HomeSpotter updates mobile search app with messaging tools



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After grabbing some $1.8 million in venture capital funds earlier this year, HomeSpotter’s creators said the plan was to use the cash to hire more developers and give its platform a little more oomph. Now, the company has realized that vision, with a major new update to its mobile app that aims to help connect […]

Famed architect César Pelli buys luxury San Remo home for $17.5M



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The legendary Argentinean architect César Pelli has just snapped up a luxuy $17.5 million San Remo apartment, according to reports.

Rent-to-own programs gain in popularity among consumers



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The rent-to-own a home concept is making a stunning comeback as Wall Street financial firms look to capitalize on the growing number of consumers who’s credit scores are too low to secure a mortgage.

Tenant Turner gets Y Combinator backing to streamline rentals



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With such a large section of the population unable to buy a home for the foreseeable future, rentals are rapidly growing in cities across the nation.

Targeted Digital Advertising for Real Estate Agents from Adwerx



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I work in the marketing and communication/PR field for over 12 years now and, looking back, there is one thing everyone can agree with: things change rapidly, especially due to the new technology available, the accessibility of the Internet, and to the new gadgets. We live in an connected world and, even if I cannot […]

Realtors must be “tech savvy” to land prospective clients



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Online listings have become so rampant in real estate today that most homebuyers only contact a real estate agent after they’ve identified a home they want to buy.

3 reasons why technology is about to disrupt real estate



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Banking, digital entertainment, travel, even the way we hail a cab–one by one, they’ve all undergone dramatic transformations thanks to tech-savvy entrepreneurs with a knack for upsetting the status quo.

Zillow snaps up digital signing service DotLoop



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Five months after acquiring rival Trulia in a blockbuster $2.5 billion deal, Zillow is back in the acquisition game.

Analysts warn that Zillow is struggling in wake of Trulia acquisition



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Analysts believe that the online real estate portal Zillow is struggling in the wake of its $2.5 billion acquisition of Trulia and strong competition from rival site Realtor.com

Is India’s real estate market about to crash?



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High prices, drying up of bank lending and government efforts to reduce black money could possibly result in a crash in realty prices in India’s metropolitan cities