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Losing Zillow (by JB [OR]) Apr 19, 2019 8:22 PM
       Losing Zillow (by WMH [NC]) Apr 20, 2019 3:37 AM
       Losing Zillow (by plenty [MO]) Apr 20, 2019 4:51 AM
       Losing Zillow (by WMH [NC]) Apr 20, 2019 5:00 AM
       Losing Zillow (by David [MI]) Apr 20, 2019 5:27 AM
       Losing Zillow (by David [MI]) Apr 20, 2019 5:37 AM
       Losing Zillow (by Oregonwoodsmoke [ID]) Apr 20, 2019 7:11 AM
       Losing Zillow (by JB [OR]) Apr 20, 2019 8:09 AM
       Losing Zillow (by Mike [TX]) Apr 20, 2019 1:36 PM
       Losing Zillow (by NE [PA]) Apr 20, 2019 1:39 PM
       Losing Zillow (by John... [MI]) Apr 20, 2019 2:24 PM
       Losing Zillow (by JB [OR]) Apr 20, 2019 2:47 PM
       Losing Zillow (by small potatoes [NY]) Apr 20, 2019 11:13 PM
       Losing Zillow (by Smokowna [MD]) Apr 21, 2019 5:51 AM
       Losing Zillow (by Barb [MO]) Apr 21, 2019 7:52 AM
       Losing Zillow (by TIM [IN]) Apr 22, 2019 3:05 AM
       Losing Zillow (by J [FL]) Apr 22, 2019 3:32 AM
       Losing Zillow (by adele [FL]) Apr 26, 2019 7:05 PM
       Losing Zillow (by Cindy [IN]) Apr 26, 2019 9:31 PM
       Losing Zillow (by J [FL]) Apr 27, 2019 6:14 AM
       Losing Zillow (by Cindy [IN]) Apr 27, 2019 2:59 PM

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Losing Zillow (by JB [OR]) Posted on: Apr 19, 2019 8:22 PM
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I just received an email from Zillow. Beginning next month they will start charging $10/week for advertising your rentals.

So our most effective free advertising venue is disappearing. I guess it was fun while it lasted... --24.20.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 3:37 AM
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I haven't received that email, and I just went and launched two to see what happened and no mention of fees? --50.82.xxx.xx




Losing Zillow (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 4:51 AM
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Hoaxe? I did not receive any such notification and i have a few zillow ads up now --99.203.xx.xx




Losing Zillow (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 5:00 AM
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Here is what I found:

"One way Zillow makes money is by charging property management companies to advertise their listings on the Zillow Rental Network..."

and this:

"On Zillow, itís free to list a home for sale by owner or agent and to list a property for rent. Zillowís online and mobile search tools, including its smartphone app, let users search for property and view estimated property values for free, too."

Maybe because I list mine as an OWNER and not as a PROPERTY MANAGER, it's free for me? --50.82.xxx.xx




Losing Zillow (by David [MI]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 5:27 AM
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hmm. $10/week. Mine are usually up for 2-4 weeks so that's $20-40 for each vacancy. Sign me up!!! --50.4.xxx.x




Losing Zillow (by David [MI]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 5:37 AM
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For comparison, thumbtack and other sites that provide "leads" for contractors charge a PER LEAD FEE for every "lead" they send the contractor, even if it doesn't result in a paid job. Hope zillow never goes down that road!! --50.4.xxx.x




Losing Zillow (by Oregonwoodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 7:11 AM
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I don't want to pay for what was once free, but on the other hand, maybe it will slow down the big apartment buildings that have 20 ads up.

Zillow doesn't seem to be well used for rentals in my area. It's possible that fees might vary by area, depending upon how heavy the traffic is.

I took a look at Zillow and couldn't find how to post an ad so I haen't tried using it. --98.146.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by JB [OR]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 8:09 AM
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No hoax:

Changes to listing your Oregon properties on Zillow Rental Manager beginning May 20, 2019

We hope youíve been having a great experience with Zillow Rental Manager. Weíre writing to let you know about an upcoming change to your account.

Over the last year, weíve invested in continuing to provide the largest rental network for landlords and property managers to fill their vacancies and in building a full suite of features ó including tenant screening, online leases and payments ó to help you manage your rental properties.

To continue delivering an excellent experience, beginning on May 20, listing properties in Oregon with Zillow Rental Manager will cost $9.99 per week per listing. Your first listing is still free ó this change will start with your second active listing. Rental listings will continue to automatically post to Zillow, Trulia and HotPads, and you will only be charged while your properties are actively listed for rent.

If you have any questions, please visit our FAQ. Thank you for using Zillow Rental Manager, and weíre excited to continue supporting your business.

Thank you,

Zillow Group --24.20.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by Mike [TX]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 1:36 PM
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I have been using the. A lot the last 2 years and I did not get a notice like that. Canít find anything on their site about it either. --73.166.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 1:39 PM
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I would try setting up a few accounts and just changing the ad content (pics and addresses) first before posting a 2nd listing. Keep that first posting listing indefinitely. --174.201.xx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by John... [MI]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 2:24 PM
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Note that it says "listing properties in Oregon with Zillow Rental Manager will cost $9.99 per week per listing". I wonder if this is Oregon-only for now for some reason. Maybe they are testing a roll-out.

- John...

--216.176.x.xx




Losing Zillow (by JB [OR]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 2:47 PM
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John, I was wondering the same thing. --172.56.xx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by small potatoes [NY]) Posted on: Apr 20, 2019 11:13 PM
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my listings are generated through buildium, so perhaps they will negotiate a fee if one pops up in NY. I have noticed fewer listings in general 8 to 12 recently and I can't believe that's it. Is FB getting all the action? --24.194.xx.xx




Losing Zillow (by Smokowna [MD]) Posted on: Apr 21, 2019 5:51 AM
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What I don't like is the 9.99....I'm tired of people not calling ten bucks ten bucks.

I think Facebook groups is where some of my leads are coming from...however, I'm not in these groups. These are referrals.

--96.241.xx.xx




Losing Zillow (by Barb [MO]) Posted on: Apr 21, 2019 7:52 AM
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I havenít seen it yet, but Iím not surprised. They are a business. They got us hooked, and now want to charge.

It means we will all be more choosy in when we list a property for rent once it rolls out. --64.251.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by TIM [IN]) Posted on: Apr 22, 2019 3:05 AM
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No real big loss... it just loses one more place to advertise for free. I haven't gotten a tenant from zillow in ages. The only thing I have noticed, they see my ad on FB and then on zillow... this increases their confidence that it isn't a scam. Craigslist is dead, not even on life support around here. --66.170.xx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by J [FL]) Posted on: Apr 22, 2019 3:32 AM
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It seems the solution is to just raise your application fee $5 to help defray this. --72.188.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by adele [FL]) Posted on: Apr 26, 2019 7:05 PM
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i believe craigslist charges to advertise rentals in larger metropolitan areas. sounds like zillow is getting in on this concept, or maybe oregon is charging zillow some fees and zillow is passing on these charges to advertisers. --162.238.xx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by Cindy [IN]) Posted on: Apr 26, 2019 9:31 PM
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Same as Tim for us FB market place is where we advertise and the response is Amazing and overwhelming. But our area has extremely limited available rentals. Good land-lording days here.

Iím old fashioned and want to prescreen on phone so I State in ad calls only. Responding to all questions and comments is more than a full time job so I donít.

Craigslist we donít even bother with anymore .

Signs in yard only needed occasionally here . --67.199.xxx.xx




Losing Zillow (by J [FL]) Posted on: Apr 27, 2019 6:14 AM
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Do you have to use your real name on FB marketplace? --72.188.xxx.xxx




Losing Zillow (by Cindy [IN]) Posted on: Apr 27, 2019 2:59 PM
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I believe you would have to use the name your FB account is set up with . I think market place will automatically do that . You can choose to or not give the specific address . If you want calls and want your phone number to show sometimes you have to use words not numbers. FYI Iím not sure how your lovely warm Florida area will respond. But here it is fantastic be prepared for some tire kickers and silly questions requests for more pics etc even price or product bashers or rude comments just ignore those if it happens .I have learned not to respond to all FB .messages way to time consuming. This weeds out the first no goes because I request calls only but I may be a lil old fashioned and want to prescreen on phone then met in person to show and take app --67.199.xxx.xx



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