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[21 Aug 2012 | 2 Comments | ]

Trulia, which provides real estate Web and mobile leads, display advertising and real estate-oriented social media services, has followed in the footsteps of its rival, Zillow, and issued an S1 in preparation for going public and raising $75 Million. Zillow’s IPO has been highly successful – it went out last July at $20 and is now …

Reputation Management, Social, Verticals »

[18 Jan 2011 | 3 Comments | ]

On average, people only move every six years or so. So there isn’t likely to be as strong a list of reviews of real estate agents as there is for pizza. But that hasn’t stopped Zillow from adding reviews of real estate professionals to its Directory.
The company started collecting reviews in December and now says …

Verticals »

[4 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]

With the rise of consumer-facing real estate sites such as Realtor.com, Zillow and Trulia, it seems only natural that Multiple Listing Services would break out from behind the Realtor and brokerage firewalls, and provide truly local, for-profit real estate sites, complete with advertising and features.
Houston Area Realtors has been perhaps the most prominent MLS to …

Online/Interactive, Verticals, Yahoo! »

[14 Sep 2010 | No Comment | ]

Zillow, after five years and $87 million raised, says it is now in the black for the first time, after focusing more on revenues. It also announced that Spencer Rascoff has been appointed CEO, replacing  Expedia Founder Rich Barton, who becomes executive chairman and focuses on a heavy portfolio of vertical investments, such as Avvo.com, …

Ad Sales, Ad Sales, National, Classifieds, Verticals »

[9 Jul 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

Zillow announced today that it will power Yahoo’s “for sale” listings, in much the same way that Cars.com powers Yahoo’s new and used cars listings. Zillow typically carries 4 million-plus listings. The announcement spearheads a slew of online real estate announcements prior to next week’s Inman Real Estate Connect conference (which I am attending).
The enhanced …

Classifieds, Mobile, Verticals »

[7 Apr 2010 | No Comment | ]

Trulia, which is ranked a Top 7 real estate site by comScore, has followed the lead of Realtor.com and Zillow and added rentals to its site. The rentals section features all Trulia’s functionality, such as neighborhood information, mapping and ratings information, and filters for relevant searches such as “pets allowed.”
The site also offers “search on …

Brand Marketing, Shopping, online, Social, Verticals »

[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Serial Web entrepreneur Mark H. Goldstein  has been the founder of such sites as Kmart’s BlueLight and Impulse Buy. More recently, he invested in green ecology-based ventures, but he grew bored and came back to ecommerce with Loyalty Lab and  Home-Account.com, which matched homeowners with mortgage brokers, competing with the likes of LendingTree , Bankrate.com …

Google, Verticals »

[15 Jan 2010 | One Comment | ]

Rumors have been flying that Google is poised to buy Trulia, “the real estate search engine” that competes with, among others, Zillow (which just said it is aiming to IPO in 2011).
But according to reports by attendees, no information was forthcoming at Inman’s 2010 Real Estate Connect conference in NYC, where Google Director of Local …