Renting near the El doesn’t mean elevated pricing

One of the biggest benefits to living in a big city is the transportation. In fact, a Harris Poll survey revealed easy commutes rank second only to safety in terms of neighborhood choice.

For Windy City residents, the hunt for faster travel might be s…

It’s crunch time for living space in LA

Taller high-rises, more compact row houses and homes with yards the size of a bathroom are a few trends Americans have been witnessing as living space becomes tighter …

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including home size

Achieving the American dream is no longer about owning a home, it’s about owning the biggest home. Based on findings in Trulia’s recent study, this dream can become a reality for homebuyers in nearly every Texas market …

3 major technologies driving real estate innovation today

Housing markets are heating back up with new home sales reaching their highest level since the financial crisis and market crash of 2008. Trulia’s Housing Economist, Ralph McLaughlin, determined the hot 2016 markets to watch accounting for key factors such as: affordability, job growth and vacancy rates …

Which metros have the most diverse dining?

Some days you want a gyro from the Greek spot on the corner, other days you want chicken tikka masala from the Indian joint on 22nd. Maybe the next day, you want hibachi with a pitcher of sake from the Japanese steakhouse on the other side of the city….

Real estate SEO: How I landed on page 1 of Google

The opportunity for real estate companies to dominate online is becoming increasingly more competitive each and every day. If you are focused on a real estate SEO strategy for your company, then you should know it’s a full-time job in and of itself. Recently, I wrote an article on SEO mistakes and promised I’d be back with tips on how to have success with a real estate SEO strategy. Here it is …

Which metros have the biggest (and smallest) homes?

While some people are jumping on the tiny house train, others are in search of a bit more space, according to Trulia. Depending on the metro, homebuyers looking for more room to roam may find the process more challenging than others. And as Trulia foun…

Trulia: renters more likely to live in tight spaces than homeowners

Determining the amount of bedrooms in a home is one of the first decisions buyers and renters have to make, and in some metros it can be hard to find the perfect fit. To help determine which metros are most likely for homebuyers and renters to bunk up …

Trulia’s new bot kicks industry trend into full gear

Trulia has rolled out a bot that can dig up rental listings and local information in response to questions asked through Facebook Messenger …

Realtor.com sprinkles Yelp data onto listings

Aiming to help homebuyers better screen neighborhoods, not just property listings, realtor.com has sprinkled the listing portal with new community information, including Yelp data on amenities …