"It’s no surprise that good design and a stellar user experience has moved from “nice to have” to a top priority for nearly every company.There’s no way to fake it: customer empathy that actually impacts your business takes legwork, a willingness to listen, and a real desire to improve."

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"The region’s explosive housing costs are shutting out even the prosperous. 'These highly paid, highly coveted people that are being recruited from all over the country or the world … they’re unable to afford the housing that’s available nearby,' said Open Listings CEO Judd Schoenholtz."

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"According to a survey from real estate company Open Listings, the average Silicon Valley software engineer at a successful company like Apple — with a $188,000 salary — is struggling to afford a home close to work."

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"My founding team were driven to start Open Listings after having frustrating experiences with homebuying. Anyone who’s gone through the process knows that there are countless ways to improve it. Tech-savvy buyers don’t want an agent — they want a home."

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“For first-time homebuyers trying to save for a down payment, the prospect of having to sacrifice more to get there or lower their expectations can be disheartening. Online real estate brokerage Open Listings published a homebuying survey of 500 millennials this week that examines affordability.”

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"We’re putting the control back into those buyers’ hands by letting them do all the things they’d normally have to wait for a real estate agent to do," says Open Listings CTO Alex Farrill. By using a mix of software plus real estate experts, we’re able to make the homebuying process more efficient."

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"Today’s home buyers primarily want their real estate agents to be helpful, according to a new study from Open Listings. The study, which looked at the volume of certain keywords across five-star agent reviews on its proprietary platform, found “helpful” appeared the most out of all terms tracked."

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