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Housing.com Raises Rs 100 crore (USD 20 m) from Softbank

Indian property portal, Housing.com, has secured a fresh round of funding of Rs 100 crore (USD 20 million) from Softbank, its largest investor. The company said the funding will be used to drive its new strategy and growth plans.

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Zoopla Launches “Biggest Ever” TV Campaign

Zoopla is set to return to the small screen on Boxing Day with a series of brand new national TV adverts and have released a teaser video to give a preview of the forthcoming advert.

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Real Estate Investar Lists on the ASX

The Real Estate Investar Group (REI Group), a provider of online services to Australian and New Zealand property investors, has made its ASX debut opening at 21 cents, before closing at 19.5 cents.

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iProperty Appears to Lose Indonesia Battle as PropertyGuru Acquires Rumahdijual

PropertyGuru has acquired RumahDijual.com, one of Indonesia's leading property websites, for an undisclosed amount. This comes on the back of its latest acquisition of leading new project marketing solution, ePropertyTrack, in July, following a S$175 million investment from a strategic consortium of three investors.

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Domain Owner Fairfax Invests in Nabo – A Suburb Based Social Networking Site

Nabo, an Australia based local social network, has secured Fairfax Media as a 25% shareholder in the company, joining other major shareholders including Seven West Media and Reinventure Group.

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Zoopla Announces FY 2015 Revenues Expected to by Up 33% Year on Year

The Zoopla Property Group release a market update on the 22nd October confirming to the market that it expects to deliver around £107 million in revenue and £48 million in adjusted EBITDA for FY 2015.

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Zoopla Offers Members the Chance to Earn Additional Revenues with uSwitch

Following on from the acquisition of uSwitch earlier this year, Zoopla Property Group (ZPG) is now launching a pilot affiliate marketing scheme for its members to earn additional revenues from home switching services.

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Emerging Markets Mobile Dominates – OLX Mobile Traffic is 80% in India and 75% in Indonesia

In the Naspers’ annual report, it was clear that mobile usage of classifieds sites is the future for the industry - especially in emerging markets. OLX had 240 million monthly active users in over 40 countries across the world with ~54% of traffic coming from mobile.

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Industry Leaders Come Together to Form Zamzama Property Group

The founders of Pakistan’s Zameen.com and UAE’s Bayut.com, the Ali Khan brothers, have formed a new property portal group with global authorities joining the brothers at the helm.

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Zillow Group Sells Market Leader for USD 23m – A Loss of USD 330m on the Price Paid by Trulia

The Zillow Group has today announced the sale of their struggling Market Leader software business to the Perseus Division of Constellation Software, Inc for USD 23 million. This is a far cry from the USD 355 million paid by Trulia for the business in 2013.