Rent is still high, but new leases reflect a cooling market

Jun 14, 2023
In Monday's Consumer Price Index report, rent prices rose 8.7% year-over-year in May. That sounds like a lot, but here's why that number isn't a reliable indicator of where rental prices are headed.
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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.
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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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For public good, not for profit.

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.

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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