As competitors Zillow and Trulia prepare to team up, Move Inc., owner of Realtor.com, fights back with a powerful collaboration of its own. Move
Move Inc. CFO Rachel Glaser had a lot to say about how Zillow's planned purchase of Trulia would impact Move's Realtor.com, when she spoke at the Oppenheimer 17th Annual Technology, Internet & Communications Conference. (For more on the planned acquisition's impact on the industry, see o
Realtor.com's Doorsteps Swipe app has now added rental search. Rather than developing a separate app, Realtor.com realized that many folks are uncertain about whether they want to buy or rent - so it lets them search for both from one app. It also helps shoppers get a handle on the features and amenities that are most importance to them. Here's the announcement:
Despite a year-over-year revenue growth of 7 percent for the second quarter of 2014, Move Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE) suffered a $5,288,000 net loss.
Its July direct-denial-of-service attack was blamed for almost $1 million revenue loss. Sales and marketing costs were up considerably year-over-year, presumably due to the ongoing Accuracy Ma
The much bandied-about concept that Zillow and Trulia take agent listings from agents at no charge and sell them back to them for a fee is a hostile attitude that Realtors must rid themselves of, says GeekWire. Indeed! (Ironically, these same vocal agents are often as hostile and defensive towards Realtor.com innovation as they
When the $3.5 billion Zillow acquisition of competitor Trulia closes a few months down the road, both companies will still be separate platforms, with the usual folks running each - Pete Flint CEO at Trulia, Spencer Rascoff CEO at Zillow.
Though it looks like they'll soon be restored, Trulia has had to remove 2,653 home listings because content advertising an abortion pill had been inserted into the copy by spammers. Zillow and Realtor.com have been hit as well. According to Inman News, the listings platform of a multiple listing service (MLS) was evidently the source of the spam, and the spammed ads were then distributed to Tru
Realtor.com's loss of Duke Fan, its two-year VP of mobile strategy, is a big one given the impactful and growing race for real estate and rental mobile-search market share in the U.S. Fan spent a total of about five years with Move Inc., and has also directed product management for both Netflix and Yahoo. He's been named VP of product for real estate technology firm RealScout. Mary Sarslow