Tired of the repetitive grind involved in qualifying property listings from Zillow searches and manually saving them for future reference? We've got a practical solution that takes the headache out of the process.
This automation offers a straightforward approach. It handles the task of sifting through Zillow search results, saving you time and effort. No more tedious data entry or the risk of missing out on potential properties.
Consider real estate professionals looking to expand their portfolio or investors searching for their next opportunity. This automation streamlines property qualification and neatly organizes the results into an Airtable database, making it easy to keep track of prospects.
Allow this automation to be your ally in efficient property management.
Let’s set it up!
The first step is to create an Airtable with the classification information and any of the fields from Zillow that you would like to save.
Bardeen will extract information from the currently opened tab and get property information like location, classification explanation, classification, price, bathrooms, bedrooms and more.
You will be redirected to install the browser extension when you run it for the first time. Bardeen will also prompt you to integrate Airtable.
Click the “Pin it” button at the top of this page to get this automation saved to your Playbooks.
Activate Bardeen (or hit Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard) and click on the playbook card. The setup flow will start.
Bardeen will ask you to specify a qualification task. You can choose to customize the property qualification task. This will launch the interface for creating a property qualifier based on your criteria.
Bardeen will ask you questions about things like ideal location and property. You will also need to define your categories like “high potential” and “low potential”. It is important to add as much relevant information as possible. This will increase the quality of your classifier.
We recommend that you train your classifier with sample data. This will increase the accuracy of the results and help Bardeen understand exactly what you're looking for.
After you select and set up your classifier, Bardeen will ask you to map the fields to your database.
The left side consists of all the fields Bardeen will scrape for you. On the right side, specify the fields in Airtable that you want to associate with the information on the left. If you don’t want a piece of information, leave that field empty, and it will be skipped. That’s it!
Click on “Save Input” and checkmark your classifier, the Zillow search results page link and Airtable. This will save you time from setup in the future. You can edit Inputs later by hovering over the playbook.
Now that your classifier is set up, you can start qualifying your properties from Zillow search. Navigate to the search results page and launch the playbook.
Press Option + B on Mac or ALT + B on PC on your keyboard to launch Bardeen. Click on the playbook card and run the playbook to qualify the properties based on your criteria. It will open each property, analyze the data and generate a qualification based on the descriptions that you entered during setup. For example, based on the criteria I entered, only two properties were qualified as “High Potential”. Bardeen will also add a brief classification description as to why the property was classified the way it was.
You can also edit the playbook and add your next action to further customize the automation.
Find more Zillow and Airtable integrations.
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