SOURCE: Trulia

Trulia

October 28, 2009 06:00 ET

Trulia Media Alert: $8k 1st Time Home Buyer Tax Incentive Expiring; Extend or Not to Extend, That Is the Question

Trulia Real Estate Expert Is Available to Provide Commentary & Insight About the Daily Debate

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - October 28, 2009) -


WHAT: Congress is currently considering extending the first time home buyer tax credit beyond the November 30 deadline, as an amendment to unemployment benefit legislation this week. Heather Fernandez, a veteran of Capitol Hill and VP of Trulia, is available to provide expert commentary about the debate to extend the 1st time home buyers credit. Fernandez will discuss why extending the deadline of the tax credit is necessary and what it means for the real estate industry and U.S. economy.

WHY: The housing market has seen some stabilization in home prices with the introduction of the $8,000 Federal tax credit and home sales are on the rise in many parts of the country. As Congress debates whether or not to extend the credit, the housing market recovery hangs in the balance.

WHO: Heather Fernandez, Vice President of Trulia

WHEN: Fernandez is available for in-studio/satellite appearances on Wednesday, October 28th and Thursday, October 29th, and in-person appearances nationwide on Friday, October 30th and Saturday, October 31st.

Fernandez has appeared on local and national TV as well as NPR, CBS World Radio, MarketWatch and The Wall Street Journal Online to discuss industry trends and real estate data.

About Trulia, Inc.

Trulia, Inc. has revolutionized real estate search by offering a rich, intuitive user experience to help consumers find homes for sale, track local price trends, compare properties and neighborhood data all at the hyper-local level. Trulia Voices, the largest real estate community on the web, allows home buyers, sellers, agents and real estate enthusiasts to ask questions, receive advice and blog on topics such as the buying and selling process, foreclosures, refinancing and more. Trulia's user-friendly search can also be accessed on more than 170 websites as a result of our media partnerships. Trulia has received a number of awards, including the 2009 Webby Award for real estate. For more information, visit http://www.trulia.com/.

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