The part that disrupters overlook is that the people doing the work need to be really good at advising and transacting real estate sales. It’s not as easy as it looks!
Real estate brokerage REX Homes became famous in recent years for spearheading an anti-trust lawsuit against Zillow and the National Association of Realtors, accusing them of being a ‘cartel’ to edge out non-MLS participants. But it appears that as of today, the company may no longer be in existence.
Numerous staff reached out to us directly to indicate the company’s last day was Tuesday and that a companywide call on Friday outlined the end of REX Homes.
Staff at the Austin and The Woodlands offices (both in Texas) have confirmed that as of today, the doors are literally closed. It is unclear what REX’s plans are for wrapping up any current contracts that haven’t closed.
The company’s website remains live with no notification of any service interruptions and there have been no changes to the faces that appear on the staffing page.
Many Glassdoor users have begun leaving reviews asserting that operations have ceased. To thicken the mystery, we’ve already seen several recent reviews disappear, but it is unclear if that is Glassdoor or REX’s doing.
Several LinkedIn users formerly employed at REX Homes are putting their #OpenToNetwork signs up, stating the company has closed – some indicate departments dissolving, others that the entire company has collapsed.Link to Article