Items Tagged with 'online real estate search'

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  • Real estate startup Knock launches home trade-in program, plans 10-state expansion

    Will buy homeowner’s house, and move them into new home
    Imagine selling your old house and buying a new one is just as easy as trading in your old car for a new one – that’s the world that Knock, a real estate startup, is trying to create. Knock, which operates currently in Atlanta with plans to expand, is launching a “home trade-in platform,” which the company claims will “revolutionize” the real estate process.
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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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  • Real estate startup Compass secures largest real estate tech investment in U.S. history

    SoftBank invests $450 million; Compass now valued at $2.2 billion
    Less than one month ago, Compass, a real estate technology company based in New York City, celebrated that it raised $100 million in its Series E investment round, which placed the company’s valuation at $1.8 billion. But that investment is dwarfed by the company’s new round of funding, which transforms Compass into one of the biggest in the real estate space.
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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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  • Facebook launches massive push into real estate listings

    New feature also “rolling out gradually” for home sales
    Zillow. Trulia. Realtor.com. Redfin. All household names in the real estate listings world, right? Well, those companies now have some serious competition from a company that boasts an audience that dwarfs all of those sites put together – Facebook. That’s right. Facebook is coming to real estate listings.
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  • Real estate tech company Compass raises $100 million, plans massive expansion

    Capital raise values company at $1.8 billion
    Last year, Compass raised $75 million in a round of funding that turned the company into real estate’s newest billion-dollar startup company. Now, one year later, the company’s valuation is nearly double that, thanks to another significant capital raise. And the company plans use this new funding to launch a massive expansion.
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  • Direct homebuyer Opendoor getting into mortgage business

    Piloting mortgage lending program in Phoenix
    Late last year, Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys homes directly from homeowners, announced that it raised $210 million to fund the company’s expansion beyond the two markets where it initially launched - Phoenix and Dallas-Fort Worth. At the time, the company said that it planned to expand to 10 new markets this year. As it turns out, that’s not the only way that Opendoor plans to expand; the company is also getting into the mortgage business.
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