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Case-Shiller reaction: What to make of record high home prices

Zillow, Quicken Loans, First American and others weigh in
The latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices showed that home prices hit a 31-month high in January, but will those record prices be a speed bump or a brick wall for home buying moving forward? Opinions appear to be a bit mixed in that regard, with some analysts viewing January’s data as a significant drawback for certain segments of the home-buying market, while others say the rising prices aren’t a concern, yet.
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Trulia: Housing inventory tumbles to all-new low

Marks eighth consecutive quarterly decrease
Housing inventory decreased in the first quarter of 2017, hitting an all-new low. But while inventory for starter and trade-up homes is shrinking, premium home inventory is increasing. Trulia explains the reasons for the dwindling inventory, and the new threat rising home prices impose.
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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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