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‘Don't buy Zillow homes’: a tale of failure, mistrust and hot housing markets

6 mins | Nov 9, 2021
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Betrayal, manipulation and ... booming housing markets? It's harder than ever to find an affordable home, and Zillow has become the target of raging protests, amid claims that an unnamed technology company was pulling off a convoluted scheme to manipulate housing prices. Claire Ballentine and Charlie Wells examine the facts behind the uproar following the firm's announcement of the closure of its house-flipping arm and subsequent sale of thousands of homes.
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