Johnny Depp lists private French village for $25.76M



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Got $25.76m going spare? We suggest you put in an offer on Johnny Depp’s French village.

What does gay marriage mean for housing?



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The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision late last week to make same-sex marriages legal throughout the country could lift home ownership among lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender couples.

Zumper raises $6.4M to corner the rental market



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Zumper is an end-to-end real estate platform, taking renters from search through to application and close. The company also offers a Zumper Pro platform, which gives landlords and agents easy access to marketing and tenant screening.

“Millions” left unable to buy thanks to rising rents



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As the home ownership rate has fallen, the amount of rentals has soared, and so has the costs of renting. Last year, rents climbed at a 3.2 percent rate – double the pace of overall inflation.

Matterport gets $30M to build out virtual reality real estate tours



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Matterport has raised $30 million in growth funding from Qualcomm and Singapore’s GIC to expand its virtual reality and augmented reality content creation platform.

What type of content should realtors share on their Facebook account?



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Let’s take a more in-depth look at the type of content one should share in this famous social network.

Why build a custom home? The benefits you didn’t consider



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When it comes to acquiring your home, the best way to get the home of your dreams is to build a custom home.

Best apps to keep real estate pros safe on the job



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While installing an app is hardly a foolproof solution for managing risk on the job, it’s important to know about technology advances that can help you stay safer on the job.

Making the case for drones in real estate



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Some real estate agents are using drones for photography, despite a 2007 statement from the Federal Aviation Association that the commercial use of drones is not allowed.

ExactDeposit bids to speed up home buying



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A new online mobile web app, ExactDeposit, is a bid to make a home purchase as quick and easy as possible.