Zillow Inc


  • Enticing low rates, but impact could be limited Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting for consumers and could unleash a wave of refinancing. This week the average rate on the 30- year loan fell to 3.92 percent, mortgage company Freddie Mac reported Thursday. Applications for "re-fi's" jumped 23 percent in the week ended...

  • Apartments pushed up US homebuilding in September Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding. Housing starts rose 6.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.017 million homes, the Commerce Department said Friday. Almost all of the gains came from apartment construction— a volatile category— which increased 18.5...

  • Ahead of the bell: US home construction Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in September. The report will be released Friday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. Prices rose 6.4 percent in August compared with a year ago, according to real estate data provider CoreLogic.

  • Providence Equity in talks to buy RentPath -sources Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    Oct 13- Providence Equity Partners LLC is in discussions with TPG Capital LP to acquire a majority stake in RentPath Inc, a real estate listings company known for its Apartment Guide and Rent.com websites, according to people familiar with the matter. Providence Equity has so far prevailed in the auction for RentPath, which attracted other private equity firms,...

  • Sept 30- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said it would buy Move Inc, the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business. Australian real estate website REA Group Ltd, which is 61.6 percent owned by News Corp, will take a 20 percent stake in Move for about $200 million, News Corp said.

  • Lightning Round: AMD, First Energy & more Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 6:51 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Zillow CEO expands on tech valuation Twitter storm Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff launches a Twitter storm about tech IPO valuations as Alibaba road show kicks off.

  • No, Seattle, home of Microsoft Corp and Amazon and fast becoming a second home for Silicon Valley companies looking to access the city's plentiful pool of relatively cheap tech talent. Microsoft alumni are now running the Seattle offices of Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Google Inc, and they look to their former employer as a source for new talent.

  • Where you give up the most to afford a house Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    A man waters the lawn in front of his house in Monterey Park, Los Angeles County.

    Zillow has a new report out showing the least affordable cities for housing, based on how much of your income you give up to buy a new house.

  • Cramer gets soaked in ALS ice bucket challenge Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 3:54 PM ET
    Jim Cramer takes the Ice Bucket Challenge.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer donned his best suit to have a bucket of ice water poured over his head Thursday as part of the ALS ice bucket challenge

  • Zillow CEO accepts ice bucket challenge     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, discusses the ice bucket challenge and his experience in dealing with ALS.

  • Cramer seeks great brands of tomorrow Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 6:07 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    From Heinz ketchup to Lays potato chips, favorite brands wield power. And they can generate big returns for investors.

  • Why Janet Yellen should keep her day job Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The Fed Chair has made a career of predicting interest rates, but as for stock calls—her newest vocation—she's off to an uncertain start.

  • Zillow CEO: Excited about Trulia transaction     Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 9:46 AM ET

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff discusses mobile growth and the changing behavior of the consumer. Spencer also weighs in on intentions to buy Trulia and thinks the combination of companies will provide a lot of benefits.

  • Early movers: FOXA, TWX, GE, M, S, TMUS, Z & more Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Why the bulls could be back in business Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 8:11 AM ET
    Statues of a bear and a bull outside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

    Heavyweight earnings and data are expected as traders debate whether the summer rally has resumed or the selloff is taking a pause.

  • Early movers: UPS, MRK, PFE, MCD, DRI, HLF & more Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Twitter could send Street big messages: Cramer Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:32 PM ET

    With Twitter at $38, Cramer says earnings will speak volumes to the Street. But you have to know what to listen for.

  • Cramer: Is Street unfazed by increasing tensions? Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 6:08 PM ET
    An Israeli army Merkava tank rolls along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

    There’s fighting in Gaza and shelling in Ukraine, yet stocks are rallying as if none of it was happening. Why?

  • *Trulia shares rise as much as 20 pct to $67.49. July 28- Zillow Inc said it would buy smaller rival Trulia Inc for $3.5 billion, combining the top two U.S. real estate websites to cut costs, after they failed to produce profits from a rising number of home buyers shopping online. Zillow's shares rose as much as 4 percent to $164.90.