Items Tagged with 'Real estate agents'


Placester continues growth with $50 million capital raise

Funding round doubles previous investment in company
Over the last few years, Placester, a Boston-based real estate marketing platform, experienced rapid growth, raising $50 million in three rounds of funding and acquiring RealSatisfied, an Australian company that provides a suite of customer satisfaction tools that provide big data insights to brokers, agents and brands. Now, Placester is growing again.
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Realtors pick their top 10 hottest housing markets for 2017

This is where homes fly off the market
While January is typically the slowest month of the year for real estate, the market remained strong at the start of 2017. Homes flew off the market faster than the previous year at home prices that were 10% higher than the previous year. Here are the top 10 markets for the start of the new year.
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Death-row inmate facing final months for murder of Texas real estate agent

Scheduled for lethal injection July
About 10 years ago, convicted killer Kosoul Chanthakoummane brutally murdered a real estate agent in a model home. Now, after a decade on death row, his death is only days away. Though not as brutal as the 33 stab wounds he inflicted on the real estate agent, Chanthakoummane will face the end by lethal injection.
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Autopsy report reveals Abilene real estate agent’s true cause of death

Police examine new suspect in brutal crime
Real estate agent Thomas Niblo died tragically after being shot in his home in December, an act police stated was not random. Now, a new autopsy report shows what killed him. Plus, police are now eyeing a new suspect who can’t paint a clear picture of his activities from the tragic morning Niblo was killed.
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California real estate agent arrested for double homicide

Christopher Ireland taken into custody "on suspicion of murder"
A California real estate agent is under arrest and remains in custody under suspicion that he committed a double murder. According to local media reports, Christopher Ireland is suspected in the deaths of two of his wife’s female co-workers, whose bodies were found after a suspicious fire destroyed the home of one of the women.
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Connecticut real estate agent arrested for allegedly abusing access to rob homes

Authorities investigating a string of burglaries
A Connecticut real estate agent is facing charges that he abused the access granted to him as an agent to rob a number of homes. Here are the details on John Rose, who is facing a series of charges after being arrested on Christmas Eve in an apparent burglary attempt of a home that he had access to as an agent.
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UPDATE: Abilene police file warrants for phones of murdered agent’s sister, brother-in-law

Phone and other electronic records now under investigation
The investigation into the murder of an Abilene real estate agent continues as police uncover new evidence. Police have now filed warrants for the phone records of the agent’s sister and brother-in-law. However, Luke Sweetser, the agent’s brother-in-law, filed his own petition with the court.
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