Real estate

Porch turns one, adds verification tools

Porch,  to celebrate its first birthday, announces new features. Here’s the announcement: Porch.com Confirms Year One Financing and Outlines Vision to Become the Home Network Porch celebrates one-year anniversary and sets a course to change the way homeowners live in their homes SEATTLE, WA – September 17, 2014 Today, Porch.com (http://porch.com) celebrated its one-year anniversary...

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Homegate buys Home.ch from Local.ch

The Publigroupe deal concluded by telecom company Swisscom and media group Tamedia has kicked off a new round of consolidation in the Swiss online real estate market. Tamedia’s real estate classifieds subsidiary Homegate AG just announced the acquisition of real estate site Home.ch for an undisclosed sum. Until now Home.ch was operated by LTV Gelbe Seiten AG, owner of online business...

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Wp.pl to publish classifieds of Domiporta and Autotrader

Agora’s Trader.com (Polska) started cooperating with one of the biggest news sites in Poland – Wirtualna Polska (WP.pl). As a result, classifieds from Trader’s real estate site Domiporta.pl and automotive site Autotrader.pl will appear on Wp.pl. More specifically, listings of Domiporta.pl and Autotrader.com will be published in the classified section of WP.pl...

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Move Inc. losing another key executive

p5rn7vb With no replacement planned, Move Inc. is losing its chief marketing officer at the end of September, Inman News has reported.  Unlike others, however,  there’s no indication that this is headed to the competition. Barbara O’Connor, who has been CMO for 15 months, and a Move employee for two years, is leaving for family reasons.  Prior to Move, she worked at Yahoo for 10...

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Canadians leading U.S. CRE investors

The greatest volume of international investment in U.S. commercial real estate  (CRE) comes from Canada. Last year, according to The News Funnel, Canadians invested $12 billion in commercial property in the U.S. U.S.  CRE is attractive to Canadians for two reasons: The real estate market in Canada is softening The U.S. is easily accessible The News Funnel also noted that senior housing is...

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Redfin adds Wisconsin brokerages

Techology-focused real estate brokerage Redfin has just announced two new broker locations – Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In May, Redfin had said it would move into a total of 46 new U.S. markets. Here’s the newest announcement: Redfin Brings Its Real Estate Brokerage to Madison and Milwaukee, Wisconsin Madison and Milwaukee Homebuyers and Sellers Can Now Work with Redfin...

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