By: Andrea V. Brambila of Inman News | Since 2016, Zillow Group has been tapping into a new revenue stream by charging high-volume builders to post new-home listings on the company’s websites, which include Zillow.com and Trulia, the two most popular home search portals, Inman recently learned.
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New home prices rose for the first time in the last ten months as total new home sales stabilized and the pace of home sales slowed in three of the top four major Texas markets, according to the HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other data released today. The Index is a 12-month rolling average of the Days on Market (DOM) for new homes listed in the local Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) for the four largest Texas markets, including Dallas-Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.
Texas new home builders finished 2017 with steady sales in December. Most buyers benefited from lower prices as the pace of home sales improve in three of the top four Texas markets, according to the HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other data released today.
I recently learned that Zillow is not publishing my new home listings if the builder builds more than 150 homes a year. Its motivation is to have builders sign up for its Promoted Communities service, which Zillow covertly launched in early 2016.
Dallas, Texas – December 22, 2017 – There’s good news for Texas new home builders and buyers as sales remain strong and prices continue to come down, but the pace of home sales are mixed in Texas markets in November, according to the HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other data released today. The Index […]
Texas new home sales are up, prices are down, and they sold a little faster in October, according to HomesUSA.com® New Homes Sales Index and other data released today.