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Spencer Rascoff is the CEO of Zillow, and is one of our founding employees. He is responsible for setting company strategy, and helping Zillow fulfill our mission of giving people an edge in real estate.

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    Zillow Partners With Yahoo! Real Estate

    Heads up agents, brokers, home shoppers, home sellers and builders — we have exciting news to share with you. Today, Yahoo! Real Estate and Zillow announced […]

  2. Zillow Partners with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

    Zillow Partners with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

    Please join me in welcoming Howard Hanna to the Zillow Listings Feed Program. Starting today, visitors to Zillow will now see an additional 21,000 for sale […]

  3. Zillow Partners with John L. Scott Real Estate

    Zillow Partners with John L. Scott Real Estate

    Today I am very pleased to announce a partnership which enables John L. Scott Real Estate, one of the most productive regional real estate companies in […]

  4. Seattle real estate pros – “Zillow A to Z” Thursday or Friday

    Seattle real estate pros – “Zillow A to Z” Thursday or Friday

    Attention Seattle-area real estate professionals: We’re hosting two Zillow education events this week, one on Thursday in Bellevue and one on Friday in Seattle. Thursday, March […]

  5. Understanding the Internet Buyer, NAR 2009

    Understanding the Internet Buyer, NAR 2009

    On Monday, I had the privilege of speaking at the National Association of Realtors conference in San Diego, CA and gave a presentation titled, “Understanding the […]

  6. Attending the Inman NY Conference? Zillow Will Be There!

    Attending the Inman NY Conference? Zillow Will Be There!

    Calling all real estate professionals who are looking to discover new technologies, freshen up on social media strategy, and theorize about the market bottom (or, at […]

  7. Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Los Angeles Neighborhoods

    Trick-or-Treat Housing Index: Top 5 Los Angeles Neighborhoods

    Zillow folks tend to get a little carried away with Halloween (read: outlandish costumes and haunted house roundups). This year we decided to take it one […]

  8. Windermere and Zillow Announce Partnership

    Windermere and Zillow Announce Partnership

    Today, I am thrilled and excited to announce our new partnership with Windermere Real Estate, the largest real estate brand here in our own back yard […]

  9. Lose Your Job? Skip a Mortgage Payment or Two

    Lose Your Job? Skip a Mortgage Payment or Two

    You’ve probably heard of the car companies that are offering job-loss protection to induce new car sales: buy a car and if you lose your job […]

  10. Foreclosure Data for Your State, City and Neighborhood

    Foreclosure Data for Your State, City and Neighborhood

    Some media outlets are starting to report that foreclosure rates in some states are starting to slow, the first sign of good news in the foreclosure […]

  11. Weekend Time – Have You Downloaded Your Zillow iPhone App Yet

    Weekend Time – Have You Downloaded Your Zillow iPhone App Yet

    It used to mean that getting ready for the weekend meant lining up your Friday night plans, making a restaurant reservation, and teeing up Sunday brunch […]

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    New Look ‘n Feel for Bank of America Home Loans Section

    This morning, Bank of America, one of Zillow’s advertising partners, flipped the switch on their new Bank of America Home Loans home page. After taking a […]

  13. You Speak, We Listen: Non-listing Agents Can No Longer Mark a Home as “For Sale”

    You Speak, We Listen: Non-listing Agents Can No Longer Mark a Home as “For Sale”

    Two years ago when launching our first round of community features, including Home Q&A, we included a feature to “tell us it’s for sale” – figuring […]

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    Declining Home Values

    As part of the coverage of Zillow’s Q3 Real Estate Market Reports, I was on Fox Business yesterday afternoon discussing declining home values. Sometimes I feel […]

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    Zillow Drops Brokerage Licenses

    Last week, we dropped our real estate brokerage licenses in all states except Washington and Texas. (Inman’s excellent article on the topic can be found here.) […]