I was just talking shop with Greg Fischer tonight, and we got to discussing recent real estate industry acquisitions. How did I miss the fact that CoreLogic bought Case-Shiller from Fiserv for….$6 MILLION?
That’s it? WTF?
Why on earth did Trulia not buy that brand? Case-Shiller would have given them an instant seat at the table in terms of mindshare for housing trends in the national media. They spent $355 Million on Market Leader, but not $6 Million on Case-Shiller?
Even Realtor.com should have ponied up the $6 Million.
Why NONE of the big three pulled the trigger — is beyond me.
Your thoughts are welcome.