Acquires UpNest

June 10, 2022
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Move, Inc., the operator of—the second most-visited portal in the US—has acquired UpNest. UpNest operates a marketplace that connects home sellers with highly qualified local agents who compete for their business. already connects home sellers with agents who can help them through their ‘ReadyConnect Concierge’ referral network. The UpNest acquisition will let further expand its services.

Consumers who use UpNest to submit leads receive proposals from up to five agents within 12 hours, at which point the seller can choose which agent to continue with. 

David Doctorow, CEO at, said:

"Our open marketplace approach is all about empowering people with choices. helps homeowners choose how they want to find and connect with an agent, and agents and brokers can decide which methods work best for them.

"UpNest has a proven track record of successfully connecting homeowners looking to sell with the right agent for them, and we believe that its innovative model complements our existing program."

The terms of the acquisition have not been released.

June 10, 2022
Harvey is an experienced property journalist and copywriter. He has written about the property industry since 2015, starting at The Property Franchise Group in the UK, before moving to Spain to work for Spotahome. He has blogged for the private rented sector, ghostwritten for UK property experts and written case studies for franchise owners around the UK. Harvey joined Online Marketplaces as a News Editor in 2022.

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