While we debate Zillow, more Big Shorts loom

  • The same folks who brought you the sub-prime crisis and housing crash leading to the Great Recession want to be real estate brokers.

For the umpteenth time, someone in a Facebook group recently asked if buying leads from Zillow was worth it. The answers varied from ominous condemnations to enthusiastic support, with a few tin foil hat aficionados drawing parallels between chem-trails and a certain building in downtown Seattle.