Zillow: Buyers spend more time shopping for a car than their home loan

Survey participants on average reported spending 8 hours — obtaining just four quotes from lenders — weighing home loan options, the same amount of time they would spend researching a vacation. In comparison, respondents spent 11 hours shopping for a…

NYC top-tier home inventory and prices rising, Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillo…

You got your AMP in my Upstream!

There continues to be confusion about Upstream and AMP (Advanced Multilist Platform). They are two separate projects. They are not dependent upon each other. Allow me to explain …

5-star Realtor ratings: A chance for NAR to tighten ethics code

Six weeks ago, I wrote about how the online agent ratings and review landscape is broken, to which Rob Hahn correctly pointed out that I did not provide any suggested solution …

Zillow’s focus on ‘super agents’ growing company revenue

A budget in the red and ongoing legal battle didn’t seem to outshine the onslaught of new products and advertising efforts that defined Zillow Group’s entrance into the year of 2016. The message CEO Spencer Rascoff and CFO Kathleen Philips gave during …

Average San Francisco home value tops metros across U.S., Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillo…

Los Angeles home values dwarf national average, Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillo…

Chicago home values slowly growing, Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillo…

Houston home values increase with top-tier accession slowing, Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillo…

Washington D.C. home inventory drops, home values increase in early 2016, Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillo…