Investor-friendly property search

Despite the bursting housing bubble, real estate remains one of the most important purchases — and one of the biggest investments — in the consumer marketplace. Yet, for most of us, it can be arduous and time-consuming to measure the investment potential of a particular property.

Revestor, a San Francisco startup, seeks to change that. Founded in May 2011 by Bill Lyons, Revestor helps potential buyers identify properties that are likely to offer the biggest bang for their buck.