Trulia president announces departure from company

Trulia President Paul Levine announced his departure from the company through a heartfelt letter published on LinkedIn entitled “Onward, to a new home.” …

Meager listings prompt pending home sales slip

What goes up must come down, and that’s true for The National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index, which took a dip this month after a string of impressive numbers …

Why ‘Hacking Growth’ is a must-read for every entrepreneur

By definition, entrepreneurs take on greater than normal financial risk make the idea in their head a reality. But why experiment with growth when you could hack it …

Californians leaving in droves as home prices surge

In 1966, The Mamas and the Papas were singing “California Dreamin’,” but fast forward 51 years and Californians are belting out a different tune thanks to increasing home prices, unsustainable costs of living and a lack of access to affordable housing …

How Fannie Mae is quashing school debt

The massive amount of student debt carried by college graduates could become less of an issue for those who want to become homeowners under new policies announced today by Fannie Mae …

S&P/Case-Shiller: Home prices hit 32-month high

February’s S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index numbers set a fourth consecutive all-time high — the highest HPI seen in a whopping 32 months …

New Zillow ad campaign tugs at the heartstrings

Zillow’s newest ad campaign, “Finding Home,” shares the stories of five buyers who have different backgrounds and needs but one thing in common — a twinkle in their eye for the perfect place to call home. …

Top 10 posts from last week

Here were the most popular stories on Inman this past week …

Google Earth launches stunning new features

Just in time for Earth Day (April 22), Google Earth has relaunched with a number of new features, the most stunning of which is a number of guided tours of buildings designed and built by famed architects Frank Gehry and Zaha Hadid …

March existing-home sales spike 4.4% despite inventory woes

Economists have been predicting a “spring revival” since the beginning of the year thanks to hearty buyers who refuse to let low inventory keep them from finding the perfect home …