The combined entity of PropTiger - Makaan and Housing.com, two of India's leading online
real estate service providers, is India's first truly online-to-offline (O2O) real estate services
platform. PropTiger is the largest online residential real estate brokerage firm, having
completed transactions worth $1.5 billion since its inception in 2011, while Housing.com is
India's most popular online platform for home search, receiving over 4 million visits every
We are the only player in India offering the full range of services in the real estate space,
such as personalized search, virtual viewing, site visits, legal and financial diligence,
negotiations, property registration, home loans and post- sales service. Our objective is to
bring the best-in-class services to consumers and create a unified technology-driven
platform that can serve all needs of consumers, developers and brokers, with respect to
buying, selling and renting of homes. We leverage the power of technology and data to
make the home buying experience rewarding and easy-to-use and functions on the
fundamentals of trust, transparency and expertise. As a digital marketplace with an
exhaustive range of property listings, we know it is easy to get lost. We guide home buyers
right from the start of their home search to the very end.
We are led by seasoned professionals from the top B-schools like Harvard Business School,
Stanford, ISB, IIM-B, IMT, IT-BHU, ICAI and prominent companies where they have made
significant contributions in their respective domains. Our team is young, talented, creative,
supercharged and is spread across India through a network of offices in 12 cities.
Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd., which owns PropTiger, Housing & Makaan, is funded by some
of the biggest investors including NewsCorp, SoftBank, REA, SAIF and Accel Partner.
NewsCorp is a New-York based global media and information services company and has a
substantial presence in online real estate. NewsCorp also has a significant stake in Star TV.
REA is the leading digital real estate company in Australia and has a controlling stake in
iProperty, which has a significant presence in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Thailand.
REA also owns a significant stake in Move, Inc., which was acquired by News Corp in
November 2014. Move operates realtor.com, which has since become the second largest
digital real estate company in the US. SoftBank Group Corp. is a Japanese multinational
telecommunications and Internet corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. SoftBank has
significant investments in brands such as SnapDeal and Ola. Prominent investments of SAIF
partners are JustDial, Makemytrip and HomeShop18 and Accel Partners owns a stake in
Facebook, Flipkart and Myntra.