powerful new upstart companies, even as control of real estate technology becomes more centralized?

Brokerage uses VR to get consumers inside houses that haven’t been built yet

Housing Wire

based brokerage, announced last week the launch of its custom real estate listing system, PROJETO. The post Brokerage uses VR to get consumers inside houses that haven’t been built yet appeared first on HousingWire. Urban District Realty , a Washington, D.C.-based

EXp Realty launches brokerage operations in Spain

Inman

EXp Realty's international arm, eXp Global, has launched brokerage operations in Spain. Brokerage News Brief Select eXp global eXp Realty eXp spain exp world holdings international expansion international real estate Michael Valdes spain

3 superpowers indie brokerages have in 2020

Inman

After merging with a national brokerage, Andrew Fortune realized there were things about the boutique lifestyle that he’d never find in a national brand. Here are the three major benefits of indie brokerages.

Brokerage Benchmarking: Interesting Productivity Figures

Real Trends

Insights from REAL Trends brokerage performance benchmark report. Brokerage Benchmark report REAL Trends Newsletter Trends

Virtual brokerage Real to begin trading on Nasdaq

Inman

The Real Brokerage will begin offering common shares on the Nasdaq during the second quarter of 2020. Brokerage Select nasdaq stock market tamir poleg The real brokerageThe company already trades on two other exchanges.

Virtual brokerage Real announces $20M funding round

Inman

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21 questions agents should expect during a brokerage interview

Inman

Switching brokerages? Asking the right questions to make sure the company is a good fit is a no-brainer, and a good brokerage will likely do the same. Here are some topics you should be ready to address when being interviewed by a new brokerage.

Tech brokerage Avenue 8 raises $14 million

Inman

Brokerage Industry News Technology avenue 8 Craft Ventures fundraising miami new york technology Threshold Ventures venture capitalThe San Francisco-based company plans to use the new money to expand into new markets, hire agents and beef up its technology.

Discount real estate brokerage unveils low-cost franchise option

Inman

With a strategic combination of digital marketing and branding tools, 1 Percent Lists upended the traditional brokerage structure with great success. Brokerage Sponsored 1 Percent Lists discount brokerage Discount real estate brokerage unveils low-cost franchise option franchise Grant Clayto

The power of choice: why brokerages need an open ecosystem

Inman

Brokerage Sponsored all-in-one back office best of breed crm MoxiWorks The power of choice: why brokerages need an open ecosystemOpening up the choices you have in selecting your broker technology solutions, but integrating them under one roof opens up a whole new world of opportunity.

Unify Your Brokerage’s Brand

RIS Media

Rev up your brokerage’s brand and, as a collective force, compete with the big shots in your market. The post Unify Your Brokerage’s Brand appeared first on RISMedia. Latest News News Spotlights Brokerage Branding CMA NAR NAR Academy Pricing Homes Realtor Benefits RPR® Website Brandin

How indie brokerages can thrive in 2021

Inman

Brokerage Connect Now Events Real Estate Connect Select brokerage consolidation buyer migration Clelia Peters consolidation COVID-19 independent broker independent brokerage inman events Kofi Nartey red oak realty society real estate and development vanessa bergmark

How to steer your brokerage through extreme markets

Inman

Operating a brokerage during extreme market fluctuations? Agent Brokerage Listings Select Service broker brokerage commission commission negotiations for sale by owner fsbo Generate new listings referrals

EXp launches brokerage operations in Columbia

Inman

The virtual brokerage now operates in 14 countries, and has plans to open in others later this year. Brokerage News Brief Select Technology brazil Columbia exp exp world holdings italy Jonathan Lahey Michael Valdes puerto rico real estate Santiago Carrizosa south america spain

3 practical profitability hacks for brokerage leaders

Inman

By optimizing day-to-day operations and eliminating redundancies, brokerage and team leaders can create a more efficient company and increase profits. Back to Basics Brokerage Select Service efficiency Marion Weiler processes productivity theme-month-202104 workflow

Rethinking your life? 5 questions to ask before switching brokerages

Inman

It seems like every day a top team or agent is making headlines by jumping to a new brokerage. Agent Select Teams agent commission brokerage culture new brokerage switch brokerage switching brokerages

Ramsey vs. eXp: The coaching company takes aim at the brokerage

Inman

Ramsey Solutions has given eXp Realty agents a startling choice: Switch brokerages or stop getting leads from the well-known coaching firm.

App-based brokerage Torii closes on more funding, launches LA operations

Inman

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Does your brokerage encourage your entrepreneurial spirit?

Inman

Brokerage Sponsored brokerage Does your brokerage encourage your entrepreneurial spirit? Being an entrepreneur means you have a deep passion for building something from nothing. It also means you are willing to push yourself to the limit to achieve your goals.

Stacking the deck: Does choosing the right technology stack give your brokerage a competitive edge?

Housing Wire

And, of course, the brokerage down the street is already a customer (you’re told), so to remain competitive you need to buy it too. HousingStack is a real estate technology landscape that provides a dynamic visual that reflects the rapid changes in the sector.

How 5 top brokerages revamped their training programs

Inman

As the industry shifted in unprecedented ways over the last year, many of the country's biggest brokerages upgraded their training strategies to better serve their agents.

EXp expands brokerage operations to Mexico

Inman

It's the sixth international market for the virtual cloud-based real estate brokerage. Brokerage Select eXp Realty exp world holdings international expansion keller williams mexico Michael Valdes VirBELA

How can brokerages better support teams?

Inman

Happy teams are less likely to leave your brokerage — that's why it's important to make sure they have the right tools, resources and training needed to succeed. Here are a few meaningful ways brokerages can support team members and help them grow.

Boutique real estate brokerage Side raises $150M

Realty Biz

Technology-based real estate brokerage Side Inc. Founded in 2017, Side has created a platform that it says helps transform real estate agents and independent brokerages into boutique brands and businesses. Brokerage Real Estate Technology boutique brokerage funding round Side

Considering a brokerage change? Ask yourself these 3 questions first

Inman

As you evaluate the brokerage you're currently with and consider exploring new horizons, keep these points in mind. Agent Brokerage Select Service brand brokerage commission commission rates compensation package reputation splits switching brokerages

How did brokerage giants RE/MAX and Keller Williams fare in the second quarter?

Housing Wire

Brokerage giants RE/MAX and Keller Williams announced second-quarter numbers Friday, reflecting a business environment that had its share of ups and downs as a result of COVID-19. The post How did brokerage giants RE/MAX and Keller Williams fare in the second quarter?

Detroit brokerage to become first @properties franchise

Inman

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Compass sues REBNY, alleges conspiracy with other brokerages

Inman

Brokerage Industry News Select compass corcoran court douglas elliman James Whelan lawsuit new york Real Deal realogy rebny The Corcoran Group Universal Co-Brokerage Agreement Rules