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Blog about internet marketing concepts and ideas for the real estate industry. I am also a Zillow employee, so you will find occasional updates and information about the Zillow in my blog content as well.



What's your sign?  No, not your horoscope sign.  Your real estate sign!  That is what Coldwell Banker is hoping to help you discover by taking the HOUSETROLOGY quiz on their website.  In just seven questions you can find out if you are a Urbanist, a Contemporarian or maybe a Ranchero.  Turns out ...
Zillow's CMO/CFO Spencer Rascoff provides commentary and insights about the second quarter housing data Zillow recently released. Was on Bloomberg television last week discussing home prices.   Of course, all real estate is local. So here's information on Los Angeles home prices, San Francisco ho...
I recently did an interview with in an effort to help their clients better understand Zillow, as we are one of the many sites to which they syndicate.  If you are looking for a way to automatically upload your listings to a number of sites, quick and easy, their free syndication servi...
This week we had a friend stay with us who is originally from Hungary, but is currently spending a year in China.  He is very well traveled, mostly because of his job and also because of personal interests- so he is a fascinating person to talk to as he has a worldly take on things.  He is also t...
08/15/2008 has a free form keyword search on their real estate site that lets people type in what they are looking for to narrow down their home search results.  Interestingly, they just released the top 10 things that their users type into this box.  Here is the list: Pool Garage Hardwood Waterfr...
This week Zillow released their 2nd Quarter Home Value Reports, detailing what is happening with home values around the country and in the Chicago metro.  When you look at greater Chicagoland, overall homes experienced a 7.3% year over year decline in value.  The up side to this is that if you ha...
Today Zillow released our 2nd Quarter Home Values data.  Nationally, the news isn't too bright with home values decreasing by almost 10% in the second quarter compared to a year ago.  Also, nearly a third of homeowners who bought since 2003 are underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more...
I came across an Active Rain network blog the other day of someone who is in a similar line of work as me, working for a major real estate website.  Funny, I thought, I haven't heard of this person before nor ever seen their blog.  I checked out the blog and found some interesting content and nic...
Walkscore is an incredible website for learning what individual neighborhoods have to offer within walking distance.  Personally, living in Chicago, it is very important to me because my husband and I only have one car and he takes it to work everyday, leaving me to get places either by foot or b...
Unfortunately I wasn't abel to attend RE Bar Camp last week, I only heard fantastic things about it. Luckily this video was put together which covers some of the highlights from the day. It gives you a sneak peak into some of the fasinating conversations that happened. I loved how there wasn't an...

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