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Zillow, from Astroturf to Zestimates

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Editor's note: Tech Profile is a new Inman News feature that provides details about real estate technology companies. Company name: Company headquarters: Seattle, Wash. Number of offices: Five: Headquarters in Seattle, with sales offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Web site: information: Company description: is an online community where more than 5 million homeowners, buyers and sellers come each month to search for free information about homes, listings and real estate professionals. The company offers automated home-valuation estimates, called Zestimates. About 90 percent of Zillow's visitors own a home, and two-thirds are buying or selling. Zillow provides numerous free and paid opportunities for real estate and mortgage professionals to market themselves and their listings to these engaged consumers. Launch date: Feb. 8, 2006. Current number of employees: 160. Total funding t...