MLSs push to dismiss antitrust charges from Zillow, ShowingTime
Arizona Regional MLS (ARMLS) and Metro MLS filed a motion to dismiss Zillow's antitrust lawsuit against them
by Ben Verde Feb 21
Here's how to avoid the most-dreaded new agent question
How long have you been an agent? Follow these simple steps on listing appointments to answer the question and turn seller leads into signed listings, writes author and trainer Bernice Ross
by Bernice Ross Feb 21
Greg Schwartz's Tomo launches AI-powered home search platform
Former Zillow executives Greg Schwartz and Carey Armstrong have launched a home search portal under their company, Tomo. The portal is available to homebuyers in 21 states
by Marian McPherson Feb 20
CoStar maintains winning streak and grows revenue yet again in Q4
CEO Andy Florance touted his company's residential portal Homes.com as the 'fastest growing residential property site in the United States' in a new earnings report released Tuesday
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 20
WATCH: Andy Florance takes aim at 'Ziltorfin' business tactics
CoStar Group founder and CEO Andy Florance called Zillow, Realtor.com and Redfin pushback against Homes.com traffic numbers 'bait and switch' business tactics
by Christy Murdock Feb 20
CoStar, Zillow, RE/MAX among 118 firms sued by law enforcement
Atlas Data Privacy Corp. alleges the companies disclosed home addresses and unpublished home phone numbers for judges, police officers, prosecutors and their families
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 14
'The vibe is pretty good' as first earnings season of 2024 kicks off
Ahead of Q4 earnings this week and next, analysts are narrowing in on the future — and pleased by lower rates and a healthier economy as it rebounds from the final months of 2023
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 14
WATCH: The Zillow 'super app' is kind of already out there
Zillow President Susan Daimler talked with Inman founder Brad Inman about the new 'super app' the company has in the works
by Jessi Healey Feb 13
Zillow revenue rises in Q4 as Barton touts portal's 'household name'
Despite a slower market, Zillow saw revenue from its residential, rental and mortgage business rise in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to an earnings call Tuesday
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 13
Need a roomie? Zillow now allows you to list single rooms for rent
Landlords have the ability to list single rooms for rent on Zillow, as affordability concerns relegate more renters to living with roommates
by Ben Verde Feb 9
CoStar to spend a billion dollars on marketing in fight for portal crown
CoStar plans to advertise during this Sunday's Super Bowl, running 4 commercials, and at major cultural events in what it describes as 'the biggest marketing campaign in real estate history'
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 8
How love and politics are impacting homebuyers' decisions
Although affordability is still the No. 1 factor in most homebuyers' moves, 2 surveys from Zillow and Redfin reveal politics and romance also play a role
by Marian McPherson Feb 6
CoStar takes portal war to YouTube, promises new platform
In 3 star-studded advertisements for Homes.com that appeared on YouTube over the weekend, the CoStar Group teases a 'revolutionized' shopping experience ahead of Super Bowl Sunday
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 6
REX appeals latest court loss, aims to keep fighting Zillow
The company is appealing a recent ruling that rejected its request for a new trial. REX has been feuding with Zillow for years now
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 5
A recovery in new listings is easy to miss — but it may be underway
Winter is always slow, but new listings have been trending toward normal levels in recent months, according to a new Intel analysis of US homes for sale. Lower rates may only speed up the process
by Daniel Houston Feb 5