Zillow hires Teri Conrad to lead Canada broker relations

Industry veteran Teri Conrad is joining Zillow Group as its new director of broker relations in Canada, the company confirmed to Inman on Wednesday.

Homebuyers spend an average $40,000 in one-time fees

The one-time fees of moving into a new home could set you back roughly $40,000, according to a new study from RealEstate.com — a Zillow Group company — and Thumbtack. It’s a cost that comes as a shock to many first-time homebuyers, the companies say.

Zillow Creating a More Streamlined Experience for Offers Customers With Lender Acquisition

Company Is Developing Opportunities for Broker Partners as It Builds Out New Mortgage Technology Zillow Group’s Zillow Offers (formerly Instant Offers) program continues to make its presence known, expanding into new markets and offering new tools to consumers. Recently, Zillow made news again with the announcement that they’ll be acquiring Mortgage Lenders of America, based […]

The post Zillow Creating a More Streamlined Experience for Offers Customers With Lender Acquisition appeared first on RISMedia.

Only 9% of buyers find agents online, the same as 10 years ago

Despite the massive growth of online home search portals, many more consumers find their agents through referrals from friends or family, according to NAR data.

Real estate photographer sues Zillow for copyright infringement

A California photographer of high-end properties says his contract with agents is “not transferrable and prohibits third party use without permission.” Zillow says his claims are without merit.

Rhode Island Realtors bring on Zillow’s Bridge Listing Input

Beginning Tuesday, the more than 5,000 agents and brokers that belong to Rhode Island’s statewide multiple listing service will have access to an alternative listing input tool from real estate giant Zillow Group at no additional cost.

Zillow’s epic listing photo battle with VHT enters its final phase

Real estate giant Zillow Group and real estate photography firm VHT squared off today in a Seattle courtroom, each appealing a lower court verdict from last year decided in VHT’s favor.

Zillow’s epic listing photo battle with VHT enters its final phase

Real estate giant Zillow Group and real estate photography firm VHT squared off today in a Seattle courtroom, each appealing a lower court verdict from last year decided in VHT’s favor.

Trulia Neighborhoods launches to make communities look like Instagram Stories

The feature uses crowdsourced local knowledge, original photography, drone footage, local safety and commute data, and parent reviews of nearby schools to create a comprehensive visual and data-filled profile of over 300 areas around the country.

Inside Zillow’s Q2 earnings: Premier Agent up, new acquisition, and $3.09M loss

The operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy and RealEstate.com, posted a $3.09 million net loss in the second quarter, down from a $21.8 million loss a year ago…