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Problem with your Zestimate? You can now immediately change it

Zillow cuts Zestimate update time from weeks to minutes
Ben Lane
One of the main issues that many Zillow users had with the website was the time it took to update a Zestimate, the property value estimation tool built into every listing on Zillow. Now, instead of it taking weeks to update a Zestimate, Zillow will allow users to update a Zestimate immediately.
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Georgia MLS to send listings directly to Zillow

Becomes latest member of Zillow Partnership Platform
Ben Lane
While the Zillow Group may be embroiled in a legal battle with Move over Move-owned ListHub’s decision to terminate its listing agreement with Trulia, that hasn’t stopped Zillow from working to reach agreements with multiple listing services to provide listing data directly to Zillow. The latest to reach such an agreement is the Georgia Multiple Listing Service.
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Court rules ListHub must continue to provide listing data to Trulia

Zillow Group wins the first round
Ben Lane
Realtors, real estate agents and brokers who were worried that their listings were going to disappear from Trulia by the end of the week, can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now. That’s because the latest round in the battle between Move and the Zillow Group — over Move-owned ListHub’s decision to terminate its listing agreement with Trulia — is a victory for Zillow.
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Chief Economist Jed Kolko leaving Trulia

Still cooking up future plans
Brena Swanson
Amid all the news with Trulia and Zillow, the latest one concludes a three-and-a-half year relationship between Trulia and Chief Economist Jed Kolko. While Kolko said he hasn't decided his next step, a recent HousingWire Magazine feature could give a glimpse into his future plans.
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Zillow Group launches legal fight to keep ListHub listings on Trulia

Seeking restraining order to prevent listing data from disappearing Feb. 26
Ben Lane
A mere two days after Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff suggested that he was happy that competitor Move's ListHub service will no longer be providing real estate listings to Zillow because they were "inferior," Zillow Group is going to court to try to keep those very listings on Trulia.
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EXCLUSIVE: Move-owned ListHub terminates Trulia relationship

Listing agreement ends in five business days
Ben Lane
The frosty relationship between Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, and the newly formed Zillow Group, which includes Zillow and Trulia, is about to get even colder. ListHub, which is owned by Move, announced Thursday that it is immediately terminating its listing agreement with Trulia, effective in five business days, meaning that any ListHub-provided listing on Trulia.com will disappear on Feb. 26.
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Here’s Move’s battle plan for Zillow-Trulia

Internal email from CEO Ryan O’Hara reveals Move's strategy
Trulia and Zillow may currently boast bigger audiences than Realtor.com, but what they don’t have is the backing of a multi-billion dollar international business empire. And with News Corp’s acquisition of Move finalized in November, Realtor.com has a head start in its push to take down the Zillow Group. Those two factors are big reasons why new Move CEO Ryan O’Hara said he’s ready for the battle ahead.
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It's official: Zillow now owns Trulia

$2.5 billion deal completed; companies form “Zillow Group”
Ben Lane
It’s finally official. After months of speculation, investigation, and consternation, Zillow and Trulia are now one and the same — Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia is complete.
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Move: We’re ready to take on Zillow-Trulia

Predicts online real estate giants will struggle to integrate
Ben Lane
Move Inc., which is owned by News Corp and operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, says it’s not really worried about what Zillow-Trulia does going forward and expects the companies to struggle through the integration process.
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Zillow-Trulia deal receives FTC approval, will close in days

Zillow reports record revenue in 2014
Ben Lane
Zillow's once-controversial acquisition of its largest competitor is days away from completion, perhaps as soon as the markets reopen. The company announced late Friday that its proposed $2.3 billion merger with Trulia is expected to close within days, following notification that the Federal Trade Commission closed its investigation of the merger.
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