Disruptors

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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Insight Realty Network: The Smartest Agents In The World

By April Towery / August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

The business of buying and selling real estate becomes more competitive every day – as potential homebuyers can now simply swipe right or hit up their smartphone app store to make one of the most important decisions of their lives – and it’s critical for experienced Realtors to have the tools and education they need […]

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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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On the Rocks: RE/MAX Splits From Short-Lived Partnership With Redfin

By Candy Evans / May 15, 2019 / 1 Comment

It was a quick divorce from a two-month romance. And to be honest, sort of a head-scratcher. In mid-March, RE/MAX, the 40-year-old, Denver-based national real estate franchise broker announced a unique partnership with Redfin, the tech-focused brokerage that has morphed over the years, from trying to wipe out the Real Estate agent to employing them […]

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Door Raises $12 Million Series A to Expand Flat Fee Brokerage: Let’s Discuss

By Candy Evans / March 23, 2018 / 8 Comments

We all know Alex Doubet, his flat-fee brokerage Door, which is home-grown, founded and it turns out funded right here in Dallas/Park Cities. We know the story of how he founded the company right out of Harvard, because he thought his mom had paid too much to the agent when she listed and sold her […]

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