Items Tagged with 'real estate technology'

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  • Cherre raises $9 million to help investors buy real estate using AI

    Real estate data platform closes seed funding round
    Cherre, a nascent real estate data platform that uses AI to help investors identify real estate acquisition targets, just raised $9 million in seed funding to grow its business. Companies using Cherre’s platform gain access to information like property history, demographics and market comparisons, which can be used to improve their decision-making process.
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  • Compass raises another $400 million, now valued at $4.4 billion

    SoftBank invests in real estate tech company, again
    Is Compass the one real estate tech startup to rule them all? The company certainly has enough money to do so. Compass announced this week that it just raised another $400 million in its Series F funding round, which reportedly values the company at $4.4 billion.
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  • Qualia launches "first" fully integrated notary service

    Notary by Qualia provides title and escrow agents simplified notary services
    Qualia, a real estate technology company and a 2017 HousingWire Tech 100 winner, recently announced it launched a new platform feature designed to provide title and escrow agents with easy-to-use notary services.
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  • Real estate investment platform Landis buys shuttered startup GoldenKey

    Acquiring intellectual property and data from closed company
    Landis, a growing real estate investment platform that enables institutional investors to buy and sell residential real estate, is buying GoldenKey, a real estate startup that raised $4.5 million over the last few years before shutting down recently. The company was able to secure more than $4 million in funding, including investments by Lowe’s and its venture capital arm, but that wasn’t enough to survive.
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  • News Corp’s Move acquiring Texas real estate startup Opcity for $210 million

    Company matches homebuyers and sellers with real estate agents
    Move, which is owned by media giant News Corp and operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, is about to grow its real estate empire by acquiring a Texas-based real estate technology startup that claims its technology can match qualified homebuyers and sellers with real estate agents in real-time. News Corp announced late Wednesday that Move is acquiring Opcity, which was founded in 2015, for $210 million.
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  • Burgeoning real estate giant Compass buying Pacific Union

    The real estate tech company just took over the biggest brokerage in California
    Growing real estate tech company Compass is buying Pacific Union, the fifth largest brokerage in the nation. Compass is serious about growth and has been on an absolute tear since raising a whopping $775 million in funding over the last few years. And now, the company is putting some of that money towards seriously growing its California business by acquiring Pacific Union.
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  • RealPage continues growth, plans $100M acquisition of LeaseLabs

    Latest deal pushes total outlay for acquisitions since 2017 to more than $1B
    RealPage, a provider of software and data analytics to the real estate industry, has been on quite the run of acquisitions in the last 18 months or so, acquiring five different companies as it seeks to grow its empire. And the company’s not done yet. RealPage announced late Thursday that it is planning to acquire LeaseLabs in a $100+ million deal.
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  • Can cryptocurrencies change real estate transactions?

    Industry pros are looking for ways to include cryptocurrencies in their transactions
    As the cryptocurrency craze shows no sign of slowing down, there is an increase of real estate professionals using cryptocurrencies in real estate transactions. One of the newcomers is Engelo Rumora, who recently explained how he closed a real estate deal that used a cryptocurrency as a down payment.
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  • JLL launches $100 million real estate tech investment fund

    JLL Spark plans to dish out $100 million to worth real estate tech entrepreneurs
    To push forward the real estate industry, JLL has created a $100 million investment fund for real estate technology development. JLL Spark and its team of veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have been tasked with dishing out this seed money to worthy tech startups.
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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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