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Zillow boosts Zestimate accuracy with neural networks



Zillow’s Zestimate tool gets more accurate with neural network boost

Comparing Zillow and Redfin Market Value Estimation



Comparing Zillow and Redfin as two of the best real estate valuators powered by data. In the end, get an appraiser.

Zillow says it wants to expand its workforce by 40% this year



Zillow said this week it’s planning to hire more than 2,000 employees nationwide in 2021, increasing its total workforce by approximately 40%. The company’s significant hiring goal was sparked by a year of impressive growth across the business and a historic year in the real estate industry, it said in a press release. The majority […]

Vaccine rollout to inspire more home buying, Zillow says



The COVID-19 vaccine is likely to add more buyers and sellers to an already red hot real estate market. A new survey from Zillow finds a large majority (70%) of homeowners say they would be comfortable moving to a new home after widespread COVID-19 vaccine distribution, a meaningful bump from the 52% who currently feel […]

Zillow acquires ShowingTime for its online tour scheduling platform



Zillow is acquiring a company called ShowingTime that offers a platform for scheduling physical home tours so people can go to see a home they’re interested at a time that’s most convenient. Zillow said it’s buying ShowingTime for $500 million, and will use the company’s technology to make it easier for people to request tours […]

Zillow study illustrates home value disparity between races



Typical values for Black and Latinx-owned homes still lag behind overall U.S. home values, but the gap is narrowing. A new Zillow analysis shows homes owned by Black and Latinx households are worth 16.2% and 10.2% less, respectively, than the typical U.S. home. Homes owned by non-Hispanic white and Asian families, meanwhile, have typical values […]

Zillow predicts a stronger housing market in 2021



Zillow has said that it expects the for-sale housing market to gain even more strength in 2021 following an incredible run that came in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Zillow said in its 2021 housing predictions that demand is continuing to grow as we enter the new year, and that this will likely surge […]

Zillow forecasts strong housing demand for years to come



Real estate giant Zillow said in a report last week that it believes housing demand will remain strong for years to come as buyers try to make up for lost time caused by the impact of the Great Recession last decade. In its most recent analysis, Zillow said that low rates of household formation since […]

Zillow: Remote work could help more Blacks become homeowners



The rapid rise in pandemic-driven remote work could make homeownership more attainable for black renters compared to other renters, based on factors including income, the makeup of local industries, geography and more, a new Zillow analysis has found. Zillow research found that of the nearly 2 million U.S. renters that have able to take advantage […]

Zillow sees big revenue jump as pandemic boosts home sales



Shares in Zillow jumped more than 8% last week after the company reported third quarter earnings that blew past analysts estimates and offered better than expected fourth quarter guidance. More Americans are moving home due to record low mortgage rates and the pandemic-related trend towards remote work, and that has spurred an increase in sales […]