Who wins the Super Bowl…of real estate?

Who wins the Super Bowl…of real estate?

Redfin deflates Patriots' homeowners

Does the mortgage industry still need Appraisal Management Companies?

Not with Fannie Mae's Collateral Underwriter

CFPB wants more mortgages in "underserved" areas

And here's how they will get it done
W S

Items Tagged with 'Zillow'

ARTICLES

Swanepoel lists the 200 most powerful people in real estate

Zillow, Realogy top the list
Brena Swanson
The list of who's who in residential real estate is here. Names like Glenn Kelman, CEO and president of Redfin, and Dale Stinton, CEO of the National Association of Realtors, can be found amid the list, with the first and second place names coming off as no surprise.
Read More

S&P Case-Shiller: Is housing ready for spring home-buying season?

“Housing recovery barely on first base”
Brena Swanson
The spring home-buying season is just a couple months away. Due to the latest report on the continued slow down in home-price growth, S&P Case-Shiller believes the market isn’t ready. However, not all economists agree, with at least one giving 2015 a strong forecast.
Read More

MRIS to provide direct listings to Zillow

Mid-Atlantic MLS joins Zillow Partnership Platform
Ben Lane
Members of one of the nation’s largest multiple listing services, Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, will no longer need to worry that they won’t be able to send their listings directly to Zillow once Zillow’s listing agreement with Listhub ends on April 7.
Read More

Zillow plans event to “hack” housing

Offers $10,000 prize for creative solutions to jumpstart market
Ben Lane
Zillow is planning a weekend “hackathon” where developers will be challenged to invent the most innovative way to make it easier for buyers to find an affordable home. The prize for the most creative idea? $10,000.
Read More

Zillow, Trulia merger expected to get FTC go-ahead

Stocks soar by midday
Jacob Gaffney
While shareholders approved the deal last month, there were a few hold-ups from regulators. By midday today the share price is up more than 5% for Trulia and more than 10% for Zillow.
Read More

Zillow: Will owners of low-end homes start moving up?

Homeowners finally in a position to sell
Brena Swanson
Homeowners at the bottom of the housing tier emerged from 2014 in a stronger position than in previous years, potentially opening the door for the whole market to start shifting up in housing.
Read More

UBS Group acquires passive stake in Trulia, Zillow

SEC filings show global financial services firm’s interest
Trey Garrison
The international financial services firm is taking a stake in the two online real estate giants. Here's what we know so far.
Read More

HUD’s Castro says first-timers should buy homes right now

Tells Zillow that homeownership key to building wealth
Trey Garrison
As a follow-up to Tuesday night’s State of the Union, Housing & Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro sat in for a fireside chat moderated by Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries to discuss housing challenges going forward. Here’s what they had to say.
Read More

Zillow launching customer support team for agents and brokers

Will also assist MLSs and brokerages that send direct feeds to Zillow
Ben Lane
Zillow is launching a customer support team, but not for the potential homebuyers who peruse Zillow’s site looking for a new home. Instead, the online real estate giant is forming a customer support team for the real estate agents, Realtors, and brokers who use Zillow services.
Read More

Zillow: Mortgage rates fall to 19-month low

Continues downward trend
Ben Lane
The interest rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage fell again last week, plunging to a 19-month low, according to a new report from Zillow. The cause? Slowing global growth, weak equity markets, falling oil prices and low market activity over the New Year's holiday.
Read More