Items Tagged with 'real estate technology'

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  • Zillow pilots app for self-guided house tours

    Makes headway in iBuying space with app that puts consumers in control
    Zillow is testing a mobile app that enables users to tour a house for sale without the need for agent or an appointment. The app puts the control in the hands of the consumer, and it's part of Zillow's continued effort to make headway in the iBuying space. Tour it Now provides users directions to the property, unlocks the doors when they arrive, and allows them the opportunity to tour the house on their own time.
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  • Goldman Sachs invests in construction finance tech startup Rabbet

    Wall Street giant takes part in $8 million Series A funding
    Rabbet, a construction finance technology startup based in Austin, Texas, just raised $8 million in its Series A funding round, but that’s not the big story. The big story is one of the companies that participated in the funding round. Included among Rabbet’s new backers is Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street giant.
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  • Real estate tech company Remine raises $30 million to grow MLS platform

    Series A funding led by Stripes Group, a New York equity firm
    Remine, a real estate tech company that was honored last year as one of HousingWire Magazine’s HW Tech100, announced this week that it raised $30 million to grow its data-focused MLS platform. Remine partners with MLSs to offer real estate agents and their consumers an MLS platform that utilizes data and analytics to offer “actionable intelligence.”
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  • Real estate software provider HomeSpotter acquires Spacio

    Open house lead generation system added to HomeSpotter’s offerings
    HomeSpotter, a company that provides software for real estate agents, is growing its offerings by acquiring Spacio, an open house lead generation system, the companies announced recently. Spacio is a mobile-first platform that helps real estate agents digitally capture open house visitors’ contact information and automates follow-up, helping agents turn more of those visitors into customers
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  • Top multifamily operators band together, plan massive investment in real estate tech

    Launch venture capital fund with $108 million in the bank
    Five major multifamily real estate investment trusts, Aimco, Boardwalk, Essex Property Trust, MAA, and UDR, are partnering with private owners Starwood Capital Group, Cortland, and GID to invest more than $100 million in a venture capital fund, which will be used to invest in “disruptive real estate technology companies” in the multifamily industry.
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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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