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Jay Thompson is the Director of Industry Outreach for Zillow. He was licensed as a real estate sales agent in Arizona in 2004 and got his broker's license in 2007 when he and his wife founded Thompson's Realty, an independent real estate brokerage that serves the Phoenix metro area. He is loving the "urban lifestyle" in a downtown Seattle condo he found on Zillow.

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    Cindy Knight, Veteran Agent: Embrace Change, Get Online

    Hear Cindy’s thoughts on the power of Internet marketing and the importance of changing with the times.

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    NAHREP Honors the Top 250 Latino Agents

    Congratulations to these dedicated real estate professionals!

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    Zillow Group Signs 50 New MLS Agreements in the Past Six Weeks

    In the last 6 weeks, 50 new MLSs have started sending listings directly to Zillow and Trulia – an ‘outstanding’ response.

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    Miami Association of Realtors Sends Listings Directly to Zillow and Trulia

    We’re excited to announce today that the largest local Realtor® association in the country — the Miami Association of Realtors® — has signed an agreement to send […]

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    Short Sale Properties: 5 Key Things Your Clients Should Know

    Before taking on a short sale, help your buyers or sellers understand the potential challenges and rewards of the process.

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    IRES MLS Signs Direct Feed, Offers Expanded Listings Reporting

    The combination of direct feeds and expanded reporting options gives MLS members more control over their listings and more data to support their marketing efforts.

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    RE/MAX LeadStreet Joins Zillow Tech Connect: Leads

    Learn how one of the nation’s largest real estate franchisors is benefiting from its technological partnership with Zillow.

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    Phil Faranda: Zillow Puts My Listings In Front of Millions

    Hear this successful agent’s thoughts on marketing and the benefits of third-party listing sites.

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    105 New MLSs Join Zillow Partnership Platform

    Zillow and Trulia have signed 105 new agreements with MLSs, for a total of 235 since January 2015.

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    Active vs. Passive Lead Capture: Pros and Cons

    How do you get potential clients to talk to you? Read about the different strategies for lead capture and determine what works best for your business.