Disruption

Redfin Launches Redfin Direct in Texas, Chris Kelly and Mike Delprete Weigh In

By Candy Evans / October 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Redfin, the Seattle-based brokerage that launched as a disruptor, has brought it’s Redfin Direct service to Texas. Announced publicly last week, Redfin Direct soft-launched two weeks ago and already has active participants. Redfin Direct gives real estate buyers in Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio the ability to make direct, online offers on Redfin-listed homes without […]

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Prevu Challenges Industry, Puts Commissions Back in Client’s Hands

By April Towery / September 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

A new real estate start-up could completely flip the switch on traditional brokerages in Dallas. Prevu has announced the closing of its $2 million seed funding for a customer-focused digital home-buying platform. It promises to “deliver industry-leading efficiency and savings,” according to Matthew Chudoba, a publicist with ICR, Prevu’s outside public relations counsel promoting the company’s […]

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Good Home Team Takes a Chance on eXp’s Secret Sauce

By Joanna England / July 31, 2019 / 3 Comments

The real estate industry’s transformation is creating a bevy of new business models that cater to specific concerns within the industry, mostly for buyers and sellers. But what about the agent experience? What are these new brands doing that enhances the broker’s ability to manage multiple agents and to create a business that generates wealth […]

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Andy Bearden: Agents Should Expect More From Their Brokers

By Candy Evans / June 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

  There is a lot of talk to sort through when it comes to “disruptors” in the real estate industry, including the focus on technology and alternative listing models, such as flat-fee listings and or iBuyer sales. But that’s not where the real disruption is happening — those are just strategies, says Andy Bearden, founder […]

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Builders Constantly Innovating, Disruption Panelists Say At Sub-Zero Event

By Bethany Erickson / March 31, 2019 / 0 Comments
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On the heels of a very popular panel discussion on disruption in the real estate world hosted by the Dallas Builders Association last month, CandysDirt found a way to continue that conversation thanks to our hosts at Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Showroom in Dallas. Panelists included Matt Mitchell with James Andrews Custom Homes, Chris Dauwe of Rosewood Custom […]

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The Profit Age vs. The Digital Age: A Reckoning For Real Estate

By Joanna England / February 27, 2019 / 8 Comments

By Matthew Templeton Managing Principal KW Urban Dallas It feels like there have been fundamental shifts in the real estate industry within the last few months. Technology is the buzz word, money is being thrown around, and CEOs of just about every top real estate-related company are out. The last few weeks’ news sums up […]

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