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Trulia economist gets asked great questions on Reddit

18:47 31 March in Blog

Jed Kolko, Trulia’s (TRLA) chief economist, conducted an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit.com on Friday. Kolko answered questions ranging from the outlook of the national home market to whether buying a home is even a sound investment anymore. Here are some of best answers: Is buying a...

Austin, Texas Ranks Highest for Health and Wealth

18:46 31 March in Blog

With housing markets improving in several capacities across the country, ""RealtyTrac"":http://www.realtytrac.com/ set out to find which markets are doing best in terms of both real estate wealth and the health of their residents. [ ""We are at a stage of the economic cycle where there are more...

Has the Tech Boom Impacted Home Prices?

18:45 31 March in Blog

A new analysis by Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko notes some interesting numbers for the housing market of the top ten "tech hubs" around the United States. Using Census Data, Kolko created a "tech score" for each of the largest 100 metro areas, averaging "the share of local...