Zillow Archive

‘Coming Soon’ Listings: The Only Question You Need to Ask

By Sam DeBord There has been a lot of discussion lately about the propriety of pre-marketing listings. Promoting a “coming soon” listing on Zillow has been widely debated. I’ll attempt to make the discussion for a REALTOR® as simple...

The Case for a REALTOR® to Lead Realtor.com®

By Sam DeBord Realtor.com®’s president, Errol Samuelson, has been hired away by Zillow. I’ve met Errol and he’s a nice guy, very smart, and very successful. Business is business. But, naive as it might be, there’s plenty of disappointment...
March 6, 2014

Mobile Real Estate Apps Are Here to Stay

By Jason O’Neil I do not believe that mobile is the future of online real estate search. Why you ask? Because mobile is online real estate search and consumers have already been conditioned to get the information they want...

Hey Home Owners, Leave the Hard Work to Us!

By Paul Everett The first indication from many home owners that they are seriously considering selling their home is often through a free listing on Zillow, Trulia, Craigslist, StreetEasy, or other regional and national For Sale By Owner sites....

The Practitioner Value Proposition: Data Analysis

By Nobu Hata Trulia.  Zillow.  Cyberhomes.  The mere mention of those words, and their use in such sentences such as “But, insert service here says my house is worth insert marketing-dollar-sucking price here!” strikes fear into the hearts of...

Your Online To-Do List (So Important, You Should Have Done These in 2009!)

By Stefanie Hahn What was hot online in 2009? 1. Google LOVES Facebook Fan Pages. Have you set one up for your real estate business? You should – trust me on this… no one wants to see your business...
December 30, 2009