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Today Redfin released our Agent Scouting Report giving everyone access to over a million real estate agent's deal history and stats. And not just numbers, but all their deals mapped too. Our blog has the full story, Live by the Sword, Die by the Sword. If you want to see how you appear in Redfin'...
09/29/2011
Seattle is a blog crazed city. ...We have more 'hood blogs than any other city in the United States*. ...We have more agent authored blogs than any other city**. ...We talk about blogging, Facebook and Twitter more than any other topic at local real estate events***. BUT less than 5% of the activ...
03/02/2011
This week Redfin has come to Dallas! Leading the charge for us is Jason Aleem, a former college football player, now an experienced real estate agent with over 40 closed deals. To start, Jason will be covering the area in blue: For the areas in green we've partnered with local agents from other b...
12/15/2010
Yesterday Alisha Alway Braatz wrote on Inman News about nurturing real estate newbies and reminding us all to remember that many first-timer home buyers don't know what we're talking about when we talk about closing costs, and many experienced buyers who haven't bought recently are quickly figuri...
10/21/2010
Whenever I go to a conference like Inman Connect or a RE Bar Camp I'm always asked what kind of agents Redfin hires or why would an agent work at Redfin when Redfin doesn't pay a commission. The general undertone of the questions being that Redfin hires the rejects of the real estate industry or ...
05/19/2010
Hot on the heals of expanding to Portland Redfin has expanded to Phoenix, increasing the number of listings on our site by 8%. Leading the charge for Redfin is Marcus Fleming who's team is going to cover the area in green: For the area in blue we refer people to our partner agents. As partner age...
03/25/2010
After years of using the same listing flyer template we're looking at revamping it. As part of that process we wanted to collect a bunch of listing flyers to see what you all are doing, steal the best ideas and avoid the bad ones. To gather up a bunch of flyers I spent two hours driving around to...
03/01/2010
Finally! Redfin has expanded to Oregon making Redfin's website and customer-centric service available up and down the west coast (in addition to a number of east coast cities). We couldn't be more pleased to be in Portland with Jeff Bale leading our efforts. Jeff's team of field agents, coordinat...
02/24/2010
Redfin is now live in Atlanta! This morning we opened our tenth market (third this year) adding over 111,000 active listings from FMLS and GAMLS and 2.1 million property records to the site. Check out our coverage area below. The shaded green indicates the Redfin brokerage service area, the blue ...
12/17/2009
Agent Genius had two blog posts recently that attracted many comments. Two comments in particular stood out to me. The first from Debra Sinick on a post titled, Their Real Estate Revolution is Dead, Ours Has Just Begun, shows that since launching free home tours a year ago and no longer encouragi...
11/02/2009
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