Zillow: house hunt via social media
by Sharon Hill
in Real Estate
19 Jan 2012By Sharon Hill Zillow has just launched a mashup with Facebook, which lets consumers get advice from their social media friends as they search for a home to buy or rent. We tried it. Not only did we find two friends in the very zip code in which we wanted to make a purchase, we also found out that we have Facebook friends in 44 US states and 207 cities. It's very easy to use and
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.