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Texas-based OJO Labs raises $20.5 million to bring AI to real estate

Realogy backs second tech company this week
A group of real estate, financial services, and home services companies are joining together to help bring artificial intelligence to real estate and beyond. Austin, Texas-based OJO Labs announced on Friday that it raised $20.5 million in its Series B funding round. Taking part were Realogy, Royal Bank of Canada, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures and ServiceMaster.
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Notarize raises $20 million, with help from housing giants Lennar and Realogy

Venture arm of National Association of Realtors also took part in funding round
Notarize, a digital platform that allows for legal, online document notarization, announced this week that it raised $20 million in its Series B round of funding. The capital raise nearly doubles the amount of money the company has raised so far. But what’s more interesting than Notarize raising $20 million is where the money is coming from.
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Guaranteed Rate Affinity hires Scott Brady to lead growth in Illinois and Missouri

Will serve as SVP of joint venture between Guaranteed Rate and Realogy
Last year, Guaranteed Rate and Realogy partnered to form a joint venture that markets Guaranteed Rate mortgages across the Realogy real estate network. As part of its growth plan, Guaranteed Rate Affinity announced this week that it hired Scott Brady to oversee the company’s central region, which includes Illinois and Missouri.
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Realogy CEO announces retirement, names replacement

Effective Dec. 31, 2017
Realogy Holdings Corp. named Ryan Schneider as CEO, effective Dec. 31, 2017, in light of the retirement of Realogy's current chairman and CEO, Richard Smith. Smith worked with the board to select Schneider and is slated to retire at the end of the year after 21 years of leadership with the company.
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Century 21 Real Estate names former Zillow exec Nick Bailey as CEO, president

Previously served as vice president of broker relations at Zillow
Century 21 Real Estate has a new leader. The company announced Wednesday that it named Nick Bailey, a former executive at the Zillow Group, as the company’s new president and chief executive officer. Bailey joins Century 21 from Zillow, where he most recently served as vice president of broker relations.
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John Peyton named president and CEO of Realogy Franchise Group

Effective April 1, 2017
Realogy Holdings named a new leader over its Realogy Franchise Group, which includes prominent brands such as Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21 and Coldwell Banker. The company welcomes a familiar face to the position, promoting John Peyton, its current president and COO, to CEO of RFG, effective April 1, 2017.
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Realogy, Guaranteed Rate announce new mortgage venture as PHH backs out

Companies introduce Guaranteed Rate Affinity
In a giant change of hands for the mortgage industry, Realogy Holdings and Guaranteed Rate announced on Wednesday a new joint venture, Guaranteed Rate Affinity, which is expected to begin doing business in June 2017. But as Guaranteed Rate moves in to work with Realogy, PHH announced it is exiting its existing joint venture with Realogy.
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Realogy Holdings forms tech hub ZapLabs

Focuses on accelerating change within real estate
The latest business venture from Realogy Holdings falls in line with a growing focus of technology in the mortgage market. The real estate company announced that ZapLabs is its new innovation and technology hub. Moving forward, Richard Smith, Realogy's chairman, CEO and president, foresees ZapLabs more broadly focusing its creative energy on the application of emerging technologies.
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