Zillow CEO Rich Barton: 'This crisis feels a lot different'
Barton discussed what he calls 'the great re-shuffling' Tuesday at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 2
Real estate leaders speak out against racism as protests grow nationwide
CEOs at Compass, Keller Williams, Redfin and Zillow, among others, detailed steps their companies are taking to address racism in the real estate industry and inside their offices
by Patrick Kearns | Jun 1
Former surgeon general tapped to help Zillow safely buy homes again
The company is bringing on Regina Benjamin, the former US surgeon general, to consult on and develop new safety protocols as it returns to iBuying
by Patrick Kearns | May 18
Is Zillow eyeing acquisitions with a new round of capital?
The company is seeking to raise $1B through stock and senior note offerings
by Patrick Kearns | May 12
Zillow CEO: 'You're seeing years of technology progress get accelerated down into months'
Rich Barton highlighted how COVID-19 is greatly accelerating the need for technology transformation in the real estate industry on an earnings call
by Patrick Kearns | May 7
Redfin, Zillow to resume iBuying
Redfin is returning to homebuying immediately, while Zillow says a return is likely within a few weeks
by Patrick Kearns | May 7
Zillow hits $1.1B in revenue in Q1 as losses continue to grow
The full impact of the company's decision to halt homebuying in late March due to COVID-19 is not yet clear
by Patrick Kearns | May 7
Zillow is allowing staff to work from home until 2021
Zillow CEO Rich Barton made the pronouncement on Twitter last week
by Patrick Kearns | Apr 28
Former Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff leaves board of directors
Spencer Rascoff served as CEO until 2019, when company founder Rich Barton returned
by Jim Dalrymple II | Apr 7
Zillow CEO: 'There's no coronavirus playbook'
In an investors call, Rich Barton laid out plans to cut 25% of quarterly expenses by pausing hiring, cutting marketing, halting homebuying and reducing discretionary spending
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 24
Zillow suspends homebuying in all 24 Zillow Offers markets
Zillow CEO Rich Barton cited safety concerns and said the company plans to fully resume iBuying once health concerns pass
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 23
Zillow is covering 50% of Premier Agent costs for 1 month
Zillow CEO Rich Barton announced the decision Tuesday in a letter to customers
by Patrick Kearns | Mar 17