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Coming to America: 6 things Purplebricks needs to know about U.S. real estate

Agents will need clear explanations on payment, plus incentives to perform. Purplebricks needs to establish itself slowly to overcome the idiosyncrasies of U.S. real estate, especially fragmented MLS. U.K. hybrid brokerage Purplebricks charges consumers a ...

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hybrid brokerage Purplebricks charges consumers a set fee to “instruct to sell” — for us Yanks, that means list a home with an agent

The company has expanded to Australia, and now it’s raising funds to bring its tech-based model to the U.S

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“They’re just online, aren’t they?” asks the seller

“No, no, they’re proper estate agents,” insists the elderly man

“You just don’t pay commission.” Looking dazed, the seller politely excuses himself

Then he screams into a cupboard. by Teke Wiggin | Mar 16 Opinion Real estate disruption is coming, and it looks a lot like Purplebricks Several months ago, an article was published on titled, “Disruption is coming but it ain’t Purplebricks.” The headline and the article prompted me to respond, because U.K

fixed-fee agency Purplebricks is absolutely the type of disruption that is coming to the real estate industry. by Mike DelPrete | Jan 4 Door, a Dallas hybrid real estate brokerage, nabs $2.3 million in funding Another day, another hybrid brokerage funding round

Dallas-based Door, a high-tech brokerage that pockets only $5,000 for representing buyers and sellers, has raised $2.3 million to build on the momentum of a promising first year. by Teke Wiggin | Mar 21 Back to top Inman About Contact Support Advertise Sponsor Connect Careers Code of Conduct Privacy Terms of Use Products Select The Wrap Inman Pro Community Inman Facebook group Agent War Room Broker War Room Vendor Exchange Contributor submissions Image submissions Awards Inman 101 Inman Innovators Inman Influencers