ValueAppeal lands $1.2M to expand property tax appeals

ValueAppeal, which allows home owners to easily submit a property tax appeal, has raised $1.2 million in an oversubscribed round of funding that the company will use, in part, to roll out a new service called ValueAppeal Pro. That offering allows accountants, real estate professionals, home inspectors and others to offer the tax appeal service… Read More


Video: Redfin’s Glenn Kelman is pissing people off again

How has technology changed the real estate industry? Well, it has made it more entertaining, for one thing. Or at least Glenn Kelman has. That much was apparent here this afternoon at the Seattle Interactive Conference, during a panel on the state of the online real estate industry. Tricia Duryee of AllThingsD moderated the discussion among Charlie Walsh,… Read More

Eric Brown

ValueAppeal hires Eric Brown, moves to South Lake Union

ValueAppeal, the Seattle startup that allows home owners to lower property taxes through an online appeal process, has named Eric Brown as chief operating officer and moved to new offices in Seattle’s burgeoning South Lake Union neighborhood. Brown is the co-founder and former CEO of Radiant Asset Management, an investment advisory firm. Before that, the graduate… Read More

Charlie Walsh

ValueAppeal raises cash to help homeowners cut property tax bills

It took just three weeks for ValueAppeal founder Charlie Walsh to attract financing for his startup company. I guess that’s what happens when you offer a service that helps homeowners reduce their property taxes. The 2-year-old company announced today that it has pulled in $1.6 million in new financing from existing investors, money that Walsh… Read More