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Chief Economist Jed Kolko leaving Trulia

Still cooking up future plans
Brena Swanson
Amid all the news with Trulia and Zillow, the latest one concludes a three-and-a-half year relationship between Trulia and Chief Economist Jed Kolko. While Kolko said he hasn't decided his next step, a recent HousingWire Magazine feature could give a glimpse into his future plans.
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Trulia: Winter sun brings out the home seekers

Sunbelt markets see more searching despite winter doldrums
Trey Garrison
January and February searching is up, according to Trulia, despite the winter blahs. Here's how it breaks down market by market.
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From HW Magazine

The new economists

How new economic models and voices are shaking up the status quo
Trey Garrison
People are listening to real estate economists today in a way that anyone who covered the industry a decade or more ago would not recognize. Smoke is one of the members of this new wave of real estate economists. In fact, Smoke is actually the newest one on the block. The upstart economists at places like Trulia and Zillow are still new, Smoke is just the latest player to join the game.
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Back to school: Homeowners pay one way or another

Trulia compares costs of public and private schools
Brena Swanson
The sun is rapidly setting on summer break, and kids will once again fill rows and rows of desks across America, whether it's in private schools or public schools. Which prompted Trulia to ask a good question: Are private schools actually cheaper than public schools?
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Before reading into the homeownership rate drop…

Kolko puts numbers into perspective
Brena Swanson
Although the national homeownership rate is dropping slightly, it doesn't warrant a significant amount of concern, according to Trulia’s chief economist.
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Is this the way to cut housing costs when facing hardship?

The household is the biggest household expense
Trey Garrison
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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Is wage stagnation keeping homebuyers away?

Home price increases are outpacing wage growth
Ben Lane
"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: We are not headed toward another housing bubble

Home prices still undervalued nationally
Ben Lane
“We’d be at greater risk of heading toward a bubble if price gains were still accelerating, but they’re not,” Trulia's Chief Economist Jed Kolko said. “Even in the bubbliest markets, it’s not 2006 all over again.”
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International buyers are looking for more than just vacation homes

Focus shifts to urban areas
Ben Lane
Potential buyers from outside the United States are looking more to urban areas instead of the traditional vacation areas. Maybe the beach isn't enough anymore.
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The home price explosion has stopped

Trulia economist: Here’s why that’s a good thing
Ben Lane
According to Trulia’s Price Monitor report for May, none of the 100 largest metros had a year-over-year price gain of more than 20%. That’s the first time that’s happened since July 2012.
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