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Rainmaker
2,888,501
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Nothing surprises me these days.  Then again, as soon as I say that something happens that surprises me.  Doubtful anything Z doses will surprise me. There is a reason some refer to Z as Z Devil. Just ask Annette! 

Nov 26, 2019 09:21 AM
Rainmaker
1,453,388
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Could be. 

I don't use Dotloop. E-sing only.

Nov 26, 2019 03:03 PM
Rainmaker
3,508,334
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I don't use Dotloop )hated it) and so pay no attention to what they do.

Nov 26, 2019 12:29 PM
Rainmaker
823,290
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

The REAL trend for which agents must be concerned is the increasing number of enterprises building barriers between the citizen and real estate agent.

My opinion of Zdevil has changed little.

NOTICE: Agents using any free resource or paid resource should make certain their contact data is embedded in the information they submit in such a fashion the labor to remove it become prohibitive. Embed in the text, water mark images, spell it out such as DeniseatProdigy.com.  (who remembers Prodigy?) That applies to Active Rain also. Do not let your signature and profile be the only place where your contact data appear. This may be the only compensation you receive for surrendering your rights to your Intellectual Property.

Nov 26, 2019 10:52 AM
Rainmaker
513,308
Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
Synergy Realty Pros

I am no longer assiciated with Dotloop and glad I am not after hearing this.

Nov 26, 2019 10:27 AM
Rainmaker
2,964,634
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I did not know about this, but I tend not to like anything associated with zillow.  They definitely seem like a company looking to scam people.

Nov 26, 2019 09:31 AM
Rainmaker
1,308,212
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

That's a good thing.  I know Keller Williams did the same earlier in the year.  It was in their contract w/DotLoop.

Nov 26, 2019 09:14 AM
Rainmaker
494,221
Tom Bailey
Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc. - Oak Island, NC

I haven't thought about it! I avoid DL whenever possible 

Nov 26, 2019 11:36 AM
Rainmaker
739,465
Peter Mohylsky. Beach Expert
PrimeSouth Properties - Santa Rosa Beach, FL
THE BEACH IS OPEN

I have not expereinced any problems to date.  but stand by for more changes

 

Nov 26, 2019 09:48 AM
Rainmaker
5,900,361
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I am not following this.

Nov 26, 2019 09:34 AM
Rainmaker
426,038
Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Z is trying to be like Amazon.  It's trying to monopolize everything they can in real estate.  Then again, many agents are paying tons of money for leads to z.

Nov 26, 2019 05:06 PM
Ambassador
2,355,599
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

I use Docusign and have for some time. Dotloop seems behind the times. Z wants RE data and will continue to pursue by whatever means.

Nov 26, 2019 03:30 PM
Rainmaker
562,899
David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

In Colorado we have our own electronic contract software so no ZipForms or DotLoop.

I wonder what else Zillow may buy ???

Nov 26, 2019 03:23 PM
Ambassador
4,768,932
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Z has owned Dotloop for a while now, and our agreement through KW did not allow them to do this, however as we end our contract with them I suspect that they may go after our data too.

Nov 26, 2019 03:10 PM
Ambassador
4,257,360
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I would think that's a good thing to be doing. But I am not a Dotloop user so I guess I really don't care all that much.

Nov 26, 2019 02:54 PM
Rainmaker
672,650
Carla Freund
Keller Williams Preferred Realty - Raleigh, NC
Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489

As Gomer Pile would say,

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!

Couldn't embed so click on the link for the actual Gomer.

Nov 26, 2019 01:00 PM
Rainmaker
3,685,842
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

You know the less I think of scrubbing of any kind it seems the happier I am.  

Nov 26, 2019 11:47 AM
Rainmaker
1,620,641
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

What do you mean scrubbing? The reason RM does not use DL is because they are owned by Z. Just in case that was going to happen, they weren't going to get a hold of our clients.

Nov 26, 2019 11:09 AM
Rainmaker
5,398,678
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

haven't thought about it.... 

Nov 26, 2019 11:03 AM
Rainmaker
1,749,860
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I was not aware of Z purchasing Dotloop Denise Copeland so thanks for the heads-up.

Nov 26, 2019 10:55 AM
Rainmaker
1,593,683
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

The question should be: "When are agents finally going to stop posting their listing in the MLS only so they can be hijacked by iCompanies with NAR's blessings?"

Nov 27, 2019 08:05 AM
Rainmaker
4,934,839
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Denise,

The majority of our clients have no time for Zillow, they are busy listing and selling.  Just keep in mind, Zillow has to answer to their stockholders and they are doing all kinds of things to promise profit and who knows what else.  Follow the money $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

Nov 26, 2019 11:16 AM
Rainmaker
3,186,851
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I use dotloop and have not got any notices of a change, so going to research this a little. Z can make a mess out of the simplest of things

Nov 27, 2019 06:34 AM
Rainmaker
3,648,761
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Retirement allows me to ignore this!

Nov 27, 2019 04:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,908,768
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

Possible.

Nov 26, 2019 08:55 PM
Ambassador
2,247,685
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe Just Call...408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

My prediction is the next big real estate collapse will be due to Zillow.

Nov 26, 2019 06:08 PM
Ambassador
3,725,166
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I have dispised DotLoop for years and I always shake my head when those stupid little boxes come through on contracts for my clients to sign. 

They had a breach in security years ago, they've never been secure, yet brokerages continue to use them. Makes no sense to me at all.

Nov 27, 2019 08:23 AM
Rainmaker
4,395,012
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Luckily we have CTMe-contracts, and don't use Dotloop.

Dec 05, 2019 08:09 AM
Rainmaker
788,726
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I am not affected.

Dec 01, 2019 02:04 PM
Rainmaker
410,415
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, REALTOR®

No DL for me, I use Form Simplicity

Nov 29, 2019 06:29 AM
Rainmaker
893,554
Diana Zaccaro
Tropical Beachside brokered by eXp - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

I never used it before Zillow bought it and am happy not to be using it now.

Nov 27, 2019 07:58 PM
Ambassador
1,706,708
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

I never cared for the company.

Nov 27, 2019 10:35 AM