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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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Pending home sales jump to highest level in nearly a year

Housing market to finally slowdown in the West Coast?
Overcoming several roadblocks in housing, including rising home prices and low housing supply, pending home sales managed to increase in March for the second consecutive month, reaching their highest level in almost a year. However, this positive news changes depending on the region.
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Existing home sales rebound 5.1% in March

More than 40% of homes sold in less than a month
Existing home sales rose in March, as buyers pushed past "depressed inventory levels and steady price growth" to close on a home. The strength of the market is built on the performance of the mid-priced markets, as sales are softer at the very low and very high ends of the market.
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Sindeo joins REach Real Estate accelerator class of 2016

NAR program provides education, mentorship and market exposure
“Sindeo is modernizing the mortgage experience, making it simpler and more transparent for consumers and the Realtors they work with,” said Dale Stinton, president of Second Century Ventures, and CEO of the National Association of Realtors.
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Move wants $2 billion in damages from Zillow for alleged trade secret theft

Can this cripple or destroy Zillow and Trulia?
One of the most contentious fights in the history of real estate listings is about to go nuclear, thanks to a "staggering" claim of damages from Move in its trade secret theft lawsuit against Zillow. Now, for the first time, Move is acknowledging just how damaging the alleged theft was to the company. But there's more to the story than just a ginormous number.
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From HW Magazine

The key to solving TRID hiccups? Collaboration

Ambiguity on closing issues means communication is more important than ever
A key area where there’s been confusion among business partners is the sharing of closing documents containing non-public personal information (NPI). While TRID implementation has required lenders, real estate agents and title insurance professionals to radically change the way they conduct business and exchange information, it changed nothing in regard to data privacy.
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Pending-home sales beat expectations

Gives positive outlook for spring home-buying season
After a disappointing winter season, the industry is looking to the spring to make up for some of the loss. The latest news in the National Association of Realtors’ pending-home sales report outlines what parts of the country are benefitting the most.
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