Zillow has most profitable quarter ever — again
The online giant brought in $1.2B in revenue during the first 3 months of 2021 and made $52M in profit. The company also saw unique monthly web users jump 15 percent year-over-year
by Jim Dalrymple II May 4
Zillow hits back in REX antitrust lawsuit
Discount brokerage REX filed its antitrust lawsuit in March. But in a new filing, Zillow calls REX's claims "self serving" and without merit
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 30
CoStar unlikely to dethrone Zillow in portal wars: DelPrete
Opinion
Attempting to directly compete with market-leading real estate portals is an incredibly difficult proposition — with success unlikely
by Mike DelPrete Apr 29
Showing management startup Showingly snags deal with Miami Realtors
The deal comes amid a tumultuous time for the showing management industry after the announcement of Zillow's ShowingTime acquisition
by Andrea V. Brambila Apr 28
Zestimates can't keep up with wild housing market, agents say
Agents from around the country talk about the widening gap between Zestimates and MLS home value data as inventory shortages push prices to new highs
by Marian McPherson Apr 27
America's appetite for sex, Zillow in dead heat: Survey
A survey conducted by California-based insurance agency Surety First confirms Zillow scrolling has increased over the course of the pandemic — often in unhealthy ways
by Lillian Dickerson Apr 23
Is the housing inventory crisis almost over?
Zillow study shows surge of new listings could lessen frustrations for homebuyers
by Kelsey Ramírez Apr 23
The Real Word: How does climate change affect the housing market?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss how climate change is affecting the housing market, Zillow’s ad campaign, and features you should be using on Facebook and Instagram
by Byron Lazine Apr 23
The Inman Handbook on today's intense inventory crisis
There aren't enough homes for everyone who wants them. That's driving up prices and stretching agents thin
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 22
IBuyer purchases recover to pre-pandemic levels: DelPrete
The business model is undoubtedly here to stay, but not without its recovery challenges
by Mike DelPrete Apr 21
Spencer Rascoff: iBuyers not to blame for supply shortage
The former Zillow CEO touched on iBuying, real estate companies going public and 'global asset inflation' during a discussion at Connect Now
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 20
Trust is everything! 6 effective ways to earn it from prospects
In this fast-paced market, ethics and transparency can take a backseat to speed — but that only makes trust that much more crucial today. If you want to earn prospects' trust and solidify your reputation, here are a few ways to do so
by Stephanie Lanier Apr 19
Everyone wants a slice of the housing market. That’s the problem
Opinion
Right now, the housing market has a slew of uninvited guests in one of the worst housing shortages in the history of America
by Brad Inman Apr 16
SentriLock officially launches showing platform
SentriKey Showing Service is among the buzziest new showing management platforms in a space that has growing increasingly crowded in recent months
by Jim Dalrymple II Apr 13
5 people to watch at RE/MAX as franchisor counts on investment pay-off
RE/MAX intends to keep its agent productivity throne and expects its tech acquisitions in the last couple of years to boost its bottom line in 2021
1 in 7 homeowners considering selling within next 3 years
Of those not considering moving, 26% said they were concerned about their ability to find or afford a new home, according to a new survey from Zillow
Rich Barton, Glenn Sanford debut on Forbes billionaires list
Zillow co-founders Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink, eXp founder Glenn Sanford and 5 other real estate executives became billionaires in the past year
by Marian McPherson Apr 7
Zillow's new ad campaign highlights two sides of the moving journey
Taking inspiration from 'the great reshuffling' that happened during the pandemic, Zillow's new ad campaign 'To Move Is To Grow' highlights the emotional side of moving
by Marian McPherson Apr 7
11% of Americans moved during the pandemic: Zillow survey
Zillow's latest report revealed what pushed Americans to move during the pandemic and which markets experienced the largest inflow of new homebuyers
by Marian McPherson Apr 6
Court orders new trial in Zillow-VHT listing photo saga
After nearly 6 years, court will decide whether real estate behemoth willfully infringed on thousands of photos
REColorado teams up with showing management platform BrokerBay
The new partnership will launch in the summer and give members of the major Colorado multiple listing service easy access to tools for setting up home showings
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 29
5 big challenges for REX Real Estate in 2021
The well-connected discount brokerage is trying to raise more funding and grow its business as it takes on industry behemoths NAR and Zillow
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 29
5 people to watch at Zillow as the company moves toward Zillow 2.0
The C-suite is full of names familiar to the industry, but there are other key cogs in the Zillow machine who get less recognition
by Patrick Kearns Mar 25
How much are iBuyers paying for customer acquisition?
Opinion
Customer acquisition costs for major iBuyers is roughly similar at $3,000-$4,000, which is about 2-4X more than Redfin
by Mike DelPrete Mar 24
Pacaso raises $75M and soars to unicorn valuation
The co-ownership startup for second homes also raised $1 billion in debt funding
by Patrick Kearns Mar 24
Commission, appraisals, inventory: 11 challenges agents face today
Opinion
Last year forced real estate agents to adapt in an ever-evolving landscape. Here are the top challenges agents face daily
by Kuba Jewgieniew Mar 24
NAR-DOJ rule changes won't come for months
Rules regarding public display of buyer broker commissions and lockbox access for non-Realtors were originally slated to take effect by the end of March
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 23
T3 Sixty's annual list of top tech vendors reveals industry consolidation
A total of 15 companies from the 2020 list were acquired prior to the publication of the 2021 list
by Patrick Kearns Mar 23
Former Trulia CEO Pete Flint leads investment round in Instashowing
Flint and other big-name investors including Tom Ferry collectively dropped $1.5M on the showing management startup
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 23
Delta Media Group announces launch of ShowingTime competitor
The platform, called Local Showings, will integrate with brokerage and MLS technology. The company also says it is seeing significant interest in the platform
by Jim Dalrymple II Mar 22
Spencer Rascoff's SPAC is taking Offerpad public
One of the nation's largest iBuyers is going public with the help of a former rival executive
by Patrick Kearns Mar 18
'We're never going back to normal': Pete Flint on our digital future
To kick off Connect Now on Tuesday, Brad Inman and Trulia co-founder Pete Flint discussed the challenges and opportunities tied to the digitization of real estate
by Marian McPherson Mar 16
Does Zillow's app for online tours stack up?
Opinion
The portal giant's app for creating and publishing immersive online home tours is available to everyone — and it offers enough to make it worth a look
by Craig C. Rowe Mar 12
Zillow to hire more than 2,000 remote employees by end of 2021
The company announced on Thursday its goal to increase its employee rolls by 40%, largely by hiring in tech, mortgage and loans, and software development positions
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 11
IBuyers continue to see massive financial losses: DelPrete
Opendoor’s record-low selling costs dropped from 3% to 2.1%, which is likely the result of Opendoor continuing to push down buyer's agent commissions offered on its houses
by Mike DelPrete Mar 10
REX takes aim at Zillow with new lawsuit
REX alleges Zillow shift to IDX feed is 'driving consumers away from REX'
by Patrick Kearns Mar 9
Is Wall Street taking over real estate?
Opinion
Of the 10 largest real estate firms, eight are now publicly traded. These companies represent 575,000 agents, almost 45% of all Realtors
by Brad Inman Mar 9
News Corp CEO: We'll leave the 'unkempt gardens' to Zillow
'Our aim is to be a genuine digital marketplace, not to have any vested interest that might complicate that,' News Corp. CEO Robert Thomson said at Morgan Stanley's virtual conference. 'As you know, with house flipping, Zillow is renovating homes.'
by Patrick Kearns Mar 8
The Real Word: What does Zillow's earnings mean for solo agents?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Zillow’s shareholder letter, Compass acquisitions and direct mail strategies that work
by Byron Lazine Mar 5
Just how impressive is Compass' $3.7B 2020 revenue?
The company revealed yearly revenue numbers that would make most real estate companies green with envy. But not top rival Realogy
by Patrick Kearns Mar 4
A Zillow-owned ShowingTime: 5 MLS strategic concerns
Opinion
It's not just that the MLS is doing business with one of its customers but also the vendor-customer is now providing core services to its competitors — other MLS customers
by Mitchell Skinner Mar 4
Gary Keller admits to ‘losing war’ to software bugs
Keller said the company will begin a '66-day challenge of locking down stabilization' of its core technology platform, including its customer relationship management tool Command
by Patrick Kearns Mar 3
Kenneth Jenny, respected real estate industry vet, dies at 66
A 35-plus-year vet of the real estate industry, Ken Jenny was a trusted adviser to many and unafraid to speak his mind about industry issues
CoStar ups its bid for attempted CoreLogic acquisition
CoStar CEO Andy Florance believes the CoreLogic board will deem its offer 'superior' to a winning joint bid by Stone Point Capital and Insight Partners within 48 hours
by Patrick Kearns Mar 1
The digital transaction is great — but mortgage tech still needs work
It's easier than ever to complete a transaction without ever meeting in-person, but the mortgage lending process is one pain point in which multiple agents have aired grievances
50% of agents will leave: One broker predicts real estate's future
Opinion
As an industry, we should stop obsessing over things we can’t or won’t fix and take a look inward at the things that make us special as individual agents and organizations. Here's why
by Ryan Rodenbeck Feb 26
The Real Word: Can ShowingTime competitors step up?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the new showing platform Instashowing, Redfin’s acquisition of RentPath, and Kim Kardashian's and Kayne West's divorce.
by Byron Lazine Feb 26
27 real estate execs sign letter supporting Biden stimulus package
The letter called on legislative leaders to pass President Biden's American Rescue Plan, which includes another stimulus check and faster vaccine rollout
by Marian McPherson Feb 25
Startup from former Zillow exec creates 'Agent Advisory Council'
Tomo, a still-secretive fintech platform focused on the real estate transaction, is tapping agents from across the country for feedback
by Patrick Kearns Feb 25
Zillow's 'live offer' Zestimate launches in 20 markets
The move turns the Zestimate into an initial bid and is aimed at getting more consumers at the top of the funnel into the Zillow ecosystem
by Patrick Kearns Feb 25
Sellers choose 'buy-before-you-sell' offers 5X more than iBuyer offers
Bridge programs have lower service fees and alleviate seller worries about buying in an inventory-starved market, according to a new report from real estate tech firm Zavvie
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 25
CoStar revenue leaps to $1.7B, but profits take a hit
The company closed three acquisitions in 2020, and CEO Andrew Florance indicated during an earnings call that CoStar's buying spree is far from over
by Andrea V. Brambila Feb 24
Mike DelPrete: The top threat to real estate portals
There is one significant risk — an achilles heel — to portals: They don’t control their inventory
by Mike DelPrete Feb 24
Gary Keller, Dave Liniger and the last of the real estate cowboys
Opinion
The mercurial Keller Williams founder Gary Keller still operates like a cowboy, running his sprawling global enterprise as he sees fit
by Brad Inman Feb 24
New-home sales show healthy gains in January
New-home sales jumped 4.3% on a monthly basis and 19.3% on an annual basis, according to data from the US Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 24
Zillow names new COO, aims for 'one-click nirvana'
Susan Daimler is stepping into the role of president while Jeremy Wacksman will continue on as chief operating officer in a bid to focus the company's 'end-to-end' experience
by Patrick Kearns Feb 22
The Real Word: Should you blame Zillow or your leaders?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Brad Inman’s reaction to Zillow acquiring ShowingTime, buyer's regret during the health crisis and fair housing policy regarding buyer letters
by Byron Lazine Feb 22
WATCH: Zillow and ShowingTime live at Connect Now
If you missed yesterday's Connect Now, you missed Zillow's Errol Samuelson and ShowingTime's Mike Lane explaining what the tie-up of their two companies means for the industry and for agents. Watch it now
by Inman Feb 19
Annual home price growth reaches highest level since 2006
Increased buyer demand and low interest rates continue to push home values up in all 50 the largest US markets, according to Zillow's latest report
by Marian McPherson Feb 19
Zillow exec on ShowingTime buy: 'This is not about bypassing agents'
Zillow's Errol Samuelson and ShowingTime's Michael Lane addressed concerns over the acquisition at Inman Connect Now
by Patrick Kearns Feb 18
What’s next for real estate? Industry veterans weigh in
To kick off Connect Now, Brad Inman invited Coldwell Banker agents Steve and Heather Ostrom to discuss the 'mega trends' of today and find out why they've stuck with their brokerage
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 18
Here's a first look at Zillow 3D Home Tours' newest features
With 200M unique monthly visitors and a consistent IDX stream, Zillow's updated app is ripe to normalize the immersive home tour experience
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 17
How ShowingTime's privacy policy ties Zillow's hands
A legal expert confirmed to Inman that Zillow can’t do things that ShowingTime couldn’t do with agents' data
by Patrick Kearns Feb 16
RE/MAX exec dispels 'myths' around Zillow's ShowingTime acquisition
Nick Bailey has a message for agents concerned about the move: 'Don't panic'
by Patrick Kearns Feb 15
Don't blame Zillow, blame your leaders
Opinion
Zillow delivered tangible value to agents while the legacy industry stood still. Now, Zillow has become the industry's octopus, its tentacles reaching everywhere
by Brad Inman Feb 15
Inman Handbook on digital home showings
With the evolution of real estate upon us, the Inman Handbook on digital showings is here to help you make sense of this still-evolving, but here-to-stay, property marketing strategy
by Craig C. Rowe Feb 15
EXp CEO Glenn Sanford questions consumer benefit of Zillow Offers
In a Facebook post on Friday, Glenn Sanford estimated that consumers are paying, on average, 11.4% in commissions when they sell to Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Feb 12
The Real Word: What does Zillow's ShowingTime acquisition mean for agents?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Zillow’s acquisition of ShowingTime, Grant Cardone’s partnership with eXp Realty and how The Weeknd’s Super Bowl performance relates to real estate
by Byron Lazine Feb 12
Zillow looking forward to 'extending the reach' of ShowingTime: Barton
Zillow CEO Rich Barton said his company is trying to center transactions in its business model and that he wants to do to real estate what the iPhone did to phones and media
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 11
The war is on: CoStar speeds up its own scheduling tool to rival Zillow
A day after Zillow announced its acquisition of ShowingTime, Homesnap announced it was putting the 'pedal to the metal' on developing an alternative to the showing scheduling tool
by Patrick Kearns Feb 11
Zillow share price soars past $200
The company saw its stock price climb more than $30, to $203 per share, in the morning trading hours Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Feb 11
Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff launches second SPAC
Supernova Partners Acquisition Corp II will go public prior to any merger in a $370M public offering
by Patrick Kearns Feb 11
The ShowingTime deal: Another industry 'Oh shit' moment
Opinion
Many agents lamented online Wednesday that Zillow's acquisition of ShowingTime is about Zillow getting its hands on data. As often happens, this is a misplaced fear
by Brad Inman Feb 11
Agents fear Zillow's ShowingTime acquisition, worry about their data
After Zillow announced its acquisition of ShowingTime for $500M on Wednesday, real estate agents expressed concerns about the portal's growing reach and the fate of their data
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 10
Zillow is taking the Zestimate from ‘fantasy to reality’
Previously an automated valuation model, the Zestimate will be a 'live offer' in many markets in 2021. The company also revealed that it's finally making money on the homes it buys and sells through Zillow Offers
by Patrick Kearns Feb 10
Zillow to acquire ShowingTime for $500M
The company plans to continue to operate ShowingTime as an open platform for all real estate agents, not just those who partner with Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Feb 10
Zillow posts its most profitable quarter in company history
As Zillow's iBuyer profits clocked in at $27M in the fourth quarter, it's the Premier Agent business that sent Zillow to record-setting highs
by Patrick Kearns Feb 10
$1M home searches hit record high in January: Redfin
Homes priced over $1M made up 10.8% of all saved searches on Redfin.com in January, up from 8.5% the previous year, and the highest point this figure has reached since 2017
by Lillian Dickerson Feb 10
Bullish analysts send Zillow stock soaring to record high
The company's stock surged to a new all-time high Monday, after multiple analysts upped their price target ahead of the company's earnings report
by Patrick Kearns Feb 8
Rich Barton responds to 'SNL' sketch comparing Zillow to phone sex
'You used to want sex, but you're in your late 30s now ... You need Zillow,' according to a mock commercial that aired this weekend on 'Saturday Night Live'
WATCH: Are 'hybrid brokers' the future of real estate?
Former Zillow exec Greg Schwartz predicts industry with 'hybrid brokers' offering additional tech-enabled services to clients. Here, watch the entire video from last month's Connect as a special Select subscriber benefit
by Inman Feb 5
Is Zillow the Robinhood of real estate?
Opinion
Zillow and other innovative companies are attempting to make the trading of homes simple and easy. Somewhat like Robinhood, they are doing so with fewer intermediaries
by Brad Inman Feb 5
Opendoor's revenue plunged nearly 50% in 2020, according to SEC filing
The newly public company revealed in US Securities and Exchange Commission filings Tuesday that it expects to report $2.58B in revenue in 2020, down from the $4.7B in 2019
by Patrick Kearns Feb 3
Zillow orders data company to stop scraping its content
In a cease-and-desist letter, Zillow accused Datafiniti of improperly using its data. Datafiniti, which also appears to have harvested Redfin data, says it scans info the way Google does
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 2
Zillow foe to stop publishing short reports following GameStop fiasco
Citron Research spent years attacking Zillow before becoming bullish on the real estate tech company in 2019
by Patrick Kearns Feb 1
No matter what, Realtors are the ones who make home happen
Opinion
Despite the daily onslaught of market disruptors seeking to remove Realtors from the equation, there will always be a need for the personal touch in walking clients through the sale or purchase of their most important asset
by Carl Medford Feb 1
9 questions everyone's asking about Zillow's IDX shift
Opinion
What does Zillow's IDX shift mean for you and your business? Here are the answers to all your lingering questions
by Jay Thompson Jan 29
Greg Schwartz predicts an industry with 'hybrid brokers'
During Inman Connect, the former Zillow Group exec discussed his new startup and why he sees a future where most brokers will merge tech-enabled services with traditional, human-touch assistance
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 28
Zillow expands renter protections tool to fight income discrimination
The company is expanding the bounds of its Local Legal Protections tool to help renters combat discrimination based on how they pay rent
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 28
'Fundamental shift' to digital in real estate is not going away
At Inman Connect, panelists from Zillow, realtor.com, OJO Labs and Qualia discuss how the pandemic has transformed the industry and how agents can compete
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 27
Zillow restores 'past sales' to agent profiles following IDX switch
The company restored past listing history to agent profiles on Jan. 21, ahead of a Jan. 26 deadline. Now it's working to fix an issue with active listings appearing on agent profiles
by Patrick Kearns Jan 27
Broker warns MLSs: Help us compete against Zillow or lose us
At Inman Connect, Courtney Poulos, broker-owner at ACME Real Estate, criticized NAR's pocket listing policy, which she said benefits large brokerages like Zillow and Compass at the expense of independent firms
by Andrea V. Brambila Jan 26
'2021 is going to be an insane year': Mike DelPrete's 5 megatrends
Mike DelPrete's 5 megatrends of real estate tech include the ongoing growth of new business models, a battle for adjacent services and one that might surprise you
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 26
CoStar CEO: 'The residential agent is Zillow’s competitor'
CoStar CEO Andy Florance revealed in great detail his ambitious plans to build a residential real estate platform during an Inman Connect session Tuesday
by Patrick Kearns Jan 26
Inman Handbook on choosing a new brokerage
Choosing a new real estate brokerage is harder than ever as new models emerge, technology has risen to prominence and outside industrialists are pushing for mindshare
by Craig C. Rowe Jan 25
December home value growth shatters records: Zillow
Typical US home values rose 8.4% year over year to $266,104, the highest annual increase seen since January 2014, according to a new report from Zillow
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 22
'Zillow Gone Wild': Instagram account featuring kooky homes gains popularity
Samir Mezrahi has gained a 560K following seeking out the most unusual homes on Zillow
The end of free rental listings on Zillow is here
The company announced the changes would come in November but finally ended free rental listing syndication this week
by Patrick Kearns Jan 20
This city is poised to become the hottest real estate market of 2021
A new Zillow survey predicts this Southern metro will outperform all others in price growth
by Patrick Kearns Jan 19
Zillow's shift to IDX is live. Here's what agents need to know
Changes include buyer's agents being advertised as 'personal guides' and the site defaulting to agent listings over others
by Patrick Kearns Jan 18
Zillow will withhold support for all 'sedition caucus' lawmakers
The company didn't donate to any of the election objectors during the previous election cycle but officially vowed to withhold any support moving forward
by Patrick Kearns Jan 13
How to price a listing in a red-hot seller's market
Opinion
Basing your price on comparable sales is usually a solid strategy. But what happens when you try to sell your own house in a red-hot seller's market with a broad range of comps? Here's one real estate pro's experience
by Bernice Ross Jan 13
Zillow CEO Rich Barton is still the most 'powerful' person in real estate
The Zillow CEO tops the annual SP 200, a list of the most powerful people in the industry compiled by T3 Sixty
by Patrick Kearns Jan 12
Number of '$1M cities' swells amid pandemic-fueled homebuying
The number of so-called 'million-dollar cities' surged 17% year over year, leading to the greatest net gain in such cities in at least a decade, according to a new Zillow study
by Lillian Dickerson Jan 11
Real estate leaders speak out against 'mob' — but won't rule out campaign contributions for election objectors
As violence unfolded, real estate leaders and trade groups issued strongly worded statements decrying the violence. They are not, however, committing to no longer donating money to the campaigns of lawmakers who voted against certification
by Patrick Kearns Jan 8
The home value gap between races is narrowing — slowly: Zillow
Although Black and Latinx home values are still lower overall, new data from Zillow shows the gap between these groups has decreased by about 4% since the Great Recession
CoStar Group buys houses.com URL
The company, which has signaled a move into residential real estate in recent months, plans to develop a national marketplace for agents
by Patrick Kearns Jan 5
11 CEOs on 2021: More mergers, more pressure and more growth
The chief executives of Zillow, Redfin, Realogy and more predict what's in store for the new year, including industry consolidation and even more technology acceleration
by Patrick Kearns Dec 30
Brad Inman's 21 predictions for '21
Opinion
Keller Williams will amp up its recruitment program, Zillow will acquire Opendoor, and nursing homes will die. These and 18 other predictions for 2021 from Inman's founder
by Brad Inman Dec 30
'A super hot market': Economists weigh in on what to expect in 2021
A handful of economists shared with Inman their forecasts for home sales and prices, inventory, the impact of a coronavirus vaccine and the risk of another recession
by Andrea V. Brambila Dec 24
Zillow CEO Rich Barton pledges to give away half his wealth
Rich Barton and his wife, Dr. Sarah Barton, have signed onto 'The Giving Pledge,' a philanthropic effort by billionaires to give away the 'majority' of their wealth to charity
by Patrick Kearns Dec 23
Pulse: Readers share the biggest real estate news of 2020
The coronavirus outbreak dominated headlines this year, but what industry-related events and changes made the news? Here are the top real estate stories from 2020, according to our readers
by Inman Dec 22
Everything that happened in 2020, the wildest year of our lives
This year had it all: A presidential election, a stock market crash and rebound, and the busiest summer and fall in memory — all amid an unprecedented global pandemic
by Jim Dalrymple II Dec 21
Yes, Santa's house now has a 3D tour on Zillow
The online marketplace updated its listing for Santa's house — off market, of course — with a 3D tour for anyone itching for a glimpse of St. Nick's home when he's not busy on the job
by Lillian Dickerson Dec 21
The 10 biggest real estate tech stories and trends of 2020
COVID-19 may have led to increased tech acceleration, but technology was already reshaping the industry even before the pandemic struck
by Patrick Kearns Dec 18
After CoStar acquisition, Homesnap vows loyalty to Broker Public Portal
Homesnap CEO John Mazur and HomeLight CEO Drew Uher both explained why they're not directly competing with Zillow during an Inman Connect Now session Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Dec 17
10 amenities Zillow predicts will be on your buyers' 2021 wish lists
From pet-friendly spaces to backyard oases, Zillow on Thursday shared what will be at the top of homeowners' and homebuyers' home wish lists in 2021
by Marian McPherson Dec 10
Offerpad partners with nation's largest private new homeseller
The deal with New Home Star is a first for Offerpad, whose Homebuilder Alliance program counts more than a dozen direct builder partnerships but, until now, no sales firms
by Patrick Kearns Dec 3
Offers from iBuyers are getting weaker: zavvie report
Total iBuyer purchases plummeted 82% year over year in Q3, according to the report
by Patrick Kearns Dec 1
With CoStar in the game, a new real estate chessboard emerges
People who have done deals with CoStar, or had a catbird seat in CEO Andy Florance's business dealings, say he's cunning, ruthless and plays to win. Sounds like Zillow, right?
by Brad Inman Nov 30
Read: Inman's complete interview with CoStar CEO Andy Florance
Brad Inman sat down with Florance to talk about CoStar's business model, plans for Homesnap and a possible CoreLogic deal. By popular demand, we've transcribed the interview
by Inman Nov 25
CoStar CEO to Zillow: Here we come
CoStar Group CEO Andy Florance is ready to take on Zillow, and he didn’t hold back in an exclusive interview with Brad Inman. Read highlights and listen to the entire interview, his first since announcing the acquisition of Homesnap
by Brad Inman Nov 24
10 real estate players named on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500
Find out which real estate tech companies made this 26-year-old ranking list, designed to recognize what it takes to be an industry disruptor
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 23
CoStar Group acquires Homesnap for $250M
The move into residential real estate puts the company in direct competition with Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Nov 23
In chaotic times, Zillow becomes the solution to doomscrolling
People in 2020 are treating the ubiquitous real estate portal as part social network and part salve amid a global pandemic and geopolitical chaos. But don't expect a comments section
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 20
Zillow CEO on how COVID-19 vaccine may impact real estate tech
Barton called the vaccine a 'miracle,' praising the scientists behind the effort, and noted that the industrywide move toward digital is likely 'a long-term trend'
by Patrick Kearns Nov 18
What a vaccine could mean for the US housing market and real estate
An effective vaccine could mean a spike in interest rates and return to some pricy metro markets, economists and agents told Inman
by Patrick Kearns Nov 16
Spencer Rascoff pays $1M above Zestimate for LA home
The former Zillow CEO reportedly bought a second home in the Brentwood neighborhood
by Patrick Kearns Nov 12
Former Zillow, Angie's List execs join Vacasa board of directors
Chad Cohen formerly served as the CFO for Zillow. Chris Terrill is the former chief executive of Angie's List, and is currently on the board of Realogy
by Jim Dalrymple II Nov 10
The Real Word: Is this Zillow's biggest threat?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss the company Zillow fears and why a viral video caused Corcoran to drop an agent
by Byron Lazine Nov 9
The hot housing market isn't ending any time soon: Zillow
Closed sales of existing homes increased 9.4% from August to September, yielding a 20.9% increase year over year, the highest rate recorded since 2006
Earnings round up: Q3 was the real estate industry's comeback quarter
The scorching housing market lifted the nation's largest real estate companies out of their second quarter slumps, according to Q3 earnings calls this week and last week
by Patrick Kearns Nov 6
Zillow CEO predicts how tech trends will impact agents
New tech tools in the real estate industry will forever change consumer expectations, Zillow CEO Barton said on a company earnings call
by Patrick Kearns Nov 5
Zillow investor lawsuit over co-marketing program gets class-action status
Hundreds or thousands of investors could be impacted by litigation over Zillow's agent-lender co-marketing program. Zillow continues to say the 3-year-old suit is without merit
Riding hot market, Zillow posts first profitable quarter in 3 years
Zillow beat expectations, posting $657M in revenue in the third quarter and a net income of $40M
by Patrick Kearns Nov 5
Opendoor and Zillow are losing tens of thousands on each iBuyer home: DelPrete
Opinion
Disruption in real estate is being led by companies — and shareholders — willing to bet and lose billions of dollars
by Mike DelPrete Nov 3
Zillow to end free rental listing syndication in 2021
Rental listings displayed on the real estate portal will need to come through Zillow Feed Connect or Zillow Rental Manager
by Patrick Kearns Nov 3
Chime, Brokermint partner for a 'deep technical integration'
Chime said its pursuit of a Brokermint integration stemmed from customer requests and the desire for a single 'lead-to-cash' solution
by Craig C. Rowe Nov 2
Who does Zillow fear? Not who you think
Opinion
A 33-year-old commercial real estate data company is scratching at the door of online residential real estate and could be on the scene by next year
by Brad Inman Nov 2
Zillow slashes 80 Zillow Offers jobs in 'realignment'
The changes are mostly in field offices across the country, with a few operations staffers being let go, a Zillow spokesperson confirmed to Inman
by Patrick Kearns Oct 28
Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff dismisses IPO system as 'broken'
Rascoff, who recently launched his own Special Purpose Acquisition Company, or SPAC, called Zillow's initial public offering a 'facepalm moment' in a Twitter thread this week
by Patrick Kearns Oct 28
Former Zillow exec Greg Schwartz wants to make buying a home easier
New startup Tomo is aiming to improve the real estate transaction experience with a $40M seed round
by Patrick Kearns Oct 27
Agent drops 'mutiny' lawsuit against Compass, team member hits back
Jill Schwartz's lawsuit against former team members is ongoing. One has countersued, alleging Schwartz defamed her and falsely took credit for her listings
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 23
Historically low inventory threatens pending-home sales: Zillow
The housing market has been ablaze since the summer, but a lack of homes on the market is finally slowing pending-home sales, according to a weekly market report from Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Oct 23
In light of Google lawsuit, are monopolies lurking in the real estate industry?
Opinion
On Tuesday, the US Justice Department accused Google of illegally protecting its monopoly over search and search advertising. It begs the question, are there real estate monopolies?
by Brad Inman Oct 21
Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff's new company starts trading today
Supernova Partners Acquisition Company, Inc., the former Zillow chief executive's special purpose acquisition company, upsized its initial public offering due to high demand
by Patrick Kearns Oct 21
Zillow revamps its multi-family rental advertising platform
The company is also launching new data-driven tools for the multi-family rental space that include rent comps and other insights
by Patrick Kearns Oct 20
The quiet iBuyer war on real estate commissions: DelPrete
Does the success of the iBuyer model come at the expense of the traditional real estate structure?
by Mike DelPrete Oct 19
Soaring home values reminiscent of recovery from recession: Zillow
Typical home value rose to $260K in September, a remarkable growth rate that includes the largest month-over-month increase in 15 years and the largest quarterly growth in 7 years
by Patrick Kearns Oct 16
The Real Word: How efficient are agents?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss why you shouldn’t ignore Zillow, how inbound moves have shifted and Ryan Serhant’s new brokerage
by Byron Lazine Oct 16
After diversity pledge, Zillow appoints first Black board member
Claire Cormier Thielke, managing director of Hines Asia Pacific and a member of Stanford University's adjunct faculty, is joining Zillow's board of directors
by Patrick Kearns Oct 15
StreetEasy launches Zestimate-like tool for New York City
StreetEasy Valuation is available to New York City homeowners by request only, however, unlike the public-facing Zestimate
by Patrick Kearns Oct 15
Zillow, Yelp identify top 10 most affordable suburbs with a 'city feel'
Data powerhouses create 'Cityness Index' to identify suburbs that best strike a balance between affordability and urban amenities. No. 3 is surprising, to say the least
by Andrea V. Brambila Oct 14
DelPrete: Zillow hiring agents is the megatrend you can't afford to ignore
Opinion
Most of the largest real estate disruptors are moving toward hiring agents for new brokerage services — that's nearly $35B in enterprise value pushing in this direction
by Mike DelPrete Oct 8
Netflix and Zillow team up to create 'listing' for haunted house flick
Netflix created a Zillow listing for Bly Manor, the location of the platform's latest original movie, "The Haunting of Bly Manor"
by Marian McPherson Oct 6
The Real Word: Zillow to hire agents — now what?
Opinion
This week, Byron Lazine and Nicole White discuss Zillow’s latest announcement, Netflix’s new social media docudrama and America’s largest artificial surf park
by Byron Lazine Oct 2
Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff wants to help you buy a second home
Spencer Rascoff and dotloop founder Austin Allison are launching a new co-ownership startup for second homes, Rascoff's third venture this year
by Patrick Kearns Sep 30
Pulse: The one marketing tip you give to all agents
This week, readers share their tried-and-true marketing tips and strategies all agents can benefit from. Here are the ideas you believe in and why
by Inman Sep 29
Zillow's former CEO is looking for a startup to take public
Spencer Rascoff is co-chairing a new special-purpose acquisition company and seeking a 'business that addresses a large market'
by Patrick Kearns Sep 28
Agents, you’re missing the point with the Zillow news
Opinion
Wherever you get your business from, focusing on your clients will be far more fruitful than worrying about what Zillow or anyone else is doing
by Jay Thompson Sep 25
Home price growth stays strong for now — but the future is murky
After forecasting housing price declines of approximately 0.3% this year, experts have adjusted those predictions this quarter to reflect an increase in prices by 3.7%
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 24
Zillow continues 'natural evolution' with brokerage shift: Deutsche
Zillow's decision to hire its own agents for Zillow Offers is the latest in its shift to becoming a platform, according to a trio of Deutsche Bank analysts
by Patrick Kearns Sep 24
'This comes as no shock': Realtors weigh in on Zillow hiring agents
Although the initial reaction to Zillow’s decision to bring representation for its own Zillow Offers transactions in-house was mixed, few real estate agents were surprised by the move
by Patrick Kearns Sep 23
What does Zillow's switch to IDX mean for Premier Agents?
The move will likely lead to small aesthetic changes, including how Premier Agents are displayed on listings, but the lead flow will remain the same
by Patrick Kearns Sep 23
Zillow to hire agents as employees for iBuyer transactions
Starting in January 2021, Zillow Offers transactions will be managed by a salaried Zillow employee who is licensed to act as a real estate salesperson through Zillow Homes
by Patrick Kearns Sep 23
30% of agents plan to decrease ad spend on Zillow, realtor.com
Curaytor co-founders say agents are starting to realize they 'do not need a middleman' and can go directly to consumers
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 22
Zillow launches voter registration site Zillow Votes ahead of elections
Launched on National Voter Registration Day, Zillow Votes helps users register to vote, view voting deadlines and learn about presidential and congressional candidates
by Marian McPherson Sep 22
Why Opendoor going public is a rising tide that could lift Zillow
For the second consecutive month, Deutsche Bank's research team raised its target stock price for Zillow. This time, it was fueled by its biggest iBuyer competitor going public
by Patrick Kearns Sep 18
A Zillow TV spot, dissected
Zillow and independent marketing agency The Perception offer their thoughts on a new Zillow advertisement that acknowledges the changing face of 'home'
by Andrea V. Brambila Sep 18
With virtual learning, rents in college towns are falling fast
Two million more college-age Americans are living with their parents or grandparents instead of renting, according to new data from Zillow released Thursday
12 up-and-coming, mid-sized metros
Mid-sized cities across the country are looking attractive as people try to avoid congested cities and seek out more affordable markets amidst an uncertain economic climate
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 15
IBuyer purchases dropped 88% in Q2 as pandemic raged
RedfinNow, Offerpad, Opendoor and Zillow only bought 880 homes in the second quarter of 2020, according to a new study by Redfin released Thursday
by Patrick Kearns Sep 11
Zillow, Redfin lead push for more corporate diversity
The companies are helping lead a new initiative dubbed the Board Challenge, which is meant to increase diversity among directors on company boards
by Jim Dalrymple II Sep 9
Zillow Offers opens in first new market since COVID pause
The direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform is live in Jacksonville, Florida
by Patrick Kearns Sep 9
The Broker Public Portal has a new head and a goal to overtake Zillow
As executive director, Joe Rand will be the voice of the BPP in the real estate industry, and aims to make Homesnap the number one real estate search site in the country
Former Zillow, eXp Realty executives join Tom Ferry
During the final day of his annual success summit, Ferry named RJ Jones as chief operating officer and Keri McGhee as vice president of marketing
by Patrick Kearns Sep 3
Bullish on Zillow, Deutsche Bank sees the money in Premier Agent
Deutsche Bank thinks the value of buyer and seller leads generated by Zillow is underappreciated by Wall Street
by Patrick Kearns Sep 3
Rental concessions are twice as common as in February: Zillow
The proportion of rental listings on Zillow that offer some kind of concession increased from 16.2% in February to 30.4% in July, according to new data released Tuesday
Zillow integrates C.A.R. standard forms into dotloop
Agents in California who use the transaction management platform will no longer need to download and import forms
by Patrick Kearns Sep 1
September rent is due. How will renters and landlords deal?
The start of the month means that over 100 million Americans living in rentals will have to pay rent without the supplemental aid they previously received as part of the pandemic stimulus package
What's the future of iBuyers in light of COVID-19?
Opinion
Although no one knows exactly what the future holds for real estate, things seem particularly uncertain for iBuyers. Here's a look at the advantages and disadvantages these companies are facing as they navigate the current housing market
by Luke Babich Aug 28
Despite digital acceleration, Zillow execs say consumers need agents more than ever
At Zillow's virtual Unlock event, two company executives emphasized the importance of their partners as they build digital tools
by Patrick Kearns Aug 26
It's a seller's market all right, and home value growth is accelerating
During July, the typical home value was up 4.5% year over year to $253,527, the fastest value rate increase since May 2019
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 21
Zillow launches reviews and ratings service for homebuilders
Builder Ratings and Reviews will let consumers write reviews of their home's builder, and then display those reviews on builders' Zillow pages
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 19
DelPrete: iBuyer market share plummets, slow recovery ahead
IBuyers are buying homes again but with a more cautious approach. Once they prove they can survive the pandemic, they’ll still have to overcome the challenge of profitability
by Mike DelPrete Aug 18
As Americans daydream about real estate, Zillow tallies record usership
As quarantining Americans window-shop for new homes, Zillow's mobile app surged to 2.17 million daily active users Thursday, according to Apptopia, an app intelligence company
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 14
Zillow president: Digital real estate experience isn't a flash in the pan
Zillow President Jeremy Wacksman discussed the digital tailwinds of COVID-19 with Brendan Wallace, the managing partner and co-founder of Fifth Wall Ventures
by Patrick Kearns Aug 14
Suburban markets aren't any hotter than urban ones: Zillow
A new study from Zillow looks at a host of economic factors to see how suburban and urban markets have evolved since COVID-19 arrived in the US
by Patrick Kearns Aug 13
Pre-pandemic inventory lifts Zillow's iBuyer as company rides 'tailwinds'
The online real estate giant brought in $768 million during the second quarter of 2020 while setting a new traffic record with 2.5 billion visits to its website
by Jim Dalrymple II Aug 6
StreetEasy to agents: Submit listings within 24 hours or lose access
The updated listing quality policy is similar to a rule implemented by Realtor-affiliated multiple listing services in May designed to combat pocket listings
EXp Realty wants to go head-to-head with Zillow and Redfin
At Connect Now, CEO Glenn Sanford shared why the company is launching a consumer-facing platform and why he believes agents need to make tough decisions with certain vendors
by Patrick Kearns Aug 4
Zillow has resumed buying in every pre-pandemic Zillow Offers market
Since pausing its homebuying platform in March, Zillow Offers is now operating again in all 24 markets, including Las Vegas, South Florida, Tampa Bay and Houston beginning Tuesday
by Patrick Kearns Aug 4
Rent prices are slowing faster in cities than in the suburbs: Zillow
Between February and June, annual rent growth slowed 2 percentage points in urban areas while slowing by just 1.4 percentage points in suburban areas, according to a Zillow study
Zillow will let most of its employees work from home indefinitely
In a blog post Wednesday, Dan Spaulding, chief people officer at Zillow, said 90% of employees will have an option to work from home or an office, when 'conditions permit'
by Patrick Kearns Jul 30
Zillow partners with nation's largest homebuilder
The partnership allows consumers working with D.R. Horton the freedom of a flexible closing date and cash credits at close for eligible deals
by Patrick Kearns Jul 30
Zillow will allow self-tours on all company-owned homes
The company is also adding a digital floor plan to all Zillow-owned listings
by Patrick Kearns Jul 28
Earnings calls will reveal impact of COVID-19 on Zillow, Redfin, Realogy
Company earnings this week and next will likely provide insight in the coming weeks into how big an impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on real estate. Here's what to expect
by Patrick Kearns Jul 28
Most agents aren't including Zestimates, iBuyer info in CMAs
While most agents said they had never done a virtual listing presentation, 51% said they were very or extremely likely to in the next 6 months, according to a new W+R Studios survey
by Andrea V. Brambila Jul 28
'The real estate industry will move forward': Former surgeon general
Dr. Regina Benjamin, the former surgeon general of the United States under President Barack Obama, discusses her role advising Zillow and the link between health and home
by Patrick Kearns Jul 27
Renters will be hardest hit by an end to unemployment benefits: Zillow
Over 30 million people currently receiving benefits stand to lose $600 per week, launching the percentage of renter households facing a severe housing burden from about 3% to 41%
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 27
Homes continue to sell fast amid incredibly low inventory
The number of homes that went under contract the week ending July 18, 2020 surpassed those of the previous week, with pending sales increasing by 10.9% week over week, according to Zillow's Weekly Market Report
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 24
How the real estate industry discriminates and what agents can do to stop it
Lisa Rice, the president and CEO of NFHA and Bill Dedman, an investigative reporter for 'Newsday,' discuss their investigations into housing discrimination at Zillow's virtual Unlock conference
by Patrick Kearns Jul 22
Homes are selling at the fastest rate ever recorded by Zillow
Homes are typically selling just 20 days after hitting the market, according to a weekly market survey published Thursday by Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Jul 17
Zillow announces leadership shuffle
Matt Daimler is moving from StreetEasy to SVP of product for Zillow Group while Caroline Burton will fill Daimler's role as general manager of StreetEasy and Zillow Group NYC
by Patrick Kearns Jul 16
Zillow's agent profiles are the most useful, according to new study
The study, released Monday by the Consumer Federation of America, also warns consumers to be skeptical of agent ratings.
by Patrick Kearns Jul 13
Homes continue to sell at fastest pace in 2 years
Sellers continue to be at an advantage in July in the wake of the pandemic, with homes leaving the market at their most rapid pace since Zillow began analyzing this data in 2018
by Lillian Dickerson Jul 10
Dotloop will now require agents to opt out of data sharing
Agents that use the Zillow-owned platform will be required to opt out of a new data-sharing policy if they don't want dotloop to share their data with third-party affiliates like Zillow
by Patrick Kearns Jul 9
High-end homes flood the market as homeowners seek to trade up
In June, meanwhile, new listings for more affordable homes plunged 29% year over year, according to a new Zillow survey released Wednesday
by Patrick Kearns Jul 8
Zillow resumes buying homes in 5 more US markets
After the company's initial homebuying pause, Zillow is now buying homes in 20 of 24 Zillow Offers markets
by Patrick Kearns Jul 7
Nightmare Queens home listed for $829K is 'unlivable'
Dirt-covered surfaces, cracks piercing the walls, filthy bathrooms with broken tiles and vines invading the kitchen — all for a whopping $829K
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 29
This analyst thinks Zillow will capitalize on real estate 'shockwave'
Loup Ventures Managing Partner Gene Munster believes that as people continue to move from urban areas to suburbs, Zillow will benefit from top-of-the-funnel engagement
by Patrick Kearns Jun 26
Homes are flying off the market at their fastest rate in 2 years
Homes sold in the US during the second week of June stayed on the market for about 22 days, the lowest number since June 2018, according to a new analysis by Zillow
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 25
Zillow now displays local LGBT legal protections on all home listings
On Monday, Zillow launched 'LGBT Local Legal Protections,' a data-powered resource on all Zillow listings that shows whether for-sale and rental listings are located in communities that explicitly protect individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 23
Who says you can't go home again? 2.7M adults have moved back home since March
Among 18- to 25-year-olds, a 12% decline in individuals living on their own translates into a $726M slash in rent revenue, according to Zillow. That's 1.4% of the US rental market
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 19
Growth in US home value slows at greatest monthly rate since 2019
Home values grew by 0.41% month over month in April, and in May that metric dropped to 0.35% — the largest one-month slowdown in more than a year
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 18
Ex Zillow, Trulia executives back Latin American real estate startup
La Haus, which aims to upend the homebuying process in Latin America, received a boost from former Trulia CEO Pete Flint and Zillow co-founder Spencer Rascoff
by Patrick Kearns Jun 16
Zillow announces the company will celebrate Juneteenth
Zillow is joining other companies in acknowledging the holiday traditionally celebrated by Black Americans that marks the end of slavery in the US
by Patrick Kearns Jun 12
Black execs are underrepresented in real estate boardrooms. Now what?
On Monday, Compass CEO Robert Reffkin called for more diversity on the boards of directors inside publicly traded real estate companies. So far, that hasn't happened
by Patrick Kearns Jun 10
Zillow CEO Rich Barton signs letter supporting Georgia hate crimes law
Barton, along with leaders of three national real estate companies, signed a letter asking Georgia legislators to pass a hate crimes bill
by Marian McPherson Jun 9
Zillow is buying homes again in 6 more cities
The iBuyer platform is buying homes again in Atlanta, Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, San Diego and Sacramento
by Patrick Kearns Jun 9
Mike DelPrete: Don't call it a comeback (just yet)
Real estate tech strategist Mike DelPrete explains pre- and post-shelter-in-place market trends and how real estate agents can prepare for the future
by Marian McPherson Jun 4
3D tours are hard to navigate? Not in my experience
Opinion
In an interview with Zillow's Rich Barton, Brad Inman said he found 3D home tours difficult to navigate. I say they've never been easier, and they're only getting better
by Craig C. Rowe Jun 3
CEO of realtor.com operator Move: 'The game's not over'
David Doctorow says realtor.com can contribute to 'helping consumers think about making great homes and, when needed, sell homes' in partnership with the industry
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
StreetEasy may cut off Douglas Elliman's access to rental listing platform
The Zillow-owned search portal and the New York City-based brokerage are currently locked in negotiations
by Patrick Kearns May 29
Zillow returns to homebuying in 5 more markets
The company resumed buying homes through Zillow Offers last week following a nearly 2-month pause due to COVID-19
by Patrick Kearns May 27
(Agent dressed as) Bigfoot spotted in California listing photos
The listing was up for 4 days before Coldwell Banker agent Daniel Oster added the Bigfoot photos, which drew more than 640,000 views on Zillow alone. The home is now in contract
Daily Dispatch: Why brokerage value propositions will change

Zillow’s chief industry development officer talks to Brad Inman on his podcast about the changing value propositions for brokerages in the post-pandemic world.

by Inman May 22
A comprehensive guide to industry resources for real estate agents
Real estate companies, trade groups and government agencies are offering resources amid the pandemic. Inman is trying to compile them all in 1 guide that will be updated daily
by Patrick Kearns May 20
Zillow cuts off direct listing feed from Realogy franchisees
A Zillow spokesperson told Inman the company gets virtually all of its listings from MLS feeds these days
by Patrick Kearns May 19
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
Remote work trends could lead to suburban boom: Zillow
The trend could ease price pressure on urban and inner suburban areas, according to Zillow Principal Economist Skylar Olsen
by Patrick Kearns May 13
New listings rise, with greatest uptick in higher price points
The total number of new listings increased 5.9% week over week, but new listings in the highest price tier were up by 8%, according to new data from Zillow
by Lillian Dickerson May 12
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
Realtors are line of defense against banker greed
Opinion
The private sector and government leaders must be on guard as trillions of public dollars wash through the economic system and a broken economy can become a feasting ground for unsavory opportunists
by Brad Inman May 11
Earnings offer hope, but 'normalcy' is still distant
The pandemic may continue to wreak havoc for some time, but a strong quarter of earnings offers support to the idea that there's light at the end of the tunnel
by Jim Dalrymple II May 8