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Who We Are:

Zetabid enjoys a rich history of delivering innovative strategies to market real estate; constantly driving to achieve maximum competition and efficiently sell real estate in any market condition.  At Zetabid, we understand that buyers appreciate and respond to the fairness and transparency of open bidding, regardless of the auction format.

We are a boutique marketing firm that often pushes a year’s worth of a typical broker’s promotional activities into a short term effective burst to unearth all prospects and motivate them with a deadline for action.  Utilizing our market research tools we personally contact both the national players and more importantly the regional ones often missed.


Our History


Zetabid Co-founders Ross Dove and Hal Ellis (“Grubb & Ellis”) conduct the largest real estate auctions ever completed at the time linking international bidders via satellite to sell over $470M in commercial real estate in two days for the FDIC (Resolution Trust Corp).  Over $1B is sold in the 1990s.

Largest Auction Comes Up Big- Chic Tribune 1992

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Zetabid founded as Joint Venture with Tribune (via LA Times Media Group), Go Dove, and CataList Homes to conduct national ballroom webcast auction events for the nations largest mortgage companies.  Ballroom auction events conducted in over 10 states selling thousands of homes.

Link: Zetabid Announces Tribune JV and First Auction

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Tribune sells stake to Sorrento Capital where Zetabid pioneered the short sale auction and pre-approved short sale processes adopted by most mortgage servicers (HAFA Program).  Zetabid works over 50,000 short sale cases in two years.

Zetabid software and some IP assets sold to Altisource (NYSE: ASPS) in 2012.


Tallstone Capital Advisors and original co-founder Michael Davin buys Zetabid brand from Sorrento Capital to offer more powerful real estate marketing tools for real property owners specializing in commercial real estate and some luxury residential assets.

Zetabid forms Alliance with Heritage Global to create Heritage Zetabid Realty and Auction Services to conduct commercial real estate auction events on a national scale.

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Zetabid combines its commercial real estate business previously conducted with Heritage Global with its residential division and launches the nonprofit division focused on driving donation dollars to top charities in the United States.


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Zetabid is currently seeking account executives in the commercial real estate vertical, the turnaround/distressed asset vertical, and residential real estate verticals.  Please contact us if you seek a highly rewarding career in the real estate business.



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