FlyHomes, a listings portal for high-demand real estate markets, raises $4M



Real estate technology startup FlyHomes, which helps consumers to find suitable homes in high-demand markets like Chicago, is looking to purchase some real estate of its own.

InsideMaps delivers affordable 3D walkthroughs to real estate listings



3D tour and floor plan provider InsideMaps is introducing a new feature called InsideMaps Video Walkthroughs. The new feature is available to listing agents for under $100, and provides buyers with a quick sense

New Forewarn app lets real estate pros perform background checks on their clients



The New York Post reports that a new application called Forewarn will soon launch. Targeted at real estate agents, the app allows them to screen potential buyers ahead of a blind meeting.

HomeJab delivers on-demand real estate photography for agents and brokers



With that in mind, a company called HomeJab is pitching a unique service that connects real estate agents with digital media production services.

New tool highlights public transport accessibility for specific properties



A new generation of technology tools are helping real estate agents to highlight one of the main selling points for urban home buyers – a property’s proximity to transportation.

Next Aeon launches Virtual Tour maker app & new VR brand



A startup called Next Aeon has just launched its virtual reality brand, called YouVR. The company has put out two apps, YouVR 360 and YouVR Maker, available on Android and iOS via Google Play and the App Store

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.

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