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Schibsted restructures to accommodate ‘Media and Marketplace’ divisions

Schibsted says it has created the "Marketplaces" and "Media" divisions to enable it to further increase the speed of development and increasingly leverage its local competence and strong brands across more than 20 markets. The company...Show More Summary

Facebook unveils plans to list properties on its ‘Marketplace’ app

One popular area has been auto sales, so Liu says Facebook will soon feature cars for sale inside Marketplace from local car dealerships and it plans to do the same with real estate listings to increase inventory for apartment hunters. Continue reading Facebook unveils plans to list properties on its ‘Marketplace’ app at Property Portal Watch.

Square Yards: The story behind the $30m-a-year Indian real estate transaction platform

We have never shied away from hiring good sales leaders who can build and manage large teams. Aggression is impressive and much needed in an organization that is growing as fast as ours. But the overarching ambition has always been to...Show More Summary

buyMyplace enters deal with FlexiGroup to offer interest-free credit

“We want to give vendors the best outcome when it comes to the sale of their property and a smooth transition to their next home," Heath said. "House prices are increasing and by giving vendors an interest-free option to make improvements...Show More Summary

Airtasker co-founder launches ‘LinkedIn for Property’ start-up

The co-founder of odd-jobs website Airtasker is transitioning to the property market with a new start-up venture he describes as' LinkedIn for property'. Jonathan Lui told the Australian Financial Review his new business, Soho, aimsShow More Summary

How became Turkey’s no.2 property portal in 18 months

Ahmet Kayhan is an entrepreneur and co-founder of the property data company REIDIN in addition to being the CEO of  Turkey’s leading property portals: He is a guest speaker at the forthcoming PPW conference in Lisbon andShow More Summary

Magicbricks’ new campaign aims to bring ‘credibility’ back to the real estate sector

India's online real estate site has launched a new TVC which it hopes will bring a level of confidence back to consumers who are looking to purchase a home, reports The ad entitled #PropertyKaSuperMarket, will...Show More Summary

Yorkshire property portal MoviNorth reveals plans for expansion

Harrogate-based property portal MoviNorth says it plans to secure additional investment to expand its coverage by the end of 2017, reports Estate Agent Today. The portal specialises in properties for sale & rent within the YorkshireShow More Summary

Zoopla launches TVC to support its new Move Planner tool

Property website Zoopla has launched a brand-new advert as part of its ongoing TV & radio campaign which first aired in April this year. The new TV and radio adverts again star the hermit crabs – the world’s most prolific movers – and support...Show More Summary The Turkish property auction platform that trades on consumer trust

Emre Ersahin is the CEO of transaction-based Turkish property portal and is a guest speaker at PPW’s forthcoming Lisbon conference, which will examine the theme of Getting Closer to the Transaction. is based in Istanbul...Show More Summary

Purplebricks to pledge almost $2m on US radio and TV ads

In a statement to the London Stock Exchange at the start of summer Purplebricks revealed that its US chief executive, Eric Eckardt, would be recruiting “hundreds of highly experienced, full-time real estate agents across California who...Show More Summary

Realty Shares raises $28m in Series C funding

“In a few short years we’ve developed a thriving marketplace, giving developers a fast and flexible capital source, while offering individual and institutional investors unprecedented access to high quality investments,” he said. Continue reading Realty Shares raises $28m in Series C funding at Property Portal Watch.

CoStar Group to buy ForRent in $385 million deal

One of the leading U.S. providers of commercial real estate information and websites, including -- CoStar Group -- has announced its intention to acquire digital advertising service ForRent, for $350 million in cash and...Show More Summary

Why investing in OnTheMarket is a horrible idea

Critically, OnTheMarket is a bad investment because it doesn’t provide value to users. There is no compelling reason for consumers to use the product compared to the existing alternatives (Rightmove and Zoopla). Continue reading Why investing in OnTheMarket is a horrible idea at Property Portal Watch. becomes Google’s no.1 organically-ranked global property listings site

“Being based in Miami has also been a real advantage to our company’s phenomenal growth. Given the fact that our listings site caters to international property buyers and investors worldwide, coupled with the fact that foreign buyers...Show More Summary

250th delegate to register for PPW Lisbon wins conference ticket

“PPW is a great periodic opportunity to keep us informed about the latest trends in the real estate classifieds online business,” she says. “At the same time, it allows us to be in contact with other agents within the sector and opens...Show More Summary

Square Capital becomes India’s largest distributor of secured mortgages

"Real estate and fintech aggregation are a synergistic match to a vast degree and Square Capital, was able to build on the established best practices of Square Yards to become one of the largest mortgage distributors in India today. Continue reading Square Capital becomes India’s largest distributor of secured mortgages at Property Portal Watch.

Swiss PropTech startup vendom launches platform for real estate auctions

The platform prides itself on determining the current best market price with the intention of providing a  successful real estate transaction - for both sellers and buyers. Continue reading Swiss PropTech startup vendom launches platform for real estate auctions at Property Portal Watch.

Could eMoov be next to list on the stock exchange?

At the time, the company's founder Russell Quirk said eMoov's focus on technology was a key component of its success. Continue reading Could eMoov be next to list on the stock exchange? at Property Portal Watch.

Real estate business owners the winners in new Domain/American Express partnership

The rewards program is part of a broader agreement between the two companies that also sees American Express support key Domain initiatives, including the recently announced Domain Rising Star Awards and upcoming events from the Domain...Show More Summary

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