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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...

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...

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