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Elara Technologies and REA Group integrate Indian and international online real estate to uncover the world’s property market

by Suman Gupta

  • Industry-first collaboration gives access to more than 4.5 million listings from 72 countries

National, June , 2017:  Elara Technologies Pte Ltd., owner of Housing.com, PropTiger.com, and Makaan.com, has joined REA Group’s Global Property Network, delivering the world’s largest source of global property listings.

As an industry first in India, this collaboration will bring together Elara Technologies’ group companies from India and REA Group owned and partner sites across China, USA, Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong and Macau, including leading portals such as realtor.com, realestate.com.au and iproperty.com.my.

From today, consumers who are looking for inspiration, investment destinations, moving for work or education, wanting to start a portfolio or simply thinking about buying a property, can explore the world of property like never before. They will now have access to more than 4.5 million listings from 72 countries[1]. The listings on the global property network will be exposed to more than 450,000 visits and 4.6 million page views globally each month[2].

Listings on this global property network will connect sellers with buyers across borders, and property seekers will be able to view global listings translated in their respective local currency and languages. Indian home buyers looking for property abroad will now have access to a global database of properties via trusted market-leading local brands. Similarly, Indian developers will now have a platform to get their listings in front a global audience.

Commenting on the development, Dhruv Agarwala, CEO, Housing.com, PropTiger.com, and Makaan.com, said, “In the last few years, there has been a growing appetite for overseas property investment into the Asian market including India. At the same time, Indians now aspire to own property in international locations for work or leisure. We are confident that this collaboration will open a world of possibilities and benefit end consumers and business partners alike.”

Henry Ruiz, CEO – Asia, REA Group said, “People love looking at property so we wanted to provide them with an opportunity to explore listings outside of their home country, but from a platform they already know and trust. Having a network of property portals come together on the one platform allows property seekers to access a large source of listings from around the world, whether that’s an apartment in New York, a beach house in Australia, or now an apartment in Delhi.”

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Links to international websites with Indian properties listed

About Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd. :Elara Technologies Pte Ltd is a Singapore-based information technology services company and the holding company of Housing.com, PropTiger.com and Makaan.com. The company provides digital real estate marketing and transactions services. PropTiger.com and Housing.com merged in January 2017 to create India’s largest full service online-to-offline (O2O) real estate platform.

PropTiger.com : PropTiger.com is India’s leading real estate advisory firm offering a one-stop platform for buying residential real estate. Founded in 2011 with the mission to help people buy their dream homes, PropTiger.com leverages the power of information and the organisation’s deep-rooted understanding of the real estate sector to bring transparency and trust in the process.

PropTiger.com helps home-buyers through the entire home-buying process through a mix of technology-enabled tools as well as on-ground support. The company offers researched information about various localities and properties and provides guidance on matters pertaining to legal paperwork and loan assistance to successfully fulfil a transaction. Since inception, the platform has sold homes worth nearly $1.6 billion to 18,500 people.

The company has acquired several companies like Makaan.com, Out of Box Interactions and 3DPhy to strengthen its portfolio of offerings.

Housing.com Founded in 2012, Housing.com is a technologically innovative real estate platform for buying, selling and renting homes. The company offers over 600,000 verified listings through a trained team of data collectors, analysts, auditors and photographers. With over 100 data points per listing, the in-house Data Sciences Lab is empowered with a significant body of information to allow buyers and sellers to make more informed decisions.

Housing.com has led a number of strategic acquisitions that include Indian Real Estate Forum (IREF), India’s largest community forum on buying and selling homes; Realty Business Intelligence (RBI), a company focused on doing due diligence of new real estate projects; and HomeBuy360, a popular software for developers to manage and enhance their marketing and sales efforts.

Makaan.com : Makaan.com is an online real estate marketplace committed to providing an assisted home buying experience to its consumers. Makaan.com helps users make wise and profitable decisions regarding buying, selling and renting of properties in India. With superior technological features, credible data and real-time intelligence on property search, makaan.com is well positioned to serve as the preferred partner for home buyers and sellers.

Makaan.com has around 700,000 listings on the platform across 50 major cities, including Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

About REA Group Limited: (www.rea-group.com) REA Group Limited ACN 068 349 066 (ASX:REA) (“REA Group”) is a multinational digital advertising business specialising in property. REA Group operates Australia’s leading residential and commercial property websites, realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au, Chinese property site myfun.com and a number of property portals in Asia via its ownership of iProperty Group. REA Group also has a significant shareholding in US based Move, Inc and PropTiger in India.

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