Roommate search platform Roomi acquires rival Symbi

Roomi, an online marketplace that allows renters to search for roomates and connect with landlords, has acquired its competitor Symbi.

RV rental startup Outdoorsy raises $25M

San Francisco-based startup Outdoorsy, which offers an outdoor recreation marketplace for road trips and recreational vehicle (RV) adventures, has raised $25M in Series B funding led by Aviva Ventures and Altos Ventures.

Facebook is getting deadly serious about real estate listings

If Zillow was getting a little hot under the collar upon rumors that 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.

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.

Zillow debuts “Instant Offers” marketplace for Las Vegas, Orlando homeowners

Zillow is launching a trial of its Zillow Instant Offers marketplace, which enables homeowners to sell their homes quickly by providing them with offers from investors and a comparative market analysis

Fund That Flip flips rehabbing investment market on its head

A new investment platform called Fund That Flip is making waves by connecting qualified investors to vetted rehab projects, giving them the opportunity to invest in rehab loans on the most promising residential properties.

CREXi bids to make commercial real estate more competitive

A new startup called CREXi is trying to rethink the commercial real estate marketplace with a new online exchange that aims to fulfill the entire buying process from the initial viewing to signing on the dotted line.

Real Estate Investing Success is Knocking at Your Door

What’s amazing is the mass media and even seasoned professionals claim there is no money to be made in real estate today. There is nothing further from the truth. Real estate has made more millionaires over the years than any other industry. It wasn’t always as easy as it is today to make your fortune […]

Zillow® Releases New Zillow Mortgage Marketplace App for iPad®

In case you haven’t heard, Zillow® just launched the new Zillow Mortgage Marketplace app for iPad® towards the end of last month.  The new app, which is free for iPad owners, was specifically programmed for the iPad because of the product’s multiple interactive, multi-touch screen capabilities that are available to Apple users. The purpose behind […]

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