“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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"For Open Listings, support for organizations that align with our mission has been a win-win. We’re not only promoting a worthy, socially-responsible cause, we’re also increasing housing supply. More housing means more options, lower prices and less competition."

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"Have your heart set on living in an Eichler? Nuts about Neutra? LA-based real estate startup Open Listings has launched Architectural Listings, a site where you can search for your perfect home—as long as it's by a starchitect."

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"You can’t predict the future. But you can protect yourself from getting gouged by a broker. That’s the mission behind Open Listings, a new buyer-friendly virtual database of L.A.’s best homes."

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