Opendoor resumes iBuying after pause due to COVID-19

iBuying giant Opendoor says it plans to resume making instant cash offers in select markets, after pausing acquisitions in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic and consequent economic slowdown. Opendoor also laid off around a third of its staff in March, but has now resumed operations in Phoenix, starting this week. The company will

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Redfin teams up with Opendoor to expand its Instant Offers service

Web-based real estate brokerage Redfin is expanding the availability of its instant offers service via a partnership with iBuying company Opendoor. The partnership, announced last week, will allow homeowners who sell their homes on Redfin’s platform to get instant offers on their properties. The way iBuying works is that companies like Opendoor buy the homes

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Keller Williams plans to enter the iBuyer market next month

Keller Williams is planning to enter the “iBuyer” market with its own instant offers service, called Keller Offers, which will launch next month. The iBuyer trends refers to a new kind of service offered by companies such as Zillow, Redfin, Opendoor and others. The idea is simple – rather than wait for someone to make

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Zillow expands its Zillow Offers program to Atlanta

Online real estate listings giant Zillow says homeowners in Atlanta will soon be able to sell their homes to it directly, in an expansion of its popular Zillow Offers program.

Zillow expands Instant Offers to Las Vegas

Zillow is bringing its Instant Offers program to Las Vegas, allowing homeowners there to request an offer on their home from the company, and sell it immediately if they accept.

Zillow is planning to buy up homes, do them up and sell them on

Real estate listings platform Zillow says it’s planning to buy and sell homes in the Las Vegas and Phoenix areas as part of a major change to its business model.

NAR offers a few reasons as to why we still need Realtors

With realtors facing increasing competition direct sales platforms like Zillow’s Instant offers, the National Association of Realtors has provided some tips on how they can stave off this new threat to their livelihoods

Zillow debuts “Instant Offers” marketplace for Las Vegas, Orlando homeowners

Zillow is launching a trial of its Zillow Instant Offers marketplace, which enables homeowners to sell their homes quickly by providing them with offers from investors and a comparative market analysis

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