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Trulia expects to net up to $115.4 million in stock offering

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Real estate search and information portal Trulia expects to raise up to $115.4 million in a follow-on public offering if underwriters of the deal exercise in full an option to purchase additional shares, the company disclosed today in a regulatory filing.Trulia says it expects to use "some or all" of the proceeds of the offering to "acquire or invest in complementary businesses, products, services, technologies, or other assets," although it has "not entered into any agreements or commitments with respect to any acquisitions or investments at this time."Rival Zillow signed agreements in 2012 to acquire four companies -- RentJuice, Buyfolio, Mortech and HotPads -- having raised $156.7 million in a follow-on offering that closed Sept. 24.Trulia went public around the same time last year. Now the company and some of its biggest stockholders are proposing to sell another 5.25 million shares, and also give underwriters a 30-day option to purchase another 787,5...