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  • The last domino: Zillow is getting into the mortgage business

    First homebuying, now lending
    The dramatic reshaping of Zillow’s place in the real estate ecosystem is about to take a giant step forward, as the online real estate behemoth announced Monday that it is getting into the mortgage business. To power its expansion into mortgages, Zillow is buying Mortgage Lenders of America.
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  • Zillow expanding direct homebuyer program to Atlanta

    Home sellers in Atlanta will soon be able to sell directly to Zillow
    Homeowners in Atlanta will soon have a new outlet when it comes time to sell their house – Zillow. Beginning in the fall of this year, Atlanta homeowners will be able to sell their home directly to Zillow, if they so choose. The move into Atlanta is an expansion of Zillow’s direct buying program, Zillow Offers, which the company launched earlier this year.
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  • Gamechanger: Zillow to begin buying and selling houses

    Follows lead of Redfin and other direct homebuyers
    Nearly one year ago, Zillow shook up the real estate industry when it announced that it was getting into the home selling business by launching “Zillow Instant Offers.” As it turns out, that was just the beginning. Zillow announced Thursday that it will begin buying homes and selling homes directly to and from homeowners.
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  • Zillow just had its best quarter ever

    Sees record profit and revenue in third quarter
    There seems to be something about the third quarter that’s good for Zillow's business. Last year’s third quarter saw the company post its biggest profit ever – and its first quarterly profit since the fourth quarter of 2013. Since then, it's been three straight quarters back in the red for Zillow. But now that the third quarter has come around again, Zillow is back in the black, with another record-breaking quarter.
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  • Zillow acquires New Home Feed, listing service for new homes

    Zillow says acquisition will improve quality of sites’ new home listings
    Zillow Group, seeking to improve the quality of its websites’ new home listings, acquired New Home Feed, a listing management system that allows homebuilders to input, manage and syndicate their listings across the web. Tony Small, group vice president of emerging marketplaces at Zillow Group, said that acquiring New Home Feed is a “natural extension” for Zillow.
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  • Zillow invests $10 million in virtual interior design app Hutch

    Zillow’s first investment in consumer-facing technology
    Over the last few years, whenever the Zillow Group wanted to grow, the real estate giant went the acquisition route. But for the first time, Zillow is investing in a company that it doesn’t plan to acquire, at least not yet. Zillow was the sole investor in a $10 million Series A round of funding for Hutch Interiors, a virtual interior design app.
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  • Zillow on track to pay $4 million to VHT after judge chops jury award in half

    Jury originally awarded $8.32 million in damages in copyright infringement lawsuit
    VHT, a real estate photography company, was all set to receive $8.32 million in damages from Zillow Group after a jury found that images from VHT appeared on the Zillow Digs site without VHT’s consent, but that’s not the case anymore. This week, a judge cut the original $8.32 million award in half because there wasn't sufficient evidence that anyone saw the majority of the pictures in question.
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  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Inside the battle brewing over Zillow's "Instant Offers"

    Plus, a judge shoots down Ocwen's challenge of CFPB constitutionality
    There's serious battle brewing over Zillow's "Instant Offers," a new program where homeowners looking to sell their home can get all-cash offers from selected investors. The program is putting Zillow at odds with some real estate professionals, who are fighting back against potentially being cut out of the transaction. Plus, what's happening between the CFPB and Ocwen? All that, and more, in your Monday Morning Cup of Coffee.
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  • OfferPad signs on for Zillow's "Instant Offers" home-buying program

    Begins making offers to home sellers in pilot program
    It’s now been a few days since Zillow sent the housing business into a bit of a fervor when it announced that it was getting into the home-selling business with its “Instant Offers” program, and more details about how the program will work are beginning to emerge. Now, another of the participating investors has revealed itself.
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