Compass launches new consumer search tools, says IPO ‘likely’

Robert Reffkin announced Monday that Compass has new artificial intelligence-driven tools that will give consumers home recommendations and let them collaborate with their agents.

Is a Compass IPO coming soon?

My gut tells me that Compass might file an IPO sooner than later — this year, even. In doing so, they’d seek to join the gaggle of private tech companies rushing to go public before the bubble (if that’s what this is) bursts.

Airbnb launches partnership with DNA testing company 23andMe

The partnership comes amid what Airbnb says is a rise in “heritage travel,” or trips people take to connect with their ancestors’ homelands.

Compass raises $100M on $1.8B valuation, IPO ‘possible’

Compass executives now may be setting their sights on an initial public offering, though CRO Rob Lehman insisted private investment was enough for now …

Black Knight Financial Services seeks $430M in IPO next week

Mortgage research company Black Knight Financial Services, whose mortgage processing software services more than half of the country’s first-lien mortgages, is gearing up for its initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange next week, i…

$1B invested in real estate tech, with companies bringing innovation to search, discovery leading the pack

Back by popular demand is the Fixing Real Estate-Scape chart, which shows an increase in VC funding, M&A, and public market valuations. We’ve scoured Inman News stories, Angelist, CrunchBase and collected data from SEC filings, and found that since last year’s chart, venture capital came in to some pure-play real estate technology companies.

Re/Max sets IPO price at bullish $22 per share

Real estate heavyweight Re/Max Holdings Inc. set its initial public offering at $22 per share — above a previously announced expected range of $19 to $21 — indicating that the franchisor expects investors will demonstrate their optimism for the U.S. …

Re/Max files preliminary papers for IPO

Global real estate franchisor Re/Max LLC, which has more than 90,000 agents in 6,300 offices and 90 countries, is prepping for an initial public offering. The Denver-based firm filed an S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange C…

Trulia plans to raise another $100 million

Some proceeds may be used for acquisitionsread more

Shares in top online real estate companies valued at $6B-plus

Realogy IPO could add another $3.5B to totalread more