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  • Property management platform BuildingLink taps Zachary Kestenbaum to replace father as CEO

    Jerry Kestenbaum will focus on smart home efforts
    It’s a true family affair for property management platform BuildingLink, as the company announced this week that the company’s executive vice president of sales, Zachary Kestenbaum, is being elevated to CEO. Kestenbaum replaces his father, Jerry Kestenbaum, who founded the company 19 years ago and has led it ever since.
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  • Zillow makes big move into rental services

    New tools allow renters to apply to unlimited properties for flat fee and pay rent through its portal
    Zillow is at it again, aiming to take more ground in the rental market. This week, the online real estate giant rolled out new tools that allow renters to apply for multiple rentals with one application that includes a background check, eviction history, and a credit report. Plus renters can pay their rent directly through Zillow's portal.
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  • Overstock.com moving into the real estate industry

    The online retailer is launching a property management site with hopes of becoming a one-stop shop for the real estate market
    Overstock.com is breaking into the real estate market. The online retailer will begin to manage properties for landlords of single-family rental properties and multifamily housing developments via its new property management site, Houserie. Overstock purchased Houserie back February in preparation for its bid to become a one-stop real estate shop.
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  • On-demand property maintenance platform Homee raises $11 million to power growth

    Backers include The Home Depot
    Property managers, renters and homeowners in need of maintenance on their property now need only to look to their smartphones to find their next service provider. Homee, an on-demand property maintenance platform that’s available via a smartphone app, announced recently that it’s planning to expand to new markets thanks to a new round of financial backing.
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  • Property management tech provider Mynd raises $20 million

    Company founded by former Waypoint Homes founders Doug Brien, Colin Wiel
    Property management technology provider Mynd announced this week that it raised $20 million in its Series B funding. Mynd was founded in 2016 by Doug Brien and Colin Wiel, who previously founded Waypoint Homes, a single-family rental operator that eventually grew into the largest player in the industry.
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  • U.S. Residential Group employees’ personal information may have been stolen in phishing attack

    Property manager warns employees they may be at risk of identity theft
    The sensitive personal information of employees and former employees of U.S. Residential Group may have been stolen after a company email account was taken over in a phishing attack. According to the company, the unauthorized individual may have been able to access certain employee information including: names, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and more.
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  • SMS Assist expands into single-family rental property management

    Adds Mike Travalini as president of residential service team
    SMS Assist, a mobile and cloud-based multisite property management company, announced its expansion into residential real estate with the creation of its residential service team. According to a release from the company, SMS Assist is launching its residential division with "major clients" already on board, including Colony Starwood Homes, Home Partners of America and others.
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  • From HW Magazine

    To the extreme

    Field services companies step up to winter challenges
    In Washington, D.C., the joke going around among soccer mom circles is that the children will be in school until July in order to make up all the snow days. Funny, yes, but the stark reality is that this winter’s damage is much more tangible than that.
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