Zillow MediaRoom - Press Releases (Housing Market/Rental Research) http://zillow.mediaroom.com/ Real Estate Press Room to help keep home buyers and sellers informed on Real Estate news. Rents Decline Annually for the First Time in Six Years http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-18-Rents-Decline-Annually-for-the-First-Time-in-Six-Years Annual rent growth has now slowed for eight consecutive months; rent appreciation peaked at 6.6 percent in July 2015 Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-18-Rents-Decline-Annually-for-the-First-Time-in-Six-Years Rising Interest Rates Send Mortgage Payments Climbing Twice as Fast as Home Values http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-16-Rising-Interest-Rates-Send-Mortgage-Payments-Climbing-Twice-as-Fast-as-Home-Values Buyers today would have to spend about $1,400 more per year on their mortgage than they would have a year ago as rates have risen rapidly since the beginning of 2018 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-16-Rising-Interest-Rates-Send-Mortgage-Payments-Climbing-Twice-as-Fast-as-Home-Values Americans Would Rather Renovate than Buy a New Home http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-11-Americans-Would-Rather-Renovate-than-Buy-a-New-Home Given the choice, 76 percent of Americans would rather make upgrades to their current home than make a down payment on a new home, according to the latest Zillow Housing Aspirations Report Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-11-Americans-Would-Rather-Renovate-than-Buy-a-New-Home Suburbs in Largest Metros Often Carry the Heaviest Financial Burden http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-09-Suburbs-in-Largest-Metros-Often-Carry-the-Heaviest-Financial-Burden Nationwide, urban areas are the least affordable, but the suburbs do not offer much relief for buyers and renters in many of the nation's largest housing markets Tue, 09 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-09-Suburbs-in-Largest-Metros-Often-Carry-the-Heaviest-Financial-Burden Foreclosed Homes Appreciating Faster than Typical U.S. Home http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-04-Foreclosed-Homes-Appreciating-Faster-than-Typical-U-S-Home Homes that were foreclosed on during the housing crisis are rising over 10 percent annually, more than 3.5 percentage points faster than the typical U.S. home Thu, 04 Oct 2018 08:00:00 -0400 http://zillow.mediaroom.com/2018-10-04-Foreclosed-Homes-Appreciating-Faster-than-Typical-U-S-Home