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What would the Zillow-Trulia hookup mean for housing?

Listing Goliath could change the balance of power
July 24, 2014
Zillow is seeking to acquire rival Trulia in a move that would create a Goliath of online real estate listings. So how is it going to affect the industry, consumers, and even the media?
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Zillow seeking to buy Trulia

Merger would create online real estate listings megalith
July 24, 2014
Zillow is seeking to acquire rival Trulia, although both companies are declining to speak about it, Bloomberg is reporting. Together the companies account for 89% of all online real estate listings.
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Is this the way to cut housing costs when facing hardship?

The household is the biggest household expense
July 23, 2014
What’s the No. 1 way people would reduce their housing costs if they were hit with an unexpected financial burden?
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This chart shows how Zillow, Trulia dominate online listings

Two have bigger share than next three combined
July 21, 2014
In the battle for dominance in the ever-evolving real estate information and online listings space, Zillow and Trulia have emerged as the big dogs on the block.
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4 charts show the problem: Wages can’t keep up with home prices

Plus, 10 markets where prices are spiking while wages are flat
July 18, 2014
While home price increases have slowed, they are still trending higher, and have seen 26 months of consecutive year-over-year increases nationally. At the same time, wages and household income have been stagnant.
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Realogy acquires ZipRealty for $166M

Real estate data marketplace gets more crowded, rowdier
July 15, 2014
Realogy Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ZipRealty for $6.75 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $166 million, as the battle for supremacy in the real estate information continues to heat up.
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Touting the “most accurate data,” site launches new ad campaign
July 14, 2014
Zillow and Trulia may be breaking records, but has launched a new advertising campaign designed to hit the big boys where it hurts — the quality of each sites’ listings.
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Zillow and Trulia continue to set records

Web traffic reaches new high for both sites
July 11, 2014
Both sites’ increasing traffic has done wonders for their stock prices as well. Trulia is up 16.76% year-to-date and 23.38% from the same date last year. Zillow’s stock price has grown by even more. It’s up 59.88% YTD and up 115.12% from the same date in 2013.
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Is wage stagnation keeping homebuyers away?

Home price increases are outpacing wage growth
July 10, 2014
"Nationally, asking prices rose faster than wages per worker in 95 of the 100 largest metros,” said Trulia's chief economist Jed Kolko.
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Trulia: Housing shaking off spring slump?

Barometer shows recovery gains, but something still missing
June 25, 2014
Trulia is making the case that the underlying fundamentals of the housing industry are on track, and that only a few components are missing from a full-on charge out of the late winter, whole of spring downturn — first-time buyers.
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