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Want to trade in your home? Zillow tries a model most often used by car dealers

Zillow ZG, -1.55% wants to make buying a new home and selling an existing one as easy as trading in a car.

The real-estate listing website has inked partnerships with multiple home builders that will allow home buyers who buy a newly constructed home from one of the builders to sell their current house directly to Zillow’s iBuying arm, Zillow Offers.

This feature was designed to make it easier for buyers as they manage overseeing the construction of a new home while still living in their old one.

This program will only be available in the markets where Zillow Offers operates. By mid-2020, Zillow expects to have launched Zillow Offers in 26 cities across the U.S. Right now it’s available in Phoenix, Atlanta and Dallas, among many cities.

People who take advantage of this option will have the ability to choose an extended closing time, between seven days and eight months. This feature was designed to make it easier for buyers as they manage overseeing the construction of a new home while still living in their old one. Zillow said it also eliminates the possibility of needing to move twice or carry two mortgages simultaneously. Z, -0.96%