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Zillow locks in ListHub listings

Zillow agrees to provide site metrics to syndication partner

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Zillow Inc. and ListHub operator Move Inc. have reached a long-term agreement under which Zillow.com will continue to receive data on roughly 2 million for-sale listings aggregated by ListHub from hundreds of multiple listing services.Under the terms of the agreement, Zillow will now provide ListHub with metrics on the page views and leads those listings generate, which ListHub can include in reports its sells to agents, brokers and MLSs.It's the first major syndication agreement ListHub has announced since the company's parent, Threewide Corp., was acquired in September by Realtor.com operator Move. Some industry leaders worried about the implications of the deal, since ListHub's publishers are often competitors of Move and Realtor.com.ListHub is Zillow's biggest syndication partner, and Zillow -- which in February began powering listings on Yahoo Real Estate -- is ListHub's biggest publisher. Other sites ListHub syndicates listings to include Trulia, AOL Real Estate, Homes.com, Real...