Trulia throws down ad campaign with mad skills — featuring, wait, MC Hammer?

Trulia’s new marketing campaign, “Hammerfy Your Home,” is a way for buyers, renters and window shoppers to let loose during the homebuying and selling processes — or partake in some retro hip-hop jamming just for funsies …

Home inventory is shrinking, but where does it really matter?

The stock of available homes throughout the nation has taken a dip over the past four years, but that doesn’t mean prices are hiking in all markets, according to Trulia. The website’s Inventory and Price Watch report offers insight into localized inven…

Chicago: young, wild and cheap

Looking for a locale after college? Head to the Midwest, where Chicago ranks as the eighth best city for recent grads, according to Trulia.

Not only is Chicago affordable for fresh diploma-toting millennials, the area also has a large new graduate pop…

Juwai.com heading for an IPO in Australia

Executive hires can be a good indication that something is brewing at a company. When the international property portal for Chinese investors, juwai.com, hired Macquarie banker Charles Pittar as its CEO back in January, it was a sign that the company w…

4 ways to make yourself indispensable to real estate investors

Thanks to the success of several hit TV shows and the rebound of the nation’s housing market, interest in real estate investing — primarily flipping houses — is the highest it’s been in nearly a decade. For real estate professionals, this provides a unique opportunity to build profitable long-term relationships by becoming an indispensable member of the investor’s team …

No amount of complaining will lower rent in hot markets

If it pays to be cool, Miami is the James Dean of real estate markets. Living in the exploding city and other popular metros, all of which are home to some of the most advanced condominiums and apartments in the world, comes at a cost …

Americans’ biggest homebuying fear? Not finding a place they like

A survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Trulia asked respondents: “If you were to buy a home this year, what would you be most worried about? The results revealed that nearly 30 percent Americans are worried they won’t find a house they like, co…

A broker with 357 listings got no leads from Trulia last week

WAV Group provides brokers with consulting on online marketing. One of our services includes benchmarking the effectiveness of listing syndication strategies. We have been tracking the performance of a real estate broker’s listings dating back to 2006, segmented by publishing channel …

The perfect headshot: 4 secrets to working with your photographer

First impressions count. Every agent knows that, and it’s the reason that real estate professionals spend so much cash on proper grooming, elegant attire and luxurious cars. The rule of thumb that I’ve heard is that you want to appear at least a little…

Where are foreign buyers searching for homes in America?

If you’re searching for foreign buyers interested in purchasing a home in Austin, it might be helpful to know that 9.3 percent of home searches from Zimbabwe were focused in the 512 area code.

According to Trulia’s International House Hunters 2016 Rep…