Connect/Reflect: Get off the fence and go!

With only about six weeks left to go before Inman Connect New York (January 22-26, 2018), we asked Zillow Group’s Jay Thompson to share a few tips for navigating the program, networking effectively and ensuring that you’re taking those online relationships offline during the conference …

Zillow posts record revenue and profit in the third quarter

In an earnings report today, Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia and RealEstate.com, posted a record profit of $9.2 million in third-quarter 2017 and increased its revenue by 25 percent year over year to a record $281.8 million …

The latest updates coming to Zillow Premier Agent in 2018

Zillow Group announced several new updates to its Premier Agent app that will become available in 2018, the biggest of which is a feature called My Agent that aims to allow real estate pros to more easily build relationships with buyer leads from Zillow and Trulia.  …

Zillow Group pledges $5M to help those on verge of homelessness

Over the next five years Seattle-based online real estate giant Zillow Group will dedicate money, services, products and resources to address housing insecurity across the nation through its first social impact program, “The Home Project.” …

Where does the NYC broker war with StreetEasy leave the industry?

The battle lines have been drawn, but the end is far from uncertain. And the ramifications for the rest of the real estate classified industry in the United States could be far-reaching …

Where does the NYC broker war with StreetEasy leave the industry?

The battle lines have been drawn, but the end is far from uncertain. And the ramifications for the rest of the real estate classified industry in the United States could be far-reaching …

Zillow’s ‘Bridge Listing Input’: New name, old tool?

Compose, a key component of Bridge Interactive, has been rebranded as Bridge Listing Input with no apparent significant changes to the tool …

New Zillow tool peers into the minds of renters

Zillow Group has announced the launch of Rental Inform, a cloud-based data dashboard comprised of exclusive, real-time rental market and aggregated consumer insight data aimed to help property management companies make decisions about operations, marke…

How does Zillow stack up to its global peers?

To begin with, Zillow is the largest real estate portal in the world in terms of revenue. Not only does Zillow generate the most revenue of any real estate portal around the world, it is also growing that revenue incredibly fast. In fact, when compared…

Will digital middlemen become toll booths for real estate agents?

Tech giants like Zillow Group, Facebook and Google are charging increasing fees for access to a growing share of homebuyers and sellers and tipping the scales in favor of agents and teams who can spend big, invest in technology and operate at lower margins. Smaller agents and big brokerages are under rising pressure to keep up …