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.” …

Zillow Group’s RealEstate.com: Homeownership cost tool included?

How much is a “transaction-ready” buyer worth? Real estate giant Zillow Group may find out when it relaunches the newest addition to its portal arsenal, RealEstate.com …

Housing inventory down 25% from 2 years ago, analysis shows

The supply of homes for sale this spring is so depleted that one of the nation’s valuation firms predicts that the inventory drought will reduce total home sales this year as shortages drive up prices and buyers fail to find properties they can afford, according to the latest analysis from Pro Teck Valuation’s Home Value Forecast …

Trump is proposing a CFPB overhaul — who would that affect?

Last week, Donald Trump announced that his administration was taking a close look at the Dodd-Frank Act and might replace those rules with “something else.” …

Trulia’s latest ad campaign focuses on neighborhood data

A woman is excited to find an open house in what she thinks is a convenient location — but the traffic, crime and weather she encounters upon arriving give her second thoughts. A family walks up to a home they’re hoping to buy — only to be entirely p…

Trulia rolls out ‘affordability calculator’ to show buyers what’s in reach

Can a physician easily afford a new home in your town? How about a restaurant worker …

Zillow Group to Launch New Consumer Brand

In a bold move—and likely a surprise to the 89,000-plus real estate professionals presently paying for its services—Zillow Group announced today its intent to launch a new consumer real estate search portal, RealEstate.com. The portal is “designed for millennial homebuyers,” according to a release about the launch, and will source listings directly from brokerages, franchises […]

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Trulia unveils listings for pets — just in time for April Fool’s Day

Is your pet looking a little peaked these days? Fins flopping on your fish or the claws coming out on your cat? If your critter is internet-savvy, then you may come home one of these days to find a printout of “suggested” new pads — courtesy of Trulia…

Will low inventory throttle buying season?

The adage is that for real estate the three most important words are location, location, location. Right now the three most important words might be inventory, inventory, inventory …

Report: Same Old Story for Inventory

Housing inventory hit a new low in the first quarter of 2017, bottoming out from the early days of the recovery from the recession, according to Trulia’s recently released quarterly Inventory and Price Watch. Supply overall fell 5.1 percent year-over-year, dragged down by an 8.7 percent decrease in starter home supply and a 7.9 percent […]

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