Redfin CEO Says Vacation Market is "Toast"
Posted To: MND NewsWire
IBuyers, that new label for real estate agencies that buy homes from sellers rather than just listing them, are back in the hunt. Redfin announced late last week that its RedfinNow subsidiary was about to resume operations, joining Opendoor and Offerpad which have already reopened after COVID-19-driven shutdowns. Zillow has said it would gradually relaunch its Zillow Offers division in upcoming weeks. But Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman made a more startling statement as well. In an interview with Jacob Passy published in MarketWatch , he declared that vacation markets are “toast,” and AirBnb owners are rushing to unload their properties. They are going too be in tough shape, he said. “There’s a whole economy that was built around the liquidity there that Airbnb provided. You could get pretty deep…(read more)