HomeLight grabs $40M funding to play matchmaker between sellers and agents



Real estate focused startup HomeLight has just landed a new $40 million funding round led by Menlo Ventures

Why it’s time for real estate agents to take to the skies with drone video footage



In 2015, video content was voted by 52 percent of all marketers as generating the biggest return-on-investment. As such, real estate professionals should definitely consider making their own videos to market their listings, and what better way to create stunning

Open Listings raises $6.5M to help you buy a home without a real estate agent



Open Listings, the home listings website that wants to do away with traditional real estate agents, has just raised $6.5 million in a Series A funding round

Real estate VR startup Urbanbase lands $1.8M funding round



A South Korean startup called Urbanbase that offers virtual reality tools for interior design and planning has said it’s to expand into Asian markets after landing a $1.8 million Series A funding round.

UK startup unveils a self-deploying home that erects itself in just 8 minutes



It’s not easy building a home by yourself. Not only is it very expensive to buy the land and construction materials necessary to actually build it, but it can also be very time-consuming. Wouldn’t it be great if, you know, houses could just build themselves for a fraction of the price? Well, U.K.-based startup Ten […]

Travtus helps landlords to keep tabs on their property’s health



The greatest source of information for any property manager is his or her tenants. After all, they’re the ones who report any issues first, and they generally know the status of your assets better than any inspector. All that said Travtus to the rescue.

PowerPoint could be costing you clients, study finds



Real estate professionals who use Microsoft’s PowerPoint on a regular basis might want to think twice, after a new study from Harvard University found that doing so could have a negative impact on your brand’s reputation.

Redfin files for IPO, looks to raise $100 million



Redfin, the online real estate broker, is getting ready to launch an initial public offering that could raise up to $100 million, reports say.

Flip lands $2.2M funding to prove it’s subletting platform is no flop



Web-based subletting platform Flip has landed $2.2 million in a funding round led by Union Square Ventures with participation from Collaborative Fund, BBG Ventures and Techstars Ventures.

New York City launches program for tech startups to improve public housing



Public housing in New York City is to serve as a new testing ground for a clutch of local real estate technology startups.

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