Zillow will buy and sell homes in 5 more cities

Zillow Offers, the direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, is coming to Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, Orlando and Portland.

Here are Swanepoel’s most powerful and influential people in real estate

Ron Peltier, the CEO of HomeServices of America is the most powerful and influential person in real estate according to sixth annual Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200), published by T3 Sixty. Peltier beat out other top executives from Keller Williams, RE/MAX,…

And the next Zillow Offers market is …

The real estate technology giant’s direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling program will be launching in its eighth market in 2019.

‘This blows my mind’: Agents balk at return of Zillow unvetted leads

A decision announced by Zillow to reinstate unvetted leads to its Premier Agent platform has divided agents, some of whom say conversion rates were too low.

Zillow brings back unvetted leads to Premier Agent

Zillow announced it’s officially bringing back non-validated email leads — in addition to connecting agents with validated leads on the phone — just seven months after it dropped them for its Premier Agent customers.

Are Zillow’s Premier Agent changes working for agents?

Since Zillow rolled out updates to its Premier Agent program in April, agent advertiser churn has been an issue, according to Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff.

‘Best of Zillow’ Premier Agent platform to unlock new consumer data

Zillow will start tracking consumer feedback and presenting it to Premier Agents who advertise on the platform to enhance their approach. The new program, “Best of Zillow,” which will reward the agents with the best track records, was announced at the real estate tech giant’s Premier Agent conference in Las Vegas.

Zillow announces new leadership roles for husband-wife duo

The husband-and-wife duo who founded Buyfolio, before it was gobbled up by Streeteasy in 2012, are set to take on new roles at Zillow Group, the company announced Monday. 

Zillow adds first indie brokerage listings from Alberta, Canada

One day after launching Canadian home listings on its signature property search website, Zillow is adding yet another source of those homes for sale.

More Canadian listings on deck as Zillow partners with Arizona firm

As part of the new partnership, Realty Executives International will publish listings from its Canadian franchise on Zillow.