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A Waking of the iBuying Elephant

A Waking of the iBuying Elephant

[Note from the editor: We publish a Weekly Transmission for the GEM membership that consists of long-form articles covering the spectrum from shipping container co-living spaces to the battle for listing acquisition in the first iBuyer world war. Below is a sample Transmission about the Opendoor IPO announcement.  —Drew Meyers]…

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Zillow + GiveBack Homes Doing Good

Zillow + GiveBack Homes Doing Good

I was stoked to see two brands I love team up. Zillow and Giveback Homes partnered to “support real estate agents, their families and others in the industry community impacted by recent natural disasters to ‘make home feel like home again.’” Zillow launched this campaign…

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IDX Companies Beware (with a Hint from Zillow Group)

IDX Companies Beware (with a Hint from Zillow Group)

[Update: I totally spaced and forgot Market Leader bought Diverse Solutions. My bad.] I visited Zillow Group’s investor relations page because I wanted to listen in on yesterday’s earnings call (you can see results of Q3 here). [text in the next few paragraphs below is irrelevant given Diverse…

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Zillow Group Acquires New Home Feed, and a Quick Update on Syndication

Zillow Group Acquires New Home Feed, and a Quick Update on Syndication

You may have seen the news that Zillow Group acquired New Home Feed, which does syndication for new construction. Makes strategic sense for Zillow Group to get a bigger foothold in new construction syndication. Listing Syndication Landscape Update You may remember my prediction on the…

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The Addition of Nextdoor to the Zillow Group Network?

The Addition of Nextdoor to the Zillow Group Network?

You may have seen the news that Nextdoor is releasing a new feature allowing agents to advertise themselves and their properties on the Nextdoor website (Inman coverage). I think they’ll learn what we learned at Zillow early on: self serve for agents doesn’t really work. (maybe,…

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Zillow Invests in Virtual Staging App Hutch

Zillow Invests in Virtual Staging App Hutch

Zillow made their first financial “investment”. $10 million in Hutch. It’s clear Zillow is a just a tad interested in the home improvement space. It seems they feel the need to make another bet other than Zillow Digs (which I’ve long been a fan of) against Houzz (and…

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Zillow Instant Offers…Finally

Zillow Instant Offers…Finally

It’s no secret inventory is a problem in many real estate markets across the country (my own backyard, Seattle, certainly falls in that list). That begs the question, how do you open up more inventory for purchase? I’ve long been a fan of the Make…

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Do Millennials Need Their Own Portal?

Do Millennials Need Their Own Portal?

Another portal, targeted at millennials? Will that get adopted? It seems we’re about to find out with Zillow Group’s upcoming launch of RealEstate.com.

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Credit Where It’s Due: Zillow’s Marketing

Credit Where It’s Due: Zillow’s Marketing

Though I still have many friends who work at Zillow, I’m not (financially) biased when I say I’m still constantly impressed with Zillow’s marketing… I’m a fan. (I should note that I just watched it on Youtube and a Realtor.com paid ad came on immediately…

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GeekWire Interview: Zillow at 10 (with Rich, Lloyd, and Spencer)

GeekWire Interview: Zillow at 10 (with Rich, Lloyd, and Spencer)

It seems there is virtually unlimited desire for insight into that very, very large real estate company based in Seattle that starts with the magical letter “Z“. To satisfy that curiosity, John and Todd at GeekWire interviewed Zillow co-founders Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink, along with…

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