Compass raises another $400M

The funding round includes additional participation from Wellington, IVP and Fidelity. To date, Compass has raised $1.2 billion in venture capital funding.

Compass’ smart real estate signs and listings are coming to Waze

Compass just announced that its property listings and real estate signs will appear as pins on the Waze GPS navigation app’s live map.

How long is that commute? New tool tells you in minutes, not miles

Drive Time, a technology developed by big data company Inrix, lets homebuyers search for properties based on desired drive times and time spent in traffic.

Homesnap pairs with Facebook to offer Dynamic Ads to brokerages

Homesnap, a mobile home shopping platform used by agents and brokerages, is launching Facebook’s Dynamic Ads for Real Estate.

Waze is getting open house ads from HomeSpotter

HomeSpotter, a mobile app developer for real estate agencies, started offering open house ads through the Waze GPS navigation app.

Homesnap debuts Google ads for real estate agents

Real estate tech platform and mobile app Homesnap is adding Google’s suite of products to its advertising offerings across Facebook, Instagram and Waze …

Nav app Waze now serving up property ads via Homesnap

Home search app Homesnap, also the public-facing brand of the Broker Public Portal, is partnering with mobile navigation software Waze to provide real estate agents with a new way to reach potential buyers …

7 trends that will make or break traditional real estate

For 2016, real estate industry players are encouraged to explore the emerging millennial buyers, the power of digital marketing and the popularity of shared working spaces …

Office managers key to John Aaroe Group’s LA expansion

After justing establishing a downtown office and with plans to open a Studio City operation in the coming weeks, John Aaroe knows the key to setting up shop in a new neighborhood. “It’s not difficult if you’ve hired the right manager,” said the owner o…

5 mobile app downloads you’ll need in 2016

Real estate technology is moving fast — perhaps faster than the real estate industry itself. And because of this, we have seen an influx of mobile app downloads introduced to the marketplace over the past few years. Only a handful of them, however, ha…