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More Silicon Valley tech talent is flocking to Austin, Texas, during the pandemic. Here's what it's like in the growing tech hub of 'Silicon Hills.'

Katie Canales/Business Insider The COVID-19 pandemic has appeared to bolster an exodus from the pricey San Francisco Bay Area to more affordable locales, including Austin, Texas. Dropbox CEO Drew Houston is among those who have announced their move to Austin in the last few months amid a widespread shift to remote work. Big Tech has noticeably made itself more at home in Texas's capital in the last decade, but the industry has a long history in Austin. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, Texas, California, Washington Post, Drew Houston, US, Samsung, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends, Tech


CoStar CEO to Zillow: Here we come

CoStar Group CEO Andy Florance is ready to take on Zillow and he didn't hold back when it came to Zillow in an exclusive interview with Inman, his first since CoStar announced its planned acquisition of Homesnap on Monday. 
Tags: Technology, Radio, Rupert Murdoch, Zillow, Industry News, Inman, CoreLogic, Andy Florance, Select, Rich Barton, Homesnap, CoStar Group


10 real estate players named on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500

Find out which real estate tech companies made this 26-year-old ranking list, designed to recognize what it takes to be an industry disruptor.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Deloitte, Zillow, Docusign, Redfin, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Homesnap, Homelight, OJO Labs, Groundfloor, eOriginal, Search Realty Corp, Technology Fast 500


9 real estate players named on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500

Find out which real estate tech companies made this 26-year-old ranking list, designed to recognize what it takes to be an industry disruptor.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Deloitte, Zillow, Docusign, Redfin, Industry News, Select, News Brief, Homesnap, Homelight, OJO Labs, Groundfloor, eOriginal, Search Realty Corp, Technology Fast 500


Our Desire for a Redemption Story today at (in)courage

Because my husband spends two to three hours a day driving to and from work, we’re selling our home of fifteen years to move closer to his office and many of our friends, family, and activities. We last moved when our youngest daughter was six weeks old, the year after my mother passed away. For multiple reasons, that period was a mix of joy and sorrow blurred by sleep deprivation and the exhaustion of caring for and moving a family of ten. After months of painting everything in sight (that’s me...
Tags: Zillow, Homeschooling, In)courage, Dawn Camp


Our Desire for a Redemption Story

Because my husband spends two to three hours a day driving to and from work, we’re selling our home of fifteen years to move closer to his office and many of our friends, family, and activities. We last moved when our youngest daughter was six weeks old, the year after my mother passed away. For multiple reasons, that period was a mix of joy and sorrow blurred by sleep deprivation and the exhaustion of caring for and moving a family of ten. After months of painting everything in sight (that’s me...
Tags: Inspiration, Jesus, Zillow, Redemption, Encouragement, Redeem


In chaotic times, Zillow becomes the solution to doomscrolling

People in 2020 are treating the ubiquitous real estate portal as part social network, part salve amid a global pandemic and geopolitical chaos.
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, New York Times, Agent, Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, Pandemic, Taylor Lorenz, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic


Millennials and Gen Z are fleeing cities and buying up homes in the suburbs amid the coronavirus pandemic

Michael H/Getty Images Millennials and Gen Z are flocking to the suburbs as the coronavirus pandemic continues unabated in the US.  According to new research from investment management firm Cowen and Company, 48% of millennials reported living in the suburbs compared with 44% in 2019 — 49% of Gen Z reported living in the suburbs, up from 41% in 2019.  Home-ownership is rising among both Gen Z and millennials as well, with 30% of 18- to 24-year-olds saying they own their homes, up from 19%...
Tags: News, New York City, US, Sacramento, America, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Millennials, Silicon Valley, Oakland, Zillow, Fortune, Wall Street Journal, Pew Research Center, Cnbc


President-elect Joe Biden just turned 78. Here's how he went from 'Middle-Class Joe' to millionaire.

The president-elect, former Vice President Joe Biden. Associated Press/Sarah Blake Morgan President-elect Joe Biden turns 78 years old on Friday, November 20. He and his wife, Jill, have a net worth of $9 million. The couple built the majority of that wealth recently. The Bidens earned a $16.7 million income between 2017 and 2019 from book royalties and paid speaking engagements, according to financial disclosures reported on by Forbes. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
Tags: Obama, Washington Post, Senate, White House, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, United States, New York Times, Iowa, New Jersey, Warren, US Senate


Proptech’s Q3 2020 Earnings Radar

 The (third quarter) results are in for proptech’s public companies. After the success of our first Earnings Radar for Q2, we are bringing it back for a second spin. Ben Godfrey put together a Q3 earnings overview, specifically for Zillow Group. You can read that here. Without further ado… COMPANY SNAPSHOTS Zillow continues to blaze a trail with CEO Rich Barton speaking to the “Great Reshuffling” that 2020 has brought. The team is very much focused on adding “ecosystem economics” (aka anc...
Tags: Startups, Featured, Germany, US, Radio, Canada, Robert Thomson, Zillow, Redfin, Holdings Inc, Ben Godfrey, Zillow Group, NewsCorp, Realogy, Rich Barton, Move Inc


Zillow Group Q3 Earnings Report

Note from the editor: This in-depth analysis first appeared on the GEM, Geek Estate’s private prop tech think tank. Interested in signing up and seeing these articles as soon as they are published? Click Here       Earnings Call Highlights GAAP EPS of $.17, marking the first profitable quarter in 3 years Non-GAAP EPS of $.39, beating consensus by 225% ($.12) $656.6M Q3 reported revenue is 14.79% higher than $572M analyst expectation, but still down YoY Reported EBITDA of $152.18M, beating est...
Tags: Radio, Earnings Report, Zillow, Jacksonville Florida, Zillow Group, Q3, Company News & Analysis, Rich Barton Co


How much money you need to make to live comfortably in every state in America

The annual income needed to live comfortably in New York is $95,724. turtix/Shutterstock The cost of living is notoriously high in the US — but it can vary widely by state. Many Americans are reconsidering their living situations amid the coronavirus pandemic. More than 51 million Americans have filed for unemployment as months of lockdowns continue.  GoBankingRates determined the "living wage" necessary to live comfortably in each US state earlier this fall. Some states, like New York, re...
Tags: Travel, Personal Finance, Utah, Florida, New York, Texas, Money, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Minneapolis, Colorado, California, Housing, Montana, Washington


Notarize announces partnership with Dotloop

Digital notary startup Notarize announced Wednesday that it struck up a partnership with Dotloop, a Zillow-owned company that provides a popular transaction management platform for real estate professionals.
Tags: Radio, Zillow, Dotloop


How indies can take advantage of the same tools as franchises

Indie brokers should feel confident in expressing their needs to vendors when shopping around for different services. Putting in a bit more work when first establishing the relationship can pay off in the long run.
Tags: Marketing, Analysis, Radio, Mls, Zillow, Coaching, Vendors, Trulia, Website Design, Windermere Real Estate, Gordon Hawkins, Brokerage, Select, Mls Data, Homesnap, Franchise Fees


Zillow CEO on how COVID-19 vaccine may impact real estate tech

Barton called the vaccine a "miracle," praising the scientists behind the effort, and noted that the industry-wide move toward digital is likely "a long-term trend."
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Internet, Radio, Pfizer, Vaccine, Zillow, Barton, Mark Mahaney, Select, Rich Barton, Moderna, COVID-19, Media and Telecommunications Virtual Conference, RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Technoloogy


Predicting urban water needs

New Stanford research uses Zillow and census data combined with machine learning to identify residential water consumption based on housing characteristics. The approach could help cities better understand water use and design water-efficient communities.
Tags: Science, Zillow, New Stanford


TikTok user mocks multimillion-dollar Zillow listings in viral videos

Unlike agents who use TikTok to engage with young homebuyers, @cyberexboyfriend is gaining a following by mocking homes listed on Zillow in his "Roasting McMansions" series.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Luxury, Zillow, News Brief, Kate Wagner, McMansion Hell, Tiktok


Plotting the pandemic and beyond: What lays ahead for the nation in era of coronavirus

A promising vaccine, with more to come. Improved tests. Better therapies. A new president with a more vigorous federal strategy and fierce commitment to behaviors that are proven to work: Masks, distancing and small outdoor-only gatherings. Even in this dark moment, as coronavirus cases surge to even more alarming levels and new lockdowns are imposed, there is a path forward to guide us out of this pandemic, experts say. What will life look like over the next year? Today, in the first installmen...
Tags: Japan, News, Stanford, NFL, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Merck, Walmart, Sport, Turkey, Netflix, Soccer, Tokyo, Pfizer, Kansas City Chiefs, Biden


Persistent Buyer Demand Pushes Market Frenzy Past Summer Peak

Persistent buyer demand continues to push the frenzied housing market further into fall and winter months and way past the typical summer peak, according to a new Zillow® report. In September, 22.4 percent of homes purchased in the U.S. sold over list price, an increase from 20.2 percent in August and above the estimated 15 percent of homes that did so during September 2018 and 2019. According to Zillow, it is highly unusual for the share of homes sold above list price to continue increasing thi...
Tags: News, Housing Market, Radio, National, Zillow, Latest News, Economics 101, Real Estate Industry News, Zillow Inventory, Chris Glynn


The cofounder of the new social app Upstream explains why he moved his family from NYC to Miami and may build the company from there

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side


Why I left NYC: Upstream cofounder Alex Taub moved his family to Miami during the pandemic and now wants others to do the same

Upstream CEO Alex Taub and his family in their new Miami home. Alex Taub Alex Taub, 33, is cofounder and CEO of Upstream, a new professional social networking app and platform. After he and his wife and daughters contracted COVID-19, they decided to swap their two-bedroom apartment in NYC for the extra space, yard, pool, and sunny weather that Miami offered. With his new lack of commute and added space, Taub is more productive in his work than ever; the hardest part is being away from fami...
Tags: Travel, Business, New York, Adobe, NYC, US, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Tech, Austin, Iowa, Manhattan, Miami, Andreessen Horowitz, Barkbox, Upper West Side


Bubble Watch: 33% of Southern California homebuyers paying above list price

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: One-third of Southern California homebuyers are paying above the seller’s asking price. Source: Zillow The Trend The above-ask trend is a sharp increase from last fall. In September, 33% of homes sold above list price in both Los Angeles-Orange County and the Inland Empire. A year earlier, it was 21% in L.A.-O.C. and 16% in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Nationally, 22% of buyers paid...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Federal Reserve, Orange County, Riverside County, Zillow, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Riverside, San Bernardino County


Spencer Rascoff pays $1M above Zestimate for LA home

The former Zillow CEO reportedly bought a second home in the Brentwood neighborhood.
Tags: Technology, La, Lifestyle, Radio, Zillow, Brentwood, Douglas Elliman, Spencer Rascoff, Select, Zestimate, The Altman Brothers


Zillow’s Spencer Rascoff Buys Second Brentwood Park Estate

Apparently Zillow co-founder and former CEO Spencer Rascoff likes L.A.’s Brentwood neighborhood. Four years after settling into his $20 million Brentwood Park mansion, the tech guru has expanded his holdings, buying another house just one block away. Records reveal the 45-year-old Harvard alum wanted the second place quite badly — he paid $5.7 million, or […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Tech, Harvard, Zillow, Moguls, Brentwood, Douglas Elliman, Coldwell Banker, Spencer Rascoff, Brentwood Park, Spencer Rascoff Buys Second Brentwood Park Estate


Offerpad adds 2 executives to C-suite

David Connelly is joining Offerpad as chief growth officer from Citigroup and Ben Aronovitch is joining as chief legal officer from Taylor Morrison Home Corporation.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Citigroup, Zillow, Industry News, Taylor Morrison, Select, Opendoor, Offerpad, David Connelly, Brian Bair, iBuyer, Ben Aronovitch


Frisco, Texas, is one of America's fastest-growing cities. Here's why so many people are moving there — and how the influx is turning the area more blue

Vanessa Corral and her two daughters in their marching band uniforms in Frisco, Texas. Vanessa Corral For years, it has seemed like everyone is moving to Texas: The state's population increased by 3.8 million from 2010 to 2019. One hot spot for inbound migration has been Frisco, Texas, a city 30 miles north of Dallas. Almost half of the area's homeowners have lived there for less than 10 years. Business Insider talked to locals and new residents to understand the city's appeal. It's down-h...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Nbc, California, Politico, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, US Postal Service, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas, Isa


The Real Word: Is this Zillow’s biggest threat?

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week, they'll discuss the company Zillow fears and why a viral video caused Corcoran to drop an agent.
Tags: Video, Real Estate, Opinion, Service, Radio, Agent, Zillow, Sellers, Corcoran, Nicole White, Brokerage, Select, Byron Lazine, The Real Word, Buyer Agent, Costar


Vice President-elect Kamala Harris comes from a family of lawyers and Stanford graduates. Meet the family.

Kamala Harris with her husband and niece's daughter. Mason Trinca/Getty Images Kamala Harris made history last week when she and Joe Biden became the projected winners of the 2020 US presidential election. Born to immigrant parents from Jamaica and India, Harris is the first Black woman and the first Indian American woman to appear on a Democratic ticket and to become the vice persident-elect. We took a look at Harris' extended family, which has five lawyers and several Stanford gradua...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Obama, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Stanford, Senate, India, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles


The hot housing market isn’t ending any time soon: Zillow

Closed sales of existing homes increased 9.4 percent from August to September, yielding a 20.9 percent increase year over year.
Tags: Lifestyle, Data, Analysis, Radio, Zillow, Markets & Economy, Select, Home Prices, Pending Sales, Buyer Demand, Low Inventory, New Listings, National Association of Realtors (NAR, Home Value Growth, Coronavirus Pandemic, List Prices


Earnings roundup: Q3 was the real estate industry’s comeback quarter

The scorching housing market lifted the nation's largest real estate companies out of their second quarter slumps, according to Q3 earnings calls this week and last week.
Tags: Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Keller Williams, Realogy, Markets & Economy, Brokerage, Select, Rich Barton, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Josh Team, Ryan Schneider