Zillow MediaRoom - Press Releases http://zillow.mediaroom.com/ Real Estate Press Room to help keep home buyers and sellers informed on Real Estate news. Mortgage Denial Rates Fall, but Racial Gap Persists: Black Applicants Twice as Likely as Whites to be Denied a Conventional Loan http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-19-Mortgage-Denial-Rates-Fall-but-Racial-Gap-Persists-Black-Applicants-Twice-as-Likely-as-Whites-to-be-Denied-a-Conventional-Loan Suburban applicants are more likely to be approved for a conventional loan than borrowers in urban or rural areas Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-19-Mortgage-Denial-Rates-Fall-but-Racial-Gap-Persists-Black-Applicants-Twice-as-Likely-as-Whites-to-be-Denied-a-Conventional-Loan Homes Sold Faster than Ever in 2017 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-17-Homes-Sold-Faster-than-Ever-in-2017 Shrinking inventory limits options for buyers this home shopping season, leading to more competition Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-17-Homes-Sold-Faster-than-Ever-in-2017 Zillow Expands Instant Offers to Phoenix; Will Work with Agents to Test Buying and Selling Homes Directly http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-12-Zillow-Expands-Instant-Offers-to-Phoenix-Will-Work-with-Agents-to-Test-Buying-and-Selling-Homes-Directly Brokerages West USA, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona & Nevada Properties, and Coldwell Banker Premier Realty partner with Zillow in expanded test in Las Vegas and Phoenix; Zillow Group provides select preliminary first quarter financial results and updated full-year 2018 outlook Thu, 12 Apr 2018 16:05:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-12-Zillow-Expands-Instant-Offers-to-Phoenix-Will-Work-with-Agents-to-Test-Buying-and-Selling-Homes-Directly Black Homebuyers Could Afford 55 Percent of U.S. Homes for Sale in 2017 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-11-Black-Homebuyers-Could-Afford-55-Percent-of-U-S-Homes-for-Sale-in-2017 Buyers overall could afford 74 percent of available homes last year Wed, 11 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-11-Black-Homebuyers-Could-Afford-55-Percent-of-U-S-Homes-for-Sale-in-2017 Homes "Earn" Minimum Wage or More in Nearly Half the Nation's Largest Cities http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-09-Homes-Earn-Minimum-Wage-or-More-in-Nearly-Half-the-Nations-Largest-Cities In 24 of the 50 largest U.S. cities, home value appreciation per working-hour is higher than local minimum wage, but renters are struggling just to come up with enough money to break into the market Mon, 09 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-04-09-Homes-Earn-Minimum-Wage-or-More-in-Nearly-Half-the-Nations-Largest-Cities