Nuroa

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Nuroa
Real Estate Search engine
Type of site
Search engine
Available inSpanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, German and English
Created byOriol Blasco and Gary Stewart
Websitenuroa.co.uk

Nuroa is a vertical real estate search engine that displays real estate offers available on the internet for rental, sale and sharing of property including holiday rentals.[1] Search results can be filtered by interest, property type, districts or drawing an area on the map.

History[edit]

Nuora was founded by Oriol Blasco and Gary Stewart in 2006. In August 2007, the project was presented at the Essential Web 2007 conference[2] in London.

Between September 2007 and 2009, Nuroa launched in several new markets including;

  • Spain,[3] winning Red Herring Europe Award.[4]
  • Germany[5]
  • In 2009, Nuroa expanded globally, reaching 15 countries, adding Italy, Portugal, France, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Mexico, Chile, Brasil, Argentina, Australia, and the United States.[6]
  • In 2012, Nuroa developed a site-specific tool[7] that allows enables users to draw an area of the city map in order to refine a search.
  • In 2013 Nuroa added a tool enabling users to see the price evolution of the market per areas.[8]

Data[edit]

  • 30 million ads - October 2014
  • 2 million users - September 2014
  • 15 countries - October 2014
  • 3 main products : Sale-Rent-Share-Holiday rentals

Criticism[edit]

Results depend on the accuracy of the original listings, which are often poorly maintained or out of date, yet appear in search results.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nuroa". Crunchbase. Retrieved 2015-03-06.
  2. ^ "Gary Stewart and Oriol Blasco of Migoa, search engine for cars, jobs and property". 8 August 2007.
  3. ^ "Nuroa, el buscador inmobiliario de Migoa". 26 September 2007.
  4. ^ "Red Herring Europe Award". 20 March 2007.
  5. ^ "Gary's presentation at DEMO Germany 2007 - the launch of nuroa.de". November 2007.
  6. ^ "About Nuroa".
  7. ^ "Nuroa Invites Users to Draw and Find a Home". 9 November 2012.
  8. ^ "Nuroa lanza aplicación para analizar la evolución de precios del mercado inmobiliario". 21 October 2013.