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Ben Kinney buys Blueroof360, his 5th real estate tech company

The acquisition will allow Ben Kinney Companies Tech Division to offer three new products
  • Ben Kinney's acquisition of Blueroof360 advances his goal of building end-to-end systems for real estate agents, teams and brokerages.

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When you think about the vacuum cleaners of real estate tech, companies like Zillow Group, Move and Constellation Software might come to mind. But a single real estate broker also bears mention. Ben Kinney, who owns several Keller Williams Realty brokerages, now presides over five tech firms. His technology company, Ben Kinney Companies Tech Division, has acquired the real estate software provider Blueroof360, further advancing his goal of building end-to-end systems for real estate agents, brokerages and teams. Kinney declined to disclose terms of the deal. Ben Kinney "We realize the path to doing that isn’t just through development, it's also through acquisitions of companies like Blueroof," Kinney said of forging holistic industry software. He added that he plans to make more acquisitions in the future. "There was just a lot of similarities in our styles and what we’re trying to accomplish," said Blueroof360 CEO Jarad Hull. “ ...