Items Tagged with 'Trulia Inc.'


  • Millennials face more obstacles to home buying than other generations

    Unemployment and debt may be key factors
    Millennials are having an especially tough time buying homes. Some say it’s because rent and home prices are too expensive, or that there aren’t enough homes at the lower end of the market. Other people say it’s because they are waiting longer to start families. This report shows the current state of Millennials in the market.
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  • Ocwen stock brushes off more headline risk

    Easily survives spate of negative news
    Ocwen Financial Corp is set to pay $268 million to California residents as part of $2.1 billion settlement of a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau investigation into its servicing practices.
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  • Consumer confidence in homebuying hits all-time low

    Looming government uncertainty, lack of affordability weigh on industry
    Consumer confidence in housing significantly widened last month, as most taxpayers were turned off by the federal government shutdown and the ongoing debt ceiling debate, taking a toll on American outlook toward the housing market.
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  • Housing stocks post mixed results on HW 30

    All other indices finish out week near session highs
    HW 30 was the only stock index to finish last week in negative territory as housing economists presented a 'mixed bag' of opportunity when it came to real estate and mortgage data.
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  • QRM revisions strike the right balance

    Mortgage industry remains cautious on 30% downpayment option
    "The hope has always been that these new mortgage regulations would give banks more clarity and certainty about which mortgages are riskier, giving them the incentive to write more lower risk mortgages," Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko said.
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  • Majority of Renters Have No Plans to Purchase Home

    Amongst continued upheaval in the housing market, that well-worn ideal called the "American Dream" may, surprisingly, no longer include owning a home. A survey released Thursday found that a whopping 70 percent of non-homeowners have no plans to purchase a home within the next year, contributing to what real estate search engine Trulia, Inc. is calling a "crisis of confidence" among U.S. homebuyers.
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