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Surviving The Scramble For San Francisco Office Space

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Editor’s note: Jon Sterling has been in the real estate business since 2002. Follow him on Twitter @mistersterling. The residential real estate bubble isn’t the only real estate challenge facing startups in Silicon Valley. Office space within the city limits is becoming more scarce by the day as tech companies...
Surviving The Scramble For San Francisco Office Space

Zillow revenue rises 75% as mobile usage keeps surging

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Zillow this afternoon posted revenue of $27.8 million for the second quarter, an increase of 75 percent from the same quarter a year ago. The real estate information and services company’s average monthly user base grew to 33.5 million, up 61 percent from the previous year. Profits fell to $1.3...
Zillow revenue rises 75% as mobile usage keeps surging

Move over startups: crowdfunded real estate is here

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You could hear the Twitterverse shake when startup crowdfunding got passed via the JOBS Act. With one bill, it felt like Congress had finally democratized angel investing, something long seen as controlled by the select few “accredited investors.” As the Twitterati now patiently wait for the SEC to release its...
Move over startups: crowdfunded real estate is here
Zillow's Marketplace revenue nearly doubles in a strong Q4

Redfin looks to give home shoppers an early foot in the door with Instant Updates

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Sometimes in the real estate business, if you snooze, you lose. Through a new service launched today called Instant Updates, Redfin wants to make sure its customers don’t miss out on the best deals, acting with authority when prices drop on homes or new listings come on to the market. Instant...
Redfin looks to give home shoppers an early foot in the door with Instant Updates

Glassdoor raises $20 million, tops 14 million registered users

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Glassdoor, which compiles compensation data on tens of thousands of companies, is getting its very own payday. The Sausalito, California-based company, led by former Expedia executive Robert Hohman and backed by Zillow co-founder Rich Barton, today is announcing $20 million in new funding from DAG Ventures; Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures...
Glassdoor raises $20 million, tops 14 million registered users

Man Thinks He Owns the Moon, Has Been Selling Extraterrestrial Real Estate Since 1980

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(Photo: Moon Shop) Dennis M. Hope is in real estate, but not of the earthly sort. He's actually been selling properties on the moon, Mars and other planets since 1980 from his office in Gardnerville, Nevada. This weekend, the New York Times ran a short documentary about Mr. Hope and his...
Man Thinks He Owns the Moon, Has Been Selling Extraterrestrial Real Estate Since 1980
HomeLight aims to change the real estate business with Google funding
Life inside a renovated Atlas F missile bunker
Eric Schmidt's California mansion reportedly afflicted by the curse of Kim Kardashian

These City Maps Made Entirely Of Brand Logos Are Surprisingly Useful

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A map of New York, San Francisco or Austin composed from the brand logos of the shops that line their streets sounds like an amusing novelty -- at least until you think about how big an improvement that is on a regular map. CityMaps, a New York startup, just...
These City Maps Made Entirely Of Brand Logos Are Surprisingly Useful

The resilience of the real estate agent: An inside look at Redfin, Trulia and Zillow

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One of the cool things about covering the tech industry in Seattle is being on the front lines of the changes occurring in the real estate business. I’ve written hundreds, possibly thousands of stories on online real estate since companies like Redfin and Zillow were founded here. (In fact, I was...
The resilience of the real estate agent: An inside look at Redfin, Trulia and Zillow

Redfin exposes the gritty underbelly of real estate with new Twitter feed @REConfidential

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Who knew that being a real estate agent entailed so many odd encounters. But thanks to Redfin we are now getting a closer peek into this strange and — at least what appears to be — wild world. Earlier this week, the Seattle online real estate company unveiled a new...
Redfin exposes the gritty underbelly of real estate with new Twitter feed @REConfidential

Realty Mogul raises cash to bring crowdfunding to commercial real estate

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Realty Mogul, a recent graduate of MIcrosoft’s Windows Azure Accelerator, has raised $500,00 in seed funding from Gust CEO David S. Rose, Zillow board member Gordon Stephenson and serial entrepreneur and Sky Kruse. The company also announced that LA-based real estate investment company AH Capital recently used Realty Mogul — a crowdfunding...
Realty Mogul raises cash to bring crowdfunding to commercial real estate
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Whoa, Zillow just posted a massive uptick in visitor traffic and Wall Street applauds

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Zillow's mobile apps are helping drive traffic Well, it may be true that some brokers are upset with Zillow and its growing power in the online real estate business. But home buyers and sellers are still very much tuning in to the Seattle company. Zillow today just released traffic numbers...
Whoa, Zillow just posted a massive uptick in visitor traffic and Wall Street applauds

Tech Jobs And Airbnb Are Squeezing The SF Housing Market — Here’s What To Do

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Editor’s note: Jon Sterling has been in the real estate business since 2002. Follow him on Twitter @mistersterling. Have you been searching for a place to live in San Francisco lately? You’re not the only one thinking @$#%&! on a daily basis. Forget the speculation about a tech bubble. This is a...
Tech Jobs And Airbnb Are Squeezing The SF Housing Market — Here’s What To Do
From Concept to Reality: Xyber Technologies pioneers the future of data centers

If You Want To Be The Donald Trump Of Startups, Learn To Code

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Programming is a practical application of abstract math combining esoteric theory with experiential practice. And learning it can be every bit as brain-scramblingly incomprehensible and front-row-seat-for-Celine-Dion tedious as the previous sentence suggests. But, if you want to start a technology company, you should learn to code. And the reason is...
If You Want To Be The Donald Trump Of Startups, Learn To Code
Redfin sets up new title and escrow subsidiary, continuing quest to upend real estate
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