Moved, a home moving startup, closes $3.2M funding round

The startup pairs people with an assistant who coordinates the moving process while serving as a “consumer advocate” to protect users from shady vendors.

Updater raises $45M, plans to acquire 2 companies

Updater, whose platform helps real estate agents streamline the moving process for clients, has closed a $45 million funding round and inked agreements to acquire two companies …

New SkySlope integration features come with email requirement

Data. This word has been at the center of many recent debates, from who rightfully owns and controls the data, to how it’s displayed, disseminated and ultimately used. Although most of the conversation seems to focus on listing data, the people at Upda…

October 2015: Los Angeles real estate industry partnerships and developments

Who joined forces in the Los Angeles real estate industry in October to help agents up their game, and who’s rolling out new products? Here’s our rundown, in chronological order …

October 2015 industry partnerships and developments

Who joined forces in the real estate industry in October to help agents up their game? Here’s our rundown, in chronological order …

Real estate tech gets new patron

Real estate tech startups will soon be jockeying for a new potent source of funding and strategic support — if they aren’t already. Moderne Ventures — an early-stage venture fund jointly launched by the woman who founded the National Association of R…

David Greenberg: ‘It’s simply not possible to build an amazing company without amazing people’

“I was previously a corporate lawyer before I started Updater, and the thought of starting a tech company had never crossed my mind,” says Greenberg. “However, when I discovered that the entire relocation process was broken, I thought, ‘Someone is goin…

Opinion: When the Web is for shoppers, where do you find buyers and sellers?

We do an excellent job for our shoppers. We have pictures, videos, 3-D walk-throughs, mapping, school reports, walkability scores and like a million other cool little features. But here’s the thing — they’re only for shoppers. They’re not for buyers, …

20 ways to help ease your clients’ moving day

It’s officially the first day of National Moving Month. Let’s celebrate as an industry by resolving to help our clients through their stressful, and sometimes emotional, moves. Finding the home is the fun part, and then, reality kicks in — it’s time t…

NAR-backed moving app, Updater, now talks to zipForm

Integration of electronic form-filling technology zipForm Plus and the change-of-address app Updater is now live, making it easier for agents who use zipForm to invite clients to use Updater to simplify chores associated with moving like transferring u…