Why didn’t all the rain put a halt to homes sales this spring?

The conventional wisdom is that the past month of nonstop rain should have put a damper on real estate sales, but, in fact, the opposite has happened.

Zillow: The median home value dropped for first time in 7 years

The median listed home value in the United States clocked in at $226,800 in April, according to the latest monthly home data released by Zillow.

NAR CEO says he’s ‘not terrified’ of Zillow

Real estate tech giant Zillow Group has been known to rattle Realtors on occasion, especially as it expands its iBuyer program, Zillow Offers, in which it buys homes for all-cash directly from consumers over the internet. But the CEO of the nation’s largest real estate trade group says the company doesn’t scare him too much.

Why you should treat everyone like a client from the moment you meet

Successful real estate agents foster a relationship dynamic in which clients and potential clients start thinking of them like their other service providers, such as their accountants, their dentists and their hair stylists.

Zillow Offers is officially live in the Twin Cities, more markets to come

Zillow’s direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform, Zillow Offers, launched Monday in Minneapolis-Saint Paul, it was announced.

Zillow beats big on earnings while losses balloon

In its first quarter 2019 earnings report released on Thursday, Seattle-based Zillow Group, the operator of listing portals Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy and RealEstate.com, posted a net loss of $67.5 million in the first quarter and announced the expansion of its iBuyer program Zillow Offers to six additional markets.

Zillow will buy and sell homes in LA, Austin, San Diego and more

Zillow announced on Thursday it’s expanding its direct-to-consumer homebuying and selling platform known as Zillow Offers to Austin, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Antonio, San Diego and Tampa within the next year. 

Exclusive: Agentology launches phone answering service

On Wednesday, Agentology announced the launch of CallConnect, a service that provides agents with a single phone number that will ring them and their teams.

Too smart to fall for a real estate scam? Think again

Real estate and rental internet crimes affected 11,300 victims in 2018, according to a new report, and cost them nearly $150 million, up dramatically from 2017, when 9,645 victims were impacted by these types of crimes and lost a collective $56 million to scammers and fraudsters using online means. 

Zillow lead referral platform set to go live in 4 markets

Flex pricing will allow agents to pay only on leads they close in four markets beginning June 4.