Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

In real estate, it's all about leads. And there's no shortage of leads on the World Wide Web. In fact, Internet-generated leads are what today's fastest-growing online real estate companies have in common. Private companies ServiceMagic, ZipRealty, HomeGain and HouseValues are among the real estate dot-coms that have figured out how to make money from online leads. Publicly traded online real estate companies Homestore and LendingTree had unprofitable first quarters, but their private counterparts have grown as much as 50 percent-75 percent a year since their inception, sources said. ServiceMagic, ZipRealty and HomeGain reported profits in the last year, and Deloitte & Touche named HouseValues the fastest-growing technology company in Washington State two years in a row. The ...