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Realtor.com takes on Zillow with new app for Windows Phone; Redfin unveils redesigned iPhone app

Realtor.com announced today that it has a new app for people with Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices. The apps are designed to highlight photos of homes and give users of Microsoft’s operating systems the ability to browse listings on the real estate search service. Realtor.com, which is owned by Move, Inc., used Microsoft’s… Read More

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Is online real estate still broken? New upstarts look to carve paths against established giants

Online real estate powerhouses like Redfin, Trulia and Zillow have been around for years, building multi-million dollar businesses in a category that Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman once famously described as the “most screwed up industry in America.” Well, based on the recent startup activity in the online real estate arena, things must still be mucked… Read More

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Zillow overtakes Realtor.com to become second most visited real estate site in the U.S.

Zillow continues to fly high after its blockbuster IPO in July, with the Seattle company overtaking Realtor.com to become the second most visited online real estate site in the country. Research firm Hitwise reported that Zillow recorded 6.62 percent of online real estate visits during the month of October, slightly edging out Realtor.com which is… Read More