Most-Shared Real Estate Tech Stories — July 2017

August 3, 2017

These are the five most viral stories in real estate tech (elsewhere known as Proptech) from July, 2017. We aggregated these stories based on the highest sharing totals across Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest, plus links to from other articles. Happy reading!

Redfin celebrates their new Nasdaq ticker symbol, “RDFN”. Photo courtesy of TechCrunch.


1. Redfin soars 45% after IPO; CEO calls it ‘Amazon of real estate’ (TechCrunch, 2k shares)

Redfin is a residential real estate brokerage from Seattle powered by proprietary technology to make their 900+ agents more efficient.

Photo courtesy of TechCrunch.

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2. With autonomy, commercial real estate could go mobile (TechCrunch, 1.5k shares)

Is the next step in “office” real estate going from coworking offices to coworking autonomous vehicles? Cyrus Radfor explores the possibility.

Photo courtesy of UKTN.

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3. London PropTech firm OneDome closes $4m Series A (UKTN, 1.4k shares)

OneDome will “improve the interface between property professionals and their clients, and so aims to empower estate agents with tech to make consumer interaction simple and transparent.”

Proptech funding deals, according to Beauhurst.


4. Proptech on the up as housing crisis hits home (Beauhurst, 1.3k shares)

Beauhurst provides some proprietary stats on different proptech startups in the UK.

Photo courtesy of LLB

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5. New proptech start-up aims to revolutionise the rental industry (London Loves Business, 1.2k shares)

A new London-based proptech startup, The Urban Collective, aims to “make the drawn out, painful process of renting quicker, simpler and more enjoyable through a unique mix of smart technology, property listing data and human interaction.”

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