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May 8, 2018
Recent Grads Are Living at Home More in Markets with the Biggest Boom and Bust Cycles

Young college graduates are more likely to be living with their parents than they were before the housing bubble, especially in places that had a more exaggerated boom and subsequent crash. A new...

May 3, 2018
Los Angeles and Atlanta are Home to the Nation's Most Popular Neighborhoods

Today, Zillow® announced the 20 most popular neighborhoods across the U.S. Topping the list is The Oaks in Los Angeles, Tuxedo Park in Atlanta, and Presidio Heights in San Francisco. To identify...

May 2, 2018
Entry-Level Homes with 'Farmhouse Sinks,' 'Wainscoting,' or 'Exposed Beams' Sell for Nearly 30 Percent More than Expected

Homebuyers – especially first-time buyers shopping for entry-level homes – can expect to pay a significant premium for houses with listings that tout popular farmhouse or craftsman-inspired...

Apr 26, 2018
Amazon Effect: HQ2 Would Spur the Biggest Rent Hikes in Nashville and Denver

Among the 20 finalist cities, Amazon's second headquarters would boost annual rent appreciation the most in Nashville, Denver and Los Angeles, according to a new Zillow® analysisi. After...

Apr 26, 2018
Inventory at Historic Lows, Majority of Homes for Sale are at the High End

There are almost 9 percent fewer homes on the market than a year ago, and the majority of those are unaffordable for most first-time homebuyers. More than half of all homes for sale across the...

Apr 25, 2018
Homes in Formerly Redlined Areas Trailing in Value

The effects of redlining are still visible in today's housing market, 50 years after the practice was outlawed. Homes in areas that were "redlined" – or deemed "hazardous" for mortgage lending...

Apr 19, 2018
Mortgage Denial Rates Fall, but Racial Gap Persists: Black Applicants Twice as Likely as Whites to be Denied a Conventional Loan

Mortgage applications are denied at the lowest rate in the past 20 years, yet a stark divide remains between potential homebuyers of different racial groups. Nationally, the share of applicants...

Apr 17, 2018
Homes Sold Faster than Ever in 2017

Home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly when they find a home they want, as homes sold at their fastest pace on record in 2017. It took 81 days to sell the median U.S. home in 2017, nine...

Apr 12, 2018
Zillow Expands Instant Offers to Phoenix; Will Work with Agents to Test Buying and Selling Homes Directly

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, will expand Zillow Instant Offers™...

Apr 11, 2018
Black Homebuyers Could Afford 55 Percent of U.S. Homes for Sale in 2017

When it comes to buying a home, black homebuyers are at a distinct disadvantage compared with other racial groups. A homebuyer making the median black household income ($39,466) could afford 55.3...

Apr 9, 2018
Homes "Earn" Minimum Wage or More in Nearly Half the Nation's Largest Cities

Home values have been appreciating more per working hour than local minimum wage pays in about half of the nation's 50 largest cities, according to a new Zillow® analysisi. The typical U.S....

Apr 4, 2018
Homes with 'Heated Floors,' 'Steam Showers,' or 'Outdoor Kitchens' Sell for Nearly 30 Percent More than Expected

While timing is certainly important, a home's listing description can also have a significant impact on its final sale price. For-sale listings mentioning keywords like "steam shower,"...

Mar 27, 2018
Selling a House in 2018 Can Cost More than $18,000

U.S. homeowners spend $18,342 on average to sell their home, according to Zillow® and Thumbtack's 2018 Hidden Costs of Selling analysisi. Zillow and Thumbtack identified several common, but often...

Mar 22, 2018
Rent Growth Accelerating at Fastest Pace in 21 Months

Median rent across the nation is accelerating at its fastest pace in 21 months, according to the February Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. Over the past year, the median rent in the U.S. rose...

Mar 13, 2018
Rising Mortgage Rates Could Threaten Housing Affordability

The years of historically affordable mortgage rates look to be ending as rates have steadily increased in recent months and show no signs of turning back. Since the beginning of the year, mortgage...

Mar 9, 2018
Changes to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Could Cost Borrowers Additional $400 in Monthly Mortgage Payments

Proposed reforms to the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that guarantee the majority of U.S. home loans could drive up monthly housing costs and diminish housing affordability for many...

Mar 7, 2018
Tampa is the Best Market for First-time Homebuyers

First-time buyers looking for an affordable home without much competition will have the best luck in Tampa, Florida, according to Zillow®'s 2018 Best Markets for First-Time Buyers Analysis....

Mar 1, 2018
Experts Think Amazon Will Choose Atlanta or Northern Virginia as its Second Headquarters

Experts expect Amazon to choose either Northern Virginia or Atlanta for its new headquarters, according to the 2018 Zillow® Home Price Expectations Surveyi. Austin and Denver were also commonly...

Mar 1, 2018
Zillow Awards First Round Prizes in Zestimate Competition

Today, Zillow® announces the top three teams from Round One of its Zillow Prize® competition who collectively will take home $50,000. Zillow first announced Zillow Prize in May 2017, and to date...

Feb 22, 2018
Home Value Growth Slowing Going into Home Shopping Season

Home value growth across the country is increasing at the slowest pace in 15 months, according to the January Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. Over the past year, home values rose 6.7 percent...

Feb 20, 2018
Experts More Pessimistic about U.S. Housing Market Following New Tax Laws

New changes to U.S. tax laws led 41 percent of survey respondents to lower their long-term expectations for the U.S. housing market, according to the 2018 Q1 Zillow® Home Price Expectations...

Feb 16, 2018
Owners of the Least Expensive Homes Gaining Wealth Faster Than Any Other Homeowner

Owners of starter homes across the country are gaining equity faster than other homeowners because demand for entry-level homes continues to grow faster than supply. The phenomenon – which has...

Feb 12, 2018
Zillow Launches New National Ad Campaign, “Many Ways Home”

SEATTLE, February 12, 2018 -- Zillow®, the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace today launches a new national advertising campaign, “Many Ways Home.” The campaign...

Feb 9, 2018
It Takes 11 Years for a Single Homebuyer to Save for a Down Payment

In today's highly competitive housing market, finding an affordable home can feel increasingly out of reach, especially for singles. A single homebuyer would need to save for nearly 11 years to...

Jan 25, 2018
U.S. Housing Market Has Gained Back All $9 Trillion in Value Lost During Recession, but Uneven Recovery Means Some Markets Still Lag

The U.S. housing market has gained back all $9 trillion in value it lost when the market collapsed, but the uneven nature of the crisis and subsequent recovery has left many housing markets...

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