Zillow Offers opens Southwest hub, plans to add 160 new jobs

Zillow’s cut the ribbon Wednesday on a new Southwest hub that will serve as the operations center for its year-old Zillow Offers platform.

Zillow is testing self-guided home tours to compete with iBuyers

Zillow is piloting a new program in Phoenix that gives prospective homebuyers access to the online behemoth’s homes without appointments or even agents.

Zillow airs first iBuyer ads, touts name recognition

Online real estate giant Zillow has begun airing its first-ever iBuyer TV ads, which lean heavily into the company’s widespread name recognition and play up the program’s ease of use.

Zillow is showing its own listings first for some users

In Phoenix and Las Vegas, Zillow appears to have tested the prioritization of its own Zillow Offers listings above others on its website, according to an analysis by Inman.

Home price growth slows, but 2019 will still challenge buyers

While still not likely to relieve buyers, the 5.5 percent annual growth was the same as in September, and down from 5.7 percent in August.

Zillow selects KW franchise as partner for Charlotte iBuyer

Zillow has selected The Redbud Group at Keller Williams SouthPark to represent the company in all of its buying and selling transactions through Zillow Offers in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Zillow Offers is coming to Denver this fall

Zillow is bringing its online homebuying and selling program to Denver sometime this fall, the company announced on Wednesday.

Inside OfferDepot, a Keller Williams team’s answer to the iBuyer wave

In one of the hottest markets for iBuyers, one Keller Williams team is figuring out a way to compete with its own version: OfferDepot.

Zillow puts its first home under contract as a seller — but reduces price by 1.6% on another

Zillow has put its first home under contract as a seller, with an expected closing in mid-July, listing agent George Laughton confirmed to Inman.

Purplebricks to launch in Las Vegas and Phoenix

Flat-fee brokerage Purplebricks is set to launch in Las Vegas and Phoenix, expanding on its U.S. presence in California and New York.