U.S. homes are worth a combined $31.8 trillion



The total value of all of the homes in the U.S. has appreciated by more than $2 trillion in the last year, hitting $31.8 trillion overall.

Californians could struggle to get housing insurance after wildfires blaze through the state



As wildfires continue to blaze in parts of southern California, officials fear that insurers will soon stop offering coverage for homeowners in the state.

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 […]

Realtor.com predicts big changes for housing in 2018



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

HomeJab creates mini “feature films” to market your listings with its new Elite Package



Real estate photography startup HomeJab is announcing a new “Elite Package” for home sellers who need maximum online exposure and a fast sale.

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.

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