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10. Brad Inman examines where Zillow Group might go next.


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9. What would paid advertising on Nextdoor look like? The company is considering it.


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8. Bullet journals are the latest analog vs. digital trend — here’s what you need to know about them.

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7. It’s the time of year when companies are releasing their third-quarter financial results — so how’d Zillow Group do?


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6. Have a professional-quality video that you’d like to upload to your Zillow listing? Now you can.


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5. A new app will allow access to homes — sans lockbox. Here’s how.


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4. What are the biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make? Inman readers weigh in.


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3. “I have buyers interested in your home” and other phrases agents should be careful uttering.


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2. The Department of Housing and Urban Development is looking into the new Facebook ad functionality.


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1. The rates of for-sale-by-owner and discount brokerage sales are down, per the latest National Association of Realtors profile of buyers and sellers.

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