Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com (McGraw Realtors)

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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

I invest in the equities market daily. I would never own Z stock. Diminishing value.

Sep 18, 2015 03:21 AM
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Michael Thacker - Re/Max Real Estate Center - Louisville
Re/Max Real Estate Center - The Thacker Group - Louisville, KY
Your best friend who just happens to be a Realtor

When I see my monthly spend hit my credit card, I feel like that I do! 

Sep 18, 2015 01:37 AM
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Sara Wagner
Woodland Management Service - Adams, WI
The Forestland Experts!

Not sure it would be a good investment at this time.

Feb 14, 2019 11:49 PM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I dont, but if I ever get a time machine I may go back and buy some.

Aug 26, 2018 09:47 PM
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Marco Giancola
Beachfront Realty - Miami Beach, FL
Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida

No I do not nor have I ever considered it.

Sep 18, 2015 05:10 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Not for me.  I have no interest in owning any of their stock.  Others, can do what they wish.

Sep 18, 2015 05:10 AM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

if you think the company will grow and pay you off..then i would. i personally dont like stocks . period. from any company i dont work with or for or own

Sep 18, 2015 05:07 AM
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Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I don't.  I think we should buy whatever stock we want I choose not to buy Zillow.

Sep 18, 2015 03:44 AM
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Stefan Winter
Real Estate in IL & NV | Owner of Real Estate Web Tech | Daily Vlogger - Las Vegas, NV
Owner - Winter Group & Real Estate Web Tech

I do not, I don't think their business model is that good, they have a few things to figure out before I'd invest.

Sep 18, 2015 02:32 AM
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Andrzej Niemyjski
Realty One Group - Sun City West, AZ

There are many advisors that would suggest Zillow is great stock to buy but for some reason I'm going to pass

Sep 18, 2015 01:51 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

There is a suggestion in your question that the dark side and real estate professional have some symbiotic relationship.

As an investor in stocks, if one were interested in securing a spot in the ADVERTISING area, Google, Facebook and the darkside could prove appealing. 

I would suggest those of integrity to invest in enterprises whose existence is not based on the deception of masquerading as something real estate related when the reality is they exist for a reason entirely separate.  But we know what is said about 'birds of a feather..."

As a REALTOR one should make real estate related investments such as REITS.

Sep 18, 2015 01:48 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

I would buy stock in ActiveRain providing certain things are done first

Sep 18, 2015 01:44 AM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

No, I do not own stock in Zillow and I am not interested in stock speculation. Follow the advice of your professional investment adviser.

Sep 18, 2015 01:29 AM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

hadn't even considered it.  Mostly I just invest in mutal funds and perhaps they own some. 

Sep 18, 2015 04:50 PM
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Spirit Messingham
Tierra Antigua Realty - Tucson, AZ
Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900

I did.  Made a nice investment and got out while the getting was good.

Sep 18, 2015 10:31 AM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Not I Bob, I like Blue Chip stocks.

Sep 18, 2015 10:16 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Bob - My understanding is that Zillow doesn't make any money, and never has. Plus, I heard the CEO of Zillow has been selling his stock.

Sep 18, 2015 08:55 AM