Each month, the Trulia Housing Barometer charts how quickly the housing market is moving back to “normal.”
Download this month’s Barometer to show your clients the housing market is 54% back to normal.
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For agents, the Web can be a wonderland of lucrative opportunities to build your business – or a huge opportunity to waste a lot of time and money. The things you could be doing online is endless and crazy-making, but to make sure your online marketing is working for your business, you must master a select set of online tools that power deep connections with transaction-ready buyers and sellers.
To help you with this, we’re announcing our upcoming “Digital Power Tools for Building Your Business” series. This series will give you continue reading
We know it’s cheaper to buy a home than rent in America’s 100 largest metros, but where does it pay off most to sell?
Data from the most recent Trulia Price Monitor shows that asking home price are up 8.3% year-over-year across the nation. But, as with all things real estate, the local data is what matters most. continue reading
The opinion in many U.S. markets is that property management services are reserved for out-of-state owners or large investors. However, PMs are valuable whether your owners have one or 100 units.
Recently, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Michelle Horneff-Cohen, President of Property Management Systems, to learn how you can help protect your clients’ investments and ensure them many happy years as a property owner. continue reading
Home prices today are rising nearly as fast as they did during the peak bubble years of 2005-2006. Since that bubble helped push us into the Great Recession, we should all be on high alert for the next housing bubble. To track whether home prices are in or nearing bubble territory, today we introduce Trulia’s Bubble Watch, which is based on the most recent price data from the Trulia Price Monitor and other data sources.
So are we in bubble territory? No. Bubble-phobes can rest easy. Even with recent sharp home price increases, prices are still low relative to fundamentals and are far below bubble levels. continue reading
The Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor are the earliest leading indicators of how asking prices and rents are trending nationally and locally. They adjust for the changing mix of listed homes and therefore show what’s really happening to asking prices and rents. Because asking prices lead sales prices by approximately two or more months, the Monitors reveal trends before other price indexes do. With that, here’s the scoop on where prices and rents are headed. continue reading
Would you rather market or sell a newly-built home or a piece of local history? Across America today, you can find homes for sale that were built as long ago as the 19th century or as recently as yesterday. There’s no mistaking a 1920s Dutch colonial, a 1970s A-frame, or a 2000s home tricked out with the latest spa features.
This week: blazing home sales-price growth, OK job growth, and a major housing-policy nomination.
An OK jobs report, with some clouds: continue reading