Design-focused indie brokerage Deasy/Penner acquires Podley Properties

SoCal-based luxury real estate brokerage Deasy/Penner has acquired Podley Properties, an independently owned brokerage with a team of 175 agents and 20 support staff spread across six offices in Altadena, Glendora, La Canada, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre. 

Lead cultivation tool HelloAlex acquires Botplan for undisclosed sum

Automated lead qualification company HelloAlex announced this week the acquisition of Botplan, a chat tool for engaging online leads.

Redfin announces $240M stock offering for potential acquisitions

It may choose to use a portion of the proceeds to invest in or acquire third-party businesses, products, services, technologies or other assets.

JLL Spark acquires Stessa, a tech platform for tracking real estate investments

The product was developed to overlap a consumer-friendly user experience with the sophisticated financial models required to proactively manage tens of millions in commercial property. The price of the deal was not immediately disclosed.  …

Attom Data Solutions acquires Onboard Informatics

Property database Attom Data Solutions acquired neighborhood data platform Onboard Informatics, the companies announced Thursday …

Software giant Constellation acquires Real Estate Digital

Constellation Software Real Estate Group is steadily adding to its portfolio of SaaS companies for real estate. The software giant acquired Real Estate Digital from Xome Holdings on Thursday …

Elm Street Technology scoops up real estate tech provider Consolidated Knowledge

Elm Street Technology (EST) has another acquisition to add to its list — residential real estate industry technology platform Consolidated Knowledge. Elm Street says the purchase is part of an “ongoing effort” to consolidate the real estate industry’s…

Realty Executives International’s Rector family retires, sells remaining shares

Former Realty Executives International president and co-owner Rich Rector and his wife have an airtight plan to keep the company running as they transition into retirement …

RealScout acquires Hesta Home, a buyer/agent home search platform

RealScout, an emerging tech player that provides brokers and agents with a collaborative, branded home search experience, ended 2016 strong with $7 million in funding and an expansion into five new markets on the east and west coasts …

HomeServices of America acquires PCG insurance agency

The affiliate of Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway announced that independent insurance company PCG Agencies brings an array of personal property, casualty insurance products and risk management services to company’s continually expanding insurance bu…