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Frontier Digital Ventures Sponsoring Best Practice Master Class

Property Portal Watch has just announced that Frontier Digital Ventures is headline sponsoring the Best Practice Master Class being held the day before the 14th Property Portal Watch Conference in Bangkok.

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Realestateview Buys REIQ.com

Realestateview, the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) majority owned and operated site, has just bought the Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) owned site, REIQ.com for an undisclosed amount.

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France’s Logic-Immo Acquires Software Company Rodacom

France's number 3 player, Logic-Immo, has just acquired Rodacom software. While the price was not disclosed, Rodacom generated just euro 1.5m in sales in 2014 while Logic-Immo generated euro 76.7m, up 2.1% over the previous year.

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Zillow Downgraded by Barclays to Equal Weight

This week Barclays’ Chris Merwin downgraded Zillow to Equal Weight and cut this price target from USD 140 to USD 105 (roughly the current share price).

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Housing.com Expands to 16 Cities in India

India's Housing.com is expanding its Rent and Resale category operations into 16 additional cities in India. These cities include Aurangabad, Nashik, Surat, Vadodara, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Indore, Bhopal, Jaipur, Kolhapur, Lucknow, Patna, Jamshedpur, Mysore, Goa, Bilaspur.

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Chicago’s Midwest Real Estate Data to Send Listings to Zillow Group

The Zillow Group has announced that Zillow and Trulia have signed 14 new agreements with multiple listing services in the past two days, including Chicago-based Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED).

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Avito Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Trading Statement

Avito has released it 2014 financials showing revenues (in Rubles) up by 79% and EBITDA up by 220%. However, taking currency depreciation against the USD into account, growth was significantly less.

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New Entrant to the Belgium Market – Shelterr.com

Shelterr.com is a new entrant to the already crowded (and dominated) Belgian market hoping to create a profitable niche by being highly innovative, especially in the user interface.

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Spitogatos.gr acquires Tospitimou.gr – Cements Leadership Position in Greece

Spitogatos.gr, the leading real estate website in Greece, took another step forward in its mission of making Greek property search and real estate transactions more transparent and efficient by acquiring Tospitimou.gr, a leading, Greek only, real estate vertical.

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Zillow and Trulia Better Off Without ListHub Relationship

Zillow Group has announced that Zillow and Trulia will have a higher number of for-sale-by-agent listings on April 8, after their contracts with ListHub end, than ever before. Additionally, another 16 new MLS partners have signed agreements in the past week to send their listings directly to Zillow and Trulia.