What the demise of Zillow Offers means for the ibuyer model

Nov 4, 2021
As Zillow winds down its home-flipping business, what's next for the industry?
Two Zillow Offers representatives evaluate a home for purchase in 2019. Zillow is winding down its house-flipping operation and, as of late September, has nearly 18,000 houses to unload.
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Why Zillow hit pause on buying houses

Oct 18, 2021
Zillow will instead focus on selling off its existing inventory. It could be a prudent move.
Two Zillow employees evaluate a home for possible purchase by Zillow in Lauderhill, Florida, in August 2019.
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Zillow confirms people are moving to smaller cities and bigger homes

Jun 14, 2021
Cities in the South and Southwest were already growing, but the pandemic accelerated the trend.
According to North American Van Lines, people left Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco at the highest rates.
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Can a computer measure curb appeal?

Jun 28, 2019
Zillow, with real-time data and "computer vision," is about to find out.
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Instant offers create a new kind of seller's market for homeowners

Jun 12, 2019
Some would rather sell for less than go through the hassle and expense of selling a house the traditional way.
Renee Williams' former house, now owned by Zillow, in Parker, Colorado.
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Keller Williams gets into the house-flipping business

Apr 23, 2019
The brokerage takes on tech disruptors Zillow and Opendoor with instant offers on homes.
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Top management plays musical chairs at Zillow

Feb 22, 2019
One co-founder moves out of the CEO position, and another moves back into it.

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LA homeless advocates have a new tech tool for affordable housing

Feb 21, 2019
LeaseUp aims to make finding homes faster and easier.
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What to know before you check your Zestimate (again)

Feb 11, 2019
It's tempting to track home values like the stock market. But how accurate are those online estimates?
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What does it take to make a home estimate more accurate? Ask this guy.

Feb 1, 2019
Jordan Meyer and his teammates won $1 million for improving the Zillow Zestimate algorithm.
Stan Humphries, Zillow chief analytics officer, and Jordan Meyer, of Raleigh, North Carolina, celebrate Meyer's team’s $1 million win of Zillow Prize, Zillow’s competition to improve the accuracy of the Zestimate.
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