• Local neighborhood social networking site Nextdoor has reportedly closed on a massive $75 million funding round in order to fuel the next stage of its expansion. The news was first reported by The Information, which said the round values Nextdoor at some $1.5 billion. The round brings Nextdoor’s total funding to $285 million, having previously… [Continue Reading]

    Real estate social network Nextdoor lands $75M funding round
  • Inventory constraints that have fueled a sharp rise in home prices and made it difficult for buyers to gain a foothold in the market will begin to ease next year as part

    Realtor.com predicts big changes for housing in 2018
  • Real estate photography startup HomeJab is announcing a new “Elite Package” for home sellers who need maximum online exposure and a fast sale.

    HomeJab creates mini “feature films” to market your listings with its new Elite Package
  • If Zillow was getting a little hot under the collar upon rumors that Amazon.com was getting into the real estate game, it’s probably feeling even worse now that Facebook has officially declared that it too is stepping up its efforts.

    Facebook is getting deadly serious about real estate listings
  • Ex-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has just snapped up 25,000 acres of land in Arizona to build a “Smart City”

    Bill Gates real estate investment firm will build a “Smart City” in Arizona

Navitas Capital lands $60M to invest in real estate tech startups

California-based venture capital firm Navitas Capital, which is focused on funding real estate-related technology startups, has just landed $60 million from

Real estate social network Nextdoor lands $75M funding round

Local neighborhood social networking site Nextdoor has reportedly closed on a massive $75 million funding round in order to fuel the next stage of its expansion. The news was first reported by The Information, which said the round values Nextdoor at some $1.5 billion. The round brings Nextdoor’s total funding to $285 million, having previously […]

Aquicore’s energy management platform helps to boost energy efficiency in large buildings

A company called Aquicore is helping environmentally-conscious property owners with a comprehensive energy management software platform that’s designed to help improve energy efficiency in every room and every level of each building in their portfolios. Aquicore’s platform delivers advanced analytics on energy usage across your entire portfolio with a single click, allowing users to compare […]

Hilton hotels to launch “connected room” experience next year

Hilton Hotels & Resorts has unveiled its vision of the future of hotel experiences, with the launch of the “connected room”, a new feature set to become available at its properties in Dallas, Memphis and Washington D.C. by next year. Connected rooms in those hotels will be enabled by the launch of a new mobile […]

Online real estate platform Settled hires new execs to drive next stage of growth

Online real estate transaction platform Settled has announced the appointment of Marc Abraham as Chief Product Officer and Simon Guild as Non-Executive Director. Marc and Simon join the team to strengthen Settled’s efforts as the company enters its next stage of product development. As Chief Product Officer at Settled, Marc will oversee the planning, development […]

Zenplace is using ROBOTS to give guided property tours

Real estate agents could soon find themselves being displace by robots, at least when it comes to giving tours of properties, after a startup announced plans to build machines that can take prospective renters on a guided tour of homes they’re interested in without the need for a human to be present. The robot realtors […]

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