News Launches Premier Home Services for Real Estate Agents

Home services marketplace has launched Premier Home Services, a technology platform designed specifically for real estate agents looking to maintain relationships with their past, current and potential clients. The service helps streamline booking and management of home repairs for clients, and includes a dashboard that shares insight into a past client’s likelihood to sell or buy a home.

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Zillow Announces New CFO and COO

The Zillow Group has announced two key executive promotions - Kathleen Philips has been named Chief Financial Officer, Zillow Group and Amy Bohutinsky, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer.

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Zillow Beats Revenue and Adjusted EBITDA Forecasts

The Zillow Group has released its Q2 financial results showing revenue up 20% year on year to USD 171.3 million for the quarter and an adjusted EBITDA of USD 21 million. However, the company continues to make an overall loss and reported a GAAP net loss of USD 38.7 million.

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RealtyTrac Appoints Richard Lombardi as EVP and GM of Data Solutions Division

RealtyTrac has hired real estate data licensing veteran Richard Lombardi as Executive Vice President and General Manager leading its rapidly expanding data and file licensing business.


HomeAway Reports Q2 Revenues Up 10% Year on Year (19% Before FX Impact)

HomeAway has reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. Revenues were up 10.1% year on year to USD 125.8 million. On an FX neutral basis, revenues grew 19.2%. EBITDA decreased 27% (17.6% on an FX neutral basis) to USD 24.1 million.

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JRD Group Launches MENA’s First Private Real Estate Multiple Listing Service

The JRD Group has launched the U.A.E.’s first private Multiple Listing Service. This pioneering new feature is one among several new modules in its industry leading real estate software PropSpace, a critical enterprise tool for the majority of the nation’s real estate agents and brokerages. Sells USD 96 million Manhattan Towers Online has announced the largest transaction in its 8-year history and largest online real estate transaction ever: The $96.075 million sale of Manhattan Towers, a two-building, 309,734-square-foot office property in Manhattan Beach, Calif., a premier coastal community within Los Angeles.

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Whoops – OnTheMarket Helps Strengthen Rightmove

OnTheMarket was launched 6 months ago and in that time we have seen a war of words between OnTheMarket and Zoopla. Meanwhile Rightmove has gone from strength to strength and has just released record results. Is this the record result of good operational performance or has OnTheMarket inadvertently helped Rightmove and started the move from a duopoly to a monopoly?

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Laurence Tosi Appointed as AirBnB Chief Financial Officer

Airbnb has appointed Laurence Tosi as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky. Tosi will be responsible for finance, treasury, tax, and finance systems.


REA Group Loans Director of Sale to Move in the US

The REA Group has announced the international secondment of Tom Ainsworth,’s Director of Residential Sales to Move Inc in the US. Tom will join Move as the Senior Vice President Go To Market and Sales, for two years commencing in September 2015.