Day: May 14, 2020

The Furlough (And the Un-Furlough)


This is the third and final part of an account I wrote as Redfin’s CEO about what it has been like to run a publicly traded company hit hard by the pandemic. This part is about how a furlough and a layoff affected our culture, and where we stand now. The first part, published two days ago, was about our dawning recognition of the pandemic. The second was about how we scrambled to keep our business open.

March 31 – April 3: The Furlough Decision

When we closed our offices, we started broadcasting a company meeting every week via

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West Pennant Hills: Six bedroom mansion with tennis court fetches highest price in four years

This stunning home Hoop Pine Place, West Pennant Hills has just sold


An opulent West Pennant Hills home with championship tennis court, swimming pool and indoor theatre has sold for $4.5m – the second highest residential price to be recorded in the suburb.

The six-bedroom residence at 17 Hoop Pine Place had attracted the eye of buyers from the North Shore during its marketing campaign, but it was a local family who made the successful final offer.

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Live and work at this boutique Kurrajong cafe

“There is definitely a market

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