Exclusive: JP & Associates to Launch Instant Offer Platform for JPAR Agents

By Candy Evans / April 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

JP & Associates, a North Texas independent broker, becomes the first indie brokerage to offer agents and consumers an iBuyer interchange. But this time, the agent is in the drivers seat!

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Zillow Wins Chicago Lawsuit Over Zestimates; But Door Remains Cracked Open

By Jon Anderson / August 25, 2017 / 5 Comments

Are Zestimates an invasion of privacy? Back in May, Zillow was sued by several flippers in Chicago who were annoyed that Zestimates were undervaluing their flips (likely because the system hadn’t caught up) and bringing in bottom feeders using Zestimates as holy writ on appraised value and therefore purchase price. In my May coverage, I […]

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Zillow in Court Again Over Zestimate Accuracy and Consumer Interpretation

By Jon Anderson / May 24, 2017 / 3 Comments

Real Estate aggregation and data website Zillow.com is in hot water in Illinois.  Zillow has been successfully sued in the past for using photos without permission. They’ve been hauled to court over low Zestimate “appraisals” by sellers who’re listing well above the estimates. Even at the other end of the spectrum, they’ve been accused of […]

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