Zillow seals acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America



Real estate listings giant Zillow looks like it’s getting into the mortgage industry following the completion of its acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America. Zillow has already made some significant steps to evolve its business, which was originally based on simple listings of homes. Back in May 2017 the company said it was getting into […]

Expedia acquires two short-term rental startups to take on Airbnb



Online travel booking firm Expedia is muscling into Airbnb territory with the acquisition of two companies that also help to facilitate short term rentals in private properties. The company, which already owns similar short-term rental firms such as HomeAway and VRBO, said it’s acquiring both Pillow and ApartmentJet, for undisclosed fees. Expedia said that the […]

CoreLogic to acquire insurance claims workflow provider Symbility Solutions



Real estate analytics firm CoreLogic is acquiring a company called Symbility Solutions, which sells a cloud-based insurance claims and subscription workflow service. “Symbility expands our footprint in property and casualty insurance domestically and in key markets around the globe. Further scaling our insurance and international footprint offers the potential for significant non-cyclical growth in line […]

Opendoor buys Open Listings to boost its home-flipping business model



Online real estate marketplace Opendoor is making its first acquisition, snapping up a discount brokerage called Open Listings. Open Listings is an end-to-end real estate platform aimed at buyers that offers them a 50 percent rebate on the buyer’s agent commission. The idea is that people can search through listings, book private showings, make an […]

Investing platform Landis acquires the technology assets of failed startup GoldenKey



Real estate investment platform Landis, which enables institutional investors to buy and sell residential real estate, is acquiring the technology assets of a startup called GoldenKey that recently went

Zillow expands its business as it acquires Mortgage Lenders of America



Zillow is getting into the mortgage game as it bids to own more of the home buying process. The company has just acquired Mortgage Lenders of America to fuel its new bid,

Home Bay expands into title and settlement services after buying stake in OnTitle



San Diego-based Home Bay has recently extended its escrow services beyond its home state of California, into states including Colorado, Florida, Illinois and Texas.

Real estate analytics firm Terradatum acquires two content startups



Terradatum, an analytics provider for real estate, has acquired two Schweickart, Inc. companies, called VScreen and OnHoldUSA. VScreen specializes in real estate video content, such as videos made from stitching together a listing’s photos and property data. OnHoldUSA offers voice messaging services used in everything from videos to phone messaging. “Analytics that Terradatum provides through […]

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.

ATTOM Data Solutions buys Onboard Informatics for its neighborhood data



Real estate data provider ATTOM Data Solutions has acquired a company called Onboard Informatics, which provides neighborhood data as well as data-enabled products to real estate industry companies.

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