Facebook is getting deadly serious about real estate listings



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.

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



Ex-Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has just snapped up 25,000 acres of land in Arizona to build a “Smart City”

Miami zoning tech startup Gridics raises $1.6M to boost platform adoption



Miami-based real estate software company Gridics has announced it has raised $1.6 million in additional seed capital

Real estate tech startup Compass raises $100M, plots nationwide expansion



Compass, a real estate technology company, today announced it has raised a $100 million Series E investment round with participation from Fidelity Investments, IVP, Wellington Management, and other global investors.

Redfin stock slumps on missed third-quarter earnings



Tech-powered real estate brokerage Redfin saw its profits almost double in its most recent quarter, compared to the same period one year ago.

Lennar to acquire CalAtlantic to become U.S.’s largest home builder



Two of America’s largest home building firms will merge to become the biggest housing developer in the country.

Reali lands $3M additional funding to grow its brokerage model



Online real estate brokerage Reali Inc. has just landed an additional $3 million investment to its Series A round from Silicon Valley investor Oren Zeev.

FlyHomes, a listings portal for high-demand real estate markets, raises $4M



Real estate technology startup FlyHomes, which helps consumers to find suitable homes in high-demand markets like Chicago, is looking to purchase some real estate of its own.

PwC names Seattle as top real estate market in the U.S.



Seattle has been named the top real estate market in the U.S. according to a new report from PriceWaterhouseCooper.

Some U.S. homeowners will soon be running on battery power alone



Some municipalities are in the midst of revamping their electrical grids, and one idea is to use batteries to make them more efficient.

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