About the Author

Kristin Acker is VP of Product Teams. One of the first few members of the Zillow team, she has managed the development of many parts of the site. Right now, Kristin is responsible for features related to homes (especially homes for sale & homes for rent), the community of Zillow visitors (especially connecting buyers, sellers, real estate agents and mortgage lenders), and Zillow’s real estate marketing and real estate advertising technologies.

Stories by Kristin Acker

Agent Reviews on Zillow are Lighting Up the Stars

I’m thrilled to announce that we have just “lit up” agent reviews and ratings across Zillow. Now you can find […]

Zillow Profiles: Flaunt Your Web 2.0 Self

We just added a new feature to your Zillow profile — something I’ve affectionately come to call the “Rainy TwinkBook” […]

Data Junkies, Get Your Mice Ready!

We just rolled out a total overhaul to our Real Estate Market Reports and Home Value pages. We now have […]

What is your home garden worth?

Spring brings eternal gardening hopes. Every February, I plan the amazing garden we’re going to grow. Meanwhile, my husband gives […]


Dig it -- Pretty Pools and Plasmas Aplenty

Since we launched Dueling Digs, Zillow visitors have voted almost 5 million times for their favorite kitchens, gardens, living rooms, […]


Get Discovered…in the Zillow Professional Directory

When we launched Zillow in February of 2006, we knew that we’d never, as a national company, have the level […]

A common hazard of living on a golf course

The Pros & Cons of Living on a Fairway

It seems so idyllic…looking past your backyard onto an expanse of beautifully-tended lawn that you didn’t mow. Perhaps the view […]


Check out your new Zillow profile!

We just re-launched vastly improved profile pages for our registered visitors. It is now easy to see just about everything […]

Green Army Men

Not Exactly Buried Treasure

This past year, my family and I moved into a new home and now that spring has finally broken through, […]

Seattle panorama

Climbing Mt. Rainier 5 flights at a time

My boys are motivated pretty easily– stars on a chart, reading lists we can cross off as we go, and […]

Cape Coral

Will Move for Water

Back in the really early days of Zillow when Make Me Move was concocted, I stated that there was no […]

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