Zillow is offloading homes — raising ‘red flags’ about the real-estate market

 Zillow is offloading homes — raising ‘red flags’ about the real-estate market


Zillow ‘may have leaned into home acquisition at the wrong time,’ one analyst said.

Zillow’s decision to pause its home-buying efforts raised red flags with some analysts. Now the company is reportedly selling off roughly 7,000 homes, looking to claw back $2.8 billion in the process.


Zillow Group Inc.

Zillow’s unexpected announcement in October that it was temporarily pausing its home-buying activities raised many analysts’ eyebrows. Now, the company is reportedly offloading thousands of homes at a discount.

Some argue that more concerning trends could be on the way.

The company’s Zillow Offers division is what’s known as an “iBuyer” —…

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