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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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    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.

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    Homeowners Can Now Make Instant Updates to Zestimates

    Homeowners can take control of their home values by updating their home facts, and in some cases may see an immediate impact on the Zestimate.

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    7 Smart Tactics for Real Estate Prospecting

    Learn proven strategies — online and offline — for finding contacts and keeping your sales funnel full.

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    Georgia Multiple Listing Service Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

    Through the Zillow Partnership Platform, real estate agents will be prominently displayed as the listing agent on all of their listings and receive leads directly from Zillow.

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    On Lead Quality: A Chat With Premier Agent Matt Delhougne

    Learn why quality leads from Zillow are a key component in the success of Matt’s RE/MAX team.

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    Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

    NFMLS members will benefit from improved listing data and marketing opportunities.