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Realtor.com's traffic is growing but still dwarfed by Zillow

Zillow Group websites triple traffic of News Corp property
When News Corp acquired Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, in November 2014, the worldwide conglomerate pledged to “turbocharge” Realtor.com. The impact of the News Corp acquisition is still being felt by Realtor.com, which continues to see growth in its web traffic, but the company still has a long way to go to catch the websites of the Zillow Group.
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[video] Five years in, Zillow CEO explains how it achieved record growth

Spencer Rascoff: "I think five years from now, we'll be even prouder"
The more time passes, the more complex Zillow Group's earnings report becomes, adjusting for big-ticket items like its Trulia acquisition and its legal battle with Move/News Corp. To help digest the numbers, CNBC interviewed Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff to get a better grasp of the company's record revenue and growth.
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Zillow to pay $130M to settle lawsuit with Move over alleged trade secret theft

Settles one of most contentious battles in history of online real estate
One of the most contentious battles in history of online real estate is now over, as Zillow announced Monday that it reached a settlement with Move over allegations of trade secret theft levied against two high-level executives at Zillow who once plied their craft at Move. And all it took was $130 million.
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Why are both sides happy about latest ruling in Move/Zillow battle?

Judge rules that Zillow didn't destroy evidence, but says that one Zillow exec did
The details are telling: working in bad faith, executing a very secretive computer program, deleted files not really actually deleted, the destruction of property, professional misconduct, personal attacks. This is all in the latest Move/Zillow ruling. So how can both sides be happy about the way things are going? Because, here's what really happened.
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Zillow reports record traffic, but bottom line dented by Move/News Corp legal battle

Legal costs drag down Zillow earnings again
Things have never been better for the Zillow Group websites, which includes consumer brands Zillow, Trulia, StreetEasy, HotPads and Naked Apartments, in terms of website traffic, but the company's bottom line was again negatively affected by Zillow’s legal battle against Move, Realtor.com, the National Association of Realtors and News Corp.
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Move's Reesio partnering with zipLogix to simplify transaction process

Will integrate zipForm transaction documents into Reesio platform
As part of an effort to simplify the real estate transaction process, Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, recently announced an agreement with zipLogix that will bring the zipForm digital library of transaction documents to the Reesio platform, which is a document and transaction management platform that allows the entire real estate transaction to be done online.
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Move, Realtor.com name Suhail Ansari chief technology officer

Former vice president of engineering at eBay joins real estate search site
Move, Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, announced the appointment of Suhail Ansari as the company’s new chief technology officer. At Move, Ansari will be responsible for overseeing the company’s technology strategy.
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[Study] Zillow rules real estate web traffic but lists far fewer properties

Quality, depth of Zillow's non-MLS data in key markets questioned
Zillow Group’s two portals — Zillow.com and Trulia.com — get more traffic at their web sites than Realtor.com, but Zillow Group sites have fewer listings in most markets, and the two are losing ground on traffic. Worse, there are questions about the quality of listings in key markets.
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Move acquires Reesio as online homebuyer competition intensifies

Deal follows Zillow acquisition of online document company DotLoop
In a development that shows the battle for online real estate dominance now extends beyond the listing to the complete transaction itself, Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, announced the acquisition of Reesio, a document and transaction management platform that allows the entire real estate transaction to be done online.
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