SEATTLE, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced that HUNT® Real Estate ERA, the largest family-owned and operated real estate company in New York state and Phoenix, will participate in the Zillow® Pro for Brokers™ program. Zillow Pro for Brokers is a free, five-point program that will improve listings accuracy, offering updates as often as every 15 minutes, provide better reporting, include a powerful contact follow-up system and increase the visibility of listing agents.
Now, HUNT ERA's listings will be seen by Zillow's 46 million monthly visitors and will automatically appear on the Zillow Real Estate Network, which includes Zillow.com®, Zillow Mobile, Yahoo!® Homes, Google™ Now and, soon, HGTV®'s FrontDoor™.
"The Zillow Pro for Brokers program has been a phenomenal success, and we are thrilled to enroll New York's largest family-owned real estate company, HUNT ERA," said Greg Schwartz, chief revenue officer at Zillow. "In addition to exposure to tens of millions of home shoppers, HUNT ERA's listing agents automatically are displayed first and at the top of the page on their listings, along with their photos and links to their profiles."
"HUNT Real Estate ERA is committed to providing our agents with the best tools and the best training in the business, and Zillow Pro for Brokers helps give them an edge in the marketplace," said Peter F. Hunt, president and CEO of HUNT Real Estate Corporation. "Now our listing agents will be even more visible to the tens of millions of consumers who use Zillow, Yahoo! Homes and Google Now."For more information about Zillow Pro for Brokers, email email@example.com. About Zillow, Inc.Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) operates the leading real estate and home-related marketplaces on mobile and the Web, with a complementary portfolio of brands and products that help people find vital information about homes, and connect with the best local professionals. Zillow's brands serve the full life cycle of owning and living in a home: buying, selling, renting, financing, remodeling and more. In addition, Zillow offers a suite of tools and services to help local real estate, mortgage, rental and home improvement professionals manage and market their businesses. Welcoming 46 million monthly unique users in January 2013, the Zillow, Inc. portfolio includes Zillow.com®, Zillow Mobile, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, Zillow Rentals, Zillow Digs™, Postlets®, Diverse Solutions®, Buyfolio™, Mortech™ and HotPads™. The company is headquartered in Seattle. About HUNT Real Estate ERAHUNT Real Estate Corp. is the parent company of HUNT Real Estate ERA. With 36 branches strategically located throughout western, central, and upstate New York and Phoenix, Arizona, HUNT Real Estate ERA is the largest family-owned and operated real estate company in the area. A leader in the residential real estate industry with over 100 years of experience, HUNT also operates a commercial brokerage as HUNT Commercial Real Estate, a mortgage banking firm – HUNT Mortgage, two insurance agencies – HUNT-Vanner Associates and HUNT Insurance Agency, a title agency – Network Title Agency of New York, an award-winning Relocation division, a residential building company and a fee-for-service brokerage. HUNT's mission is to build its sales presence through successful sales associates, to grow profitably, and to provide the highest quality of real estate and homeownership services in the markets in which it operates. For more information regarding real estate listings in your local market and HUNT's homeownership services visit www.huntrealestate.com or become our fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HUNTRealEstate. Zillow.com, Zillow, Postlets and Diverse Solutions are registered trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Buyfolio, Mortech, HotPads and Digs are trademarks of Zillow, Inc. Yahoo! is a registered trademark of Yahoo! Inc.HUNT is a registered trademark of HUNT Real Estate Corporation.Google is a trademark of Google Inc.HGTV is a registered trademark of Scripps Networks, LLC. FrontDoor is a trademark of Scripps Networks, LLC.