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Rainmaker
1,362,398
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I've seen it out here often.  It's an issue with multiple boards, data shares and the feeds to the IDXs happening faster and more reliably than the shares between MLSs.

Apr 27, 2021 09:55 AM
Rainmaker
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Melanie Cameron
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage - Wilmington, NC
The Cameron Team

Technically (not considering any ethics/policies), there are two ways this could happen: 1. The seller/agent claims it on Zillow and posts it for sale on their own or 2. the brokerage is feeding listings to Zillow via their website (not straight from the MLS) and the listing is inputed on the website first.

Apr 27, 2021 09:13 AM
Rainmaker
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Could the listing agent or seller have entered it early?

Apr 27, 2021 09:13 AM
Rainmaker
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

It doesn't.

It takes Z 24-48 hours to show our listings...if we allow them show.

Many we do not, now that they are a brokerage especially...it just depends on how brainwashed our clients are by the Z factor.

Apr 27, 2021 04:50 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

An agent with too much time in their hands entering it manually into Z in an effort to circumvent the clear cooperation rules?

Apr 27, 2021 01:13 PM
Rainer
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Jerrill Ewing
N & J Lake Properties, LLC - Eatonton, GA
Builder

mostly like via a different MLS or a brokerage site that feds zillow

Apr 27, 2021 11:44 AM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

It must be possible if you are seeing it ... right? 

The strategy is to post a listing on my website first, get it indexed by G, then post on MLS and other sites. 

Apr 27, 2021 10:53 AM
Rainmaker
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Agents are compelled to dance with the devil by their associations, brokerage and franchise.
Leaves me feeling dirty knowing everything ends up on Zdevils website regardless of what I try to do within the lines.
Opportunity exists for the enterprise with vision.

Apr 27, 2021 10:06 AM
Rainmaker
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

What Melanie said is possible. Seller added it in or agent added it in before the MLS feed kicked in. I don't see a benefit though.

I've personally added them when they mysteriously don't show up.

Apr 27, 2021 10:01 AM
Rainmaker
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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I have never noticed. I do know our mls feeds to Zillow and many other real estate websites.

Apr 27, 2021 09:46 AM
Rainer
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J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

You may find the last paragraph from this RISMedia post from September of last year, of some significance/explanation to your question...
From Portal to Brokerage: Zillow Takes Massive Next Step Into All-in-One Real Estate Services

Apr 27, 2021 11:49 PM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Z answer is a mystery to me Peter...spend little time there.

Apr 27, 2021 06:59 PM