Items Tagged with 'real estate technology'

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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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  • Real estate tech company Home Bay expands to Colorado

    Flat-fee real estate tech company continues expansion
    Home Bay Technologies announced on Friday it is expanding to Colorado, marking the sixth state that the San Diego-based startup has expanded operations to since it announced in July 2017 it raised $5 million to fund its growth beyond California. Since then, the company has made its platform available in Florida, Illinois, Georgia, Texas, and now, Colorado.
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  • Private equity firms buying real estate data and software provider EDR for $205 million

    Silver Lake and Battery Ventures buying company
    Two prominent private equity firms are buying EDR, a provider of real estate data and software-as-a-service, for $205 million, the companies announced earlier this week. The buyers for EDR, which provides property due-diligence and risk management technology and information, are Silver Lake and Battery Ventures.
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  • Placester names Omar Hussain president and CEO

    Co-founder and CEO Matt Barba to become chief technology officer
    Placester, a Boston-based real estate marketing platform, has a new CEO. Up until this point, the company has been led by its co-founder, Matt Barba, who previously served as CEO. But now, the company is naming a new president and CEO to help the company grow in its next phase.
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  • Flat-fee real estate company Home Bay expands to Texas

    Now available in five states
    In July, Home Bay, a San Diego-based startup that offers real estate services for a flat fee, announced that it raised $5 million to fund its expansion beyond California. Since then, Home Bay has expanded to Florida, Illinois, and Georgia. And now, Home Bay is available in Texas as well.
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  • Real estate technology company Homesnap secures $14 million in funding

    Money will be used to boost offerings for real estate agents
    Homesnap, a real estate technology company that provides a mobile productivity app and marketing platform for real estate brokers, agents and clients, announced this week that it plans to grow its offerings thanks to $14 million in new funding. The new investment brings the total capital raised by Homesnap to more than $32 million.
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