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Opendoor announces Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Written by
Opendoor Team

August 11, 2021


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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opendoor Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: OPEN), a leading digital platform for residential real estate, today reported financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2021. Opendoor’s Second Quarter 2021 financial results and management commentary can be accessed through the Company’s shareholder letter on the quarterly results page of Opendoor’s investor relations website at

“Each quarter, we get the opportunity to reflect on our journey to redefine how people buy and sell a home and transform the world’s largest asset class. Last quarter, I spoke to our tremendous momentum, created by our relentless focus on the consumer experience, pricing expertise, and operational excellence. Today, I am proud to share the results of those efforts,” said Eric Wu, Co-Founder and CEO of Opendoor. “In the second quarter of 2021, we acquired a record 8,494 homes, generated revenue of $1.2 billion, and delivered adjusted EBITDA of $25.6 million, representing growth of 136% in homes acquired, 59% in revenue, and nearly $28 million in adjusted EBITDA compared to the first quarter. This strong outperformance is further evidence of the seismic shift in consumer demand towards the modern real estate experience we are pioneering. Based on our current momentum, we are operating today at a second half revenue run rate that is on track to meet the 2023 target we provided at the time of our December listing.”

Second Quarter 2021 Key Highlights

Unless otherwise stated, all comparisons are on a quarter-over-quarter basis. We believe that sequential comparisons better reflect our underlying growth trends given our decision to pause home acquisitions and actively sell through our inventory last year due to COVID-19.

  • Revenue of $1.2 billion, up 59% versus 1Q21, with 3,481 total homes sold, up 41% versus 1Q21

  • Gross profit of $159 million, up 64% versus 1Q21; gross margin of 13.4%, up 40 basis points versus 1Q21

  • Net income of ($144) million, versus ($270) million in 1Q21

  • Adjusted net income of $2.5 million versus adjusted net income of ($21) million in 1Q21

  • Contribution profit of $128 million, up 68% versus 1Q21; contribution margin of 10.8%, up 60 basis points versus 1Q21

  • Adjusted EBITDA of $26 million versus ($2) million in 1Q21; adjusted EBITDA margin of 2.2% versus (0.3%) in 1Q21

  • Expanded to 39 markets at the end of 2Q21 with 12 new market launches

  • Purchased 8,494 homes, up 136% versus 1Q21

  • Grew inventory balance to $2.7 billion, up 224% versus 1Q21

  • Ended the quarter with contracts to acquire 8,158 homes, representing $3.0 billion in value


  • 3Q21 revenue guidance of $1.8 billion – $1.9 billion

  • 3Q21 adjusted EBITDA1 guidance of $15 million – $25 million

Conference Call and Webcast Details

Opendoor will host a conference call to discuss its financial results on August 11, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time. A live webcast of the call can be accessed from Opendoor’s Investor Relations website at An archived version of the webcast will be available from the same website after the call.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking, including statements regarding our financial condition, anticipated financial performance, business strategy and plans, market opportunity and expansion and objectives of management for future operations. These forward-looking statements generally are identified by the words “anticipate”, “believe”, “contemplate”, “continue”, “could”, “estimate”, “expect”, “forecast”, “future”, “intend”, “may”, “might”, “opportunity”, “plan”, “possible”, “potential”, “predict”, “project,” “should”, “strategy”, “strive”, “target”, “will”, or “would”, the negative of these words or other similar terms or expressions. The absence of these words does not mean that a statement is not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, as a result, are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many important factors could cause actual future events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this press release, including but not limited to our public securities’ potential liquidity and trading; our ability to raise financing in the future; our success in retaining or recruiting, or changes required in, our offices, key employees or directors; the impact of the regulatory environment and complexities with compliance related to such environment; our ability to remediate our material weaknesses; various factors relating to our business, operations and financial performance, including, but not limited to, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our ability to grow market share; our ability to respond to general economic conditions and the health of the U.S. residential real estate industry. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. You should carefully consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties described under the caption “Risk Factors” in our annual report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on March 4, 2021, as updated by our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarterly periods ended March 31, 2021 and June 30, 2021, and our other filings with the SEC. These filings identify and address other important risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements, and we assume no obligation and do not intend to update or revise these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. We do not give any assurance that we will achieve our expectations.

About Opendoor

Opendoor’s mission is to empower everyone with the freedom to move. Since 2014, Opendoor has provided people across the U.S. with a radically simple way to buy, sell or trade-in a home online. Opendoor currently operates in a growing number of markets across the U.S.

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