Airbnb edges closer to becoming a full-fledged travel company



Airbnb’s one-year old tours and activities business is booking tens of thousands of travelers every month and should become profitable late next year, the company said on Tuesday.

How driverless cars could impact real estate



Driverless cars have long been consigned to the realm of science fiction, but that idea is changing rapidly as the technology slowly becomes a reality.

ATTOM Data Solutions buys Onboard Informatics for its neighborhood data



Real estate data provider ATTOM Data Solutions has acquired a company called Onboard Informatics, which provides neighborhood data as well as data-enabled products to real estate industry companies.

Real estate intelligence app Homesnap raises $14M in Series B round



Real estate information app Homesnap is moving away from its consumer roots to focus more on providing data to real estate agents.

Airbnb hosts can now use rental income for refinance applications



With many major U.S. cities busy trying to work out what kind of impact Airbnb has on local rental markets, the home sharing company is forging ahead with a new initiative that could further weave itself into the homeowner’s mindset.

RV rental startup Outdoorsy raises $25M



San Francisco-based startup Outdoorsy, which offers an outdoor recreation marketplace for road trips and recreational vehicle (RV) adventures, has raised $25M in Series B funding led by Aviva Ventures and Altos Ventures.

Pactriglo adds new features to make real estate planning more efficient



Real estate intelligence platform Pactriglo is adding new data analysis features to its software for builders, developers and real estate brokers to help them better solve Los Angeles’ housing problems.

Real estate project platform Honest Buildings raises another round of funding



Startup Honest Buildings, which is one of several new technology focused firms that’s hoping to transform New York City’s real estate industry, has announced its second funding round within five months.

Trulia adds Local Legal Protections feature for LGBT users



crime rate, and traffic congestion, but a new feature on Trulia aims to help a particular segment of renters and buyers ensure they’ll feel at home in their new neighborhood.

Harbor raises $10M for its blockchain compliance platform



Harbor, a San Francisco, CA-based blockchain technology company, has announced its raised $10m in Series A financing.
Fifth Wall Ventures, a venture capital firm that specializes in real estate startups, participated in the Series A round along with Vy Capital and Valor Equity Partners.

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