Real estate tech firm Opendoor gets cash infusion from SoftBank
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Here’s a very different way to sell a home from the usual: Go to a website. Plug in your address. Answer a few questions about the house. And wait about 24 hours to see if you get a cash offer. A handful of companies are buying up houses this way, including Zillow. The biggest player though, is Opendoor, which just collected a $400 million investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank.
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