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Yesterday, Dr Stan Humphries (Zillow's Chief Economist) gave a great speech to the Real Estate Roundtable of the Rainier Club in downtown Seattle. The topic was the Seattle real estate market. I've embedded the presentation here. In terms of the outlook going forward, Stan is predicting a small a...
Zillow's Chief Economist, Dr. Stan Humphries, released the following white paper today analyzing foreclosure home sales. I think you'll find it very interesting. ZillowResearchBrief_ForeclosureDelta
I was copied on this email from our head of sales today: "Just spoke with one of Robert’s clients in Delaware who has been a showcase subscriber since last April. She called in because she wanted to be sure she had her listings featured. She’s been very happy with her ROI, with 4 deals directly...
Nicole Borsey, of the The Property Network, got two listings from answering questions on Zillow Advice about REOs/Short Sales in her area of Stamford, CT. Learn more about Nicole at www.nicolehelps.com or visit her Active Rain profile. Or you can watch this video to learn more about Zillow Adv...
My cousin, Sam Rascoff, was on NPR this morning, talking about Al Qaida. Sam is a terrorism expert, having headed up counter-terrorism for the NYPD. He's now a professor at NYU Law School. He's a stud and a patriot, and is one of the many unsung heroes in the US intelligence community who have k...
Once again, here are local traffic numbers for you. Overall ttraffic was a little down in December to 7.4 million unique users, but that seasonal dip is normal for us. Also, check out this post Zillow 2009 - A Year In Review if you want more stats. Dec 2009 - Zillow Local Traffic Numbers Like...