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The Zillow Real Estate Market Reports are a monthly overview of the national and local real estate markets. The reports are compiled by Zillow Real Estate Research and are released on a monthly and quarterly basis 2-3 weeks after the close of the period. The report includes forecasting, foreclosures, home value changes and rents. For more information, visit

The data in Zillow's Real Estate Market Reports is aggregated from public sources by a number of data providers for 930 metropolitan and micropolitan areas dating back to 1996. Mortgage and home loan data is typically recorded in each county and publicly available through a county recorder's office. All current monthly data at the national, state, metro, city, ZIP code and neighborhood level can be accessed at  

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Highlights (January 2015)

  • January’s fastest growing rental markets included Denver, Colo., Kansas City, Nashville, Tenn., Portland, Ore., and Charlotte, N.C.
  • U.S. rents were up 3.3 percent year-over-year in January, near the historical norm. But rents are rising much more rapidly in some markets. Annual rental appreciation peaked after the housing bust in September 2012 at 6.3 percent.
  • In January, national home values rose at a slower pace, up 5.4 percent year-over-year, the ninth straight month of slowing growth. 

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