2021 Q1 Highlights

Get the update on funding for real estate. Released in June 2021


This report includes an update on investments by category with detail on investments in residential, commercial, and mortgage. Take a look as to how one sector fares vs another in this quarterly highlight.


Early stage. Late stage? This report analyzes the investment by stage, whether its marked by angel rounds through Series B rounds or funding often associated with companies focused on scaling and maturing their businesses. Insights inside.

M&A Activity

The update includes highlights of transactions in real estate by strategic and financial acquirers.  Find out which companies are making moves to grow through acquisitions this year.

Report Highlight

Investment in real estate technology in Q1 2021 was 33% of full-year 2020 levels, so the year was off to a strong start:

• Mortgage technology was the clear funding category leader, led by Blend’s $300M Series G round of investment.

• Residential category investment was 25% of mortgage technology, led by brokerage platform Side’s $150M Series D funding round.

In contrast, the strong M&A activity in Q1 2021had a significant concentration in the residential category:

• There were several residential strategic acquisitions such as Zillow Group/ShowingTime, Constellation Real Estate/Top Producer and BoomTown/Brokermint.

• The noteworthy acquisition of CoreLogic by Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners was also announced in Q1. Special Purpose Acquisition Vehicles (SPACs) activity also continued to progress in Q1 with Matterport and Offerpad announcements

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Exclusively serving the residential real estate brokerage industry, T3 Sixty provides management consulting and counseling to real estate C-level executives, organized real estate leaders, broker-owners and leaders of high-performance teams to help them grow their businesses. T3 Sixty also offers in-depth research, information and best practices with its hallmark Swanepoel Trends Report, an annual analysis of the biggest trends impacting the industry, and the Real Estate Almanac, a comprehensive examination of the U.S.’s largest brokerages, franchises, networks, associations, MLSs and technology providers. 

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