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Redfin Plans Massive Expansion into 46 New Markets

Redfin is looking to hire real estate professionals in a whopping 46 new markets in 19 new states, according to recent job postings on the company’s Web site.

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Former Amazon Execs Launch Pro.com

New service provided by Pro.com makes it easy to price home projects and find a professional in a click of a mouse.

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Zillow Reports Record Q1 Results

Premier Agent count grew 56% year-over-year, adding 4,654 subscribers during the quarter for a total of 52,968 as of March 31, 2014. Average monthly revenue per subscriber was a record $286, representing an increase from $259 over first quarter 2013.

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Axel Springer Acquires Leading Israeli Classifieds Portal Yad2

Axel Springer Digital Classifieds (ASDC), the joint venture of Axel Springer and General Atlantic, acquires 100 percent of Coral-Tell Ltd. The company operates the leading classifieds portal yad2 (yad2.co.il) in Israel.

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Househappy.org Grows to 2 Million Real Estate Listings

Househappy.org announced that it has joined the nation's leading syndicator of real estate listings, increasing the amount of listings fed into Househappy by more than 2 million in the U.S. alone, encompassing more than 80% of current U.S. inventory.

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25 Rules for Building a Better Mobile Site, According to Google

Google researchers conducted a study, where they listened to 119 hours of user complaints about mobile websites. Here’s what they learned.

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VivaReal Goes Live with First E-Learning Platform for Real Estate Professionals in Brazil

The online university includes free courses for agents, marketing professionals and owners of real estate companies.

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Top Drivers of Global Ad Spending Growth, From 2013 Through 2016

Mobile is predicted to be the prime contributor of new ad spending (accounting for 35% of it), and will grow to account for 7.6% of total ad spend in 2016.

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iProperty.com Expo to Organise International Luxury property & Investment Expo

The country’s No.1 property portal, iProperty.com Malaysia, is once again set to launch the most anticipated and highly awaited property exhibition of the year at the prestigious Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

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The IMF Improves its Growth Forecast for Spanish Economy in 2014

The upward revision of growth prospects for Spain is the most significant among the major economies, only behind the four and three tenths improvements, respectively, in the forecasts for 2014 and 2015 for the UK, which they estimate will grow by 2.9% this year and 2.5% next year.