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Housing.com

SoftBank Leads Investment of USD 90 million into Housing.com

SoftBank’s has announced a $90 million funding round for Locon Solutions, the company behind India’s Housing.com property portal.

News Corp

News Corp Acquires BigDecisions.Com

BigDecisions.com aims to help Indian consumers make smarter financial decisions through interactive, decision-making tools powered by sophisticated algorithms and data.

zillow trulia

Zillow and Trulia Stockholders Approve Planned Acquisition

Zillow and Trulia have announced that Zillow shareholders and Trulia stockholders voted resoundingly to approve the previously announced definitive agreement, dated as of July 28, 2014, pursuant to which Zillow will acquire Trulia.

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Redfin Announces USD 71m Capital Raising

Redfin has announced an investment of $70.9 million, led by large institutional investors including Wellington Management Company, LLP, as well as Glynn Capital Management, LLC.

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Beco Capital Increases Stake in Propertyfinder.ae

Following aggressive expansion in the region, going from two to seven markets in 12 months, PropertyFinder’s lead investor, Beco Capital, has committed to further funding of the site in the Mena region, the property portal said in a media statement today.

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Knight Frank Dumps Zoopla

It is being widely reported that Knight Frank has decided to dump Zoopla in favour of Rightmove.

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What Could Zoopla Do If Losing Agents to OnTheMarket / Agents Mutual?

Zoopla's market cap is near GBP 1 billion and there is a lot to lose by doing nothing and letting OnTheMarket / Agents Mutual through the door. There are clear things that Zoopla could do to take the battle up to OnTheMarket. But will they?

Avito

Russia’s Avito Delivers Strong Year on Year Growth

Investment AB Kinnevik, a 31% shareholder in Avito, has disclosed Avito's unaudited trading statement for the third quarter 2014 as part of its reporting to the Swedish stock exchange.

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My Florida Regional MLS Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

Zillow has announced that My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service has joined the Zillow® Partnership Platform. The Zillow Partnership Platform empowers brokers with a choice to market their inventory directly on Zillow through the MLS.

Auction.com

Auction.com Helps Close More Than USD 281 million in Commercial Assets in October

Auction.com facilitated the closing of 73 commercial assets throughout October with a total combined value of more than $281 million.