Ryan McVay

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3 Ways That The Blockchain Will Change The Real Estate Market

Don Oparah Contributor<p>Don Oparah is the CEO of Venture Aviator.<p>Experts have suggested a number of niche industries that will be made more secure by the untamperable data record provided by blockchain technology — including international art dealing, pharmaceuticals and international trade of …

Zumper Acquires PadMapper And Relaunches It With An Updated Interface

Zumper, the Kleiner-backed apartment rental platform that launched at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012, has acquired PadMapper, the popular map-centric apartment rentals site that was once embroiled in a prolonged legal fight with Craigslist.<p>The acquisition actually closed in January and the combined …

10 renovations that can increase your home's resale value, according to the HGTV's 'Property Brothers'

Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of the HGTV show "Property Brothers," know some renovations are smarter than others.<p>"It's often frustrating and unpredictable, but the payoff can be absolutely amazing," they write in their book, "Dream Home: The Property Brothers' Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing …

Indian home rental platform NestAway gets $30M led by Tiger Global

NestAway is the latest real estate startup in India to announce funding. The site, which focuses on furnished homes in cities, has raised a $30 million Series C led by Tiger Global, with participation from Yuri Milner (founder of DST Global), IDG Ventures India, and Sujeet Kumar.<p>This brings …

4 Hidden Costs of Selling Your Home

From home staging costs to capital gains taxes.<p>Whether you’re looking to relocate, downsize, or upgrade to a larger space, selling a home can be a …