Zillow Inc


  • NEW YORK, July 24- U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc is in advanced talks to buy smaller rival Trulia Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Trulia shares jumped as much as 40.5 percent to $57 on Thursday, valuing the company at $2.10 billion, after Bloomberg News reported Zillow may reach a deal to buy the company as soon as next week.

  • Correction: Housing-Clinging to Low Rates story Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— In a story July 11 about people who are hesitant to sell their homes and give up their ultra-low mortgage rates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a rental index compiled by real estate data provider Zillow had risen 19 percent in the past year.

  • July 24- U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc is in talks to buy Trulia Inc and may value the smaller rival at $2 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Zillow and Trulia declined to comment on the report saying they don't comment on rumors.

  • July 24- U.S. real estate website operator Zillow Inc is seeking to buy rival Trulia Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Zillow could value Trulia at as much as $2 billion and an agreement may be announced as soon as next week, Bloomberg said.

  • Midday movers: AT&T, Caterpillar, Facebook & More Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 2:06 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Thursday's midday movers:

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Overstock.com Inc. rose 19.3 percent to $16.66. Datawatch Corp. rose 18.2 percent to $14.09. Vasco Data Security International Inc. rose 17.0 percent to $13.58.

  • 5 tips for selling your home for the best price Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— The rebound in U.S. home values over the past couple of years has placed many homeowners in a better position to sell their home for a profit. "The most important thing in pricing and getting your house sold fast is to do your homework," said Michael Corbett, a real estate expert at Trulia, a housing information and listing website.

  • Correction: Pets-Sweet Dog Suites story Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— In a story July 16 about pet suites being offered in some of its new homes, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of home communities being built by Standard Pacific Homes.

  • 8 big mistakes first-time homebuyers make Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Home sales are surging, and summer is a big season for real estate deals. Here are eight mistakes first-time homebuyers need to avoid.

  • Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one. Standard Pacific, based in Irvine, decided to offer pet suites after conducting livability studies with homeowners.

  • Female Yahoo executive sued for sexual harassment Friday, 11 Jul 2014 | 10:00 PM ET

    Maria Zhang, a senior director of engineering at Yahoo Mobile, has been sued by Nan Shi, who worked as a principal software engineer in Yahoo from February 2013, according to a complaint filed on July 8 in Santa Clara Superior Court in San Jose, California.

  • Got a billion-dollar idea? 4 ways to be sure Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Why do some tech start-ups, like Airbnb and Uber, disrupt their industries while others stumble? Four reasons, says an online CEO.

  • House hunting just got easier     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Dottie Herman, Douglas Elliman president & CEO, discusses how her partnership with Zillow provides prospective home buyers a more streamlined approach to search for real estate.

  • Zillow CEO's real estate story     Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, discusses what's driving the "noisy" housing market and when the "boomerang generation" will really start to impact homeownership.

  • A real estate broker who doesn't want a commission Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:09 AM ET
    Glenn Kelman, CEO of Redfin

    Trulia and Zillow have ridden real estate Internet engines to IPOs, but Redfin says it's the only broker to really want you in a happy home.

  • Why US venture firms can’t get rich in China Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:06 PM ET

    Despite having about one-fifth the worldwide total of Internet users, China is notoriously tough for U.S. venture capital firms.

  • Dow, S&P 500 post new closing highs; Apple slips Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:33 PM ET

    Stocks closed narrowly mixed on the first trading day of June, but the Dow and S&P 500 squeezed out gains to finish at fresh highs.

  • Futures edge higher ahead of economic data Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Monday, with the Dow and S&P 500 looking to extend their all-time highs from last week.

  • Early movers: BRCM, MYL, GOOG, Z & more Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 7:37 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • Cramer: Street pros keeping technology secret Friday, 30 May 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    If you’re an individual investor putting money to work in the technology sector, Jim Cramer says there’s something you should know.