Choice Quotes From Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff

If you think Zillow is primarily a real estate search site, and that home buyers and sellers are Zillow’s customers, you are wrong.

Zillow is a lead generation site. Home buyers and sellers who use Zillow are the “leads.” They are not the customer, they are the product that is being sold to real estate agents.

But don’t take my word for it. Here’s Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff describing Zillow’s purpose and philosophy in his own words…

The Many Ways to Connect with Seattle Bubble

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Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2013-06-07

Totally unbiased commentary about "homebuyer regrets" from RE Booster Tom Kelly (reader tip) -> Local real estate huckster Mike Mastro, on the lam in France, freed by the French government: via @seattletimes -> "7-story apartment project will revitalize Seattle's Japantown" via @PSBJ -> "Luxury condos at once-troubled Bellevue Towers finally nearing a […]

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2013-05-31

"THE LONG WAIT: For many homeowners, mortgage relief can't come fast enough" via @PSBJ -> Polygon Northwest of Bellevue to take over the Everett Riverfront property by early July via @EverettHerald -> "Wells Fargo Center in downtown Seattle sold for $390M" via @PSBJ ->

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2013-05-24

"China’s wealthy paying cash for Eastside luxury homes" via @seattletimes -> "Nowhere is suburbanization of poverty more evident than in South King County…" All the foreclosures make sense. -> "Transit-oriented development gaining speed in Puget Sound area" via @PSBJ -> "Price tag of Bellevue Collection’s expansion will exceed 2012’s top real estate […]

Weekly Twitter Digest (Link Roundup) for 2013-05-10

NAR: "It’s time for 20- and 30-somethings to move out of their parent’s basement." BUY A HOME, YOU SLACKERS! -> "Former Mastro property in Redmond sells for $3.5 million" via @PSBJ -> .@The_Tim was on @KIRO7Seattle this week talking about the volatile condo market. Clip: -> Is an increasing level of homeownership […]