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Millennials and Rent Control

Back in February, I wrote a long post imploring the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the National Association of REALTORS to take up housing affordability as their issue: Homeownership is […]

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[VIP] Did Redfin Just Surrender?

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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[VIP] A Few Thoughts on Hyland v. HomeServices of America and Its Applicability to the Moehrl v. NAR Lawsuit

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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[VIP] The MLS and Coming Soon: A Way Forward

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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Peace Be Upon You: A Path Forward for RealScout

I started this post during my great Westward Ho! adventure, which was five days of driving across this great country in my car. That’s a lot of time in the […]

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Does Thanos, I mean, RealScout Want a War?

As many longtime readers know, Andrew Flachner is a good friend of mine, and a wonderful young technology executive. I like Andrew, I respect Andrew, and I thought both of […]

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[VIP] Ben Thompson of Stratechery Shows How Dropbox Points the Way Forward (for the MLS)

Seriously, I think I could just write a real estate angle to most of Ben Thompson’s articles and updates from Stratechery, and fill the content calendar easily. I just wrote […]

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Zillow and Antitrust? Reflections on Stratechery’s Tech and Antitrust

Ben Thompson of Stratechery, a VIP member on Notorious, recently wrote a post on Tech and Antitrust that is absolutely fascinating on a lot of levels. Although that post is […]

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Let’s Stir the Pot: Glenn Kelman and the MLS Issue

I’m back from the week on the road, but about to embark on yet another week on the road… so wanted to get this short post up for your weekend […]

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[VIP] Did Redfin Just Surrender?

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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Millennials and Rent Control

Back in February, I wrote a long post imploring the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the National Association of REALTORS to take up housing affordability as their issue: Homeownership is […]

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[VIP] Did Redfin Just Surrender?

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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[VIP] A Few Thoughts on Hyland v. HomeServices of America and Its Applicability to the Moehrl v. NAR Lawsuit

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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goyourownway

[VIP] The MLS and Coming Soon: A Way Forward

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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Millennials and Rent Control

Back in February, I wrote a long post imploring the Young Professionals Network (YPN) of the National Association of REALTORS to take up housing affordability as their issue: Homeownership is […]

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Sixth-Circuit

[VIP] A Few Thoughts on Hyland v. HomeServices of America and Its Applicability to the Moehrl v. NAR Lawsuit

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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goyourownway

[VIP] The MLS and Coming Soon: A Way Forward

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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Peace Be Upon You: A Path Forward for RealScout

I started this post during my great Westward Ho! adventure, which was five days of driving across this great country in my car. That’s a lot of time in the […]

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[VIP] Did Redfin Just Surrender?

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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[VIP] Redfin Direct vs. Zillow Offers At Full Scale: A Thought Experiment

Yesterday, Redfin announced that it was entering into a partnership with Opendoor to become a conduit for Opendoor’s direct purchase offers: SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Opendoor and Redfin, two […]

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iBuyer and the Issue of Concessions

In a couple of recent VIP posts, I looked through limited number of iBuyer transactions of both Opendoor and Zillow. I then took the most interesting conclusion one can draw […]

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OpenBoxMLS: An Open Source Acorn

“All of us are smarter than any one of us.” – Jim Zemlin, LINUX Foundation Remember this day: May 14, 2019. This is the day when BoxMLS announced OpenBoxMLS, the […]

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