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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Realogy CTO Discusses Cloud Transformation for Real Estate

Information Week

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

How iBuying Could Be Screwing You Out of Buying a Home

GizModo VR

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.

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

Top Real Estate Apps

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This post looks at a few of the top real estate apps

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.

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.

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

For just $30, this online training can help you enter the world of real estate

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TL;DR: Elevate your knowledge of real estate with the Ultimate Property and Real Estate Management Training Bundle for $29.99, a 97% savings as of Jan. The world of real estate is certainly appealing to those of us looking to switch careers in 2021.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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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

Real estate startup Place comes out of nowhere with $100M round, led by Goldman at $1B valuation


Real estate startup Place offers technology and services for agents and brokers, in addition to a consumer portal. Kinney founded Place in 2019 with Chris Suarez of Portland, who owns multiple Keller Williams real estate franchises.

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

Dive into the real estate world with a $40 course bundle

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TL;DR: Learn more about real estate with the Complete Real Estate Investing: Learn to Fix and Flip, Step-by-Step Bundle , on sale for $39.99 You don't have to be on Selling Sunset to get real estate investment guidance from actual pros.

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.

Funding news: New crypto firm; a real estate investing platform; hydrogen fuel; B2B marketing


Here’s our latest rundown on recent startup investment news in the Pacific Northwest. — Seattle-based real estate investment platform Cash Flow Portal has raised $3.5 That includes developing underwriting software, adding legal services and helping investors vet real estate deals.

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

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).

Blue Origin Wants In on Luxury Space Real Estate

GizModo VR

Blue Origin has big plans for its own space station, a project called Orbital Reef that would be “mixed use business park” and the “premier commercial destination in low Earth orbit.” Sort of like a cruise ship that fits 10 people and doesn’t travel to multiple destinations.

What Should You Expect From Real Estate Technology In 2018?

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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

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

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.

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).

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 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

Netflix's 'Marriage or Mortgage' perfectly weds real estate and romance

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Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to witness the joining of reality TV’s wedding obsession and the internet’s luxury real estate obsession across ten episodes of binge-worthy bliss.

Break into the world of real estate investing with this $25 primer

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TL;DR: Before jumping into investing, take the time to learn more about the business with The Fundamentals of Real Estate Investment Bundle for $25, a 97% savings as of July 24. If Animal Crossing isn't your thing and you'd rather play in the real world, then keep reading.

Saltmine raises $20 million to automate office space design

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Zillow Surfing 2.0: Real estate giant uses AI to beef up virtual touring tool


Virtual tours have been key for real estate sites such as Zillow and Redfin during the pandemic. The technology also may help boost Zillow’s growing Zillow Offers home-buying and selling business that aims to streamline real estate transactions.

Real estate investment app Concreit launches with $6M in new funding


Seattle-based Concreit enables users to invest in its real estate fund with the click of a few buttons on its app and as little as $1 starting investment. And private commercial real estate became really interesting to me.”. Concreit CEO Sean Hsieh. Flowroute Photo).

Redfin and Zillow resume home-buying businesses in scattered markets, citing real estate rebound


Seattle-based real restate company Redfin is resuming its RedfinNow home-buying business in four additional markets, the company announced Friday , continuing to power back up a business that was paused because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Redfin Photo).

GeekWire Awards: Flyhomes CEO Tushar Garg on leading a real estate startup through the pandemic


As 2019 drew to a close, the real estate startup had $141 million in fresh funding to fuel the expansion of its novel home-buying service beyond Seattle to Portland, Boston, and Los Angeles. ” Podcasts Real Estate Startups flyhomes

"Real Estate for a Purpose": Cisco unveils hybrid work plans and tech to support distributed teams

Tech Republic Security

After a year of WFH, companies are offering a mixed bag of flexible work arrangements. In the hybrid work era, the traditional office is getting a makeover to assist workers on-site and elsewhere