I’m Jed Kolko, Trulia’s Chief Economist and expert on the housing market. AMA!
Hi Reddit! I’m Jed Kolko, the Chief Economist at Trulia, where I oversee all of our housing research and write for Trulia Trends. I got my Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University. Before Trulia, I worked at the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC), Forrester Research, the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (now FHFA), the World Bank, and the Progressive Policy Institute.
Some stuff we’ve been working on recently:
We just released the latest findings from our Bubble Watch report which found that home prices nationally are still 5% undervalued compared to their long-term fundamentals -- even though they’ve been rapidly rising over the last two years. That said, home prices are looking frothy in Southern California.
I’m a frequent guest on CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg TV, and I’ve written contributed articles about the housing market to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Cities, Bloomberg View, and Huffington Post, to name a few.
Ask Me Anything about the housing market!
EDIT (10AM): Thanks so much for all the great questions! We're wrapping up for today.