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NYC micro-local classifieds site opens

Focusing on a building or a neighborhood, Tenant King is now available in five neighborhoods in Manhattan and Long Island City, according to ALLEYWATCH. The company has 400 buildings on  its platform which covers one of the hottest and most exclusive rental markets in the world. Each user is verified before being allowed onto the site. The company was co-founded by CEO Mihkel Noormagi, who...

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GroupM connects on digital

GroupM has rebranded and reorganized its digital operation under a new name, GroupM Connect. As the world’s largest advertising media company in terms of billings, according to Wikipedia, it is headquartered in New York City with over 21,000 employees and 400 global offices in 81 countries. The push to a unified global digital platform brings GroupM specialist digital agencies, including...

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Free ads, new listing fees at MercadoLibre in Brazil

MercadoLibre, a leading Latin American ecommerce platform with a growing classifieds business across the region, has announced a new fee structure for listings. According to the company, effective on September, there will be just three types of listings:   Free Classic No interest No cost 10 percent fee for sale 16 percent fee for sale Last for 60 daysAvailable if the seller has 5...

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Rentalia Promotes Domestic Help Service

Rentalia.com, the holiday rental site owned by Spanish real estate classified Idealista.com, is offering clients a 50 percent discount on services from FamiliaFacil.es, a classified that supplies domestic help. FamiliaFacil was founded by Nieves Fernández Agras in 2011. She wrote that it is “a platform that integrates supply and demand in the “Services to the Person” sector.”...

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Craigslist data infringement cases settled

Craigslist was the big winner — to the tune of $3.1 million — in its intellectual property infringement lawsuits against data aggregator 3Taps and Lovely, a rentals site. It has also settled with PadMapper, another apartment site that generated terrific results using Craigslist data; no financial terms of that settlement were indicated in the agreement filed with the court. 3Taps...

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Fotocasa launches app for real estate agents

Fotocasa.es launched Next Visit, Spain’s first app for real estate professionals. Next Visit is designed to allow estate agents to work on the move, in real time. The app, available for free from Google Play, joins Fotocasa’s growing portfolio of mobile tools, which include phone and smartwatch apps. Among other things, the new app allows agents to: + Compile all the information...

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