Housing Heats Up

The following story is from Thursday's Investor Beat, in which host Chris Hill, and Motley Fool analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer, dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

Shares of rival online home-listing services were flying high today. Trulia (NYSE: TRLA  ) reported a loss for the second-quarter, but top-line revenue grew 77%. And shares of Zillow (NASDAQ: Z  ) were up, as well. In our lead story on Investor Beat, David and Matt examine the risks and rewards of high-flying growth stocks like these, and share why the real estate market is poised for disruption.

With the American markets reaching new highs, investors and pundits alike are skeptical about future growth. They shouldn't be. Many global regions are still stuck in neutral, and their resurgence could result in windfall profits for select companies. A recent Motley Fool report, "3 Strong Buys for a Global Economic Recovery," outlines three companies that could take off when the global economy gains steam. Click here to read the full report!

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  • Report this Comment On August 01, 2013, at 6:14 PM, bearsnsox wrote:

    just to put in perspective, to show that i think zillow is being pumped and might be dumped, here are some leading "growth company" future P/E's as of right now:

    Zillow: 157

    Tesla: 133

    LinkedIn: 101

    Trulia: 64

    Facebook: 40

    you really think zillow has a better product than tesla, facebook and linked in? keep dreaming its a horrible middle man with low margins

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