Zillow is Taking Over the World!

NTREIS Opts to Give MLS Listings to Zillow — How Do You Feel About That?

By Candy Evans / February 24, 2015 / 6 Comments

You may know by now that Zillow has closed on its acquisition of Trulia, without so much as a blink from the US Department of Justice. You may also know that uniform listing feeds — aka House Porn —  to Zillow from all 810 MLS in this country ends April 7, when the age-old agreement […]

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From the “Zulia Scares Beejesus Out of Us” Files: Listen to the Founder of NextHome

By Candy Evans / August 6, 2014 / 3 Comments

I like to sit at the heels of smart peeps in the real estate industry, folks who know the industry, the role technology plays,  and have a grip on where it’s headed with this tech/transparency marriage. One of my faves is Rob Hahn, who turned me onto James Dwiggins, Chief Executive Officer of NextHome, Inc. […]

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Zulia! Musings on the Zillow Acquisition of Trulia: Get ready to Make a Verb Out of “Zillow”

By Candy Evans / July 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

It’s been a day trying to interpret and predict the future of the real estate industry. Good grief! Jeff Farris of BubbleLife Media reminded me that seven years ago, we didn’t have a verb called “google.” I was just getting an iphone. I started a “blob” called DallasDirt! We think maybe in another five to […]

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They Did It! Zillow To Acquire Trulia for… (Sit Down)… $3.5 BILLION in Stock

By Candy Evans / July 28, 2014 / 0 Comments

We told you this was up last week. Well Inman broke the story this morning with a Tweet I got around 8 a.m. which means it was only 6 a.m. in California. While the John Wiley Price et al arrest of the “Texas Four” is all anyone is talking about at the water cooler today, […]

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Possible Zillow-Trulia Merger: Zillia? Trullow? Good for Real Estate?

By Candy Evans / July 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

There’s more insight over at Inman News about the possible Zillow-Trulia merger that still is just based on a solid source lead over at Bloomberg News. (That’s Pete Flint, CEO and co-founder of Trulia, above with me back in 2011.) Merger talk has been everywhere, even last week over drinks at Inman Real estate Connect. […]

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Zillow: We Don’t Want to Become an MLS. Really. Honestly. Swear to God!

By Candy Evans / July 25, 2014 / 0 Comments

Good stuff last week at Inman Real estate Connect in San Francisco when Brad Inman got Greg Schwartz, Chief Revenue Officer at Zillow, up on stage for a Brad-style grilling. What’s the deal with these Coming Soon listings, asked Brad. Is Zillow trying to replace the MLS?

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