Nino Sitchinava More about Nino Sitchinava Nino Sitchinava is Principal Economist at Houzz, an innovative residential remodeling and design platform and community. Nino leads Houzz's research on home building, renovation and design and provides timely insights on market trends to national, regional and trade media outlets, including Wall Street Journal, Associated Press and many others. Nino's background includes a Ph.D. in Economics and extensive experience in economic consulting on diverse subject matters in business and litigation settings. Learn more about Houzz at