Doug Seabolt is CEO of Rocket Homes, as well as ForSaleByOwner.com and IHR Canada ULC, its two subsidiaries. Rocket Homes’ core offering is referrals, with over 25,000 agents in-network. The brokerage is owned by Rock Holdings, Inc.
In September 2018, under Seabolt’s leadership, In-House Realty was rebranded to Rocket Homes, aligning the brokerage with Quicken Loans—and, by extension, Rocket Mortgage—and Rocket Loans, also owned by Rock Holdings. Along with the rebrand, Rocket Homes debuted the new RocketHomes.com, which connects consumers not only to listings, but also to loans through Rocket Mortgage, as well as its network of practitioners.
“In an effort to eliminate the complexities and stress that can sometimes accompany buying or selling a home, Rocket Homes is focused on combining online home search, obtaining a mortgage and connecting with an agent into a more seamless experience for consumers,” Seabolt says.
In May 2018, Rocket Homes acquired ForSaleByOwner.com, building on the goal of an end-to-end platform for real estate. ForSaleByOwner.com is the biggest for-sale-by-owner home marketplace.
Prior to becoming the CEO of Rocket Homes in 2010, Seabolt led both privately held and publicly traded companies, garnering 20-plus years of real estate and mortgage banking experience, including founding and operating his own mortgage bank for 13 years.