Domain, the neglected middle child of Australian real estate sites, is finally getting its chance to shine. And boy, is it making up for lost time.
Besides having two international suitors on the line to open their cheque books and acquire the real estate business, Domain made a big splash this week with news that it’s launching its own education program, called Domain Academy.
Holiday rental platform LaComunity announced an international commercial partnership with Swiss site Interhome. The alliance means Barcelona-based LaComunity will now publish Interhome's catalog of vacation properties.
Renter resumes on Australian rentals site Rent.com.au exceeded 125,000, the company announced this week. Renter resumes are the platform’s version of a tenancy application, only they’re designed to function more like a LinkedIn profile, and renters are encouraged to keep them updated.
Domain, the Australian real estate site owned by Fairfax Media (ASX: FXJ), reckons its transformation from the “other” property site into a serious contender for the market leading spot was due to a renewed focus on its parent company’s specialty: journalism.
With cooling measures being implemented at the national and municipal level simultaneously, China’s previously overheated housing market in China has in the meantime gone into freefall, with some municipalities recording monthly year-on-year falls in new-home sales of up to 70 percent. Responding to the measures after their announcement last September, classifieds giant 58.com (NYSE: WUBA) foresaw the coming impact on the market correctly when it...
LendingTree's Zillow-ish tool is aimed more at prompting home-owners to refinance their mortgages than buy or sell a home.
JaRealitka.sk is a start-up that was launched in Slovakia to enable selling properties based on a fixed fee paid only after the sale transaction is completed.
“In Romania real estate agents ask for a lot of money in exchange for low support and low value. This is why we have founded Domozo.ro” - this is the message of OLX Romania's new real estate agency to potential clients.
Vostok New Ventures held a capital market day in Sweden on June 9. The two Avito founders moderated the event. Among the speakers were Michael Lahyani and Henrik Persson. The entire event is available on YouTube (duration: 4 hours). We tell you where to scroll to for the juiciest bits on classifieds.
Realestate.com.au, Australia’s leading property portal, will soon begin syndicating its rental listings to the share accommodation website Flatmates.