Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

Zillow lured former realtor.com executive Errol Samuelson away from Move Inc. to do pretty much the same thing it had hired former Arizona Regional MLS CEO Bob Bemis to do: improve industry relations and beef up the quality of listings data on the website by forging more direct partnerships with multiple listing services. That's according to Barclays analyst Christopher Merwin, who says that while that strategy has had only "limited success" in the past, Samuelson has "an impressive background of industry credentials that should make it far easier to build bridges with the real estate agent community," StreetInsider.com reports. Errol Samuelson Zillow announced Wednesday that it had hired Samuelson, who became president of realtor.com in 2007 and Move’s chief strategy officer i...