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

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.


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]


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


Results depend on the accuracy of the original listings, which are often poorly maintained or out of date, yet appear in search results.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


  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". 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.