There are not many economic topics that can reach a big audience in the way real estate does. Everyone wants to know how their home value stacks up or what their neighbors sold their house for.
We live in a culture that is suffering from symptoms of 'HGTV syndrome'. People frequently indulge in the practice of watching shows centered around buying and selling real estate and internalize built-in expectations of what a house needs to look like and what features are absolutely necessary.
In Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate, Chief Economist Stan Humphries and CEO Spencer Rascoff leverage Zillow's massive collection of data to talk about both popular and controversial real estate topics.