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Zillow Group Places on Two Prestigious Workplace Equality Indexes

Today, Zillow Group is honored to be included on two of the most prestigious workplace equality indexes: the 2020 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index and the 2020 Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, where we achieved a perfect score. At Zillow Group, we strongly believe that embracing a diverse workforce not only enhances Zillow Group’s workplace […]

What to Expect in 2020: Zillow’s Housing Predictions

In the dawn of the 2020s, Zillow predicts a more stable market and for Millennials’ housing tastes to begin to make an impact. Zillow’s housing predictions for 2020: Homes will continue to shrink. Zillow expects the median square footage of newly built, single-family homes will fall for the fourth time in five years as the […]

Zillow Research: Older Renters are More Financially Vulnerable Than Younger Generations

With a lifetime of earnings potential behind them, you might expect older folks to be more secure financially than their children or grandchildren. But according to a new Zillow survey, older renters are more often financially vulnerable than those in younger generations. As a whole, renters – those who moved in the past year and […]

A Busy Texas Couple Turns to Tech to Simplify Buying and Selling

Seller Stories: Shannon and Robert Rubio   When Shannon and Robert Rubio announced they were selling their Houston-area home of 15 years, their family and friends were shocked.  They never thought the empty-nesters would leave the house where they had raised their two sons, and they never thought it would happen so quickly. “A lot […]

Second Time is the Charm for Colorado Veteran Selling Home to Zillow

Seller Stories: Ken and Susan Patrick   Ken and Susan Patrick are used to packing up and moving cities quickly.  They’ve lived all over the world over their course of their marriage, but every move had been decided by Ken Patrick’s military career or his civilian job as a pilot. “This next move is going […]

How one data scientist’s side project led to a once-in-a-lifetime job

  Jordan Meyer, whose three-person team of data scientists bested more than 3,800 teams from 91 countries in January to win the $1 million Zillow Prize competition to improve the Zestimate, is on to his next challenge: a full-time role at Zillow advancing the algorithms behind the company’s new business of buying and selling homes. […]

Family-friendly benefits land Zillow Group on Fortune’s Best Workplace for Parents List

  For the fourth consecutive year, Zillow Group has been named one of Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Parents (#36 this year), an honor that reflects our ongoing commitment to support our employees no matter where they are in life’s journey. The award — based on feedback from parents at Zillow Group during a survey in […]

VA Loan Benefit Can Mean Big Savings for Military Households

At a time when homes are more expensive than ever in many markets across the U.S., taking advantage of Veterans Affairs (VA) loan benefits can save military and veteran households about $20,000 on average over the life of a 30-year mortgage, and much more in some metros. Backed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, VA […]

Sit at the Table: Reflections on Becoming a Leader

  By Racquel Russell, Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs, Zillow Last night I had the honor of being recognized, along with 15 extraordinary women, as one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2019 Women of Influence. Receiving this award has been a moving experience, and it has caused me to reflect on […]

Zillow Partners Ready to Ride the Wave of the Future

  Sometimes, Mercy Lugo-Struthers is surprised by the drive of her agents to succeed.  “They asked me if we can start working on all the things we learned at Unlock on the flight back to D.C.,” she said. Lugo-Struthers is principal broker for Casals, Realtor in Woodbridge Virginia. “I am surrounded by fantastic people and […]

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