Hometalk, a DIY project website, nabs $15M in funding

Hometalk, a site where visitors can browse DIY projects and connect with home services professionals, has raised $15 million in a funding round led by NFX.

These were the biggest iBuyer stories of 2018

The iBuying market exploded this year, to the point that its rapid expansion has become one of the year’s most dominant real estate stories.

Trulia founder: The 3 ways tech will transform real estate next

Generational trends and shifting consumer behaviors are creating an opportunity for a new wave of real estate tech startups with high growth potentials. Here are three major areas of opportunity for real estate tech startups.

Radius, an agent social network, raises $4M in Series A round

Radius, a social network and referral platform for agents, just raised $4 million from venture capital firm NFX and Trulia founder Pete Flint.

Former Trulia exec joins venture capital firm to spur real estate tech

Former Trulia president Paul Levine will join the venture capital firm Sapphire Ventures as a partner, where he will look for companies building on Trulia and Zillow’s innovation in the real estate industry by improving the real estate transaction, he said Friday.

Ribbon will turn any home bid into an all-cash offer

A new startup wants to make sure homebuyers never lose out to all-cash offers again. Ribbon, launched in Charlotte, North Carolina, last month, promises to turn any homebuyer into a guaranteed all-cash buyer.

Capital Connect NY 18: Pete Flint predicts ‘technology tsunami’ headed for real estate

“The majority of traditional real estate companies will die,” said Pete Flint onstage at Inman Connect New York’s Capital Connect. “… it will take a while, and I think [it’s] because the resistance to change is too great. But that creates an incredible opportunity for upstarts.” …

Is the traditional real estate model dying a slow death?

The traditional real estate model is alive and well at many of the big companies, but more importantly, in the myriad of small independent brokers that form the unsung backbone of the industry …

Pete Flint: ‘The majority of traditional real estate companies will die’

NEW YORK — Real estate will face a reckoning over the next 10 years as technology finally disrupts the industry in a big way, said the Trulia co-founder …

Connect the Speakers: Pete Flint to keynote at Capital Connect

For those of you who have attended Inman Connect New York in the past, Pete Flint will be a familiar name. The former Trulia CEO started his relationship with Inman by attending Connect many years ago as an MBA student at Stanford to learn about the op…