Real estate brokerage Compass buys Seattle startup Modus in move that boosts competition with Zillow and Redfin

National real estate brokerage Compass has made another move that places it in even greater direct competition with Seattle-based digital brokerage giants Redfin and Zillow.

In an arms race of integration, the three firms have sought to consolidate the homebuying process within their companies, going well beyond digital home searches and brokerage services. Zillow and Redfin, for instance, both have mortgage-lending divisions and subsidiaries that offer digital closing services.

Compass announced Monday it will acquire Seattle-based Modus, a technology startup that aims to simplify the process of closing on a home, for an undisclosed amount this month. Modus offers digital title and escrow services.

“The end-to-end platform that we are creating is our mission,” said Compass Chief Technology Officer Joseph Sirosh. The difference between Compass and its competitors, he said, is that Compass is building technology to enable better service from its real estate agents.

“When most other companies talk

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JioMart gets ready for its festive sale debut amidst tough competition from Amazon and Flipkart

  • The barely one-year old JioMart will pose a tough competition to Amazon and Flipkart’s years of experience.
  • JioMart has recently forayed into fashion, consumer electronics while it continues to bet on the grocery segment.
  • But it’s experiments come right before the festive season – with Diwali and Dussehra around the corner.

Mukesh Ambani’s JioMart has many things in its favour – billions of funding, technological prowess backed by Facebook and Google, and Reliance’s already existing reach across 6,700 cities in India. But during this festive season, the barely one-year-old JioMart will try to give a tough competition to Amazon and Flipkart’s years of experience.

JioMart has recently forayed into fashion, consumer electronics while it continues to bet on the grocery segment. And it’s experiments with fashion come right before the festive season – with Diwali and Dussehra around the corner.

With the year having seen tepid retail sales so far,

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Water Sports Business For Sale Leaves The Competition In Its Wake


One of New Zealand’s busiest wakeboarding and
water-skiing aquatic leisure parks has been placed on the
market for sale.

Taupo Wake Park in the Central North
Island operates on a man-made lake just north of Taupo
township, and gives users a simulated riding experience to
being towed behind a motorboat.

Easily visible from
State Highway 1, Taupo Wake Park is located within one of
Taupo’s tourist activity hubs – additionally sustaining
the family-orientated Huka Prawn Park, and the upmarket
Wairakei Golf Course.

102
Karetoto Road – Taupo Wake Park

The
wake park has been operating for six-years – cumulatively
building repeat clientele over the period. User charges for
the facility range from $40 for a 10-minutre burst, or $40
for a beginner’s tuition session, up to $75 for a half-day
pass allowing multiple runs.

Trading seven days-a-week
from 10am,

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US Real Estate Appraisal Market Global Competition and Business Outlook 2020 to 2022

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Sep 28, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
The Market Insights Reports has published the obtainability of a new statistical data to its repository titled as, Real Estate Appraisal Market. It provides the industry overview with market growth analysis with a historical & futuristic perspective for the following parameters; cost, revenue, demands, and supply data (as applicable). Furthermore, the report also sheds light on recent developments and technological platforms, in addition to distinctive tools, and methodologies that will help to propel the performance of industries.

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Top Key Players in the US Real Estate Appraisal Market: CoreLogic, Inc., Real Matters, Inc., Wells Fargo & Company, JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Other.

Real Estate Appraisal Market Scope:

The report titled The US Real

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