Redfin Estimate comes under fire for sudden price hikes

Does Redfin Estimate artificially inflate the value of certain homes, or is it just incredibly accurate and sensitive to changing market conditions? The founder of a low-fee brokerage attempted to get to the bottom of the valuation tool and found some …

Redfin unveils new estimate tool for off-market homes

Redfin is giving homeowners a chance to estimate their property’s value before it hits the market — while potentially buttressing its own iBuyer platform.

Reali releases AI tool to predict the winning bid on a home

Reali, the California-based, flat-fee tech-powered brokerage, is giving its clients a leg up on other homebuyers with a new predictive tool that estimates the probability of placing a winning bid on a home.

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman: There’s too much money in real estate

Glenn Kelman, Redfin’s CEO and president took the helm of the real estate brokerage 13 years ago, this month. He talks to Inman about the ups and downs.

What’s the deal with Zillow changing its Zestimates?

Although Zillow has previously said Zestimates never factor in list prices so they can remain independent estimates of value, there are, in fact, cases where information Zillow gains from the list price is used to tweak the Zestimate, according to the …

Nextdoor takes on Zillow’s Zestimate with home valuations

Nextdoor is adding home valuations and forecasts through a partnership with HouseCanary — a move to compete with Zillow’s Zestimate.

Here’s where sellers made the biggest profit on their homes

Homesellers are reaping the benefits of steadily skyrocketing home prices, especially on the West Coast, according to a new report from Zillow.

Zestimate is 15% more accurate with AI to judge home interiors

Zillow’s Zestimate is learning to tell which home looks nicer inside. The artificial intelligence feature improves the Zestimate’s accuracy by 15 percent.

The Real Word: What does the Zillow class-action lawsuit dismissal mean?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they’ll tackle the recent class-action lawsuit against Zillow and why it was dismissed. If you’re a Zillow user, what does this mean for you?

Judge dismisses amended lawsuit over Zillow’s Zestimate tool

A U.S. District Court in Illinois on Monday dismissed a lawsuit against real estate technology giant Zillow over the company’s marketing practices and its home value estimate (Zestimate) tool.