If you have a plan to buy a home and you do not know where to start, visiting the website of Zillow is a good idea. Zillow is a company that operate its business in providing online real estate database. This company was founded in 2006 and its headquarter is in Seattle. Rich Barton and Lloyd, former Microsoft executives and founders of Microsoft spin-off Expedia is the creators of this company.
The company that is currently chaired by Spencer Rascoff provides the consumers with inspiration, data and knowledge around the place that they call home and then connect them with the best local professionals. Whatever your problem is, as long as it relates to home such as selling, buying, renting, financing, remodeling and more, Zillow can help you. Information that can be given to you including homes for sale, homes for rent and homes not presently on the market, as well as Zestimate home values, Rent Zestimates and the other home-related information.
Well, for searching home in the website of Zillow is very easy. The system is the same with the other search engine. You just need to access the website of Zillow. You are able to search for homes from the home page by entering address, neighborhood, city or ZIP code and then click “Search”. Alternatively, you are able to search from the map page by using search filters as well. You can specify your parameters by clicking on the filter button, select your criteria and click search. You are able to customize your filters to meet your search criteria. You are able to change the listing type of your search, create a price range and filter your result based on number of bedrooms, home type or additional features. You can also save your parameters by clicking on “Save this search”. Then, you will be prompted to name your search. You can see the detail information of homes that are given by the system. The information that you can get is price, facts and features, inside and outside photos or video of home, address, home value, price and tax history, competition for that home, home expenses, neighborhood, and nearby schools.
You are able to narrow the location search on the right side of the map. To do that, you can zoom in or out to adjust your search results based on the viewed map area. You are also able to draw your own custom search area. To draw a shape around the region that you would like to live, you can use the tool and then make sure to click apply. Your results will then be limited to that area. If you click the graduation cap, you have the option to show the local schools in the area. You can save your search, then you will receive email updates if there are new listings posted which meet your search criteria. To do that, you can slick saved search button, name your search and then select the email frequency that you would like.