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Zillow's Rich Barton (Credit: iStock)

Zillow iBuying revenue soars — but losses mount

Zillow’s revenue doubled to a record $745.2 million during the third quarter, driven by its year-old iBuying program. For...

Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider (Credit: iStock)

Realogy’s plan to stop the iBuyers from gaining a foothold in Chicago

Realogy’s defense against the growing horde of iBuyers landed in Chicago this week. The brokerage conglomerate, in partnership with...

Zillow CEO Rich Barton (Credit: iStock)

Don’t call it flipping: Zillow insists its iBuying is different

Zillow’s push into instant homebuying has led to both soaring revenues and losses for the listing giant, and CEO...

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Gimme squatter: When iBuying homes draw unwanted attention

A prospective buyer who toured an Opendoor house in Arizona last month was surprised to find a couple with...

Opendoor not looking to replace all agents — just some: CEO

Opendoor not looking to replace all agents — just some: CEO

“I guess it’s good to be hated.”  That was Opendoor CEO Eric Wu’s riposte to a question from Recode’s...

Zillow CEO Richard Barton (Credit: iStock and JD Lasica via Flickr)

Not betting on iBuying would be an “existential threat”: Zillow CEO

Since returning in February to lead the company he founded 14 years ago, Rich Barton is muscling Zillow into...

eXp Realty CEO Glenn Sanford (Credit: iStock)

Virtual firm eXp jumps into iBuying craze

Virtual brokerage eXp Realty is getting into the instant-homebuying game. The fast-growing firm said Thursday it will join the ranks of Redfin, Zillow, Keller Williams and Opendoor by offering sellers the chance to instantly...

Eric Wu, co-founder and CEO of Opendoor

Aggressive iBuyer Opendoor acquires title and escrow company

Following the announcement of its new home lending program, iBuyer Opendoor has acquired title and escrow company, OS National....

Keller Williams CEO Gary Keller and Offerpad CEO Brian Bair (Credit: Keller Williams/Gage Skidmore via Flickr)

Offerpad and Keller Williams team up amid iBuying craze

Amid an iBuying craze, Keller Williams and Offerpad are teaming up to buy and sell more homes. Through a...

Redfin's Glenn Kelman

iBuying pays off for Redfin, as revenue soars 39%

Demand for instant home-buying has started to pay dividends for Redfin. The Seattle-based discount brokerage said second-quarter revenue rose...

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