My analysis on realtor.com earlier this week surfaced a particularly interesting chart on Zillow’s revenue growth. The slowing growth piqued my interest, so I dug deeper into the data and strategic implications.
Resembling a suburbanite-friendly version of HAL 9000 from “2001: A Space Odyssey” (but lacking the homicidal tendencies), the new Switch+ is marketed as a lighting control appliance, but also plays music and helps with general lifestyle needs and tasks such as weather reports, traffic updates and adding items to shopping lists.
Meanwhile, according to the report, home values across the country rose 7.6 percent year-over-year, to a median of $210,200, further pricing out potential home buyers. San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley in California, rose fastest, with Las Vegas and Seattle close behind.