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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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New Zillow Lawsuit Claims Racial Discrimination

The Seattle Weekly News is reporting that Zillow is facing yet another law suit. This time, amongst other things, it is for racial discrimination.

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India’s Realizing Launches Semantic Search and Need Based Recommendation Engine

India based realty portal Realizing has recently launched the first version of a powerful semantic search on its home page search bar that works on predictive search technology to take the user directly to the most desired results page rather than working through the usual 3 to 4 steps journey.

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New CEO at Move.com

News Corp has announced that Ryan O’Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, Inc. (“Move”), effective January 5, 2015.

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Rightmove Most Searched for Business in the UK According to Google

According to Google's Year in Search report, Rightmove was the most searched-for business in the UK this year.

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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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UK’s HomeOwners’ Alliance Against Launch of OnTheMarket

Estate Agent Today is reporting that Paula Higgins, the Chief Executive of the HomeOwner's Alliance has come out swinging at OnTheMarket, the new agent operated site about to be launched in the UK.

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Immobiliare.it and Getrix winners at the Real Estate Awards 2014

Immobiliare.it and Getrix received the awards for “Best real estate portal” and for “Best MLS (Multiple Listing Service) management information software”

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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.