Zillow

Zillow (NASDAQ: Z) is an online real estate database that was founded in 2005 and created by Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink, former Microsoft executives and founders of Microsoft spin-off Expedia. Spencer Rascoff is the current CEO of Zillow, Inc.
Posts about Zillow
  • Zillow has Zestimate lawsuit thrown out

    … Back in May, we posted how real estate site Zillow was being sued over their ‘Zestimate’ feature. The lawsuit claimed Zillow’s estimates were undervaluing the homes which were being sold on Zillow and that Zestimates were a de facto appraisal. In Illinois, where the suit was filed, all real estate appraisers have to be licensed in the state…

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  • Realtors rebelling against Zillow over instant offers

    … Hot off of them threatening a blogger over fair use of photos (BTW, they backed down after the EFF told them they have no case), real estate website Zillow is testing a new program called Instant Offers. Zillow says Instant Offers can speed up the process of selling your home and make it a lot easier. Basically how it works is, you register your…

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  • Zillow threatens architecture blogger over house photos

    … Real estate website Zillow has threatened 23-year-old architecture blogger Kate Wagner over her use of photos from their website. Wagner was running a successful blog called “McMansion Hell” where she took the gargantuan functionless houses to task. In many of her posts, Wagner would use a dry wit and humor to poke fun at many of the design…

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  • Zillow faces lawzuit over Zesitmates

    … National real estate listing site Zillow has a feature on their site called ‘Zesitmates’. These Zestimates, as the name implies, are price estimates for real estate listings. According to their website, Zillow says Zestimates are not an appraisal, but are a starting point in determining a home’s value. The Zestimates are based on a proprietary…

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  • Information Generation: Reaching Millennials with a Data-Driven Approach

    … According to a recent survey by Zillow, millennials spend more time researching, shopping around for the best option and comparing prices before making a purchase. And while this new era of the ultra-informed consumer represents a major shift for brands and companies, it also provides a golden opportunity. While many marketers have shifted…

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