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Roost grows property-search footprint

Real estate technology roundup

Roost expands search to San Francisco, Seattle Roost Inc., a real estate search engine, announced the launch of its service in San Francisco and Seattle this week, expanding the company's network to about 5,000 U.S. cities and market areas. offers information on resale, new construction and for-sale-by-owner properties. Roost also offers property listings information for homes in Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boise, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orange County (Calif.), Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Diego, St. Paul, Tampa, California's Silicon Valley, St. Louis and Washington, D.C., among other market areas. Redfin announces neighborhood-level search Redfin, a high-tech real estate brokerage company that offers low-cost services, has launched a new version of its site that allows users to view the latest homes listed for sale, price reductions, open houses an...