Zillow acquires NYC-based real estate company Buyfolio

Real estate listing company Zillow announces Wednesday that it’s acquired Buyfolio, a NYC-based company that allows prospective home buyers to organize and communicate with brokers as they go through the home search process. Zillow went public in 2011 and focuses on real estate sales.

Want to go public? It might not be a good time

The window of opportunity for Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) is almost closed according to a report released by the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) in conjunction with Thomson Reuters. The report points out that the Q3 2011 was the weakest since the end of 2009.

Zillow IPO gets warm welcome — but will it last?

Real estate listing site Zillow received a warm welcome from public market investors after its IPO Wednesday morning. Zillow’s stock hit the market at $57 per share, more than double its $20 IPO price. But the stock proved volatile within a few hours of trading.

Zillow to IPO Wednesday at $20 per share

Zillow, the real estate search website, has priced its initial public offering at $20 per share. The stock will begin trading under the single-letter ticker symbol “Z” on the Nasdaq exchange on Wednesday morning. Zillow will raise a total of about $75 million in the IPO.

Zillow Announces Profitability and Swaps CEO Out

Zillow CEO Rich Barton — who is working on “four or five” startups, is a venture partner at Benchmark Capital, and is on the board of Netflix — is stepping down to allow his more focused lieutenant, COO Spencer Rascoff, the top spot.