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    Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty)
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    Airbnb’s losses balloon to $4.6B in 2020

    Despite the luster of its eye-popping IPO, Airbnb reported a $4.6 billion net loss in 2020 in its first earnings report as a public company. The hospitality startup, which is banking on a travel...

    Airbnb’s losses balloon to $4.6B in 2020
    Glenn Kelman (Randy Stewart via Flickr)
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    Redfin revenue grows as it races to hire more agents

    The hot housing market has crowned another winner: Redfin. The discount brokerage reported revenue of $866.1 million in 2020,...

    Redfin revenue grows as it races to hire more agents
    Compass CEO Robert Reffkin and KVS Title  CEO David Kanstoroom. (KVS, Getty)
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    Compass acquires DC-area title firm

    Compass is taking title. Ahead of its much-anticipated IPO, the residential firm has inked a deal to buy KVS Title, a title insurance and settlement services firm in Washington, D.C., the company said Thursday....

    Compass acquires DC-area title firm
    Susan Dailmer, pictured here with Zillow COO Jeremy Wacksman and CEO Rich Barton. (Zillow, Getty)
    National

    Zillow taps Susan Daimler as president

    Susan Daimler, a longtime general manager at StreetEasy, has been tapped as president of Zillow Group. The Seattle-based listing giant, which has been focused heavily on instant home-buying, said Daimler will succeed Jeremy Wacksman,...

    Zillow taps Susan Daimler as president
    CoStar Group Andrew C. Florance. (Getty)
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    CoStar revenue soars 19% after year of acquisitions

     CoStar Group’s revenue soared to $1.66 billion in 2020, as the pandemic pushed more people to shop for real...

    CoStar revenue soars 19% after year of acquisitions
    Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider
    National

    Realogy’s revenue hits $6.2B after housing rebound

    UPDATED: Feb. 23, 5:45 p.m.: Boosted by a surging U.S. housing market, Realogy’s revenue grew 6 percent to $6.2...

    Realogy’s revenue hits $6.2B after housing rebound
    From left: Fifth Wall’s Brendan Wallace, Tishman Speyer’s Rob Speyer, Social Capital’s Chamath Palihapitiya, Cantor Fitzgerald’s Howard Lutnick, Pershing Square Capital’s Bill Ackman and Opendoor’s Eric Wu
    National Issue

    Making sense of the SPACe race

    When Fifth Wall Ventures decided to jump into the SPAC market in January, it targeted a raise of $250 million to take a startup public. Within three weeks, it upsized the offering — twice...

    Making sense of the SPACe race
    The Real Deal's E.B. Solomont
    National

    Redfin, CoreLogic and CoStar’s love triangle

    What CoStar wants, Redfin gets The battle lines have been drawn on rental listings. Taking on the likes of...

    Redfin, CoreLogic and CoStar’s love triangle
    Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman and RentPath CEO Dhiren Fonseca (Redfin, RentPath/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)
    National

    Redfin to buy RentPath for $608M

    Making a major push into the rental market, Redfin has struck a deal to buy RentPath for $608 million, the brokerage said Friday. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, comes less than...

    Redfin to buy RentPath for $608M
    Clockwise from top left: Rob Speyer, Brendan Wallace, Tal Kerret, Joe Beck, Scott Rechler and Tom Hennessy
    National

    The definitive real estate SPAC tracker

    Blink and you’ll miss a new SPAC. With billions of dollars flowing into blank-check firms, a growing number of real estate players are targeting proptech. As an alternative to the traditional IPO, special-purpose acquisition...

    The definitive real estate SPAC tracker

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