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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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    Zillow and Trulia Will Have More Listings on April 8 Than Ever Before

    With a surge in new direct feeds from MLSs, the number of listings on Zillow and Trulia will continue to grow and exceed current levels — even after their contracts with ListHub end.

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    Market Leader Joins Zillow Tech Connect: Leads

    Real estate professionals now have more CRM options which connect seamlessly to their Zillow contacts.

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    Agent Finder: A New, Searchable Directory to Match Consumers With Agents

    Zillow’s agent directory has been completely revamped to give consumers more options and make agents more visible to the contacts who are looking for their expertise.

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    24 New MLSs, Including CLAW, Send Zillow and Trulia Direct Feeds

    More MLSs are now able to ensure the accuracy of their listings on Zillow.

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    Dean Ouellette on Zestimates: An Opportunity to Educate and Convert

    How agents can use the Zestimate to showcase their knowledge and drive the conversation with their clients.

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    Nation's Largest MLS—and 17 Others—Partner with Zillow and Trulia

    More MLSs are choosing to send direct feeds to Zillow and Trulia, ensuring accuracy of data and a broad reach.

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    #NextGenAgent Chat: Using Reviews to Market Your Business

    Hear from other successful agents who’ve used reviews to boost their business, and learn how to request and promote your own reviews in this interactive discussion.

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    10 Ways to Generate Real Estate Buyer Leads

    Lead generation is the foundation of a successful real estate business. Try these 10 strategies to generate more buyer leads.

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    Introducing Zillow Tech Connect: Reports

    This new addition to the Tech Connect platform offers expanded reporting access to MLSs and brokerages who send their listings directly to Zillow.

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    25 New Multiple Listing Services Join the Zillow Partnership Platform

    MLSs throughout the country are benefiting from a direct feed with Zillow.