How to Import your past Real Estate SALES and LISTINGS into Zillow

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How to Import your past Real Estate SALES and LISTINGS into Zillow?

I heard about this via Ross Hair at REM so I checked it out this week.

I called my Zillow Rep, Travis Roberts, or Travisr@zillow.com.

I was referred to him by our very own Active Rain Blogger Extraordinaire, Margaret Rome.

He promptly emailed back these instructions:

 

Dear Cheryl,

Introducing: Past Sales on Your Zillow Profile
Giving consumers the ability to see past transactions on both the buy and sell side can be an important consideration in the agent selection process. It's important that you as the agent of record have the ability to add these past sales to your Zillow profile.

Get Started!
It's easy to add past sales to your profile. Just log into Zillow, visit "Agent Hub" and under "Profile," go to the "Past Sales " tab. All editing is done on this page. In some cases, you will also receive an email from Zillow asking you to confirm additional past listing sale information.

We're Here to Help You!
Much like getting reviews, we believe posting past sales is a key to your success as a Premier Agent. Watch this video to get started or simply call your account manager with any questions.

Regards,
Troy
Zillow Support

 

What I then learned?

They are happy to enter your past sales data for you for a limited time. They need the following fields:

  • Property Address (including ZIP)
  • Sold Date
  • Sale Price
  • Who you represented (Seller, Buyer or Both)

If you have an Excel spreadsheet or other document, email it to pastsalesuploads@zillow.com. If it's a Google spreadsheet, just send us an email at that same address and they'll get back in touch with you to arrange access.

OR, in Matrix in the DC Area, go to Cross Property Section to key up your own ID number as a Listing Agent then also the ID as a Buyer's Agent. Directly send these separate two lists to pastsalesuploads@zillow.com . I sent them as an email list and also as a Word Document but did not see a CSV option. You will then receive an email, upon submission, that says it takes a few weeks to process because of all the requests.

I got most of these directions off the Zillow site. It just took a few emails and a little bit of website exploration to figure it all out! Hope this GOLDEN RESULTS Summary speeds up the research for you!

You'll Retrieve Golden Results with Cheryl Ritchie, RE/MAX Leading Edge for all your Southern MD and Anne Arundel County Real Estate Sales. Visit www.GoldenResults.com.

 

 

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Rainmaker
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566

 

@JoePryor That is a great puppy. That's interesting about Agent Match. Who is Samuelson?

Richard Iarossi  I put it on my calendar and just did it one day after I read @RossHair manual for REM Camp.

@JayThompson Thanks for clarification!

@RossHair Thanks for the tip and looking forward to the 30 day REM Webinars!

Andrew Mooers I see value in submitting past sales and listings to communicate longevity and success in the industry for consumers researching which agent to select.

Shannon...See if some of the Zillow commenters on this post will assist.

@Nector and Katerina Jay raises a good point above. I love Real Bird, too.

Roy Kelley Roy, thanks for the reblog.

@KevinMay my thoughts are we may get selected rather than overlooked with this share feature.

Carla, I am seeing a benefit that outweighs a loss with the online  consumer shopping habits. 

Cindy Edwards added this Trulia tip to my Evernote projects list this week.

Sarah,  Ditto!

Sharon...Thanks!

Kathy, I guess I have just come out of the break.

June Piper-Brandon Good tip!

Larry,   Do you add you sales and listings to Trulia, too.

John,   I have to check out Trulia fir additions, too. 

 

 

 

Aug 18, 2014 10:23 AM #21
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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
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Congratulations on the feature and thank you for the mention!

Aug 18, 2014 10:56 AM #22
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Laura Filip
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Great post although I will not give out the sales price of what sold 

Aug 18, 2014 11:20 AM #23
Rainmaker
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566

@@MargaretRome Thanks! I realized I better get off my duff when you wrote the great Featured Sentrilock app post a few days ago!

@LauraFilip Curious why.

Aug 18, 2014 11:28 AM #24
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Margaret Woda
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. - Crofton, MD
Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation

What a time-saver! Wow, thank you so mch for sharing all this with us.

Aug 18, 2014 01:00 PM #25
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Joy Roussell
Sugar Land, TX
Dedicated Realtor

Thanks for the information! This will definitely help me and save some time!

Aug 18, 2014 01:30 PM #26
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Claude Labbe
Real Living | At Home - Washington, DC
Realty for Your Busy Life

You're killing me.

Earlier in the year, I uploaded them all from the prior 14 years. Joy.

It wasn't as bad as you'd think, I could do it as I watched tv (unless I was watching Jeopardy)....but still, I could have used matrix and sent an email.

All right, I'll keep on watching you for other hints you may have .....

Aug 18, 2014 03:11 PM #27
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Praful Thakkar
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Cheryl, this is one exercise I need to work on - thanks for sharing the easy summary.

Aug 18, 2014 04:38 PM #28
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Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
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I feel like I should importstuff within the next month.

Aug 18, 2014 04:51 PM #29
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566

Laura Cerrano for a limited time, they will do it for you if you provide the spreadsheet or document. Matrix made this a snap.

Praful Thakkar carve out 30 minutes with MRIS.

Claude Labbe use the easy way for Trulia!

Aug 18, 2014 06:21 PM #30
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Cheryl Ritchie
RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com - Huntingtown, MD
Southern Maryland 301-980-7566

Joy Roussell Margaret Woda time to head over to do this on Trulia, too. 

Aug 18, 2014 06:22 PM #31
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Maria Gilda Racelis
Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington - Manchester, CT
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Hi Cheryl,

My Zillow profile says I have two sales in one year and 14 for my entire career... tsk. tsk.. The reader of my profile should wonder I am still in the business.

I am not sure if I am going to this yet. As Katerina said, they will just use it for the Zestimate.

Aug 18, 2014 10:03 PM #32
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Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

I don't understand Jay T's statement of "We don't use this data in our Zestimates". If it is a disclosure state it should match and they can confirm the sale or know to search for the sale if it is missing.

I wonder how Z can have such screwed up data with all these agents doing their work for them.

Aug 18, 2014 11:34 PM #33
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Karen Mathers - Vero Beach FL
Keller Williams Vero Beach - Vero Beach, FL
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I have been posting and adding past and recent sales to Zillow.  What I have found to be mind boggling is the fact when you put a property as contingent or pending I have notice Zillow shows it as "off the market" that to me is misleading, I prefer to see what is pending and contingent not assume the listing fell apart......

Aug 18, 2014 11:43 PM #34
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Katerina Gasset
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Jay Thompson  Yes, that is how it is today, but that is not cut in stone. Business models change and the pulling of data changes over time. It is not inconceivable that in the future if you get enough agent sales data that you would not pull that into the programming somehow.   

Aug 19, 2014 12:49 AM #35
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Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
Benchmark Realty LLc - Nashville, TN

This is shocking, your last post was a month ago, You were serious about getting back to work

Aug 19, 2014 08:03 AM #36
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Christopher Lotte
Red 1 Realty - Lithopolis, OH
Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243

HEY THERE ,

thanks for sharing but I am always trulia's biggest fan :)

keep posting! 

 

have a great day!

Aug 23, 2014 03:38 PM #37
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

I guess I need to check and see if my past sales are showing up in Zillow. If not, I now know how to update the information.

Sep 10, 2014 08:26 AM #38
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Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

I wondered how they did this... very interesting...  I am not sure if I think this information is needed but I see Agents who sell very little looking better on Zillow because they must be doing this! Hmmm I will have to think about it thanks for the information

Jul 05, 2015 05:50 PM #39
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John Mosier
Realty ONE Group Mountain Desert - Prescott, AZ
Prescott's Patriot Agent 928 533-8142

I tried to upload my SOLDS to Zillow. It processed less than half of them. I will run my business without cooperating with Zillow. I have my own property for sale. I will do that wihout Zillow, as well. When possible, I will also AVOID showing properties that are listed by Agents who build their business around Zillow.

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