Real estate

Floored brings 3-D to StreetEasy

Zillow-owned New York City real estate marketplace Streeteasy has signed with 3-D floor plan service Floored. As of yesterday, only select listings are using the feature, though this might well be the testing ground for introduction of three-dimensional floor plans on Zillow and Trulia as well. Floored has some exciting feature plans in the works, as well. These include an immersive...

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Wilcox leaves Trulia for Sindeo

Ginger Wilcox, Trulia’s recent director of industry marketing, has left the real estate giant to become chief industry officer for mortgage marketplace Sindeo. She’s the third Trulia employee to leave for Sindeo in the past year. Here’s the announcement: Sindeo Expands Leadership Team to Transform Mortgage Industry, Bring Greater Transparency to Home Financing Modern Mortgage...

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OnTheMarket claims “brilliant opening”

OnTheMarket, Britain’s new real estate site run by estate agents, claims its launch yesterday with 2,200 firms and 4,600 branches on board, was a great success. It is promising to grow consumer awareness from the weekend onwards with national television advertising which, controversially, will portray the platform as the first place where many new properties can be seen exclusively. This...

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Indeed owner Recruit starts venture fund

Recruit Holdings, owner of recruitment aggregation behemoth Indeed, and real estate listing service Movoto, has just launched a $20 million venture fund that will invest in human resource companies. Recruit Holdings Launches Technology Fund Aimed at Human Resources Industry Follows Successful Launch of Previous Fund by Recruit Entity TOKYO, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Recruit...

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Figaro Group launches real estate vertical

Figaro Classifieds, a subsidiary of France’s major media company Figaro Group, launched a real estate vertical Immobilier.lefigaro.fr earlier this month, which will operate in synergy with France’s top real estate sites Le Particulier and Explorimmo. Explorimmo, which is also owned by Figaro Group, is France’s fifth biggest real estate site with 2.1 million unique monthly visitors,...

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Zillow Pro for Brokers Plus debuts

A mere day after landing the 45,000-member Metropolitan Regional Information Systems [MRIS] as a subscriber, Zillow has launched a premium version of its Zillow Pro for Brokers. Here’s the announcement: Zillow to Launch Zillow Pro for Brokers Plus; Will Include Improved Brokerage Branding on For-Sale Listings Updates include new branding opportunities for brokerages SEATTLE, Jan. 27, 2015...

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