All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Zillow’

Zillow Buys Trulia in $3.5 Billion Stock Deal

Zillow, the massive online real estate site, has agreed to acquire Trulia, the less-massive but still very large real estate site, for $3.5 billion. The deal is a stock-for-stock transaction. Trulia isn’t going away or anything – as the company will continue to operate both the Zillow and Trulia brands. “Consumers love using Zillow and Trulia to find vital information …

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Google Now Gets Better At Movies And Real Estate

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added some new features to Google Now with a new update. For Movie cards, Google Now will now include ratings from Rotten Tomatoes, and let you purchase tickets through Fandango (a feature that was recently added to Apple’s Siri). Google Now will also remind users when they need to leave for the theater, …

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Real Estate Site Zillow Runs Its First-Ever TV Ad

Online real estate marketplace Zillow officially launched in 2006, and in the past six years has grown to include data on over 100 million houses across the U.S. In 2011, the company went public with a $20 per share IPO, and they currently have apps for iOS, Android, and Blackberry. But one thing Zillow has never done is air a …

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Yahoo Homes Partners with Zillow for Content Listing

Zillow and Yahoo have had a partnership for awhile. Zillow has been handling their Homes for sale listings, but now the companies are expanding that relationship to include rental properties as well. This latest deal makes Zillow the exclusive provider of Yahoo Homes rental and for sale properties. It’s a powerful relationship giving way to 25 million visitors who can …

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The Facebook IPO and the Silicon Valley Real Estate Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

While we’re all well aware that Facebook’s IPO has gone less-than-swimmingly for most everyone involved, there could be one metric where the Facebook’s foray into the public has had a upward trending effect. Online real-estate company Zillow looked at the data and found that the Silicon Valley housing market is hot – really hot. They looked at the median home …

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Zillow’s Acquisition of RentJuice is Now Complete

Back in early May, Zillow announced plans to acquire software solutions provider, RentJuice into its real estate business. The plan was to have the deal complete by early July, but today Zillow announced that the acquisition is complete. The deal was negotiated by a third party and cost Zilllow about $40 million in cash. RentJuice brings with it custom designed …

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Zillow to Acquire RentJuice Rental Services

Zilllow announced today that they have entered into an agreement to acquire RentJuice Corporation. RentJuice offers software solutions to landlords, property managers, and rental brokers. The deal gives Zillow users better, more professional tools for engaging the renters market. Zillow is already a leader in the rental search market and receives about 5 million hits each month. Spencer Rascoff, Zillow …

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Zillow and Yahoo! Form Advertising Partnership

Looking for the largest real estate network on the web? Yahoo and Zillow have just announced an advertising partnership that makes them larger than their top two competitors combined. Their services brings together real estate agents and prospective home buyers and allows agents and brokers to advertise on the site. This is a big deal because fit allows the broadest …

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Postlets Acquired by Zillow

Online Real Estate giant Zillow announced that it has acquired Postlets for an undisclosed sum. “Real estate professionals love Postlets because you create a property listing just once, and Postlets automatically distributes it across the Web,” said Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff on the Zillow Blog. “Plus, when you create an account on Postlets, you get a personalized landing page so …

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Zillow Introduces BlackBerry App

Real estate website Zillow said today it has launched a free app for Reasearch in Motion’s BlackBerry smartphones. Zillow said the addition of the BlackBerry app, along with its existing apps for Android, iPhone, and iPad, means more than 90 percent of smartphone users can now access real estate information on more than 100 million properties. The location-based Zillow BlackBerry …

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Yahoo And Zillow Partner On Real Estate

Yahoo said today that all of its real estate listings will now be powered by Zillow.

Zillow will also sell local advertising on both sites, and the 4 million listings on Zillow will appear on Yahoo Real Estate.

Yahoo-Zillow Real estate agents will be able to advertise locally on Yahoo Real Estate, and home buyers will have more access to listings on the site along with more photos.

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Zillow Adds Real Estate Agent Ratings

Real estate website Zillow has introduced a new feature that allows home buyers and sellers to search for local real estate agents based on ratings and reviews.

When people use the Zillow Directory to search for a real estate agent in their area, results are sorted by local agents with the highest overall ratings and the largest number of reviews.

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The Town That Google Forgot, Facebook’s Mobile Strategy

Matt McGee at Search Engine Land has an interesting story about the town that disappeared entirely from Google Maps. Sunrise, Florida mysteriously vanished, but was resurrected. Google gave the site the following statement:

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Zillow Partners With On Rental Listings

Real estate website said today it has partnered with to bring the rental website’s database of 90,000 apartment listings to Zillow. rental listings include home details, photos, floor plans, and property manager contact information.

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Yahoo And Zillow Partner On Real Estate Ad Deal

Yahoo and have partnered to create a real estate advertising network, bringing together the second and third most trafficked property websites.

The move expands on existing partnership between Yahoo and Zillow that began in 2006, when Yahoo integrated Zillow’s home valuations on its own real estate site. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Zillow Brings Mobile App To Android

Real estate website told WebProNews today it has launched a free Zillow Android application.

The Zillow Android app uses GPS technology to find and follow users on an aerial map, and displays "Zestimate" values, homes for sale, homes for rent and recently-sold data on the homes around them.

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Zillow Adds Facebook And Twitter To iPhone App

Real estate website told WebProNews today it has updated its free iPhone App with new features to allow users to share property details via Facebook and Twitter.

Zillow also said it has added listings for homes for rent to its iPhone App. House hunters can set search filters by home price or monthly payment, and at the same time find both for sale and for rent homes within their price range.

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