ShowingTime has dominated the showing management world for years, but after a recent acquisition, a handful of other players are crowding into the same space

By Jim Dalrymple II for Inman

When Zillow announced that it was purchasing ShowingTime earlier this month, shockwaves rippled through the real estate industry. Hundreds of comments piled up in online forums, and debates broke out online and in real life. Even now, industry members are still figuring out how they’ll respond.

The response is a testament to how widely used ShowingTime is and how much at least some industry members like it.

But ShowingTime also isn’t the only platform that helps agents manage their showing appointments. In fact, several other options existed before the acquisition news, and still more are racing to market now.  Continue Reading…