Keller Williams among 9 Florida franchises to partner with Knock

Nationwide, Knock is now partnered with 215 real estate brokerage firms with 90,000 agents in approximately 4,100 ZIP codes in Arizona, Southern California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Minnesota, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. End-to-end trade-up service Knock is adding nine markets in Florida, including Naples and Fort Myers, bringing the reach of the company’s … Read more

Knock CEO: In the future, buying a home will be a lot like using Airbnb

At Inman Connect on Wednesday, Knock CEO Sean Black predicted the transaction process would be as simple as booking a short-term rental. Day 2 of Inman Connect is underway with an all-star lineup, including Opendoor’s Eric Wu, Keller Williams’ Wendy Papasan, and many more. Register now to watch the rest of the day today and tomorrow live, … Read more

Flyhomes lands $150M to bring end-to-end homebuying to more markets

Flyhomes says it’s helped close $2.6 billion in home sales to date, with sales prices ranging from $150,000 to $5 million. The company provides end-to-end homebuying services through brokerage, mortgage and closing subsidiaries. Flyhomes, a pioneer of the end-to-end homebuyer model, has landed $150 million in funding that it says will allow it to meet … Read more

Knock CEO Sean Black sees a ‘transaction revolution’ on horizon

The Inman community will gather virtually for Connect, June 15-17. It’s a powerhouse lineup of speakers, and our focus is on the New Normal: what business looks like on the other side of the pandemic. Let this conversation with one of our June Connect speakers serve as an appetizer, and don’t forget to grab your … Read more

Most pandemic homebuyers remained in the same state: Knock

The pandemic caused a lot of people to reevaluate how they live and work, and for many, it meant moving into a new home to fit their new needs. While some have thought of this time as a “great reshuffling” across America, recent data from real estate tech company Knock shows that Americans didn’t shuffle … Read more

Zavvie raises $1.75 million in new funding round

Real estate tech company zavvie announced Thursday that it has raised $1.75 million in new funding, some of which came from the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) venture wing. In a statement, zavvie described the new cash infusion as an “inside round” of funding. Second City Ventures — NAR’s venture capital fund that has invested in … Read more

Knock builds executive team as it prepares to go public

The ‘Home Swap’ provider is aiming to boost headcount by 5X this year, with an eye toward expanding into 100 markets by 2023. Saying it’s reached a “critical inflection point” as it lays the groundwork to go public and more than quadruple its workforce this year while expanding into new markets, Knock has hired a … Read more

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