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Traditional brokerage or tech company: How is Compass being valued?

Is Compass worth $4.4 billion, and is it being valued as a traditional brokerage or a technology company? Mike DelPrete takes a look at the company’s valuation, revenue, transaction volume, agent count and profitability.
Tags: Agent, Analysis, Brokerage, Data, Opinion, Technology, Compass, Mike Delprete, Re/max, Relogy, Zillow

Canopy’s upscale co-working business adds a new location in SF on the heels of strategic funding

Canopy, an upscale, profitable developer of co-working spaces, has expanded its footprint in San Francisco to a third location on the heels of a strategic financing round. Co-founded by the product designer Yves Behar; the second generation design-build developer Amir Mortazavi; and serial entrepreneur and medical office space developer Steve Mohebi, Canopy bills itself as a better-designed WeWork for high-powered adults (or aspiring high-powered adults). Canopy co-founders Amir Mortazavi, Yves...
Tags: TC, Articles, Business, Canopy, Co-founder, Coworking, Erik Blachford, Expedia, Herman Miller, Montage Ventures, Office, Retail Store, San Francisco, Serial Entrepreneur, WeWork, Yves Behar

Trulia founder Pete Flint’s venture firm NFX raises $275M

NFX splits its investments equally between business-to-business companies and business-to-consumer companies but said that out of 3,000 firms seeking money this year it will ultimately only fund 0.5 percent.
Tags: Technology, Israel, San Francisco, Investing, Radio, Venture Capital, Firefly, Zillow, Zeus, Venture Funding, Ribbon, Trulia, Industry News, Lyric, Select, News Brief

Best friends 4ever? Redfin strikes deal with Zillow to list in 4 cities

Long-time rivals Zillow and Redfin have finally made peace — over one issue at least — and struck a deal that allows the former to directly host the latter's listings in four U.S. cities.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Mls, Nashville, Seattle, Zillow, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Charlotte, Des Moines, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Multiple Listing Service, Redfin Now

Zillow Offers is officially live in the Twin Cities, more markets to come

Zillow's direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, Zillow Offers, launched Monday in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, it was announced.
Tags: Technology, Minneapolis, Radio, St. Paul, Zillow, Industry News, PAUL, Twin Cities, Select, Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow Homes, iBuyer, Zillow Offers, Buyers Tools, Zillow Earnings

Zillow beats big on earnings while losses balloon

In its first quarter 2019 earnings report released on Thursday, Seattle-based Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy and, posted a net loss of $67.5 million in the first quarter and announced the expansion of its iBuyer program Zillow Offers to six additional markets.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Seattle, Zillow, Zillow Group, Zillow Trulia, Select, Rich Barton, Zillow Earnings

Indie brokerage launches unconventional iBuyer program

Texas-based brokerage JP & Associates Realtors announced Tuesday it has teamed up with a tech company to launch an agent-centric cash offer program.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Investing, Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Industry News, Keller Williams, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Offerpad, JP Piccinini, Glenn Kellman, iBuyer, JP Associates Realtors

8z Real Estate is latest brokerage to jump into the iBuyer business

Colorado-based real estate brokerage 8z Real Estate is the latest to offer a direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, known as an "iBuyer."
Tags: Technology, Colorado, Radio, Zillow, Denver, Industry News, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, 8z Real Estate, Redfin Now, Offerpad, Zavvie, 8z, Lane Hornung

Heard it through the grapevine

The realty gossip mill is buzzing these days with rumors about Zillow, Keller Williams and NRT.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, Zillow, Industry News, Keller Williams, NRT, Gary Keller, Select, Rich Barton, Zillow Keller Williams

Gary Keller and his fight for the soul of the real estate galaxy

Gary Keller has embarked on the risky journey of reshaping Keller Williams around his technology vision. The fate of the universe is not at stake, but Keller's legacy might be.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, Compass, Zillow, Redfin, Keller, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Markets & Economy, Select, Josh Team, Exp Realty

Second Circuit Judges Brawl Over the Meaning of “Volition” in Copyright Cases–BWP v. Polyvore

This is an appeal of a summary judgment ruling in favor of Polyvore, an image clipping and sharing site, also known as a “mood board” app. (The site itself was acquired and, as the court notes, is now shut down.) BWP asserted direct and secondary infringement claims. BWP conducted minimal discovery. As the court notes, it took no depositions. In response to Polyvore’s motion for summary judgment, BWP made several arguments regarding Polyvore’s extent of copying images, and steps taken in the pr...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Supreme Court, Law, Copyright, Dmca, Cablevision, Zillow, Independent Contractors, Polyvore, Ffs, Newman, Eric, Walker, Ninth Circuit, Second Circuit

3D imaging companies say Zillow’s app is not true 3D

Inman has interacted with imagery from all of these providers, and the three-dimensional spaces created by Matterport and GeoCV do have more features and are more immersive than those produced by Zillow's 3D Home.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Zillow, Matterport, Inman, Select, Jonathan Klein, Ricoh Theta V, Geocv, Buyers Tools, 360 Home Tours, 3d Floor Plans, 3d Home Tour, Anton Yakubenko

Back from the dead: Zillow kickbacks lawsuit returns

According to the court filing, the plaintiffs made their case in part through the testimony of two anonymous witnesses who used to work for Zillow as a regional sales manager and a sales and operations trainer, respectively.
Tags: Technology, Marketing, Radio, Zillow, Zillow Group, Spencer Rascoff, Select, RESPA, Kathleen Philips, Co-Marketing, Agent-lender Co-marketing, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Securities Exchange Act

A La Carte (April 25)

As always, you can check the Kindle deals page to see what’s new on that front. Westminster Books has a deal on a book your pastor probably wishes you’d read. Logos users may want to browse through this month’s deals. Don’t forget about the NICOT/NICNT sale. (Yesterday on the blog: Young People and the Hundred Pushup Challenge of Life) Hard, Messy, and Uncomfortable Uncomfortable circumstances have a way of testing our love. “If God called me to serve Him in Bihar, I would pr...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, America, Blogging, Jesus, Houston, Zillow, Newton, Trump, A La Carte, Don, Bihar, Joe Carter, Westminster Books, Joel Osteen, John Newton

Keller Williams iBuyer program Keller Offers to debut in May

Keller Williams will launch an iBuying program next month in Texas and plans to expand that program to as many as eight metro areas by the end of the year.
Tags: Texas, Technology, Radio, Dallas, Zillow, Redfin, Industry News, Keller, Keller Williams, Gary Keller, Select, News Brief, Opendoor, Knock, Offerpad, iBuyer

Why did Zillow sue Compass? It’s more complicated than you think

Zillow is suing Compass because it worries about anybody who is focused on using technology to reduce the time, stress and uncertainty it takes to buy and sell properties.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, Compass, Zillow, Redfin, Brokerage, Select, Rich Barton, Lloyd Frink, Opendoor, Robert Reffkin, Ori Allon

Zillow’s free 3D home tours launch nationwide

In a move to upend the world of real estate imagery, Zillow announced Monday it will let people across the U.S. and Canada use a free app to snap photos and create online 3D home tours.
Tags: Technology, Listings, Marketing, Radio, Canada, Zillow, Matterport, Industry News, Ricoh, Ricoh Theta V, Zillow Offers, Geocv, Ricoh Theta Z1, 3D Tour

Breaking: Zillow sues Compass over poached employees, intellectual property

Zillow on Friday filed two lawsuits against Compass, alleging the tech-enabled brokerage poached its employees as part of an effort to steal its intellectual property. The suits were filed in Washington state and in federal court, respectively, and argue that Compass lured away three Zillow employees who had signed contracts with non-disclosure and non-compete clauses.
Tags: Lawsuit, Technology, Washington, Radio, Dropbox, Compass, Zillow, Industry News, Brokerage, Lawuit

Civil rights suit may force Zillow to make websites ADA accessible

Two consumers have filed a civil rights lawsuit against Zillow Group seeking to compel the company to make its websites accessible to people with visual disabilities.
Tags: Lawsuit, Technology, Radio, Ada, Zillow, Americans with Disabilities Act, Blind, Industry News, Zillow Group, Select, Fredericka Nellon, Sofia Montano

Zillow Offers opens Southwest hub, plans to add 160 new jobs

Zillow’s cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new southwest hub that will serve as the operations center for its year-old Zillow Offers platform.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Arizona, Seattle, Zillow, Industry News, Scottsdale, Phoenix, Select, Zillow Homes, Instant Offers, Zillow Offers, Buyers Tools, Governor Doug Ducey, Great Phoenix Economic Council, Joshua Swift

Show Me The Money: Seattle’s Showdigs Gets $3M for Real Estate Tools

Showdigs, a Seattle-based startup developing software to help prospective leasers schedule tours of apartments property managers have for rent, says it has raised $3 million in new funding to support its continued growth.A local investor, Bellevue, WA-based Trilogy Equity Partners, led the seed funding round, Showdigs says in a news release.Showdigs’ location-based tools allow apartment hunters to book showings on their own, which it says can lead to time savings for people who work in leasing ...
Tags: Deals, Startups, Real Estate, Trends, Tech, Vc, Software, Seattle, Zillow, On-demand Economy, Gig Economy, Redfin, Real Estate Agents, National blog main, Seattle blog main, Seattle top stories

Zillow Offers launches in Dallas

Zillow on Monday will begin buying and selling homes in Dallas through its iBuyer platform Zillow Offers. Its second market in Texas after Houston and the ninth market overall for Zillow Offers. 
Tags: Texas, Technology, Radio, Dallas, Houston, Zillow, Industry News, Select, Jeremy Wacksman, Zillow Offers, Buyers Tools, Ibuying, Zillow Home Loans

Zillow has been buying homes for a year now. How’s it going?

It’s been a year since Zillow’s ambitious undertaking to buy and sell homes to consumers with quick-close, all-cash offers under the “iBuying” model.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Profiles, Home Buying, Zillow, Keller Williams, Realogy, Home selling, Select, Rich Barton, Opendoor, Knock, Zillow Homes, Errol Samuelson, Offerpad, iBuyer

Does property activity online boost your listing’s exposure?

Why aren’t we looking closer at views, favorites and the metrics that make a listing stand out? Troy Palmquist digs into popular sites' metrics, or lack thereof.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Marketing, Radio, Agent, Algorithm, Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Select,, Troy Palmquist, Hot Home

Zillow and Redfin not worried about Vancouver sales slowdown

The two U.S. real estate giants just launched north-of-the-border as the market in one of the hottest cities is contracting.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Vancouver, Zillow, Predictive Analytics, Redfin, Markets & Economy, News Brief, Errol Samuelson, Daryl Fairweather

Zillow hires Glassdoor vet as new corporate relations officer

Zillow Group has hired Dawn Lyon, a former Glassdoor executive and longtime Zillow consultant, to serve as its new chief corporate relations officer.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Glassdoor, Industry News, Zillow Group, News Brief, Rich Barton, Dawn Lyon, LyonSHARE

Raising the real estate bar, the Zillow and Compass way

A few years ago, a real estate veteran allegedly wore a hat with the number “40” emblazoned on the crown, which was his purported ranking on the Stefan Swanepoel 200 Power List.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Radio, Compass, Zillow, Redfin, Keller Williams, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Opendoor, Better Homes & Gardens, Alain Pinel, RE/MAX, Sherry Chris

Why iBuying is the new Zestimate

Between Zillow’s powerful grasp over the start of the consumer homebuying journey and the relative ease of instant online offers, it’s no question that the listing powerhouse can dominate this new frontier of buying and selling.
Tags: Technology, Opinion, Data, Analysis, Radio, Zillow, Brokerage, Opendoor, Zestimate, Instant Offers, Offerpad, iBuyer, Zillow Offers, Mike Delprete

Zestimate will be a ‘live offer for every house,’ Zillow CEO says

Zillow founder and CEO Rich Barton said Monday that in the future the home valuation Zestimate tool will double as an offer from his company to buy any house in the U.S.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Zillow, Industry News, News Brief, Rich Barton, Zestimate, Zillow Offers, Automated Home Valuations

Circling back with dotloop: What’s happening post-Zillow acquisition?

A few years after being swallowed by Zillow, dotloop remains an innovator in real estate transaction management.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Agent, Zillow, Dotloop, Brokerage, Select, Transaction Management, Real Estate Portals, Real-estate-technology, Transaction Software

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