Real Estate

Zenplace Is Reinventing the $55 Billion Property Management Industry

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The real estate industry is going through a transformation. In the last decade, rental properties have grown to constitute about 40% of the overall industry, which has made property management among the fastest growing sectors. However, even though the real estate industry is getting…

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Phoenix

Real Estate Startup OfferPad Raised $260M to Making Selling Your Home Easy

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 9:15 am

Image it’s 5:00 o’clock and the realtor calls to say she has a seller who is interested in your home and wants to see it within the hour. Obviously, panic sets in. Between the dirty dishes in the sink, the kids’ toys are scattered…

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Real Estate Tech Is Opening Up New Markets

By | Jan 10, 2017 at 9:15 am

Real estate isn’t typically considered a tech-filled field. Most of the changes faced by this industry have been in financing and demand, with technology being an afterthought of traditional practices. Recently, however, a growing number of technology startups and products have emerged, greatly impacting…

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Why Millennials Rely on Real Estate Agents to Buy a House

By | Oct 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This may be surprising, but technological advances have made real estate agents incredibly important, particularly for Millennials. This revelation was made in an international study conducted by Coldwell Banker, which also pointed out that, in parallel with the new technologies, these professionals have a more…

Mobile

9 Recommended Real Estate Apps for Future Property Buyers

By | Oct 18, 2015 at 2:14 pm

Real estate activities are making  buzz online. Several startups are making it easier for people to find new places or properties they can buy or rent by using and downloading apps. Below are useful real estate apps and websites that people can use when…

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Real Estate

Crowdfunding for Real Estate and Why it’s a Game-Changer

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 6:00 pm

With the passage of the JOBS Act in late 2012, crowdfunding has caught fire and is being used to raise money for everything from startups to small businesses. In fact, by the end of 2014, crowdfunding, which includes debt, equity, rewards, and donation -based…

Real Estate

Seattle

Porch Brings on New CFO to Continue Explosive Growth

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The last we heard of the Seattle-based Porch they were rolling out the red carpet for 10 new real estate partners. It’s helped them extend the reach of their data-driven home services network for both homeowners and home improvement professionals. It’s only been about…

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Seattle

Porch Partners With 10 Leading Real Estate Companies

By | Apr 23, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Over the past few months the Seattle based Porch, a data driven home services network, has raised a sizeable amount of funding and rolled out some innovations to their platform. They today announced that they’ve successfully partnered with ten industry leading real estate companies…

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Kitchen Design: A Technology Influenced Industry and Growing

By | Feb 7, 2015 at 4:00 pm

There was a time when a new kitchen design was a pretty hit and miss affair. We would look in the local showroom and try to picture how a particular style of cabinet or a flooring color would look in our own home and…

Real Estate

NYC

RentHackr: Know Before you Rent

By | Jan 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm

As the first rental data platform to be powered by renters, RentHackr is quickly redefining the rental marketplace.  People share their address, rent amount, and what they intend to do when their lease is up. This information takes the guessing game out of finding…

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Cincinnati

Everything But The House’s Recent Funding is a Testament to the Rise of Cincinnati’s Tech Scene

By | Dec 16, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Just last month, the Cincinnati, OH-based startup Everything But The House announced that it had raised $13 million in Series A funding from Spark Capital and Greycroft Partners. It was a significant achievement for the company, which was founded in 2006 but had only…

Business

San Francisco

Thoughts on Disrupting the Mortgage Lending Industry from 500 Startups Alum Lenda

By | Oct 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

“At Lenda, our sole mission is to bring back the American Dream. But, this time, to do it in a way that doesn’t end up like the American Nightmare.” Jason van den Brand is the cofounder and CEO of Lenda, a startup that has…

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NYC

Mind My Business is Leveraging Open Data to Support Small Local Business

By | Oct 18, 2014 at 4:25 pm

As if starting a business weren’t already difficult in itself, managing and running a small business has many additional challenges. From having to navigate the various local and state laws, to ensuring that customers actually make it through the door, being a small business owner…

Business

Austin

Is Your Airbnb Rent Too Damn High?

By | Oct 2, 2014 at 7:30 pm

It’s all about supply and demand: when there is an event in a city, prices for hotel accommodations increase drastically. And if it’s up to San Francisco-based startup Beyond Pricing, that should also be true for Airbnb hosts. Beyond Price helps Airbnb hosts & owners maximize…