"Open Listings decided to make it easier for the buyer, opting to marry the convenience of online shopping with the cost-cutting measures that come with cutting out the middleman. Touted as “a TurboTax for real estate,” the platform allows buyers to save on commission costs."

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"The people who I had thought were our worst users turned out to be some of the best. They at least ‘cared’ enough to use the product and be vocal. Their early criticism actually helped us in the long-run because we could grow from it."

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Open Listings CEO Judd Schoenholtz on creating a self-service real estate market, promoting affordability & returning agent costs to buyers, reducing legacy bad behavior, & driving the future of housing.

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"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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