Zillow leads $10m funding round for virtual interior design app Hutch



Hutch Interiors today announced that it has closed a $10 million Series A financing round led by Zillow

Local social network platform Nextdoor announces major expansion



U.S. local social networking phenomenon Nextdoor is expanding into Germany, Europe’s largest market.

Apple to update iOS to prevent distracted driving accidents



iPhone maker Apple Inc. is trying to curtail distracted driving with a new feature that blocks texts and other news alerts on your phone while you’re at the wheel.

Wearable Technology and Its Effect on Insurance Markets



According to a recent press release, wearable technology represents a new way for insurance companies to potentially collect and analyze data about the people they insure.

US Ownership of Smartphones Hits Record High



New research from the Consumer Technology Association shows that 80% of homes in the United States now have smartphones. This is a 6% increase year-on-year and means consumers have 27 million more smartphones than a year earlier.

Vire enables property inspections on the go



A new application called Vire aims to save real estate professionals time and money when it comes to property inspections.

Rentec Direct teams up with zInspector to enable property inspections on the go



Property management software solution provider Rentec Direct has said it’s partnering with zInspector, a provider of rental inspection software, in order to make rental inspections easier and more efficient.

5 Life Hacks for Busy Real Estate Agents



The house showing is a central part of your job as a realtor. You need to impress clients. On some days, you have multiple house showings. A multi-stop route planner maps out your journey in the most time-efficient way.

Gridics raises $1.1M in seed round to streamline city planning processes



The word “efficient” isn’t normally used to describe the planning and zoning processes in most cities, but a startup called Gridics is hoping to change that.

Portfoliobox all in one mobile app allows one to create free website



Portfoliobox (www.portfoliobox.net), one of the leading online website builders that are used by thousands of creatives around the world announced today a new website mobile app that will help creative professionals design a custom and intuitive website for free that looks professionally designed, without the need for technical knowledge. Portfoliobox simplifies the process of creating […]

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