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Zillow’s AI Forum 2019 brings together Seattle’s AI community

More than a hundred people convened in Seattle’s Belltown neighborhood for Zillow’s 2019 AI Forum to learn about the latest advances in artificial intelligence and connect with peers and leaders from the region’s growing AI workforce.  The event, now in its second year, attracted machine learning engineers, data scientists, and graduate students for an in-depth […]

Latinx Homeownership Rate Growing Nationally, But Inequity Persists

  Unaffordability and racial inequity combined since the start of the last century to compound a gap between the Hispanic and white homeownership rates. The homeownership rate gap sat at 25.8 percentage points just four years ago. Despite recent gains, the gap — sitting at 24.7 percentage points in 2018 — would take decades to […]

Zillow Research: How Debt Impacts Home Buying

Personal debt – particularly credit card, student loan and medical – tremendously impacts the type and features of home someone can afford, their timeline for buying, their ability to afford an adequate down payment and, ultimately, whether or not they are approved for a mortgage. Aspiring home buyers with medical debt are more likely than […]

Zillow Heads to the Grace Hopper Celebration!

We are excited to be in Orlando today kicking off the annual Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) – the world’s largest gathering of women technologists! This year we have 50 employees attending the event, the majority being women who work on our tech team in roles like software development, product management, and data science.  One of […]

A Retired Marine Turns to Zillow for a Seamless Online Home Transaction

    Seller Stories: Tim Black Retired Marine Tim Black’s latest deployment didn’t come from the U.S. Military.  It came from a tech company that offered him a great job more than 300 miles away in Phoenix, Arizona. Black had to pack up his home near Riverside, California, and sell quickly. “I didn’t have a […]

How a Family Took the Stress Out of a Cross-Country Move

  Seller Stories: Brandon and Amie Mason Brandon and Amie Mason had a dream that turned into a four-year plan.  Once their youngest son graduated from high school, they would move their family from the Dallas suburbs to the Seattle area. They had fallen in love with the culture and diversity of the Emerald City […]

How a Couple Secured their Retirement through Zillow Offers

  Seller Stories: Lee & Peggy Klokow Lee and Peggy Klokow had everything but the white picket fence: a classic five-bedroom suburban Atlanta house in a new subdivision.  It was the perfect family home, but for two empty nesters, the yard work, cleaning and upkeep had become a chore. The Klokows were looking ahead to […]

Zillow is One of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women!

For the third consecutive year, we are honored to place on Fortune and Great Place to Work’s Best Workplaces for Women list! One of our company’s top priorities has always been developing a best-in-class team and a high-performance culture where employees can take on some of the most impactful and innovative work of their lifetime. […]

How Zillow Offers was Built to Thrive in Any Kind of Market

By Matt Kreamer The booming housing market of the past near-decade is slowing and there is growing consensus among economists that the second half of 2020 will mark the start of the next recession in the United States. Though most experts do not see the housing market as a likely cause, investors are casting a […]

Zillow Signs on to HBCU Partnership Challenge

Today at the congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus’ “Diversity in Tech” Summit hosted at Howard University, it was announced that Zillow is participating in the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) Partnership Challenge. The HBCU Partnership Challenge is focused on promoting greater engagement and support for historically black colleges and universities. Zillow is currently on a […]

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