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Series D - II | Alive

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Last Raised

$60M | 6 mos ago



About HomeLight

HomeLight develops a platform that delivers better outcomes to homebuyers and sellers during every step of the real estate journey, whether it is enabling an all-cash offer, unlocking liquidity of their existing home to buy a new one, or creating certainty through a modern closing process. The company analyzes millions of real estate transactions to compare real estate agents near users on the metrics that matter, such as how well they sell homes. It also offers free, objective, performance-based recommendations for real estate agents in neighborhoods. The company's offerings include HomeLight Agent Matching, the investor matching platform Simple Sale, HomeLight Home Loans, and HomeLight Closing Services. HomeLight was formerly known as AgentBrain. It was founded in 2012 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

100 California Street Suite 800

San Francisco, California, 94105,

United States

(855) 999-7975

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HomeLight's Products & Differentiators

    HomeLight Referral Platform

    HomeLight gives top real estate agents a platform to showcase their skills and experience. HomeLight’s referral platform is a great way for real estate agents to showcase their skills, increase their online presence, generate additional referral business, and build their services toolbox. HomeLight uses a data driven algorithm to match motivated buyers and sellers with top performing real estate agents that have proven experience in their local market.

Research containing HomeLight

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CB Insights Intelligence Analysts have mentioned HomeLight in 2 CB Insights research briefs, most recently on Jun 20, 2022.

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HomeLight is included in 6 Expert Collections, including Mortgage Tech.


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Latest HomeLight News

Boomerang Sellers Herald a 2023 Rebound, while the Rise of Gen Z and a Shift in Buyer Preferences Promise a Brighter Tomorrow

Oct 28, 2022

HomeLight’s End of Year Buyer & Seller report indicates that 67% of attempted sellers and 72% of buyers plan to return to the market in 2023 — and will need to adjust to succeed SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HomeLight, the real estate technology platform helping top real estate agents and their clients compete and win, is publishing […]

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HomeLight Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was HomeLight founded?

    HomeLight was founded in 2012.

  • Where is HomeLight's headquarters?

    HomeLight's headquarters is located at 100 California Street, San Francisco.

  • What is HomeLight's latest funding round?

    HomeLight's latest funding round is Series D - II.

  • How much did HomeLight raise?

    HomeLight raised a total of $654.6M.

  • Who are the investors of HomeLight?

    Investors of HomeLight include Zeev Ventures, Menlo Ventures, Group 11, Stereo Capital, Lydia Jett and 16 more.

  • Who are HomeLight's competitors?

    Competitors of HomeLight include Reali, UpNest, OpenDoor, Knock, OfferPad and 10 more.

  • What products does HomeLight offer?

    HomeLight's products include HomeLight Referral Platform and 4 more.

  • Who are HomeLight's customers?

    Customers of HomeLight include Placerville, CA real estate agent Kelli Griggs, San Jose, CA real estate agent Kelly Baldwin, Pasadena, California real estate agent Chelsea Shang, Austin, Texas real estate agent Jaymes Willoughby and Tampa-based real estate agent Clyde Murphy.

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