real estate

Virtual Staging AI helps Realtors digitally furnish rooms within seconds

House staging is a significant part of the real estate industry, and while Realtors have traditionally staged houses physically before posting a listing, it’s an expensive and time-consuming pro

Closinglock, now with $12M, wants to prevent the 1 in 10 real estate transactions targeted for fraud

Users log into Closinglock's portal where real estate transaction wiring instructions are accessed instead of provided via email.

Prevu’s home sale process gives credit to home buyers with cash-back rebates

The traditional role of the real estate agent has long been challenged as the internet has made it easier for people to search for, and tour, homes. Historically, agents have received 6% commission on

Singapore-based Climate Alpha analyzes the impact of climate change on real estate

Founded by an expert on geography and globalization, Climate Alpha’s AI-based platform helps real estate owners and investors analyze the impact of climate change on their portfolios. The Singapore-

Pitch Deck Teardown: SplitBrick’s $200K angel deck

There are some major, fundamental problems with this deck that makes the company pretty much impossible to invest in.

Yes, in my backyard

Can startups help solve the U.S. housing crisis? BuildCasa thinks so. It raised a $3.5 million round of pre-seed funding to let California homeowners build new homes in their backyards. lays off real estate team and shutters business unit

Digital mortgage lender is exiting the real estate business. The struggling fintech startup laid off its real estate team on June 7, multiple sources confirmed to TechCrunch. The company is

UpCodes launches Copilot, an AI-based research assistant for building codes

For more than seven years, UpCodes has been making the complicated world of building codes easier to understand for people like industry professionals and homeowners. Its platform includes a searchabl

Redfin is laying off more workers as housing downturn persists

Redfin has laid off 201 employees, the third time the Seattle-based real estate company has reduced its workforce since June. The layoffs, which represents about 4% of its workforce, was first reporte

Nestment raises $3.5M to help friends and family buy homes together

For many segments of the population, home ownership is as elusive as ever. A recent report by the National Association of Realtors found that 26% of homebuyers are first-time buyers, and of this group

Fifth Wall, focused on real estate tech and managing $3.2B, looks to eat up even more of its market

Brendan Wallace’s ambition is beginning to seem almost limitless. The LA-based venture firm that Wallace and co-founder Brad Greiwe launched less than seven years ago already has $3.2 billion in

Proptech in Review: Investors predict slower growth in 2023

We interviewed investors Momei Qu and AJ Malhotra about the latest tech in property and housing development.

Zillow introduces Calendly-like instant booking for rental property tours

Real estate marketplace Zillow has introduced an instant tour booking feature for renters on its platform. The company now allows users to book an in-person tour directly at a suitable time without ha

South Africa’s Flow gets funding to automate social media advertising for real estate agencies

The process used by millions of agents and thousands of property portals globally to reach buyers and sellers on digital channels is highly fragmented. And it’s evident that proptech, unlike other i

Accacia tackles the real estate industry’s massive carbon emissions problem

The real estate and infrastructure sectors contribute about 40% of global carbon emissions, and part of solving the climate crisis is fixing how those industries work. Accacia gives large property own

YC, Khosla-backed Atmos lands $12.5M to design custom dream homes

Atmos, a startup which has built an online marketplace that teams up homebuyers with builders and land developers to design and build custom homes, has emerged from stealth today with $12.5 million ra

a16z-backed Tellus wants to offer consumers a much better savings rate. Here’s how.

Crypto is not having a good week, as Bitcoin crashed to under $17,000 — its lowest level in two years. The stock market continues to post declines as layoffs abound. Meanwhile, inflation recentl

Got $5? These startups allow for investments in slices of real estate

As U.S. homeownership declines, startups like Landa and Fintor are helping people invest in real estate without much upfront capital.

Real estate investing app Fintor raises $6.2M at $80M valuation

Fintor, a fintech startup making it easier for non-accredited investors to invest in real estate properties, has just launched its mobile app for both iOS and Android. It also just raised a $6.2 milli

Codi lands $16 million, led by a16z, to prove that we never really actually liked co-working

We know that long-term leases aren’t the move anymore, but San Francisco–based Codi has a hotter take: neither is co-working. The company, co-founded by Christelle Rohaut and Dave Schuman, began i
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