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FTC approval of Zillow-Trulia deal hinges on agent advertising

What are the limits on Zillow’s advertising inventory?
Trey Garrison
The Federal Trade Commission has the proposed $2.9 billion acquisition of Trulia by Zillow under the anti-trust microscope, and it could come down to an issue of how the FTC distinguishes between online and offline advertising.
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PAA Research: Are Zillow’s advertising inventory problems escalating?

Researchers raise specter of weakness behind ‘Zulia’ front
Trey Garrison
PAA Research says that recent cuts to featured listings for premier agents suggest that Zillow’s advertising inventory problems could be escalating as brokers exert leverage.
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These 9 tweets nail millennials and housing

Zillow’s fast facts on both
Brena Swanson
Millennials. While not a foreign word to HousingWire, Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries perfectly nailed how millennials play into housing in just 140 characters nine times.
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FTC continues its review of Zillow’s proposed acquisition of Trulia

Second request part of standard review for such a transaction
Trey Garrison
Zillow and Trulia have received a second request for information from the Federal Trade Commission, which is reviewing Zillow’s proposed acquisition of competitor Trulia.
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Are black and Hispanic buyers being squeezed out of the housing market?

Post-QM credit and down payment requirements drag on minority borrowers
Trey Garrison
Black and Hispanic Americans are less likely to apply for a mortgage than any other ethnic group, and it looks like QM and ability-to-repay rules are exacerbating the problem.
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Zillow: Fewer homes underwater in second quarter

Blocks first-time buyers from moving
Brena Swanson
Although the percentage of underwater homeowners continues to heal, the remaining pain is left to struggling borrowers of low-price homes.
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Case-Shiller: Home prices continue to slow as housing stalls

Year-over-year returns down across the board
Trey Garrison
Home price growth showed a sustained slowdown in price increases, S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices says.
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Generation X housing woes impact entire mortgage market

Baby boomers can’t sell, millennials can’t buy
Brena Swanson
Generation X was hit the hardest by the financial crisis, while millennials were barely on the brink of buying a home. As a result, Generation X’s tough recovery is impacting the rest of the market.
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Is the boom era for home flipping ending?

RealtyTrac: Trends return to historical normal
Brena Swanson
"Home flipping is settling back into a more historically normal pattern after a flurry of flipping during the recent run-up in home prices in 2012 and 2013," said Daren Blomquist, vice president at RealtyTrac.
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Why are these the top 10 markets for mom-and-pop landlords?

This is where rents outstrip mortgage payments
Trey Garrison
Some places it just pays more to rent out your home when you move someplace else rather than simply selling it, because it pays every month.
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