Side Launches in Florida
Side, the only real estate brokerage that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams and independent brokerages to transform them into boutique brands and businesses, today announced its launch in Florida.
VC-Backed Side Expands to Florida
On the heels of raising $35 million, a San Francisco-based brokerage that provides white-label tools to agents has set its sights on Florida. Side, the venture-backed brokerage founded in 2017, launched in Florida this week, the company said.
Congratulations to Side on REAL TRENDS Website Rankings (#7) for Best Video
Creative and professional videos take a prominent position in web design and overall web presence. To produce a successful real estate video, you must film with technical awareness, appropriate platform, quality content, engaging audio and powerful transitions that speak to your brand.
The future of real estate is agent-owned boutiques
Three independent real estate teams are dominating L.A. metro coastal markets and high-end inland areas. Each one is founded and run by agent owners who don’t have to operate a brokerage. That’s thanks to their partnership with Side, a tech brokerage-as-a-service start-up that provides a new business model option to high performing agents and teams.
12 bedrooms and 21 bathrooms: Bel-Air mega-mansion sells for $94 million
After two years, two price cuts and a controversial lawsuit against the nation’s largest real estate marketplace, developer Bruce Makowsky is walking away from Bel-Air a much richer man.
Luxury broker now operates under his Revel Real Estate brand, falling under venture-backed Side
Ben Bacal, one of Los Angeles’ most prominent luxury residential agents, has struck out to launch his own brokerage brand. Earlier this month, Bacal left Rodeo Realty and is now doing business under his own label, Revel Real Estate.
Side Partners With MoxiWorks to Add Best-in-Class Technology to Its Fully Managed Platform for Top Agents
Side Inc. has announced a new partnership with MoxiWorks. Side is a unique real estate brokerage based in San Francisco, Calif., that transforms high-performing agents, teams and independent brokerages into successful businesses and boutique brands that are 100-percent agent-owned.
A $49.5 Million Neoclassical Home Gets Decked Out in Neon
A Los Angeles estate a few doors down from the Playboy Mansion is listing for $49.5 million—the latest in a long line of ultra high-end properties to go on the market.
Side Partners with Two Top Producing Agent Teams Totaling Over $370 Million, Expands in Southern California
Side expands in Southern California by partnering with top producing teams, Amalfi Estates, and The Stroyke Properties Group. Together, they command a significant portion of the L.A. coastal real estate market.
Can you own a real estate business without operating a brokerage?
See how Side helped Anna Bellomo grow the type of business she wanted. Anna Bellomo is the Founder and Owner of District Homes, a successful boutique real estate business.
Real estate startup Side launches in Houston
Side, a startup real estate brokerage that provides back-office and marketing support to agents wanting to grow their individual brands, has launched in Texas.
San Francisco real estate agents reveal most requested features tech workers ask for in buying their multi-million dollar homes
Deniz Kahramaner, Side Partner Agent and Founder of data-focused real estate firm Atlasa, weighs in on the main things San Francisco tech millionaires look for in a home.
Side Launches in Texas, Empowers High-Performing Agents to Own Flourishing Businesses, Boutique Brands
Side, the only brokerage company in real estate that turns high-performing agents and teams into flourishing businesses and boutique brands they own, today announced its launch in Texas, paving a new future path for the market’s most successful professionals.
Side Partner Agents Named America’s Best by REAL Trends
We’re excited to announce that 30 Side Partner Agents were ranked among the top one half of the top 1% of all 1.4 million licensed real estate professionals in the US.
The 4 bullseyes in real estate for venture capitalists
Paul Levine, a managing director at Sapphire Ventures, expects total funds invested in real estate tech to jump to $10 billion in 2019. During his presentation, titled What’s Next in Real Estate, Levine named iBuyers, “tech-forward” brokerages, new types of financing, and transaction automation as the four bullseyes for investors. Levine explained that Side’s tech-forward, agent-centric brokerage model appeals to top producing agents and hits the nail on the head by evolving away from traditional brokerage structures.
Announcing the 2019 Inman Innovator Award Winners
The annual Inman Innovator Awards honor the creative companies, organizations, and individuals pushing the boundaries of the real estate industry and achieving new feats. Side was honored to receive the first runner-up award for most innovative brokerage.
Vikki Bartholomae Joins Side to Advance Interests of Top Agents and Brokers
Bartholomae said, “When I first heard about Side and realized that it offers true equity in a way that allows agents to own their own business and grow that business without having to operate it, I had to be a part of that. I just had to. Side is a partner, equally invested in the business, that innovates on behalf of top agents and ensures that they continue to have sustainable growth.”
A former eXp president has joined startup brokerage Side
Former eXp Realty President Vikki Bartholomae is officially joining real estate startup Side as the chief of agent success, the company announced Monday.
Side, the most agent-forward brokerage, you’ve never heard of.
“If you’re familiar with California Real Estate, you may have heard of some of the brands that they’ve partnered with – Thrive, City, Elevation, Real Estate Experts, Portfolio, and many more. What you probably didn’t know is that they are all powered by a new brokerage that is flipping the old model on its head.”
Ambassadors announced for Inman Connect Las Vegas 2019
We’re proud to announce that Side’s Director of Partnerships, Alice Pak, was selected to be a distinguished Inman Ambassador this year. An Inman Ambassador is a real estate professional who is recognized for their insight, commitment, and guidance within the industry. These individuals are committed to raising the bar through education and events. Congratulations, Alice!
‘The agents are winning’
With more tech-enabled independence and bargaining power, real estate agents are negotiating better commission splits. Startups such as iBuyers (e.g. Opendoor) are disrupting the status quo. And new brokerages designed to capitalize on this changing landscape (e.g. Side and Compass) are trying to peel away Realogy franchisees, top agents and teams.
Side, a Real Estate Tech Company, Emerges
Receives significant funding from lead investors Trinity Ventures and Matrix Partners; adds real estate veterans to its leadership team to expand nationally
Side Helps Real Estate Agents Shine
Patricia Nakache, General Partner of Trinity Ventures, talks about how she’s “thrilled to be backing an exciting startup called Side that is building the real estate brokerage of the future.”
Side raises millions, aiming to be the best brokerage for teams
Out of the shadows, a new competitor in residential real estate has emerged: Side, a high-tech brokerage focused on empowering real estate agent teams, has quietly earned millions in backing from venture capitalists and is today making its public debut.
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