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Zillow: We just dramatically improved Zestimate accuracy

Updates algorithm powering proprietary property value tool
For years, the accuracy of Zillow's Zestimate, the property value estimation tool that appears on every listing on Zillow, sometimes stood as a source of contention for real estate professionals and consumers alike. But now, Zestimates are about to get way more accurate, Zillow claims.
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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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Zillow banned from National Association of Realtors' 2016 events

Battle over alleged trade secret theft moves beyond courtroom
Over the last two years, the biggest names in online real estate have battled it out in court over the alleged theft of trade secrets. And now the billion-dollar battle between Move, the National Association of Realtors, Realtor.com and Zillow is moving beyond the courtroom – to the exhibit hall, as NAR banned Zillow from from exhibiting at any of its events for the remainder of 2016.
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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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Judge hands Zillow latest victory in Move lawsuit

Or did it?
"There was no evidence presented that Zillow was in possession of any of the so-called missing storage devices," the judge overseeing the massive lawsuit between Zillow and Move stated in a new ruling. Move called for court sanctions against Zillow, claiming two former Move executives destroyed intellectual property before taking jobs at Zillow.
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Housing experts fear impact of Trump, Sanders presidency

Zillow survey shows experts bullish on Clinton; not so much on Trump, Sanders
Regardless of who wins in November, whether its presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, or Sen. Bernie Sanders, the next president will have an impact on housing. But just what kind of impact? According to a new Zillow survey, housing experts are concerned more by the prospect of a President Trump or a President Sanders.
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Top 10 fastest moving housing markets

Zillow data shows where buyers need to be ready
Nerdwallet conducted a study using data from Zillow to show the fastest moving housing markets, and the need for buyers to be prepared when faced with difficulty. The top markets include cities from Texas, California, Colorado and others.
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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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