Nextdoor, the social network for neighborhoods, raises $123M

“Local” social networking site Nextdoor, which aims to bring together people who live in the same neighborhood, has just raised $123 million in a funding round led by Riverwood capital. Benchmark, Tiger Global Management, Kleiner Perkins, and an undisclosed “large global asset manager” also participated in the round, which brings Nextdoor’s total funding to more

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Key Neighborhood Details When Looking to Buy a Home

Important Neighborhood Details When Looking to Buy a Home When looking to buy real estate in any locale, the location will affect both its value and desirability. When buying a home, the neighborhood and vicinity will affect more than value and functionality. They would also affect your overall lifestyle. However, which points of interest should

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7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Neighborhood

When you’re looking for a place to live, there are the usual things that you have to consider: price and payment scheme, the quality of the house or building, and even the floor plan and dimensions. But you shouldn’t forget to consider the neighborhood as well. In fact, research has shown that the neighborhood vibe

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4 Things People Look for in Real Estate Location

Every real estate professional is aware that location is the most important factor in the value of a property. After all, the neighborhood and value of the surrounding homes are usually the defining factor in pricing a home

Real estate social network Nextdoor lands $75M funding round

Local neighborhood social networking site Nextdoor has reportedly closed on a massive $75 million funding round in order to fuel the next stage of its expansion. The news was first reported by The Information, which said the round values Nextdoor at some $1.5 billion. The round brings Nextdoor’s total funding to $285 million, having previously

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Study finds big marketing opportunity for “hyperlocal” expertise

Real estate professionals admit that they’re failing to deliver when it comes to providing hyperlocal knowledge of specific housing markets, according to a new survey.

U.S. is now home to 1,280 “$1 million neighborhoods”, Zillow says

The number of $1 million neighborhoods in the U.S. is growing fast. In the last three years, exactly 346 neighborhoods grew to meet Zillow’s definition of the term, which stipulates that at least ten percent of its homes are worth seven figures or more. Zillow analyzed residential ZIP codes across the country, looking for places

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The toughest places for builders to construct new homes

Los Angeles’ beachfront neighborhood Venice has been singled out as the toughest place in the country to build new homes

Zillow study shows rents less affordable in minority areas

Monthly rent is a bigger financial burden for people living in predominantly black or Hispanic neighborhoods than it is in white neighborhoods

Seattle is home to 10 of the nation’s 30 most competitive neighborhoods for home buyers

Seattle was recently revealed to be the nation’s hottest housing market for two months running, and now Redfin has said the city is home to ten of the country’s most competitive neighborhoods for homebuyers in 2017.

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