Zillow Open House Glitch

We’re having some issues with our data feed and Zillow… we are hunting down missing listings, updating the agent records in FlexMLS to make sure there are proper phone numbers (with area codes) and email addresses are entered, and Flex Support is constantly checking our data stream to help Zillow Tech Support narrow down the issues.  One-by-one, we’re getting issues resolved… but… we’ve just discovered the public open houses are not displaying.  It seems that because there are none displayed for all of Berkshire County, consumers have been looking elsewhere (like www.BerkshireRealtor.com or Realtor.com)  Zillow tech support advised that, until the data issue is resolved, you can manually enter your Public Open House listing.   Here’s how…

How do I add or edit an Open House to my listing on Zillow?

To add an open house to Zillow, please first make sure you are logged in. If you haven’t created an account, you need to do that first (and it’s a good idea to update your agent profile anyway!)  Then, select “Edit Listing info” at the top of the home details page.

On the following page, you’ll see the option to add your Open House:

Make sure to select the “update for sale by agent/owner” button at the bottom of the page and your open house will be saved.