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Homely.com.au sees record visits, doubles traffic in 12 months, appoints key executive to head up growth.

MELBOURNE, VIC – July 15, 2015 Homely.com.au, the revolutionary new real estate website combining Australia’s most beautiful search experience with free…

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Computers vs Real Estate Agents – friends or foes?

Something we’ve been hearing a bit of late is the question of how likely computers are to replace real estate agents?…

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Homely launches national ‘Pay-My-Rent’ campaign, allowing Australians the chance to live rent free!

Homely providing one lucky person with rent free living. 7th April 2015- Homely.com.au, the revolutionary new real estate website combining Australia’s…

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Homely concludes a successful year with biggest bang yet.

Homely adds to rapid expansion, with 300 First National offices joining the movement. 8th December 2014– Homely.com.au, the revolutionary new real…

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Homely.com.au reports record growth as agents show support for free to list portal

Welcoming over 500 new offices in the last 30 days, Homely sees rapid growth from independents while scaling up business development…

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Business for Sale Avdertisers Get SSL Security

With the ever looming threat of online scammers, spammers and hackers, security concerns are the number one issue for making payments…

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Homesales.com.au Promotes Unique Investment Search Feature

September18, 2014 Property portal homesales.com.au has launched a new consumer campaign, promoting its unique investment search engine to property seekers. Homesales…

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Homely.com.au reveals top 100 suburbs across Australia, ranking every suburb and awarding that elusive top spot

Powered by over half a million consumer reviews, Homely.com.au has today released an insight in to the top 100 suburbs in…

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Seminyak villas in Bali – should you own or dream?

You’ve just been on an amazing villa holiday to Bali, and you want to go back, every year, forever. Whether it’s…

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homesales.com.au launches innovative map search

August 20, 2014 Property website homesales.com.au, the property arm of Australia’s No.1 automotive group carsales.com has launched a new Map Search…

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Fairfax Media acquires Allhomes

10 July 2014: Fairfax Media Limited today announced The Domain Group’s acquisition of Canberra-based online property portal, All Homes Pty Ltd,…

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Real Estate Portal Homehound Relaunches and Promises To Disrupt The Online Property Landscape

SYDNEY, Australia, 23 June, 2014 – Real estate and property website Homehound relaunched earlier this month, with a new look and…

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Agents support drives homesales to the next level

Property website homesales.com.au, the property arm of Australia’s number one automotive group carsales.com Ltd is reporting a significant uplift in support…

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Console launches RESearch: a new, streamlined property analysis and CMA tool for real estate agents

Australia 16 June 2014: Property content and services platform, Onthehouse Group, today announced the launch of a new Console product, ‘RESearch’….

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Homely adds One right before AREC

Homely.com.au the revolutionary new real estate website combining Australia’s most beautiful search experience with free property listings has added another national…

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In an Australian portal 1st, Thehomepage.com.au goes visual on Twitter

Property searching is such a visual and emotional experience that it makes sense to show off what you’ve got to prospective…

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Next Place Announces Real Estate Scholarship For Applied Technologies

Next Place, Australia’s smartest and fastest growing real estate search engine today launched the Annual Next Place Real Estate Scholarship for…

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Homely boosts its rental listings from some of Australia’s largest property managers

Syndication from major groups adds thousands of homes in key rental markets. 22nd April, 2014 – Homely.com.au the revolutionary new real…

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Homely.com.au makes free listing distribution easier for agents with integration to Australia’s top real estate software providers.

Homely.com.au now supporting the leading CRM platforms to make submitting listings for agents as simple as possible. April 8, 2014 –…

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Is RealBusinesses.com.au Operating Under a New Name?

So after the big announcement made by the REA Group that RealBusinesses was closing its doors (seen below), leaving hundreds of…

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9 Ways to Enhance Your Reputation as an Agent

Creating a name for yourself in real estate is no easy feat. You are often competing for business among professionals who…

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Fall of a Giant Throws the Business Broking Industry into Turmoil

Over the past year the Business Broking industry has been decreasing as the number of saleable businesses has decreased and banks…

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Big Companies Consolidating

As predicted by Nick on the following thread http://www.business2.com.au/2011/12/is-the-business-portal-industry-consolidating/, it looks like RealBusinesses.com.au are one of the first big companies to…

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Selling property is more social than ever

Buying and selling property is now considered an intensely social experience according to the largest real estate company in Australia, who…

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