Real estate

Reesio RealTech excellent learning experience

Real estate transaction-management startup Reesio just held its annual RealTech event in Las Vegas. The AIM Group was in attendance. The top-notch get together of major rivals  Zillow and Move Inc. also included a large array of real estate startups and broker presenters. There was much to learn here, including This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know...

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NAR Reach Technology boosts startup success, funding

The  Reach Technology Accelerator program, developed by  Second Century Ventures, National Association of Realtor’s (NAR) strategic investment arm,  is just about ready to announce  its 2014 lineup of incubators. One, Smart Zip Analytics, has already been chosen. In the meantime,  we decided to take a look at how last year’s chosen startups had fared as a result of NAR...

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Interested reading in Move v. Zillow lawsuit

Far be it from us to ever tell a court judge what to do. But if we were judge in the case of Move v. Zillow — filed by Move after exec Errol Samuelson jumped to Zillow — we’d probably send this case to mediation. Documents in the case read more like a bad break-up than corporate intrigue. John Cook, writing on Geekwire, uncovered some of the filings on the case: declarations...

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India’s CommonFloor.com launches CommonFloor Groups

CommonFloor, India’s top real estate site today launched CommonFloor Groups, a new version of its Apartment Management offering which is replacing the former CommonFloor Apartment Communities with more than 100,000 communities. According to Mr. Vikas Malpani, co-founder and head of  communities at CommonFloor.com, “We have been working with apartment communities for nearly seven years now,...

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Misnamed FSBO guidance site PowerMLS.com launches

Denver-based PowerMLS.com just debuted its for-sale-by-owner real estate guidance. For $399 the seller gets how-to videos and contract templates.  There’s also a Home Pricing Report, which looks at the neighborhood and nearby sales, to help determine the smart asking price for the seller’s property. The home then gets listed with the local MLS, and on Realtor.com, Zillow, Homes.com,...

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Zillow enticed Samuelson with $5 mil stock bonus, reports Inman

The following is reprinted, with permission, from Inman News $5M in Zillow stock another motivation for Errol Samuelson to leave Move Stock grant will fully vest in 4 years  When Errol Samuelson, Move Inc.’s former chief strategy officer, departed for Zillow last month, he said he was drawn to the company’s innovative culture and the chance to connect with a large consumer...

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