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Flat-fee Startup BlueMatch Expanding to Texas

Flat-fee Startup BlueMatch Expanding to Texas

BlueMatch, a Denver-based real estate startup, announced its expansion to Texas. A press release announcing the development says the firm will focus on the AustinDallasHouston, and San Antonio markets.

Texas has been on our road map since our inception,” said BlueMatch CEO Jonathan Dobbertin. “Our founding team is from Texas and we are excited to bring BlueMatch’s innovative approach to real estate back to our home state.”

On its website, BlueMatch describes itself as “a software, data, and logistics company that has mastered selling homes remotely using an objective and quantifiable process.”

Founded in 2016, BlueMatch offers its listing services with a choice of packages. From its website: “With BlueMatch, we give you the power to decide if you want to navigate the process yourself or if you would like to use a top performing agent. BlueMatch gives you the tools to market and negotiate like an agent. If you need help or would like assistance, you can upgrade at anytime to our managed service.”

BlueMatch has an agent affiliate program to represent its home sellers on purchases.

In addition to Texas, BlueMatch now has operations in Georgia, Colorado, Washington, Minnesota and Florida.

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