Portland-based online real estate website Househappy landed a $1.5 million investment round, led by a Skechers executive.
Founder Kevin McCloskey, an Oregon real estate broker, said the minimalist, photo-centric layout was inspired by the ease of creating a profile on a dating website. It’s free to post a listing, as well as for potential buyers to browse.
The site launched in March with just a handful of listings in some areas, including Portland. Since then it’s worked on raising awareness among major brokerages, some of whom have made data feeds of their listings available.
Read more at OregonLive.com.