A Year's Numbers Come in From the MLS: Redfin Agents Negotiate Better

Redfin announced big news today, publishing MLS data that indicates our agents negotiate significantly better than their counterparts at traditional brokerages. Last month at Brad Inman’s big real estate conference in New York, Realtor.com President Allan Dalton accused Redfin and other critics of a “massive level of disingenuous communication,” because we ignore the likelihood that… Read More

Piping Real Estate Data

For a long time at Redfin, we have been casting about for an easy way to incorporate for-sale-by-owner listings from Web sites such as craigslist, or to supplement a real estate search with blog posts about the neighborhood being searched. The problem has always been that craigslist, blogs and other Web sites aren’t structured databases… Read More