May 27, 2015
SEATTLE, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and Web, today announced that northern Colorado-based Information and Real Estate Services, LLC, (IRES Multiple Listing Service) has signed a direct agreement allowing their 6,000 brokers the ability to send their listings to Zillow® and Trulia®. As a part of the new partnership, Zillow Group will also offer expanded metrics on IRES listings through ListTrac - making IRES the first MLS to offer its members expanded, customized reporting metrics about their listings on Zillow and Trulia through ListTrac.
"Metrics about listing performance are very important to all our MLS partners," said Errol Samuelson, Zillow Group chief industry development officer. "The Zillow Data Dashboard is a great reporting option, but we also are pleased to help our partners by providing them access to other metrics with their partner of choice. It goes back to our goal of providing the most value we possibly can to the MLS and its members."
"We are very excited to have Zillow statistics in ListTrac," said Lauren Hansen, IRES chief executive officer. "This gives our brokers the ability to see listing activity from various websites in one report. ListTrac also provides a weekly report for sellers so they are kept up to date with online marketing efforts. With Zillow's large consumer audience, we felt it was important to include their statistics in ListTrac and are pleased with the partnership."
Zillow Group also offers expanded reporting options through Zillow Tech Connect: Reports, the third and newest pillar of the popular Zillow Tech Connect program. Through Zillow Tech Connect: Reports, MLSs and brokerages who send their listings directly to Zillow will have access to expanded reporting on their listings by their vendor of choice. Companies interested in joining Zillow Tech Connect: Reports can email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Zillow Group (NASDAQ:Z) houses a portfolio of the largest real estate and home-related brands on the Web and mobile. The company's brands focus on all stages of the home lifecycle: renting, buying, selling, financing and home improvement. Zillow Group is committed to empowering consumers with unparalleled data, inspiration and knowledge around homes, and connecting them with the right local professionals to help. The Zillow Group portfolio of consumer brands includes real estate and rental marketplaces Zillow®, Trulia®, StreetEasy® and HotPads®. In addition, Zillow Group works with tens of thousands of real estate agents, lenders and rental professionals, helping maximize business opportunities and connect to millions of consumers. The company operates a number of business brands for real estate, rental and mortgage professionals, including Postlets®, Mortech®, Diverse Solutions®, Market Leader® and Retsly™. The company is headquartered in Seattle.
Zillow, Postlets, Mortech, Diverse Solutions, StreetEasy, and HotPads are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Retsly is a trademark of Zillow, Inc. Trulia is a registered trademark of Trulia, Inc.
IRES was formed in 1996 as a regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS) in Colorado by five Boards and Associations of REALTORS®. IRES has a known reputation of providing an innovative and robust database for real estate professionals. Their office is centrally located in Loveland, Colorado. Additional information about IRES can be found on their company website, www.IRES-net.com and their public facing listing site, www.ColoProperty.com.
SOURCE Zillow Group
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