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Housing Holds the Key to the Consumer Conundrum
This post was written by Zillow's Chief Economist, Dr Stan Humphries. It was originally written on Zillow Blog. We got some encouraging news last week about March existing-home sales increasing almost 7% from their levels in February. Unfortunately, a deeper look at the numbers from the National ...
I am excited to announce that this March Zillow crossed the 10 Million unique monthly user mark, attracting 10.2 Million people! This is great for us nationally, but what does it mean for you locally? Here are traffic counts for the top metros in the US (sorry, to include every city in the US wo...
Really interesting interview, but my favorite part is highlighted below where they drool over the Zillow ipad app.
Some interesting stats from my prep this morning for Bloomberg TV interview: Home values around golf communities are declining, but have held up better than surrounding areas. Near La Quinta PGA West, 30% of recent sales have been foreclosure resales, compared with 51% in surrounding Riverside Co...
We're honored and humbled that Steve Jobs just included the Zillow ipad app in his on-stage demo at the Apple OS4 event (photo courtesy of engadget), during which he showed off ipad apps that he loves. Here's Steve in front of a screenshot of the Zillow app:
We've been holding Zillow educational events across the county that have been very well recieved, and I am excited to announce the next one is in my hometown of Chicago! On Thursday, March 15th, at 9:30 and at 12:30 you can learn all about how you can maximize the tools Zillow has to offer agents...