Compass CEO not ready to kiss brick-and-mortar locations goodbye

Today’s the day: Join us for Inman Connect today to dig into key topics like tomorrow’s forecasts, the key to unlocking new inventory, the “new normal,” and much more. Register now to watch the rest of the day live, and catch up on what you missed on-demand. Compass CEO Robert Reffkin is on top of the world. With an … Read more

Robert Reffkin’s MasterClass offers a crash course in real estate basics

The Compass CEO’s Masterclass offers 16 sessions covering the ins-and-outs of homebuying and selling and how to start a career in real estate. Join us June 15-17 when Compass CEO Robert Reffkin, Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider and dozens of real estate’s biggest names take the stage at Inman Connect. With illustrious careers in the financial … Read more

The Inman Handbook on real estate’s biggest rivalries

In 1878, a dispute about a hog sparked a legend. The dispute began when Randolph McCoy claimed that Floyd Hatfield had stolen the hog. A trial ensued, but testimony from a witness with ties to both families helped clear Hatfield. Then, two years later, two McCoy’s killed that witness. The hog-stealing incident came amid an … Read more

The catch-22 behind the path to profitability for Compass

Compass continued the industry’s first-quarter-earnings winning streak on Wednesday with $1.1 billion in revenue, thanks to a booming housing market stoked by low mortgage rates, robust buyer demand, and historically low inventory. Its agents, backed by the company’s support staff and its end-to-end technology platform, increased transaction sides 67 percent year over year for a … Read more

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