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  • These metros saw the most homebuilding activity in 2017

    Top metros building up, not out
    Homebuilding saw a pickup near the end of 2017 and is even expected to fuel the housing market in 2018 as it rises to a post-recession high. But which metros came out on top as having the most homebuilding activity in 2017? Trulia conducted a new study to find out.
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  • Trulia: Rent prices jumped 3.1% in 2017

    Higher increases seen in hot housing markets
    Does it feel like the rent is too damn high? That’s because, according to Trulia, it is. Trulia’s latest rental analysis shows median rent increased 3.1% in 2017 with much higher increases experienced in four major metro areas.
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  • When is the best time of year to buy a starter home?

    Inventory high while prices are low
    One time of year stands above the rest as being the best time for first-time homebuyers to buy a home. During this time, starter home inventory increases about 7%, which leads to listing prices falling between 3.1% and 4.8% lower than in other parts of the year, a new report from Trulia shows.
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  • Trulia: Housing market fails to produce what buyers really want

    Gap grows between number of starter and luxury homes
    The gap between the homes available for sale and the kind of homes buyers want continues to widen. The mix-match varies widely across the country as cities like Grand Rapids, Michigan have extremely mix-matched markets for all home types, other cities, such as Camden, New Jersey, are much more level.
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  • Here’s how Texas is solving its inventory crisis

    Dallas homebuilding outpaces rest of country
    Texas’ inventory shortages won’t be around much longer if the state keeps up its crazy-fast home building pace. The state is currently blowing past the rest of the country in homebuilding, with only three Texas markets – Dallas, Houston, and Austin - on pace to make up more than 10% of all permits in the U.S. Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia's chief economist, explains what the growth means for the Lone Star State.
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