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Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Prudential Tropical Among 33 Additional Brokerages to Join Zillow Pro for Brokers Program

Friday, November 09, 2012

Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Prudential Tropical Among 33 Additional Brokerages to Join Zillow Pro for Brokers Program08:00 EST Friday, November 09, 2012Strong Interest Prompts Second Round of Partnerships During Beta PeriodSEATTLE, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced that 33 real estate brokerages, in addition to the 15 original partners, will participate in Zillow Pro for Brokers?. The program, which is in the beta version, now includes 48 brokerages from across the country.The previously announced Zillow Pro for Brokers is a free, five-point program that will improve listings accuracy, provide better reporting, include a powerful contact follow-up system and increase the visibility of listing agents. The 33 brokerages making up the second round of partnerships are:Assist2Sell, Nevada Award Realty, Arizona Better Homes and Garden Rand Realty, New York Better Homes and Garden Gary Greene, Texas California Homes Realty, California CES Premier Real Estate, California Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Illinois Coldwell Banker Conroy Marable Holleman, Tennesee Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber, Indiana Daniel Ravenel Sotheby's International Realty, South Carolina DPR Realty, Arizona Equestrian Sotheby's International Realty, Florida Executive Real Estate, Washington First Team Real Estate, California Homesville Real Estate, Texas Kinlin Grover Real Estate, Massachusetts Lori Blank & Associates. Arizona Mel Foster Co., Iowa Prudential Locations, Hawaii Prudential PenFed Realty, Tennessee Prudential Tropical, Florida Randall Realty Group, Massachusetts and Rhode Island RE/MAX Ability Plus, Indiana RE/MAX Diamond, Arizona RE/MAX Excalibur, Arizona RE/MAX Palos Verdes Execs, California RE/MAX Renaissance, Arizona Red Oak Realty, California Solutions Real Estate, Arizona Tarbell Realty, California Town and Shore Realty, Maine Ultima Real Estate, Texas Windermere Real Estate Northern Arizona, Arizona"As Zillow continues to forge strong partnerships with real estate brokerages across the country, we're happy to welcome these new partners to Zillow Pro for Brokers," said Greg Schwartz, chief revenue officer at Zillow®. "We look forward to welcoming many more partners in the weeks and months to come. We work with these brokerages to increase visibility to their listing agents, improve listings accuracy and give them new options for contact management.""As one of the original brokerages in the program, our agent's responses have been extremely positive. They are thrilled to see their branding and contact information prominently displayed on their listings. We also are updating our listings on Zillow multiple times a day, so our agents don't have to worry about compliance issues or potential complaints from a client," said Dan Forsman, president and CEO of Prudential Georgia Realty. "With tens of millions of potential buyers on Zillow, that's where our clients want their listings. The Zillow Pro for Brokers program was a smart move ? for us and Zillow."In July, Zillow announced the first 15 partner brokerages.Zillow is currently accepting inquiries from brokerages interested in participating in Zillow Pro for Brokers at partners@zillow.com.About Zillow, Inc.Zillow (NASDAQ: Z) is the leading real estate information marketplace, providing vital information about homes, real estate listings and mortgages through its website and mobile applications, enabling homeowners, buyers, sellers and renters to connect with real estate and mortgage professionals best suited to meet their needs. More than 36 million unique users visited Zillow's websites and mobile applications in October 2012. Zillow, Inc. operates Zillow.com®, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Mobile, Postlets®, Diverse Solutions®, Zillow Rentals and Buyfolio?. The company is headquartered in Seattle.The Zillow logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=10012Zillow.com, Zillow, Postlets, Diverse Solutions and RentJuice are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Zillow Pro for Brokers and Buyfolio are trademarks of Zillow, Inc. (ZFIN)SOURCE ZillowFor further information: Cynthia Nowak, Zillow, +1-206-757-2701, press@zillow.com