Like Ella Homes Limited

closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexander & Co Group, acquired Ella Homes Limited

synopsis: Ella Homes has become part of Alexander & Co, one of the oldest and largest independent estate agencies across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. Ella Homes provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property.
buyer: Alexander & Co Group
Alexander & Co is a group of property agents based in the South East of the UK, specializing in Residential Lettings, Sales, Property Management & Financial Services. Founded in 1970, Alexander & Co has grown to become one of the largest estate agencies in South Bedfordshire. "
target: Ella Homes Limited
Ella Homes Limited provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Buckingham, United Kingdom.
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closed 10/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

99.co, acquired iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com

synopsis: 99.co announced its acquisition of REA Group’s consumer brands, iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia. iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
buyer: 99.co
99.co is a geo-spatial search engine for property. With over 140,000 authentic listings sorted by robust algorithms, 99.co is the fastest and smartest portal for finding property in Singapore, complemented by a great customer service team. They seek to re-invent the way people discover great homes. "
target parent: News Corporation
target: iProperty Singapore/Rumah123.com
iProperty.com.sg in Singapore and Rumah123.com in Indonesia are online real estate classified portals. The sites are focused on developing and operating leading real estate portals and delivering the most comprehensive set of related real estate services and project marketing.
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closed 10/25/2019 via BNC Analysis

Heise RegioConcept, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH

synopsis: Heise RegioConcept, Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing, acquired Wiener Wohnnet Medien, Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture.
buyer parent: Heise Medien Gruppe
buyer: Heise RegioConcept
Heise RegioConcept is Austria's full-service marketing firm that develops solutions for successful online marketing. They make sure that clients are found everywhere. They take care of clients’ optimal visibility in directories, homepage, Google ranking, social media presence and company app. "
target: Wiener Wohnnet Medien GmbH
Wiener Wohnnet Medien is Austria's media house and the largest online platform for construction, living, real estate, lifestyle and architecture. The company sees itself as a hub and intermediary between industry, trade, craft and end consumers - both in print and on the Web.
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announced 8/7/2019 via Company Press Release

AVIV Group, will acquire MeilleursAgents

synopsis: Based in Berlin, The AVIV Group, a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE, will acquire Paris-based MeilleursAgents. Property owners in France can have their property valued for free within minutes online and can, if they also wish to sell it, search for and get in contact with the relevant real estate agent through MeilleursAgents.
buyer parent: Axel Springer SE
buyer: AVIV Group
The Germany-based AVIV Group, an Axel Springer subsidiary, combines the digital activities in real estate, car, and generalist classifieds in Germany (Immowelt), France (SeLoger, Logic-Immo, Car&Boat Media), Belgium (Immoweb), and Israel (Yad2), and is one of the biggest digital classified players. "
target: MeilleursAgents
France-based MeilleursAgents is the # 1 online digital real estate platform that helps individuals buy and sell real estate at the right price. MeilleursAgents have been producing transparency on market prices and the activity of real estate agents.
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$222
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closed 6/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

Mubawab S.L., purchased Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria Verticals from Jumia House

synopsis: Mubawab, the leading real estate site in Morocco, has bought Rocket Internet-backed Jumia House verticals in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Mubawab S.L.
Mubawab is Morocco’s largest property portal. It has grown to become the largest real estate vertical in the country, expanding operations to several cities and registering strong growth across all metrics, including revenue. "
seller parent: Jumia
seller: Jumia House
Jumia House is an online property classifieds portal that helps people find their ideal home, land and commercial property. The acquired verticals are in three North African markets: Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Jumia House is ranked as one of the top four property verticals in these countries.
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announced 5/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Diginet

synopsis: Apax PArtners, an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies, will be acquiring Baltic Classifieds Group, a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics.
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Funds advised by Apax Partners typically invest in large companies. The Funds invest in four sectors: Tech & Telco, Services, Healthcare, and Consumer. "
target: Diginet
Baltic Classifieds Group is a portfolio of leading online classified advertising platforms in the Baltics, specializing in five key segments: automotive, real estate, jobs, generalist and ecommerce. The company operates in Lithuania, its largest market, through Diginet LTU.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Bayut, purchased Lamudi UAE, Saudi, & Jordan from Lamudi

synopsis: Bayut, one the leading real estate portal in the United Arab Emirates, has acquired Rocket Internet’s Lamudi in UAE, Saudi, & Jordan. Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East.
buyer parent: Emerging Markets Property Group
buyer: Bayut
Bayut is one the leading real estate portals in the United Arab Emirates. It is owned by Dubai-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG). Bayut.com is a pioneering combination of unbeatable UAE real estate database and an extremely user friendly outlook. "
seller parent: Rocket Internet
seller: Lamudi
Lamudi UAE, Saudi & Jordan operate a platform to connect sellers, buyers and tenants to easily buy, rent and sell homes, land and commercial properties in the Middle East. Lamudi operates in Saudi Arabia as Lamudi.sa and was then launched in Jodan as Lamudi.jo and in 2015 in UAE as Lamudi.ae.
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announced 4/8/2019 via PR Newswire

PropertyFinder Group, will acquire JRD Group

synopsis: Middle East real estate classifieds website Property Finder has signed an agreement to acquire its competitor JRD Group, a UAE-based real estate technology provider and owner of property portal Justproperty.com and Propspace, a prominent broker CRM solutions used by real estate professionals.
buyer: PropertyFinder Group
Headquartered in Dubai, Property Finder is the leading real estate platform in the Middle East and North Africa region. It is the go-to platform for developers, real estate brokerages and house hunters to make informed decisions on all things real estate. "
target parent: iMENA Group
target: JRD Group
Based in Dubai, JRD Group is a software enterprise dedicated to innovating real estate technology. It owns and operates real estate portals across the MENA region under the JustProperty.com umbrella and a proprietary enterprise real estate software platform - PropSpace.com.
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announced 3/27/2019 via BNC Analysis

Singapore Estate Agents Association, will acquire SoReal Prop

synopsis: The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) announced that it will buy a 51% stake in SoReal Prop. SoReal Prop is Singapore's online property platform. The platform serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
buyer: Singapore Estate Agents Association
The Singapore Estate Agents Association (SEAA) was formed to represent the Estate Agencies and Salespersons in Singapore. With the support from Council for Estate Agencies and the major Estate Agencies, SEAA aims to be a cohesively strong voice for real estate agencies and salespersons. "
target parent: PropNex Realty
target: SoReal Prop
Headquartered in Singapore, SoReal Prop’s initiative is to improve the real estate industry and provide value adding services to their clients. Their platform, which both brokers and consumers benefit from, serves as the central repository for property data and hosting vetted listings.
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closed 2/13/2019 via BNC Analysis

kimeta GmbH, acquired classmarkets GmbH

synopsis: Scout24 has successfully sold the Software-as-a-Service company classmarkets to kimeta. Germany-based classmarkets uses its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
buyer: kimeta GmbH
Founded in 2005, kimeta offers a Software-as-a-Service and online classifieds solutions for publishers in Germany, with a focus on online job search. "
target parent: Hellman & Friedman LLC
target: classmarkets GmbH
classmarkets started as an operator of metasearch engines, first for real estate, later also for jobs. Given the digital shift in the media landscape, classmarkets used its domain expertise around online classifieds to establish itself as a Software-as-a-Service provider for regional publishers.
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closed 1/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Groupe LFPI, acquired Digit RE Group

synopsis: LFPI, an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager in France, will become the majority shareholder of Digit RE Group, a French digital real estate company. Digit RE Group manages and assists real estate companies in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies.
buyer: Groupe LFPI
The LFPI Group, based in France, is an independent multi-strategy alternative asset manager. LFPI invests in private equity, private debt, real estate, as well as asset management investing in Europe, North America and Africa with a long-term and prudent investment strategy. "
target parent: Groupe Artémis
target: Digit RE Group
France-based Digit RE Group manages and assists the real estate companies of the Artemis Groups in their strategic thinking, digital and technological development and the implementation of optimization policies. Digit RE Group seeks to boost the growth and profitability of each of its subsidiaries.
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closed 1/9/2019 via BNC Analysis

BProperty.com Limited, acquired Lamudi Bangladesh

synopsis: bproperty.com, the Bangladesh's leading real estate marketplace, and one-stop real estate solution platform, announced that it has acquired Lamudi.com.bd, another property portal in Bangladesh. Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh.
buyer: BProperty.com Limited
bproperty.com is the largest real estate market place in Bangladesh. Being an e-commerce property portal, they cater to the needs of those seeking real estate services, with a promise to deliver a high class service and make the house hunting and renting / buying process easier than ever. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Bangladesh
Lamudi Bangladesh is the No.1 online Real estate marketplace in Bangladesh available in 28 countries, to give international house-hunters a free mobile platform to buy, rent or sell real estate.
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announced 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

LankaPropertyWeb, will acquire Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd.

synopsis: LankaPropertyWeb has executed an agreement which would see it acquire the domain name, customers and other assets of Lamudi.lk. Lamudi.lk is the #2 online real estate portal in Sri Lanka with an average of ~95k visits per month.
buyer: LankaPropertyWeb
LankaPropertyWeb.com is Sri Lanka's #1 portal for real estate and has the largest number of property ads for any Sri Lankan site. Currently we have more than 20000 active properties every month. Anyone who wish to sell their property can easily add their advertisements and get selling. "
target parent: Rocket Internet
target: Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd.
Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd. is the #2 online real estate portal in Sri Lanka with an average of ~95k visits per month. Lamudi Lanka Private Ltd. helps people in the property market to find their ideal home, land or commercial property.
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closed 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Quikr, acquired India Property Online Private Limited

synopsis: Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, announced the acquisition of India Property Online Private Limited, a leading full-stack real estate platform based out of Chennai, India. The move is another important step in Quikr’s strategy of building transactions on top of classifieds.
buyer: Quikr
Quikr, which operates leading transaction marketplaces built on top of India’s largest classifieds platform, is India’s largest platform that is used by over 30 million unique users a month. It is present in 1200 cities in India and operates several large classifieds businesses. "
target parent: Mayfield Fund
target: India Property Online Private Limited
India Property Online Pvt. Ltd. is a leading full-stack player in the online real estate space in the online real estate space in South India. The platform has over 5 million registered users with over 600000 property listings and 8000+ builders and agents using the platform to market properties.
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closed 12/18/2018 via BusinessWire

Class Valuation, acquired Landmark Network

synopsis: Class Valuation, one of the largest nationwide providers of real estate asset valuation and appraisal management solutions to the residential mortgage industry, announced that the company has acquired Van Nuys, California-based Landmark Network, a leader in real estate valuation with a specialization in the reverse mortgage lending industry.
buyer parent: Narrow Gauge Capital
buyer: Class Valuation
Class Valuation, formerly Class Appraisal, is a top 10 nationwide Appraisal Management Company, delivering outstanding quality and service to each and every client. The company is committed to combining the best people, products, processes, and technology available to help lenders be successful. "
target: Landmark Network
Van Nuys, CA-based Landmark Network is a leader in real estate valuation with a specialization in the reverse mortgage lending industry. Landmark Network also offers Landscape™, an appraisal management cloudware built from the ground up by an appraisal management company.
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announced 8/29/2018 via BNC Analysis

Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits, will acquire IE College

synopsis: Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits (EQS), a Japanese digital marketing company, will acquire IE College from Almedio, a Japanese manufacturer of optical discs. IE College is a real estate website in Japan that connects people who are looking to buy, sell, or lend their property with real estate companies that best suits their needs.
buyer: Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits
Founded in 2004, Emotional Intelligence Quotient Spirits (EQS) is a Japanese digital marketing company. The company provides affiliate advertising and performance-based advertising services. EQS utilizes technology and media to help their clients reach their audience. "
target parent: Almedio Inc.
target: IE College
IE College is the largest real estate website in Japan. IE College connects people who are looking to buy, sell, or lend their property with real estate companies. They help users find a real estate company that best suits their needs based on location and property type.
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$0.72
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closed 8/13/2018 via BNC Analysis

Pam Golding Properties, acquired Eazi.com

synopsis: Pam Golding Properties, the largest independent real estate group in South Africa, has acquired Eazi.com, an online platform in South Africa that allows people to buy and sell property. Eazi.com allows users to set up viewings with potential buyers, receive offers and get all the sale progress updates as they happen.
buyer: Pam Golding Properties
Pam Golding Properties is the largest independent real estate group in South Africa. The Group has over 3000 real estate professionals globally and operates in both the residential and commercial sectors, including game farms, wine farms, holiday rentals, vacant land, hotels, golf estates, and more."
target: Eazi.com
Eazi.com is an online platform in South Africa that allows people to buy and sell property. Eazi.com makes buying and selling homes more transparent, simple, and streamlined. Users can set up viewings with potential buyers, receive offers and get all the sale progress updates as they happen.
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announced 7/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

PurpleBricks, will acquire ComFree

synopsis: Yellow Pages announced that its Yellow Pages Digital Solutions and Media subsidiary has reached an agreement to sell the ComFree/DuProprio network to Purplebricks, a hybrid real estate agency. ComFree is Canada's commission-free real estate network.
buyer: PurpleBricks (AIM:PURP:$124.39)
Purplebricks is a hybrid real estate agency that combines Local Real Estate Experts with a proven technology platform to make the entire process of buying and selling a home more convenient, transparent and cost effective. "
target parent: Yellow Pages Limited
target: ComFree
ComFree is Canada's commission-free real estate network. ComFree provides commission-free real estate services, giving Canadians the freedom to sell their homes without giving up thousands of dollars in commission.
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$39
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closed 5/23/2018 via BNC Analysis

Emerging Markets Property Group, acquired Mubawab S.L.

synopsis: UAE-based Emerging Markets Property Group (EMPG), which owns and operates market leading property portals including UAE’s Bayut, Pakistan’s Zameen and Bproperty in Bangladesh, has announced that it has acquired Morocco’s largest property portal Mubawab.
buyer: Emerging Markets Property Group
Emerging Markets Property Group operates leading classifieds platforms in several countries, including Bayut.com in UAE, Zameen.com in Pakistan and BProperty.com in Bangladesh. Emerging Markets Property Group was formerly known as Zamzama Property Group. "
target: Mubawab S.L.
Mubawab is Morocco’s largest property portal. It has grown to become the largest real estate vertical in the country, expanding operations to several cities and registering strong growth across all metrics, including revenue.
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announced 5/11/2018 via Bloomberg

SilverLake, will acquire ZPG Plc

synopsis: Silver Lake has agreed to buy property platform ZPG, a FTSE 250 business which owns and operates some of the UK’s most trusted digital brands that help empower smarter property and household decisions including Zoopla, uSwitch, Money, PrimeLocation and SmartNewHomes.
buyer: SilverLake
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with about $39 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. "
target: ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG:$330.32)
ZPG Plc is a FTSE 250 business which owns and operates some of the UK’s most trusted digital brands that help empower smarter property and household decisions including Zoopla, uSwitch, Money, PrimeLocation and SmartNewHomes.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexander & Co Group, acquired Ella Homes Limited

synopsis: Ella Homes has become part of Alexander & Co, one of the oldest and largest independent estate agencies across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. Ella Homes provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property.
buyer: Alexander & Co Group
Alexander & Co is a group of property agents based in the South East of the UK, specializing in Residential Lettings, Sales, Property Management & Financial Services. Founded in 1970, Alexander & Co has grown to become one of the largest estate agencies in South Bedfordshire. "
target: Ella Homes Limited
Ella Homes Limited provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Buckingham, United Kingdom.
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closed 10/16/2019 via BNC Analysis

Alexander & Co Group, acquired Ella Homes Limited

synopsis: Ella Homes has become part of Alexander & Co, one of the oldest and largest independent estate agencies across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire and Middlesex. Ella Homes provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property.
buyer: Alexander & Co Group
Alexander & Co is a group of property agents based in the South East of the UK, specializing in Residential Lettings, Sales, Property Management & Financial Services. Founded in 1970, Alexander & Co has grown to become one of the largest estate agencies in South Bedfordshire. "
target: Ella Homes Limited
Ella Homes Limited provides an online platform for real estate sector, which offers property search, buying, selling, mortgaging, and renting real estate property, and valuation of property. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Buckingham, United Kingdom.
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closed 9/12/2018 via BNC Analysis

PropertyFox, acquired Steeple Estate Agents (Pty) Ltd

synopsis: PropertyFox, South Africa’s leading smart online real estate agency, has acquired Steeple, a low-commission digital estate agency in South Africa. Steeple focuses on the critical tasks needed to sell property while the seller deals with less important tasks, allowing them to offer massive savings to the seller.
buyer: PropertyFox
PropertyFox is South Africa’s leading smart online real estate agency. PropertyFox helps their customers save up to 80% in fees by charging them only 1.5% commission of the sales price. The company takes care of all the hard work while sellers just need to show potential buyers their home. "
target: Steeple Estate Agents (Pty) Ltd
Steeple is a low-commission digital estate agency in South Africa. Steeple focuses on the critical tasks needed to sell property while the seller deals with less important tasks, allowing them to offer their services at super-low commissions that offer massive savings for the seller.
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closed 4/4/2018 via BNC Analysis

Youla, acquired 33 Slona

synopsis: Youla, a Russian company that allows people to buy and sell goods on their website or mobile app, has acquired 33 Slona, a Russian online platform that allows users to sell and lease their apartments and houses. 33 Slona calculates the maximum value of the property, publishes ads on websites, and conducts safe transactions for their clients.
buyer parent: Mail.Ru LLC
buyer: Youla
Youla is a Russian company that allows people to buy and sell goods on their website or mobile app. Users can buy and sell various products, such as cars, bicycles, electronics, phones, apparel, toys, real estate, computers, and more. "
target: 33 Slona
33 Slona is a Russian online platform that allows users to sell and lease their apartments and houses. 33 Slona calculates the maximum value of the property, creates professional photos, publishes ads on leading websites and social networks, and conducts fast and safe transactions for their clients.
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closed 10/4/2013 via BusinessWire

Desert Canadian Ltd., merged with eXp Realty International Corporation

synopsis: eXp Realty International Corporation, formerly known as Desert Canadian Ltd., is pleased to announce that it has completed its merger with eXp Realty International, Inc. and is now the parent company of eXp Realty International, Inc. eXp Realty creates a world-class, cutting-edge network of agents and brokers.
buyer: Desert Canadian Ltd.
Desert Canadian Ltd. trades on the OTCBB under the symbol DSETD. "
target: eXp Realty International Corporation
eXp Realty is a fast growing Global Real Estate Cloud Brokerage that has adopted a low cost / high engagement strategy of recruiting and retaining agents through a unique combination of online / virtual / immersive technologies along with a highly competitive financial commission model that offers
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Reply.com, Inc., acquired HomeGain

synopsis: Reply.com, the leading online marketplace for local advertisers, announced that it has acquired HomeGain. HomeGain has been one of the top visited real estate websites for over a decade and has thousands of real estate agents and brokers as its advertisers.
buyer: Reply.com, Inc.
Reply.com, Inc. operates the leading marketplace for locally-targeted advertisers. Reply.com’s platform provides advertisers of all sizes with a simple and scalable solution for locally targeted marketing. "
target parent: Classified Ventures, LLC
target: HomeGain
HomeGain is a leading provider of online marketing solutions that connect real estate agents and brokers with home buyers and sellers. HomeGain offers free services to find and compare real estate agents, research home values, and view homes for sale.
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announced 4/4/2012 via PR Newswire

Next 1 Interactive, Inc., will acquire Webdigs, Inc.

synopsis: Next 1 Interactive, Inc. has entered into an Exchange Agreement whereby it will acquire an approximate 93% controlling interest in Webdigs, Inc. Webdigs has developed and acquired real estate websites & technology and has a licensed real estate brokerage division with more than 30 years of experience and affiliations in 19 states.
buyer: Next 1 Interactive, Inc. (NXOI:$1.29)
Next One Interactive, Inc. is a multi faceted media company specializing in Travel and Real Estate. Next 1 plans the delivery of targeted content via multiple digital platforms including Cable and Video on Demand TV Broadcast, Broadband and mobile. "
target: Webdigs, Inc. (WBDG:$0.47)
Webdigs, Inc. has developed and acquired real estate websites & technology and has a licensed real estate brokerage division with more than 30 years of experience and affiliations in 19 states. The company offers its services under the brand names Webdigs.com and IggysHouse.com.
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closed 6/12/2009 via Market Wire

Webdigs, Inc., acquired Iggys House, Inc.

synopsis: Webdigs, Inc. announced the launch of a new and improved IggysHouse.com, a service that is designed to revolutionize the real estate industry. IggysHouse.com becomes the only company allowing sellers to list their home on the MLS free. IggysHouse.com also offers a free website for every home seller in the United States.
buyer: Webdigs, Inc. (WBDG:$0.47)
Webdigs is an innovative real estate concept that combines proprietary, user-friendly technology with exceptional service as well as industry-leading cost savings for buyers and sellers. Leveraging the recently acquired IggysHouse.com and BuySideRealty. "
target: Iggys House, Inc.
Iggys House, Inc. and its subsidiaries operate as an Internet-based real estate brokerage company that offers services to home buyers and sellers.
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closed 1/29/2008 via PR Newswire

Creekview Realty, acquired FlatFeeListing.com

synopsis: FlatFeeListing.com, a national real estate flat fee MLS listing website, was acquired by Creekview Realty, a Texas flat fee discount real estate brokerage firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Creekview Realty
Creekview Realty is a non-traditional licensed real estate brokerage firm that offers flat fee MLS listing services for $495 instead of charging the traditional 6 percent commission. "
target: FlatFeeListing.com
FlatFeeListing.com offers flat fee listings in the MLS on a national basis for prices ranging from $349 to $499. Prices vary based on the state and what services are included. A network of licensed brokers in each state provides the flat fee services to clients locally.
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closed 10/2/2007 via BusinessWire

HomeAway, Inc, acquired OwnersDirect.co.uk

synopsis: HomeAway, Inc., which operates the world’s leading vacation rental sites, reinforces its leadership position in global vacation rentals with the acquisition of OwnersDirect.co.uk. Representing more than 17,000 ”holiday homes,” the company ranks only behind HomeAway’s Holiday-Rentals.co.uk as the largest vacation rental web site in the UK.
buyer: HomeAway, Inc (AWAY:$485.27)
HomeAway, Inc. is the worldwide leader for vacation rentals on the Internet. Each year, more than 50 million travelers visit the HomeAway global marketplace that comprises more than 130,000 vacation rental homes across 100 countries. "
target: OwnersDirect.co.uk
Owners Direct has successfully advertised holiday properties since 1997. On our web site you will find villas, apartments, chalets, farmhouses and cottages - all types of holiday accommodation in countries throughout the world.
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closed 3/20/2007 via PR Newswire

Guthy-Renker, acquired Realty Tracker

synopsis: The world's largest direct response television company, Guthy-Renker, has acquired RealtyTracker. As part of the acquisition, the RealtyTracker name will change to Guthy-Renker Home, LLC, while the RealtyTracker management team will remain on board.
buyer: Guthy-Renker
Guthy-Renker is one of the world's largest direct response television companies with annual sales of $1.5 billion. It is known as the leading producer of high-quality infomercials and products designed for direct response television sales. "
target: Realty Tracker
Development of RealtyTracker’s lead generation product was born from the idea that the first step in managing the Real Estate transaction is to attract buyers, sellers, and Real Estate Professionals to the site. After 3 months of development, RealtyTracker launched on April 2, 2004.
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closed 11/30/2005 via Company Press Release

News International, plc, realestate.com.au, acquired Asserta Holdings Limited

synopsis: Ten years after propertyfinder.com blazed a trail by setting up the UK’s first property search website, News International Limited and realestate.com.au Limited has announced the purchase of Asserta Holdings Limited, which owns the UK property portal, Propertyfinder.com in a deal which values the company at £15m.
buyer: News International, plc
buyer: realestate.com.au (ASX:REA:$456.31)
News International is a group of companies including Times Newspapers Ltd, which publishes The Times and The Sunday Times and News Group Newspapers Ltd which publishes The Sun and News of the World. "
target: Asserta Holdings Limited
asserta holdings limited (‘asserta’), operators of assertahome.com, the UK’s largest independent property portal and propertyfinder.co.uk, the website for premier property, announce a near-doubling of revenues for 2002 to £2m and changes within its shareholder base.
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closed 7/1/2005 via PR Newswire

Classified Ventures L.L.P., acquired HomeGain

synopsis: Classified Ventures, a strategic joint venture owned by six leading media companies including Belo Corp., Gannett Co., Inc., Knight Ridder, The McClatchy Company, Tribune Company and The Washington Post Company, announced that it has acquired privately-held HomeGain, Inc., a leading firm in the online real estate marketplace.
buyer: Classified Ventures L.L.P.
Classified Ventures provides nationally branded online services for the emerging e-commerce opportunities in the classified advertising marketplace that build upon the capabilities and local expertise of a national affiliate network. "
target: HomeGain
HomeGain is the largest provider of customized services to consumers using the Internet to sell or buy a home. Its Agent Evaluator feature is the only personalized referral service that matches consumers with the best local real estate agent from a nationwide network of more than 52,000 real estate
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closed 5/11/2005 via BusinessWire

Dragon Venture, acquired Shanghai Cnnest Technology Development Company, Ltd.

synopsis: Dragon Venture a holding company of high-tech companies in China, reports that Shanghai Yazheng Information Technology Company, Limited, a subsidiary of DRGV, has completed the acquisition of 51% ownership of Shanghai Cnnest Technology Development Company, Ltd, a leader in wireless 3G-based solutions and applications, located in Shanghai, China.
buyer: Dragon Venture
Dragon Venture ("Dragon") is doing business in China through its subsidiaries. Dragon was established to serves as a conduit between Chinese high-growth companies and Western investors. The current focus of Dragon is on the development of wireless 3G-based applications and business solutions. "
target: Shanghai Cnnest Technology Development Company, Ltd.
Cnnest operates one website (http://www.cnnest.com) and wireless 3 G-based platform that offers real estate services through the mobile Internet.
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closed 9/14/2016 via BusinessWire

Marcoa Publishing Inc., acquired AHRN.com

synopsis: In continuing efforts to expand its support to the U.S. military and their families around the world, registered Department of Defense contractor, MARCOA Publishing, the publisher of MyBaseGuide military publications, acquired the Automated Housing Referral Network (AHRN.com), the world’s leading online marketplace for military housing.
buyer: Marcoa Publishing Inc.
MARCOA Publishing produces specialized publications for organizations and military installations. MARCOA has been a leader in the field of the third-party publishing concept, which encompasses selling advertising, designing and printing publications under a sponsoring organization's name. "
target: AHRN.com
AHRN.com supports the military community during the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) process by assisting in securing a home. AHRN.com is instrumental in helping local landlords, property managers and real estate professionals connect with quality military tenants and home buyers.
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