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Homeowners tell all – bigger isn’t always better

Majority of homeowners not satisfied with current home size
Homeowners aren’t satisfied with the size of their home, as bigger isn’t always better. Trulia’s new survey shows that the larger the homebuyer’s current home, the more likely they are to want to downsize. However, this varies widely between generations.
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End of an era: Trulia co-founder Pete Flint leaving Zillow Group board

Served as Trulia’s CEO from June 2005 until March 2015
In a matter of months, Pete Flint’s only direct connection with the online real estate pioneer he helped found will be the stock he owns in the company that was once his fiercest competitor. Zillow Group, which bought Trulia for $2.5 billion in 2015, disclosed Monday that Flint will be stepping down from Zillow Group’s board later this year, leaving behind the company he and Sami Inkinen founded nearly 12 years ago.
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Housing shortage and high home prices hit these 10 markets hardest

Trulia report shows most mismatched markets
Inventory shortages and high home prices plague the housing market as homebuyers struggle with the competition to find a home. Many markets have a surplus of premium homes and a shortage of starter and trade-up homes. Trulia outlines the nation’s top-10 metros with the most mismatched housing markets.
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Realtor.com's traffic is growing but still dwarfed by Zillow

Zillow Group websites triple traffic of News Corp property
When News Corp acquired Move Inc., which operates Realtor.com for the National Association of Realtors, in November 2014, the worldwide conglomerate pledged to “turbocharge” Realtor.com. The impact of the News Corp acquisition is still being felt by Realtor.com, which continues to see growth in its web traffic, but the company still has a long way to go to catch the websites of the Zillow Group.
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Home sellers pricing the market too high?

Number of value reductions increases from last year
The number of homes with price reductions increased from last year. While this could show a softening in the market, it could also show that sellers are coming in too high. This especially true in Texas, which holds four of the top 10 metros with the greatest increase in number of reductions.
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Zillow posts biggest profit ever

Back in the black for first time since 4th quarter of 2013
Don’t look now, but Zillow Group just turned in its best quarter ever. The online real estate giant said Tuesday that it brought in record revenue in the third quarter. And even more than record revenue, Zillow revealed that it ended a nearly three-year run in the red. And even more than that, Zillow’s profit during the third quarter was its largest quarterly profit ever.
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Zillow partnering with Facebook to increase real estate agents' reach

Listing information can now be targeted to specific Facebook users
In a move that shows how much better companies are getting at reaching their desired audiences no matter where they are, Zillow announced a partnership this week with Facebook that will allow Realtors and real estate agents to target potential homebuyers directly on their Facebook feed.
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