Zameen.com, leading online property site in Pakistan, recently added a 3-D walkthrough feature to its mobile app to give the home seeker a better feel for the home, before he spends time and effort to visit it. The virtual reality (VR) technology used by Zameen, is unique in the country’s vertical and horizontal classifieds industry.
Times Network, a subsidiary of The Times Group, which is India's largest media conglomerate, rebranded its 24-hour, dedicated realty news channel Magicbricks Now to Mirror Now.
RealEstate.co.jp, the real estate site in Japan owned and operated by GPlus Media, walked an indirect path to get virtual reality (VR) capability for its for-rent listings.
In Turkey, real estate verticals are giving Sahibinden a run for its money when it comes to the fairly new, and developing source of income, namely new building projects. At present, real estate vertical Zingat.com commands the lion's share of the new-projects income stream.
Down under, Realestate.com.au launched 'front page' advertising on its homepage.
In an industry first, Rent.com.au (ASX: RNT), the Australian rental property vertical and challenger to leading property sites Domain and Realestate.com.au, has rolled out a new feature that shows the National Broadband Network (NBN) status of each property listed on its site.
Arazi.pk, a real estate start-up in Pakistan with an $9.5-million U.S. investment pledge, today launched Nest.pk, a platform connecting qualified, individual investors with pre-vetted real estate investment opportunities in the country.
In Bulgaria, the real estate site Imoti.net rolled out the so-called "Trusted broker" initiative, to help its users recognize good real estate brokers.
WeChat, the Chinese social media platform owned by internet company Tencent (SEHEK: 700), has become the new go-to medium for Australian real estate agents to sell property to Chinese buyers.
A possibility to search for properties on an interactive map is the most recent addition to Reality.idnes.cz, a leading real estate vertical in the Czech Republic.