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Asking Prices

What The Home-Price Slowdown Really Looks Like

Jed Kolko | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

The current slowdown of home prices has been sharpest in markets that crashed during the bust and bounced back last year. And although asking-price ga...

Here's Why Housing Markets With Booming Prices Haven't Fully Recovered: Construction

Jed Kolko | Posted 11.10.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

The Trulia Price Monitor and the Trulia Rent Monitor are the earliest leading indicators of how asking prices and rents are trending nationally and locally. They adjust for the changing mix of listed homes and show what's really happening.

Is Your Housing Market Booming, Rebounding, Humming or Struggling?

Jed Kolko | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

Although most of the housing markets with big price gains exhibit unhealthy fundamentals, some markets with rising prices are healthy. Markets with flat or falling prices include both healthy and unhealthy markets.

Las Vegas and Seattle Named 2012's Top Turnaround Housing Markets

Jed Kolko | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

Nationally, rents rose 5.2 percent year-over-year, still slightly ahead of the national price gain of 5.1 percent. In Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, rents are rising much faster than home prices.

Your Home's Lucky Number

Jed Kolko | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

Housing is local, and so are lucky numbers in home prices. And that's just one more reason to know the market when you're selling your home.

Step Aside, Florida: Biggest Price Gains Now in the West

Jed Kolko | Posted 10.08.2012 | Money
Jed Kolko

Because asking prices lead sales prices by approximately two or more months, the Monitors reveal trends before other price indexes do. With that, here's the scoop on where prices and rents are headed.

Rising Home Prices Can't Keep Up With Rent Increases

Jed Kolko | Posted 07.05.2012 | Business
Jed Kolko

Prices are rising in at-risk metros because prices have fallen so far that they've attracted interest from prospective investors and international homebuyers, whose interest in U.S. homes can be volatile; in contrast, prices are rising in the in-the-clear metros primarily due to job growth.