Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

SAN FRANCISCO -- Visitors to real estate company Trulia's headquarters, in a brick building on Utah Street, are greeted by a lot of green. There are plants everywhere, on almost each and every desk and windowsill. Lime-green couches and chairs -- which borrow from the palette of the company's logo -- brighten up the welcome desk. In the corner suite, windows cover two sides of the space and the company's signature color plasters a back wall. The environment, despite the loud colors, is inviting and unexpectedly calming. A dog trots around, and later settles on the floor in a conference room where a meeting is being held. An intern dons the Trulia "Markerman" costume -- the company's mascot is styled after a map pointer icon displayed at the Trulia.com site. A well-kno...