Hotelflex aims to make hotel bookings more flexible for guests



Most people hate paying for something they don’t use, but when it comes to booking hotel rooms it happens more than we realize.

Nextdoor announces dedicated real estate sections for each neighborhood



Nextdoor, the social network that aims to connect people living in the same communities, has said it’s introducing a dedicated section on its website for real estate.

Chime unveils new AI and drone technologies for real estate pros



Real estate technology platform Chime Technologies, which sells an “operating system” for industry professionals to seamlessly run and grow their online business, has just announced two major updates to its product. The new updates include a new Artificial Intelligence-powered smart dialer, as well as a new fully autonomous drone. Chime’s all-in-one real estate platform has […]

Coldwell Banker intros new Amazon Alexa skill for real estate pros



Coldwell Banker is creating new ways for Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant to showcase real estate information to consumers.

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.

Surterre Properties teams up with roOomy to virtually stage its listings



Home design outfit roOomy, which uses new technologies like augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D video in its designs, is teaming up with luxury residential real estate brokerage Surterre Properties

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents



Real estate brokerages are increasingly turning to something called predictive analytics in order to work out which consumers are most likely to buy or sell.

Online home valuations aren’t always accurate!



Homeowners who attempt to find out the value of their home using online algorithms such as Zillow’s Zestimate feature often find that these tools are inaccurate.

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.

YouTube adds new virtual reality-like video format VR180



YouTube has added a new virtual reality video format that has enormous potential for showcasing futuristic property listings

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