Trulia receives another capital infusion
Residential real estate search engine Trulia on Thursday announced it has secured an additional $15 million in funding, and has raised a total of $33 million in venture capital.
Deep Fork Capital LLC led the financing with prior investors Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners and Fayez Sarofim & Co. also participating. Trulia will use this round of funding to further its development of new products and services for home buyers, agents, brokers and advertisers and to expand their advertising services for the recently launched Trulia Advertising Network and self-service offering, Trulia Pro.
"The housing slump has permanently altered how people search for real estate and their thirst for information," said Pete Flint, co-founder and CEO of Trulia. "This additional capital will help us take advantage of this opportunity and continue our accelerated growth. …"
Condo.com partners with HGTV’s Frontdoor.com
Condo.com, a site that lists condos for sale in more than 70 countries, on Thursday announced its listings will now appear on HGTV’s Frontdoor.com through a new partnership. The agreement aims to give Condo.com listings increased presence through FrontDoor.com’s various media outlets, primarily on the popular HGTV and DIY network, as well as its Internet site.
In addition to providing users with residential for-sale property listings, FrontDoor features HGTV advice and videos along with original Web series and a comprehensive library of interactive tools, guides and information.
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