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Ever hear the question "But Zillow says..."? Maybe once or twice? We at Zillow have put together a program that we are hosting in cities across the US to help you better respond to this and learn how to fully utilize all that Zillow has to offer real estate professionals. Spencer Rascoff recen...
I just finished wrapping up my San Francisco "Zillow A to Z" event where I spent about an hour talking with a lot of agents about how to make the most out of Zillow. Thanks to all those who showed up! I enjoyed it very much. Here is the presentation. We have upcoming free events planned for Seatt...
As readers of this blog know, I'm fascinated by tax cuts and whether or not they're stimulative. I think that's one of the most important economic questions facing America. After all, if there were agreement on whether tax cuts stimulate the economy (and to go a step further, if there were agreem...
I try to avoid salesly blog posts about Zillow's products, but occasionally I can't help myself. This is one of those times. Zillow Mortgage Marketplace has been in existence for around 18 months. If you don't know how it works, please watch the video here. But here's a quick primer. Borrowers fi...
El Dorado California police seized more marijuana from a home than the entire house is worth. From the local Fox news station: "The street value of the 1,000 marijuana plants seized today is estimated at $700,000. By comparison, the 4,000 square foot home where the pot plants were found is worth ...
Back in December, I gave a speech at the NAR Convention in San Diego called "Understanding the Internet Buyer". I posted my presentation here on my blog and a very lively discussion ensued. You can also see the video via a link in my prior post. There were a lot of takeaways from my presentation,...
Industry Realtor Survey 02-05-2010
This is the cutest thing ever. Sophia (in the aqua jacket up top) and her friends did a bakesale in Madison Park to raise money for the Western Pond Turtle which is endangered. Check out the Woodland Park Zoo Blog post on it here for a full recap.
Please stop by and meet Spencer Rascoff, the COO of Zillow. He'll be hosting an educational event wherereal estate professionals can come learn more about Zestimates and how to use Zillow in their business. The event is free and coffee and light refreshments will be served. Please click here t...