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Zillow Group July 2020 IR Roundup

In July, Zillow Group announced a strategic partnership with D.R. Horton that gives homebuyers the opportunity to sell their existing homes through Zillow Offers, allowing for a seamless homebuying process and taking uncertainty out of the transaction. Zillow President Jeremy Wacksman was also interviewed by the Puget Sound Business Journal discussing Zillow Offers and the growing demand for virtual home buying and selling tools. 

Zillow’s research team released several housing and economic data reports about the impact of the tight housing market.

See below for a roundup of other corporate announcements and media coverage for Zillow Group during July. 

In Case You Missed It
Pace of Home Sales Trending Well Ahead of Last Year
Zillow Launches Nationwide Strategic Partnership with D.R. Horton to Deliver More Seamless, Integrated Transactions for Home Shoppers
Zillow Launches New Digital Tools for Safer, Easier Home Shopping
More Homes Were Sold Last Week Despite Desperately Low Inventory
With Added Unemployment Payments Set to Expire, Housing Insecurity Could Reach Perilous Levels
Home Shopping Season is in Full Swing After Coronavirus Delay
Home Shoppers are Trending Toward Buying Sight-Unseen, Selling Virtually
No Bargains in Sight as Home Prices Show Little Impact from Coronavirus
Heavy Buyer Demand Tilting Market in Favor of Sellers
Fewer Sellers are Cutting Prices in Tight Housing Market
High-End Listings are Surging After a Sharp Spring Tumble
Zillow Resumes Buying Homes in Five More Markets
Pending Sales Dipped Slightly Last Week, But Homes Are Still Moving at Record Pace

Zillow Group In the News
Zillow President Jeremy Wacksman helped grow instant-homebuying platform [Puget Sound Business Journal]
Zillow announces partnership with homebuilder D.R. Horton [HousingWire]
Zillow partners with nation’s largest homebuilder [Inman]
Zillow Announces Strategic Partnership with Builder D.R. Horton [Builder]
Zillow to launch self-tours of unoccupied homes, digital floor plans [ZDNet]
Like that home on Zillow? Now you can take a self-guided, in-person tour [HousingWire]
Zillow will allow self-tours on all company-owned homes [Inman]
‘The real estate industry will move forward’: Former surgeon general [Inman]
Obsessively browsing houses on Zillow is the newest pandemic pastime [Today]
Zillow’s agent profiles are the most useful, according to new study [Inman]
Home buying and selling went virtual during the pandemic. Can it stay that way? [CNBC]
Zillow Offers is buying homes in Orlando again, but with less personal contact [Orlando Sentinel]
This analyst thinks Zillow will capitalize on real estate ‘shockwave’ [Inman]

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