Ginger Wilcox is Director of Industry Marketing at Trulia.
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I work in the real estate industry but l also happen to be a home buyer. I am preapproved, prepped and positioned to buy a house. I hate to admit it, but I have turned into one of those obsessed homebuyers. You know the kind; I look for homes at the office, at home, even [...]
In recent weeks, there has been a lot of chatter in the real estate industry about data accuracy and lead quality. We understand these issues are important to our industry partners and have been working on solutions to help address industry concerns and meet the changing needs of our customers. I wanted to share with [...]
At Trulia, we work hard to balance the needs of both the consumers who visit our site and the agents, brokers and MLS organizations we partner with. Ensuring data accuracy and integrity is paramount to delivering an exceptional search experience for our users. Trulia’s top priorities are to provide highly accurate listing information to consumers, [...]
When you meet a prospective client and they say your reputation precedes you, you want it to be a positive one. Building a strong reputation is essential to an agent’s word of mouth business and isn’t built overnight. A bad review or an errant tweet can be harmful both online and off. While you can’t [...]
It’s almost black friday and while our bellies may be full, many of us are hungry for black friday deals. If you’re looking for smoking deals on the coolest devices to give your loved ones and clients, or to grab that last minute tax deduction and beef up your business, here are a few black [...]
59 percent of house hunters are looking to move outside of their current metro area according to Trulia’s new Metro Movers Report, a forward looking housing study that provides the inside scoop on where homebuyers are looking to move tomorrow.
My mom, Diana Rugh, has been a real estate agent for more than thirty years. In my early twenties, I sold real estate with her in Arizona and thought I knew everything. I found out pretty quickly, not only was I wrong, this business isn’t nearly as easy as many people think. If you have [...]
Tablets are becoming increasingly popular for for busy real estate agents on-the-go. They are easy to carry, have great battery life, and make it a cinch to deliver presentations or share information with clients for agents in the field. While the iPad tablet is leading the pack with 83% market share, the less expensive Android [...]
In today’s market, most listings aren’t instantly flying off the market. While we all know price is one of the most important factors in the sale of a home, there are other factors they can improve the saleability of your listings. Here are a few tips to get that stale listing sold plus a handy [...]
Last week, I sent my kids back to school. While my kids still have so much to learn, they are in many ways my biggest teachers. There is a lot we can learn from the little ones, who are not yet jaded by the roller coaster of life. Recently I was having a tough day [...]