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Jan 18, 2018
Inventory Shortage at Crisis Levels in Nation's Hottest Housing Markets

Home shoppers looking to buy in 2018 will have 10 percent fewer homes to choose from than a year ago, according to the December Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. For-sale inventory is stuck at...

Jan 17, 2018
Zillow Launches 3D Homes in Phoenix

SEATTLE – January 18, 2018 – Today, Phoenix home shoppers and sellers will be able to get a more immersive look at a home with the new addition of Zillow 3D Homes® to for-sale and for-rent...

Jan 11, 2018
Nearly One Quarter of 2017 U.S. Home Sales Were Above the Asking Price

Buyers paid more than the asking price in nearly one quarter (24 percent) of U.S. home sales in 2017, netting sellers an additional $7,000 each. Five years ago, 17.8 percent of final sale prices...

Jan 9, 2018
San Jose and Raleigh are Zillow's Hottest Housing Markets for 2018

Today, Zillow® announced its predictions for 2018's hottest housing markets. Topping the list this year is Silicon Valley's San Jose, Calif., followed by Raleigh, N.C. and Seattle. To identify...

Dec 28, 2017
All U.S. Homes Worth Cumulative $31.8 Trillion

The total value of all homes in the United States is now $31.8 trillion after gaining $2 trillion in 2017. The cumulative value of the U.S. housing market grew at its fastest annual pace – 6.5...

Dec 27, 2017
"The Big Bang Theory's" Leonard and Penny Named Most Desirable Neighbors for 2018; The Simpsons Named Least Desirable Neighbors in 2017

Americans would most like to be neighbors with Leonard Hofstadter and Penny from CBS's The Big Bang Theory, according to the 11th annual Zillow® Celebrity Neighbor Surveyi. The Simpson family...

Dec 21, 2017
Rent Growth Accelerates Going Into 2018

After growing at a relatively slow pace for much of the 2017, rental prices have started to tick back up again, driven mainly by an increase in single-family rental prices, according to the...

Dec 20, 2017
Bar Carts, All-White Kitchens and Succulents Expected to Go Out of Style in 2018

Today, Zillow® announced the top home design trends for 2018 and the three soon-to-be forgotten fads from 2017. Floral prints, statement floors in bathrooms and laundry rooms, and light-wood...

Dec 14, 2017
Share of Adults Living with Roommates Higher than Ever Before

Nationally, nearly one in three adults live with a roommate or parent, the greatest share ever reportedi, according to a new Zillow® analysisii. As rental affordability deteriorates, more U.S....

Dec 13, 2017
Single-Family Rental Boom Lowered Annual Home Sales by 270,000 Homes

A boom in single-family rentals contributed to a crunch in affordable inventory, limiting options for lower- and middle-income buyers. The number of single-family homes that are rented grew by 5...

Dec 5, 2017
Experts Raise Expectations for Home Price Growth in 2018

Housing experts are increasing their expectations for home price appreciation as rising prices show no signs of slowing. Experts expect home prices to climb 4.1 percent in 2018, according to the...

Nov 29, 2017
Worsening Affordability Costs Renters $2,000 per Year

Rising rents are eating up an increasingly large share of American incomes, costing the typical renter $2,000 per year. Currently, the median U.S. rental requires 29.1 percent of the median...

Nov 28, 2017
Santa's House on Zillow
Nov 28, 2017
Santa's Home Value Up 6.5 Percent Since Last Winter

The value of Santa Claus' North Pole home increased 6.5 percent over the past year to $710,559, according to Zillow®. Santa added his 3-bedroom, 2-bath log home to Zillow last year. After...

Nov 22, 2017
Median U.S. Home is $12,500 More Valuable Today than a Year Ago

Home values are setting new records, and homes are gaining thousands of dollars in value every month. The national median home value is $12,500 more than it was just one year ago, according to the...

Nov 15, 2017
Zillow Predicts Suburban Sprawl to Return in 2018

Those hoping for relief from the ongoing inventory crisis won't find it in 2018. Next year, current homeowners will look to remodel their homes rather than sell, further limiting inventory, and...

Nov 10, 2017
Homeownership is a Shared Value across Party Lines

Homeownership is an American value that transcends political parties, according to the Zillow® Housing Aspirations Report™i. The biannual survey found that 68.7 percent of Republicans and 65.1...

Nov 9, 2017
Home Buyers Need to Save up to $600 a Month -- Just to Keep Up with Rising Home Prices

For future home buyers wondering when to stop saving and get into the housing market, the math is clear: the sooner the better. With home values forecasted to rise in every major U.S. metro over...

Oct 26, 2017
Home Values In Greater Seattle Growing Twice as Fast as San Francisco's

Booming West Coast markets Seattle and San Jose, Calif. are leading the nation in home value growth. After one of the most competitive home shopping seasons in recent history, demand for homes in...

Oct 19, 2017
Zillow Prize Ranks as One of Most Popular Machine Learning Contests of All Time

Today, Zillow announces that the qualifying round of Zillow® Prize, the machine learning competition with a $1 million grand prize, has closed following record-breaking participation from...

Oct 18, 2017
Rising Sea Levels Pose Significant Risk to Owners of Less Expensive Homes

Rising sea levels are expected to impact $916 billion worth of homes in the next 100 years, most of which are low-end or median-value homes. Zillow® analyzed the types of homes that could be...

Oct 13, 2017
Housing Vouchers Don't Keep Up With Rising Rents

Federal housing vouchers for low-income renters are too low to cover the market renti in many of the nation's job centers – making them unusable for millions of renters seeking assistance to...

Oct 12, 2017
San Francisco Tops the List of Best Cities for Trick-or-Treating

San Francisco and San Jose are the best cities for trick-or-treating in 2017, according to Zillow's annual Trick-or-Treat Indexi. Every October Zillow® identifies the best cities and...

Oct 5, 2017
Zillow to Add 3D Homes to Real Estate Listings

Zillow today announced plans to bring 3D Homes to for-sale and for-rent listings, providing home searchers with a new and more immersive way to envision themselves in a home. House hunters today...

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