Zillow Adds FaceTime SharePlay Feature for Collectively Browsing Homes

Zillow today added SharePlay integration to its iOS app, allowing iPhone and iPad users to browse through home and apartment listings with their friends, family, or real estate agent using FaceTime.

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According to Zillow, "Americans love to Zillow surf," and the ‌FaceTime‌ update is designed to make exploring the Zillow app with others easier and "a lot more fun."

After initiating a ‌FaceTime‌ call, one of the participants can start a SharePlay session through the Zillow app. Each person participating will need to install Zillow on an ‌iPhone‌ or ‌iPad‌ running iOS or iPadOS 15.1 or later.

Once launched, users can search for different locations in the Zillow app and browse through the available listings together, with content synced between them. Today's update brings Zillow in line with Redfin, another real estate app that previously introduced SharePlay support.

Since SharePlay launched alongside iOS 15.1, third-party apps have been adding integration. Quite a few apps and games now offer SharePlay support, including Twitch, Spotify, TikTok, Disney+, MasterClass, and more.

Top Rated Comments

BootsWalking Avatar
10 months ago
Browsing and sharing homes on Zillow is a big guilty pleasure between me and my clique of friends. We're going to love this.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ? Avatar
10 months ago
Real estate agents will love this it will make it so much easier to purchase a house.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
SevLucas Avatar
10 months ago
But still no dark mode.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MacLawyer Avatar
10 months ago
Now *this* could actually be useful for families. Especially like mine who are desperately trying to get the adult child to move out!! ?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Vividxl Avatar
10 months ago
No lie, first thought was on the SNL Zillow skit. Now with shareplay!

Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Koodauw Avatar
10 months ago

Real estate agents will love this it will make it so much easier to purchase a house.
Not true. Anywhere from 75-90% of the homes on Zillow are already under contract, and they don't tell you that. No Realtor wants to sit there and and FaceTime with a client as they say: "What about this one? " then have to check the MLS and say, sorry already under contract 20 times a call.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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