Day: May 12, 2020

We’ve Been Under-Reacting for a Long Time

This is 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. It’s the first of three installments, about our dawning recognition of the pandemic.

The pendulum never stops swinging in the middle. A colleague gets a cough and within hours your offices are closed; within weeks you have almost a hundred million in unsold houses on your books and a thousand idle employees.

The company where I work, Redfin, is a technology-powered real estate broker, half Amazon, half Century 21. We started out as a

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Three highly clickable homes that grabbed property hunter attention

112 King Street, Sandy Bay

112 King Street, Sandy Bay. Picture: SUPPLIED

A HISTORIC home fit for a King, a waterfront property in a tightly held neighbourhood, and a city charmer with scope to renovate have topped the list of Tasmania’s most popular listings of the week.

Property lovers will already be aware of No.112 King Street, Sandy Bay, a beautiful home that showcases Federation features at the front, only to later reveal an exquisite, carefully considered extension at the rear.

Not only did this listing attract more eyes than any other Tasmanian home on last week, it also ranked No.7 nationwide.

And why

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