Recent Press

Business Insider, December 7, 2017:
Real estate startup Compass has raised $450 million from SoftBank at a $2.2 billion valuation.

 Compass announced a $450M fundraise from the SoftBank Vision Fund, known for making bold investments in the technology companies transforming our world. With this investment, Compass will continue to reshape the real estate industry, elevate the client experience, and live out our mission – to help everyone find their place in the world.

Boston Globe, November 16, 2017:
Top Places to Work 2017
The Boston Globe ranked Compass #2 Top Places to Work for 2017. The survey asked 75,000 employees at 334 companies around the state about their management, training, job satisfaction and more! Check out the full list here.

Boston Magazine, September 8, 2017:
Five Amazing Open Houses to See This Weekend

This article features my listing, 406 Marlborough Street, Unit 4 in Back Bay. Boston Magazine recognized my listing as one of the top 5 impressive residences to visit during the weekend of September 9th, 2017.

boston-metro-logoBoston Metro, October 13, 2016:
Inside Look: Three Cozy Homes Equipped with FireplacesDSC_0923

Bay Staters know we’re in for a long winter, and many home buyers seek cold-weather comfort from the blaze of a fireplace. This article features my contemporary four-bedroom listing in Wayland, with  fireplaces in both the family room and master bedroom to keep its new owners comfortable and cozy all winter long.

Bloomberg, August 31, 2016:
Compass Closes $75 Million Funding Round
Unknown-1Compass has raised a new $75 million round of investor funding, valuing our company above $1 billion. We will continue to offer our real estate clients unparalleled services, best-in-class marketing, and more sophisticated tools to improve the home search and sale experiences. This investment of capital will allow us to offer Boston buyers and sellers with more resources and more innovation than ever before. Learn more in this  video interview with Compass CEO, Robert Reffkin., April 15, 2016: 
Why Empty Nesters and Luxury Condos Go Hand  In Hand in Boston. Unknown
Read Frann Bilus’ perspective on why empty nesters are trading in the ‘burbs for Boston here.

Boston Agent Magazine, March 21, 2016
Viewpoints: Frann Bilus, VP and Broker, Compass, Boston, by James McClister
Boston Agent Magazine logoEvery week, we ask a real estate professional for their thoughts on the top trends in real estate. This week, we talked with Frann Bilus, a vice president and broker with Compass. Read the article here.

Banker & Tradesman, November 30, 2015
For The First Time Greater Boston Condo Prices Equal Single-Family Homes, by Jim Morrison
Screen Shot 2015-12-18 at 11.50.03 AMToday, the median sale price of a single-unit condo and a single-family home in Greater Boston are practically the same. Boston Realtor, Frann Bilus, spoke with Banker & Tradesman and offered insights on the economics influencing this trend, along with perspectives on key factors at play in Boston’s dynamic condo market. Read the article here.

Downtown Boston Business Improvement District Newsletter, July 28, 2014
Untitled-1A BilusONBOSTON blog post, discussing the highly anticipated Millennium Tower and the revitalization of Downtown Crossing, was featured in the Downtown Boston Business Improvement District’s newsletter, a great source for information, special events and development updates on Boston’s hottest new  neighborhood.

Frann at Design Week EventBoston Magazine Online, March 17, 2014
The Home Design section of featured the special event co-hosted Frann Bilus, Leslie Fine Interiors FBN Construction in conjunction with the first annual Boston Design Week, “Downsize Your Space & Maximize Your Lifestyle.”

Real Estate Talk Boston, November 4, 2012
FBilus_instudioFrann Bilus’ interview with Chris Devin, host of the weekly Real Estate Talk Boston radio show, features conversation on empty nesters, the Boston lifestyle and the downtown Boston condominium market. Please listen to the segments below for insights, advice and updates for those living in or contemplating a move to downtown Boston.


Unique, consultative approach to residential real estate in Boston

Expertise in working with and advising empty nesters

Trends indicate empty nesters are moving to Boston for a new lifestyle adventure

Transitioning from the suburbs to the city

Needs analysis process and thinking outside the suburban box

Managing the buying and selling process simultaneously

Budgeting and financing to prepare for your transaction

Approaching the buying process methodically

Trends in the Boston real estate market

Boston’s neighborhoods, featuring the transformation of Midtown