Items Tagged with 'online home listings'

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  • OfferPad signs on for Zillow's "Instant Offers" home-buying program

    Begins making offers to home sellers in pilot program
    It’s now been a few days since Zillow sent the housing business into a bit of a fervor when it announced that it was getting into the home-selling business with its “Instant Offers” program, and more details about how the program will work are beginning to emerge. Now, another of the participating investors has revealed itself.
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  • Gamechanger: Zillow getting into home selling business with "instant offers"

    In pilot program, investors and agents will provide offers to prospective sellers
    In many ways, Zillow was one of the leaders in the online real estate revolution, helping to democratize the home buying process and enabling prospective buyers to search for their next home from the comfort of their current home. And now, Zillow wants to revolutionize the way that people sell their homes as well, as the online real estate giant announced this week that it is launching a pilot program called “Zillow Instant Offers.”
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  • Opendoor raises $210 million, plans big expansion in 2017

    Funding reportedly values online marketplace above $1 billion
    Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes direct from homeowners, announced plans to expand beyond the two markets where it’s currently available thanks to a round of funding that reportedly values the company above $1 billion.
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  • What is the future of the mortgage business?

    Techcrunch asks why fintech and startups can’t truly 'disrupt' the industry
    Every one of us with an interest in the mortgage business, whether it be a vested financial interest or otherwise, has to be wondering what the future of the industry is going to look like. It’s pretty clear that the complete homebuying process from selecting a home through the entire mortgage process is moving online. How we get there, on the other hand, is a different story.
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  • Ten-X promotes Rick Sharga to chief marketing officer

    Respected industry veteran to lead marketing efforts for rebranded Auction.com
    Ten-X, the company formerly known as Auction.com, announced Thursday that it is promoting Rick Sharga from executive vice president to chief marketing officer. In this role, Sharga will utilize his “unique blend” of real estate, technology and consumer marketing experience to lead corporate marketing, branding and corporate communications for Ten-X, the company said.
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  • Auction.com rebrands as Ten-X, the 'future of real estate'

    Company expanding beyond distressed property auctions
    Auction.com announced Monday that it is moving beyond auctions and rebranding as Ten-X, which the company says represents its transition into an “online marketplace where buyers, sellers, and the agents and brokers who represent them can easily and efficiently buy and sell high quality residential and commercial real estate.”
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  • Australian hedge fund bets $1 billon on Zillow-Trulia

    “We believe Zillow will be a $50 billion enterprise value company”
    One of Australia’s largest hedge funds is betting big on the future of online real estate in the U.S., to the tune of more than $1 billion. And if online real estate progresses as the hedge fund expects, its $1 billion could turn into $10 billion rather easily.
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  • Agent alert: Start-up delivers real estate brokerage for 1% commission

    LevelRE utilizes technology and empowers homeowners to cut costs
    The site also utilizes “proprietary technology” to simplify the real estate process by giving customers the ability to list, price, search, bid, and negotiate in real time from their laptop, desktop, tablet or smartphone, with the assistance of licensed real estate agents and professional support staff, the company said in a release. And it does all of this for a commission rate of 1% of the sales price.
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