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Qihoo: Is Second Place In Search Enough For Higher Stock Prices?

By Stone Fox Capital: Zillow's (NASDAQ:Z) CEO famously states that his reasoning for ramping up spending and attempting to buy Trulia (NYSE:TRLA) is that advertising revenue eventually flocks to the dominant player in any industry. By...Show More Summary

Trulia Launches Co-Marketing Feature for Top Lenders and Agents

Trulia now provides an option for mortgage lenders and agents to share marketing expenses through joint advertising on Trulia, generating valuable exposure for both with home buyers.

Time for agents to make the rules

Zillow’s plan to acquire Trulia seems to be the most significant event of the year in real estate, and it’s tempting to choose a side. But it’s quite clear from the debate there is no clear “right” or “wrong.” In...

Trulia launches lender co-marketing program for agent advertisers

Trulia is launching a lender co-marketing program today that gives agents the ability to get more bang for the buck out of their ad spend with the portal, by letting mortgage lenders take on some of their expenses in exchange for shared exposure. In...

MLS will send only the bare bones of listing data to Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com

In a bid to drive more traffic to listing brokerage websites, consumers will soon see only limited listing data when they search for Mid-South homes on Zillow, Trulia, realtor.com and other third-party public portals. In May, Inman News published a guest...

Is Reese Witherspoon Addicted to Real Estate?

Scooping up two multimillion-dollar homes within a matter of weeks certainly makes a case, but we'd hardly hold a house-hopping habit against anyone. According to Trulia, her latest acquisition, a five-bedroom, five-bathroom stunner in Pacific Palisades, CA, was a $12.7 million purchase. Show More Summary

The Numbers: Yikes, Bay Area Rents Are Up Almost 15 Percent Since Last Year

Data via Trulia. Trulia just released a new chart tallying up rent increases nationwide in the past year, and whaddaya know, the top three cities that saw the biggest rent hikes are all in the Bay Area. Trulia chief economist...

Trulia: Asking House Prices up 7.8% year-over-year in August

From Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko: Slow and Steady Now Winning the Home-Price RaceNationally, the month-over-month increase in asking home prices rose to 1.0% in August, up a bit from 0.7% in July. Asking prices rose 7.8% year-over-year, slower than one year ago, in August 2013, when asking prices were up 9.9% year-over-year. Show More Summary

SATURDAY How Zillow's following in Amazon's footsteps

At $3.5 billion, Zillow’s acquisition of Trulia is among the region’s largest of the past several years. Only Microsoft Corp.’s purchases of Skype and Nokia surpass it since 2010. The implications are huge. Like Microsoft and, more recently, Amazon.com, Zillow is at the forefront of a fast-maturing new industry. Show More Summary

Real estate M&A: You ain’t seen nothin’ yet

Mergers and acquisitions in the residential real estate sector are hot, and getting hotter. A taste of some of the recent action: Zillow buys Trulia and acquires smaller firms Postlets, HotPads, StreetEasy, Retsly, Mortech, Buyfolio and RentJuice...

6 Ways to Help Renters Reach Their Down Payment Goal Faster

Jupiterimages According to Trulia's February Rent Vs. Buy Report, it's still cheaper to buy a home than rent in all 100 of the country's largest metropolitan areas. In Detroit, for example, it's 66 percent cheaper to buy than rent. But...Show More Summary

BoomTown Takes on $20.1M in Funding

Congrats to the BoomTown! team for closing their new round of capital. $20.1 million is a heck of a big infusion of capital. I would guess the success of Zillow and Trulia in the public markets was part of the bigger story & vision to investors. Show More Summary

ListHub & Point2 Combine Forces

ListHub and Point2 have long been the major listing syndicators of the real estate industry. They represent a substantial chunk of properties on Zillow and Trulia (soon to be one in the same). They were our largest feed providers when I left Zillow in 2010, and I would wager a bet they are still the largest feeds. Show More Summary

With acquisition, Move subsidiary will handle distribution of 85 percent of listings

Realtor.com operator Move Inc. has acquired the listing syndication arm of Point2, boosting the number of listings distributed by its own syndicator, ListHub, to search portals like Zillow and Trulia to about 3 million — or nearly 85 percent of...

US Federal Trade Commission Requests More Information from Zillow and Trulia

Zillow and Trulia have each received a Request for Additional Information, or a "second request," from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Antitrust regulators will dig deeper into Zillow-Trulia merger plans

The Federal Trade Commission has made a request for additional information from Zillow and Trulia about their merger plans, the companies disclosed today in a statement that characterized the antitrust regulator’s “second request” as “a standard part of the full...

Why Internet leads are a waste of time and money for most real estate agents

Searching for real estate online is fun and entertaining, and Zillow, Trulia, realtor.com and Google have successfully made looking for homes as addicting as scanning Facebook and Pinterest for hours on end. Filled with beautiful pictures...Show More Summary

Portal hacks: how to get your money’s worth out of online leads

The big real estate search sites -- Zillow, Trulia, realtor.com and homes.com -- attract tens of millions of visitors every month, and real estate brokers and agents are paying big dollars for the leads the portals generate. Some who know the game best share the tips, tricks and power plays that make online leads worth the time and money you invest....

Trulia CEO Pete Flint invests in agent review platform

With the company he co-founded set to be acquired by Zillow next year, is Trulia CEO Pete Flint thinking about broadening his horizons? Australian agent review platform OpenAgent has closed a $1 million funding round, and Flint is one of...

House Prices: Better Seasonal Adjustment; Real Prices and Price-to-Rent Ratio Decline in June

This morning, S&P reported that the Composite 20 index declined 0.2% in June seasonally adjusted. However, it appears the seasonal adjustment has been distorted by the high level of distressed sales in recent years. Trulia's Jed Kolko...Show More Summary

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