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  • Real estate listings site Zumper raises $46 million to build instant rental feature

    Plans “Book Now” platform with funding from Axel Springer, Blackstone
    As mellohome CEO Chris Heller recently noted, there’s a race afoot to be the dominant player offering a true one-stop-shop for homebuying. There appears to be a similar sprint happening on the rental side of the business as well. Case in point, rental listings site Zumper is preparing to roll out its own end-to-end platform that will allow renters to instantly rent an apartment or a home through its site.
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  • Redfin now offering 1% listing fee in San Francisco

    Follows nationwide expansion of lower listing fees
    Back in October, Redfin, the online real estate brokerage, lowered its listing fees in many of the markets where it operates, bringing 1% listing fees to markets like Los Angeles, Boston, and New York. One of the markets excluded from the lower listing fees was San Francisco, until now.
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  • Fast-growing local marketplace app letgo expands into real estate listings

    App now allows sale and rental listings
    If you’ve been anywhere near a TV in the last year or so, you’ve probably seen a commercial for letgo, an app that connects sellers to buyers and vice versa. Up to this point, letgo built it fast-growing business on things like electronics, collectibles, clothing, furniture, cars and more. But now, letgo is getting into housing.
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  • Nextdoor expanding real estate listings into new cities

    Will now be available in 18 markets
    Earlier this year, Nextdoor, the neighborhood social network, expanded into real estate by launching a real estate section that featured property listings in the user’s neighborhood and nearby areas. The company initially launched its real estate service in ten major markets, then added five more. And now it's expanding again.
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  • Redfin launches widespread expansion of 1% listing fee

    Rolls out lower listing fee in 18 new markets
    Redfin, the online real estate brokerage, announced Monday that it is launching a widespread expansion of 1% listing fees, bringing the lower fees to 18 new markets. The nationwide rollout follows successful tests of lower listing fees in markets like Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Seattle.
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  • Nextdoor CEO shares thoughts on latest venture into real estate

    "It’s not about the listings"
    The online real estate industry is on fire, as businesses in the industry keep announcing new growth initiatives right as other companies announce they want in on the untapped potential. So where does Nextdoor, a social network for neighborhoods, which recently launched a new section for real estate, see itself in this new growth? Nirav Tolia, co-founder and CEO of Nextdoor, answers in an interview with HousingWire.
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  • Neighborhood social network Nextdoor launches real estate listing service

    Real estate pops up in new section on website, app
    Anyone who’s been on Nextdoor, the neighborhood social network, is probably used to seeing the occasional real estate listing pop up in their feed between complaints about “some idiot” who’s always driving too fast and offers for “gently used” furniture. But Nextdoor appears to be rolling out a new feature that will make those real estate listings appear far more often. In fact, Nextdoor’s move could position the social network as a new competitor for Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, and other online real estate listing sites.
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