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Zillow: Rising home values continue to lower negative equity

Location within city may not matter
A new report from Zillow shows the percentage of homes that are underwater went down once again in the second quarter. It also shows that the home's location within the city may not actually matter, and there is a bigger factor at play.
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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: Refinances skyrocket in wake of Brexit

Record low interest rates drive massive jumps in refinance mortgage requests
A recent report from the Mortgage Bankers Association showed that refinance applications jumped to an 18-month high in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Further evidence of the apparent refinance boom came in Friday, when Zillow reported that refinance mortgage requests through its mortgage marketplace skyrocketed since the Brexit. Is a refinance boom upon us?
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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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