Opendoor on using data science to close real estate deals

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Opendoor's Sam Stone discusses machine learning algorithms in real estate industry and how data science is used to assess property values. AI Big Data Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Real Estate data science deep learning neural network real estate Real estate tech

SmartZip Brings Real Estate Data to the Blockchain with Chainlink


Through this new Chain Link node, SmartZip can supply their proprietary real estate data including property prices, rental […]. SmartZip is excited to announce that they will join Chainlink’s market-leading decentralized oracle network by launching their own Chainlink node.


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How CINC Cut Down Churn on Its Apps for Real Estate Agents

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Using insights on user experience from FullStory gave CINC perspective on how to keep real estate pros better connected with their clients

Lynkey wants to transform Vietnam’s real estate and tourism with blockchain

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Commerce Consumer Entrepreneur technology blockchain category-/Finance/Investing Cindy Tran Dinis Guarda LynKey NFTs real estateLynKey plans to combine the luxury resort and tourism businesses with blockchain to transform the property ecosystem in Vietnam. Read More.

Realogy CTO Discusses Cloud Transformation for Real Estate

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Bringing a major real estate services company with multiple brands in its portfolio to the cloud required a multifaceted strategy that continues to evolve

Real estate has gone meta


In November, a company sold a tract of virtual real estate for about $2.5 This mostly fictional, virtual world is getting hot like a real estate market. This Decentraland deal did not, strictly speaking, involve real money.

Doorstead launches real estate property management service in Seattle


Doorstead , a San Francisco-based real estate property management startup founded by former Uber employees, is starting to expand nationally and just launched in the Seattle region. for real estate property management startup Doorstead. Real Estate Startups doorstead

Inject your real estate strategy with tons of data for just $30

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Real estate, for instance, could see considerable shifts in the coming years. According to FastCompany, the transition to a more data-driven approach to real estate will help “reshape the markets, bringing new investors int… Read More.

NFT fans lose millions in video game real estate sales


The collection sold (or at least tried to sell) tokens to claim real estate and resources in Yuga's upcoming metaverse game, Otherside. Yuga Labs sold Otherdeed NFTs via Opensea.

SuperWorld teams with Props for selling NFT virtual real estate

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SuperWorld is a the virtual world in augmented reality that allows users to buy and sell virtual real estate, using NFTs. Read More. GamesBeat VB Home Page category-/Online Communities DeanBeat News NFTs nonfungible tokens Props SuperWorld

How iBuying Could Be Screwing You Out of Buying a Home

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The real estate industry was thrust into the spotlight last week, when Zillow , the digital property listing company, announced that it would be shuttering “Zillow Offers,” its “iBuying” division.

Look who’s Arrived: Tech vets launch Seattle real estate startup to crowdfund rental home investing


Another tech-fueled real estate startup has arrived on the scene in Seattle. Real estate vet Joel Mezistrano is also part of the team as CFO. based CrowdStreet is another real estate crowdfunding platform that raised $12 million in November.

Seattle appraisal startup Aloft lands $20M from real estate heavyweights


The news: Seattle-based real estate startup Aloft raised $20 million to grow its software platform used for home appraisals. The backers: Real estate-focused VC firm Fifth Wall led the Series A round. The Aloft team in Seattle.

Upland raises $18M at $300M valuation for NFT-based virtual real estate game

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Upland has raised $18 million at a $300 million valuation for its NFT virtual real estate game, whic is akin to Monopoly in the real world. Read More. GamesBeat Mobile category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds DeanBeat News NFT games NFTs Upland

Another real estate tech startup comes calling in Seattle, as Knock offers its financing services


Knock has come knocking in the Seattle-area real estate market. New York and San Francisco-based Knock was launched in 2015 by the founders of Trulia, the online real estate company acquired by Zillow that same year for $2.5 (Knock Image via Instagram).

Data analytics startup NavigatorCRE raises $17.2M for tech that aids commercial real estate industry


Seattle-based NavigatorCRE, makers of a data analytics platform that serves the commercial real estate industry, has raised $17.2 Startups commercial real estate Funding NavigatorCRE SAAS Software(NavigatorCRE Image).

Zillow Group and NAR hit with antitrust lawsuit filed by Real Estate Exchange over home listings


Austin-based real estate startup Real Estate Exchange (REX) filed an antitrust lawsuit Tuesday in federal court in Seattle against Zillow Group, accusing Zillow of anticompetitive behavior related to how certain homes are shown on its platform. Real Estate lawsuit Zillow

Microsoft paves digital twins’ on-ramp for construction, real estate

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Microsoft is moving digital twins from the lab out to the streets. An important step: supporting ontologies for smart building simulation. Read More. AI AR/VR Big Data Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Business & Industrial digital twins smart buildings

Real estate startup Showdigs raises $7.4M as it looks to grow team and expand across U.S.


Showdigs , a Seattle real estate technology startup, has raised $7.4 ” Startups Funding Real Estate Showdigs(Showdigs Image). million in new funding.

Real estate brokerage Compass to acquire Seattle-based home closing startup Modus


New York-based real estate brokerage and tech company Compass will acquire Modus , a Seattle startup that automates the title and escrow phase of closing on a home. Real Estate Startups acquisition Compass Modus

Zillow to shutter home buying business and lay off 2,000 employees as its big real estate bet falters


The Seattle online real estate giant said today it will shut down Zillow Offers, its iBuying program that aims to digitize and accelerate the homebuying experience. ” Read Barton’s full letter to shareholders below: Tech Real Estate Zillow(Zillow Photo).

Uber vets raise $12.5M for real estate property management startup Doorstead


New funding: Doorstead , a San Francisco real estate property management startup founded by former Uber employees, raised a $12.5 Company background: The 2-year-old startup targets 15 million small real estate investors who own single-family units and need help renting out their space.

Real Estate Wire Fraud on the Rise, Secret Service Investigators Say

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Scammers are attacking home buyers through wire fraud transactions, often posing as their title company or broker/real estate agent whom the victim has been working with. If you think you could be a victim of a real estate wire fraud scam, alert your bank immediately.

Mobile Access Augments User Experience In Commercial Real Estate

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Mobile Access Augments User Experience In Commercial Real Estate. tjohnston. Fri, 04/08/2022 - 10:55

Real estate software and data analytics company RealPage to be acquired for $10.2 billion

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RealPage, which develops cloud-based software and data analytics for the real estate sector, is to be acquired in a deal worth $10.2 billion. Read More. Big Data Business Cloud Enterprise Mobile category-/Computers & Electronics RealPage Thoma Bravo

Seattle real estate startup MoxiWorks acquires Australia-based ActivePipe


MoxiWorks , a Seattle-based startup that operates a platform for real estate brokers, acquired ActivePipe , a 8-year-old company based in Australia that helps more than 40,000 agents across 2,500 brokerages with email marketing tools.

With deep roots in Seattle, real estate brokerage Compass reportedly eyes IPO


Compass CEO Robert Reffkin last year after cutting the ribbon on the real estate brokerage’s tech center in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. billion — faces intense competition from two of Seattle’s homegrown real estate powerhouses: Zillow Group and Redfin.

Real estate startup Flyhomes aims to address homebuyer’s remorse with new guarantee


A remedy for homebuyer’s remorse: Real estate startup Flyhomes today unveiled a new offering called Flyhomes Guarantee for Buyers that gives clients a way to move out of a home they recently purchased. Real Estate Startups flyhomes

Zillow shares up 16% as real estate giant reveals ‘housing super app’ strategy amid iBuying closure


But now it has a new plan to make more money off real estate transactions. In some ways, Zillow is refocusing efforts on Premier Agent, Zillow’s traditional business of selling advertising to real estate agents. Real Estate Earnings Zillow

Real estate giant Compass shuts down Modus, the Seattle-based title business it acquired in 2020


Real estate brokerage Compass is shutting down its Modus title business as part of cost-cutting moves the New York City company made this week. Redfin, another tech-fueled real estate brokerage, also announced layoffs this week.

Australian real estate company goes all in on public cloud

Computer Weekly

Australian real estate marketing company moves systems into the cloud to help it compete during a property boom

What Should You Expect From Real Estate Technology In 2018?

IT Toolbox

Technology is becoming more and more important in the real estate sector, mainly because of having to deal with shifting market conditions or consumer behavior changes that are completely unexpected. Different emerging technology companies appear every single year and are focused on residential and commercial real estate services and products. We can say that the real

Redfin laying off 8% of workforce due to ‘market conditions’ as real estate demand cools


Seattle real estate company Redfin announced Tuesday that it is cutting about 8% of its workforce, acknowledging that a housing downturn in the U.S. The real estate brokerage Compass also announced it was cutting 10% of its workforce Tuesday. (Redfin Photo).

Trulia founder, Zillow vets invest in $1.5M round for new real estate startup Instashowing


Instashowing , a startup with an online real estate tool designed to help agents easily schedule home showings, has raised $1.5 Flint previously founded Trulia, a real estate listings company acquired by Zillow in 2015. (Instashowing screenshot).

Zillow Group real estate rival Compass files for IPO, shows $3.7B in revenue for 2020


Compass CEO Robert Reffkin in 2019 after cutting the ribbon on the real estate brokerage’s tech center in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Real estate brokerage Compass filed for an IPO on Monday. Real Estate Compass Redfin Zillow

Top Tech Tricks to Increase Real Estate Prices

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There aren't too many better examples than the real estate market because homes aren't cheap. One of the biggest benefits of technology is the huge return on your investment by making small changes to the way you currently do things. Let's look at some of the technology revolutionizing the industry

Zillow restarts home-buying business, showing confidence in real estate amid ongoing pandemic


Zillow Group is resuming its Zillow Offers home-buying business, reflecting the company’s confidence in real estate despite the ongoing global pandemic. Tech Real Estate Zillow(Zillow Photo).

Zillow Group CEO Rich Barton on the ‘Great Reshuffling’ and a ‘tectonic shift’ in real estate


The online real estate giant on Thursday posted better than expected financial results for its second quarter with $768 million in revenue, up 28% year-over-year. ” Fellow Seattle real estate giant Redfin also beat estimates for its quarterly earnings last week as the U.S.

WeWork shutting down Ballard location in Seattle as it restructures real estate footprint


WeWork is closing its location in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle less than two years after the space opened as the office-sharing company restructures its real estate footprint amid continued fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Real estate riches: Paul Allen’s Hawaii estate sells for $43M; Oprah home gets $14M on Orcas Island


High-priced real estate with Northwest connections has changed hands for top dollar according to reports out of Hawaii and Orcas Island, Wash. The report, citing Hawaii County Tax records, says that the Allen estate’s largest parcel is 10.3

Zillow utilizes explainer AI, data, to revolutionize how people sell houses

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Zillow Group responds to lawsuit filed by Real Estate Exchange, denies antitrust claims


The news: Seattle-based Zillow Group responded to an antitrust lawsuit filed by Austin-based real estate startup Real Estate Exchange in March that accused Zillow of anticompetitive behavior related to how certain homes are shown on its platform. (Bigstock Photo).

Zillow and Trulia founders invest in Latin America real estate startup La Haus


Zillow Group co-founder Spencer Rascoff and Trulia co-founder Pete Flint are among the investors in La Haus , a startup aiming to digitize the real estate experience for consumers in Latin America. Startups la haus Pete Flint Real Estate Spencer Rascoff