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Getting 30 favorites on Zillow means more money, quicker sale

Mortgage Professional America - 23 Aug 2017
"When shoppers favorite a home on Zillow, they may be in the active home-shopping process and not just casually browsing," said Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Svenja Gudell. "Homes with built-up favorites often denote desirable homes in popular locations ...

Harney: Zillow in hot water with CFPB

The Columbian - 21 Aug 2017
But you may not know this: Zillow is in hot water with the federal government over alleged violations of anti-kickback and deceptive practices rules. According to Zillow, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has concluded a two-year investigation ...

“Co-marketing” arrangements put Zillow in hot water

The Real Deal Magazine - 18 Aug 2017
You're probably familiar with the online realty marketing giant Zillow because of its voluminous home sale listings and its controversial “Zestimate” property valuation feature. But you may not know this: Zillow is in hot water with the federal ...

Zillow Instant Offers expands to Phoenix - 09 Aug 2017
SAN FRANCISCO -- Zillow Group will expand Zillow Instant Offers, a pilot program that helps homeowners to sell directly to investors, to Phoenix in mid-September, Zillow COO Amy Bohutinsky said on stage at Inman Connect. In an interview in front of ...

Zillow CEO responds to new competition from Facebook and Amazon

HousingWire - 09 Aug 2017
As one of the largest, if not the biggest, players in online real estate listings, Zillow is watching its list of competitors rapidly grow with more and more companies eyeing the potential in the real estate market. Zillow may dominate the space right ...

Zillow Group busts previous revenue record, posts $21.8M net loss - 08 Aug 2017
In an earnings report today, Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia and, posted a net loss of $21.8 million in second-quarter 2017, up from a $4.6 million loss in the first quarter of 2017, but a steep drop from a ...

$1M neighborhoods on the rise in coastal metros: Zillow - 17 Aug 2017
Since 2014, the U.S. has gained 346 new $1 million neighborhoods, which can be a good thing — or a not-so-good thing, depending on how you look at it. According to Zillow, nearly one in 20 residential ZIP codes fall into this category because 10 ...

Why Zillow 'Instant Offers' seller leads are yours to lose - 08 Aug 2017
When Realtor Veronica Figueroa receives a homeseller lead from Zillow Group's Instant Offers program, that's when the work begins. She doesn't just send over a comparative market analysis (CMA) and wait for the phone to ring. She goes into what she ...

5 Things to Watch for When Zillow Reports Earnings

Motley Fool - 05 Aug 2017
Zillow management raised the bar for 2017, after reporting strong first-quarter results, partially based on the company's new auction-based pricing model for real estate ads. Management is calling for 25% year-over-year growth at the mid-point of ...

Some big brokerages body slam Zillow in NYC - 02 Aug 2017
Some big New York City brokerages have made good on their threat to stop sending listings to StreetEasy and Zillow Group websites if Zillow Group did not agree to certain licensing terms. This means a segment of Big Apple for-sale sale inventory won't ...

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