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Zillow names new chief financial officer, chief operating officer

Promotes architect of Trulia merger
Zillow Group found a replacement for its departing chief financial officer from within its own ranks. Zillow announced Monday that it is promoting Kathleen Phillips, who oversaw the entire Trulia acquisition, from chief operating officer to chief financial officer.
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Is Zillow in trouble? traffic outpacing Trulia; downgraded by Barclays
According to a new report, Zillow Group now pulls in a 57% share of real estate web traffic in the U.S. and boasted 140 million unique visitors as of the first quarter of this year. But is it enough to sustain Zillow's business? According to analysts from Barclays, it may not be.
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6 key takeaways from June housing starts

Trulia’s chief economist raises critical points
Trulia’s Chief Economist, Selma Hepp, dug deeper beyond the top-line numbers in the June housing starts and permits, and she drew some compelling conclusions and questions about where things are going in the second half of 2015. Will this be the best year for housing market since the recovery began?
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Zillow Group chief financial officer stepping down

Chad Cohen leaving to “pursue other business interests”
The senior management of Zillow Group is about to undergo a bit of shakeup, as Chad Cohen, Zillow Group’s chief financial officer, informed the company that he is resigning to “pursue other business interests.”
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Zillow Group selling ActiveRain, Kwkly to Ben Kinney

Trulia acquired real estate blogging platform as part of Market Leader deal
Big news in the real estate world. Zillow Group is set to sell ActiveRain, the social networking, blogging, and training platform for the real estate industry, to the Ben Kinney family of companies. Kinney is also acquiring Kwkly, a text-to-lead service that helps connect buyers with agents from Zillow in the deal.
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Poltergeist House now listed on Trulia

"Perfect for entertaining numerous guests"
It’s the perfect advertisement for true Poltergeist fans. The Poltergeist house is now listed on Trulia as a witty ad tie-in for the new remake of the movie coming out. Be sure to check out the house’s crime report.
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Zillow CEO: "We sell ads not houses"

Rascoff says Trulia brand is not disappearing
Despite how it may look to a consumer, the Zillow Group family of websites, which include Zillow, Trulia, HotPads and StreetEasy, all help to sell houses but that’s not really their primary goal. For those who may think otherwise, “We sell ads, not houses,” Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff said Tuesday in a call with investors.
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Brings Move, News Corp muscle into battle for $9B in ads and listings
Lawsuits and pulling listings were just border skirmishes. Move and the Realtor website — with the backing of News Corp — are pledging a whole new level of listings and ad warfare in the battle with Zillow Group. It’s a bold and expensive move. Will it pay off or is it a bridge too far?
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