Zillow's renter profiles are resumes for landlords

  • Zillow's new renter profiles let users fire off overviews of their qualifications to landlords.
  • The feature has proven very popular since launching two months ago.

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Cobbling together employment history, references and financial information to fire off to landlords can eat up precious time in fast-paced rental markets. Zillow has introduced a new feature, Renter Profile, to streamline the process, theoretically offering some renters an edge over their competition while adding a reason for users to favor the listing portal in their online home search.