Items Tagged with 'Zillow Group'


  • Zillow to begin buying and selling homes in San Diego

    This is the second California market
    Zillow Offers is continuing its expansion, announcing Monday it will be buying and selling homes in San Diego. This comes after Zillow announced in August it would be buying and selling in Nashville, Cincinnati; Oklahoma City; Jacksonville, Florida; and Tucson, Arizona.
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  • Zillow chooses Impac Mortgage COO Rian Furey to lead mortgage expansion

    Zillow Home Loans also adds several mortgage industry veterans
    After Zillow Group’s recent proclamation that its well-publicized expansion to mortgage lending is taking “longer than expected” to get up and running, the real estate giant is turning to a roster of mortgage industry veterans to lead its big move into lending. Among them is Rian Furey, who was formerly the chief operating officer of Impac Mortgage. Furey is now the president of Zillow Home Loans.
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  • Zillow expands its coverage in Canada

    More brokerages and franchisors are partnering, eh!
    Zillow was founded in the U.S. in 2006, and began expanding into Canada just last summer. And now, Zillow is partnering with more than 250 Canadian brokerages and franchisors to expand the Canadian real estate listings on its site.
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  • Zillow taps brakes on big move into mortgages

    Delays expansion until lending software is up and running
    Just five months ago, Zillow Group announced it was officially entering the mortgage arena with the launch of Zillow Home Loans. Since then, the real estate giant has been working on the development of its own mortgage software, but it seems the platform’s creation is taking longer than expected, with Zillow CEO Rich Barton saying Thursday that the company plans to slow hiring for Zillow Home Loans until the software is officially up and running.
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  • MoxiWorks hires two new directors of business development

    Kirsten Wanshura and Heather Glass bring years of experience to the tech company
    Real estate technology company MoxiWorks has taken on two new recruits with extensive backgrounds in the mortgage and housing industry. Kirsten “Kiki” Wanshura and Heather Glass are the two new directors of business development at MoxiWorks.
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  • Compass, Zillow reach settlement in poaching lawsuits

    Quietly settle case accusing Compass of stealing employees, trade secrets
    On the same day Compass was slapped with a bombshell lawsuit from rival Realogy accusing it of unfair business practices and illegal scheming, the real estate heavyweight settled a pair of lawsuits with another competitor, Zillow Group. The two companies came to an agreement in federal court Wednesday that dismissed two suits accusing Compass of poaching Zillow employees for its Seattle tech hub.
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  • Zillow slapped with $60 million lawsuit over hacked listing of Bel Air mansion

    Seller sues listings giant for negligence after hackers post false sales info
    Zillow Group is facing a $60 million lawsuit for negligence after a listing on its site was hacked last month. The listing – for a $150 million property in Bel Air, California – was hijacked by someone using a Chinese internet protocol address who posted false sales information about the property, which the seller says inflicted damage by dramatically corrupting the listing price.
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  • [Pulse] Zillow execs swap seats in blatant bid to redeem investors' confidence

    Investors know they can count on Barton in turmoil
    Zillow Group announced less than two weeks ago the return of Rich Barton to replace Spencer Rascoff as CEO of the online real estate titan amid the company's audacious pivot into mortgage lending and real estate flipping. The move is a transparent plan to calm investor nerves as the company embarks on its next phase of growth.
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  • Zillow replaces CEO Spencer Rascoff with original CEO Rich Barton

    Rascoff steps down after leading company since 2010
    In what can only be categorized as a shocking development, Zillow Group announced Thursday that Spencer Rascoff is stepping down as the company’s CEO, a position he’s held since 2010. Rascoff, who helped found Zillow, took over as CEO in 2010 for Rich Barton, who served as the company’s first CEO and is also a co-founder. And Zillow isn’t looking too far to find Rascoff’s replacement, as the online real estate giant announced that Barton is returning to serve as CEO again.
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  • These are the best places to work for in the housing space

    Find out which companies made Fortune's list
    Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work have announced the winners of its 2019 Best Companies to Work For list, ranking the nation’s best workplace environments for large companies, and several industry leaders in the mortgage and housing space made the list. See which companies made the cut here.
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