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  • Opendoor raises $325 million, plans nationwide expansion

    Direct homebuyer plots expansion into 50 markets by 2020
    One of the biggest players in the growing direct homebuyer segment is about to get much, much bigger. Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes directly from homeowners, announced Wednesday that it secured $325 million in new funding and is planning a nationwide expansion of its homebuying platform.
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  • Opendoor expands home trade-in program to all builders

    Company launches Homebuilder Program beyond its pilot
    Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes directly from homeowners, announced this week it has expanded its Homebuilder Program beyond its pilot and is now available to all homebuilders. Homeowners using the program can sell their existing home to Opendoor and be connected with a homebuilder that will build them a new home, all in one transaction.  
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  • Real estate tech execs gain more traction in this year's Swanepoel Power 200

    But who is #1?
    "The big news is that Gary Keller is number one, and a big reason is that Keller Williams is now the largest real estate brand by sales volume, not just agent size. That's a big move," said Aman Daro Vice President, Marketing of T3 Sixty. "There was lots of other movement, including leaders of innovative tech-centric companies like Glenn Kelman at Redfin, the Compass team, Purplebricks and Opendoor." Click here to see the list.
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  • Direct homebuyer Opendoor getting into mortgage business

    Piloting mortgage lending program in Phoenix
    Late last year, Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes directly from homeowners, announced that it raised $210 million to fund the company’s expansion beyond the two markets where it initially launched - Phoenix and Dallas-Fort Worth. At the time, the company said that it planned to expand to 10 new markets this year. As it turns out, that’s not the only way that Opendoor plans to expand; the company is also getting into the mortgage business.
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  • Redfin tests service to sell homes directly through 'Redfin Now'

    Reveals plans in IPO offering
    Tucked inside of Redfin’s initial public offering filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the online real estate company revealed it’s testing out the home buying and selling business. Redfin, however, wasn’t able to provide any additional information on this new Redfin Now program other than info provided in the filing. Here’s what is known so far.
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  • Opendoor raises $210 million, plans big expansion in 2017

    Funding reportedly values online marketplace above $1 billion
    Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes direct from homeowners, announced plans to expand beyond the two markets where it’s currently available thanks to a round of funding that reportedly values the company above $1 billion.
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  • We're All Rulemakers Now

    Running a government must be like walking a tightrope, always balancing the need to dominate with the need to make constituents feel like they have the power. Fail at the first and you'll never have the power to get anything done. Fail at the second and you'll be out of power before you can get anything done. Either way, you fall off the rope.
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