Z-ComingSoonsCall it another by-product of our hot, inventory-deprived real estate market that was created out of the wreckage of the worst recession since the Great Depression.Last week while the nation’s top real estate editors were gathered in Houston, Zillow launched a new on line real estate search to help consumers find pre-market listings.

Call them Hip Pockets, call them Whisper Listings, whatever you call them, they are properties that are NOT yet in MLS, but are available for sale. An agent may or may not be involved. (more…)