RealTrends Q32021 BrokerPulse sees brokers still optimistic about the market, wary of competition and wondering when inventory will rise.

2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.’s Sean Black on the transaction revolution

Real estate is on its third revolution, from the digital revolution of the early 2000s to the information revolution kicked off by Trulia and Zillow to today's transaction revolution.


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Venture Capital Investments in Real Estate Tech Companies

Venture Capital Investments in Real Estate Tech Companies

Each month, Real Estate Tech/PropTech puts out a report of the venture capital flowing into real estate.

According to the group, the global real estate tech/property tech (proptech) market had a surged in venture capital performance in September 2018. Venture dollar volume surpassed last month’s totals. This was spurred on by gains in both mid-stage and late-stage dollar volume and deals. Total venture capital investments (deal volume) in real estate tech companies increased by nearly 12.5% from August 2018 to September 2018, while total funded real estate tech companies (dollar volume) increased by nearly 132%.

Top 5 Largest PropTech Deals – September 2018

Lianjia · Beijing, Beijing, China · $1.5 million
Opendoor · San Francisco, California, United States · $4 million
Compass · New York, New York, United States · $4 million
EasyKnock · New York, New York, United States · $100 million
Bungalow · San Francisco, California, United States · $50 million

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