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Sep 27, 2017
Millennials Going Over Budget to Buy Homes in Today's Hot Market

Millennials poured some $514 billion into the U.S. housing market over the last year as the largest generation of home buyersi. But new survey data shows their homeownership aspirations are...

Sep 21, 2017
For Least Valuable U.S. Homes, Housing Crisis Recovery Lagging

Median home values are reaching new peaks in more than half of the nation's largest housing markets, but a closer look at which homes are regaining value reveals an uneven recovery in the biggest...

Sep 12, 2017
Renter Demand for Houses Puts Upward Pressure on Prices

Rental houses have been in high demand since the housing market crashed, but a lack of supply has made renting those homes more expensive. According to a new Zillow® analysis, the median monthly...

Sep 6, 2017
West Coast Home Sellers Cashing In the Most on Record Home Values

Holding onto your home for a long period of time over the last decade meant a serious return on investment, especially in some of the nation's hottest housing markets. According to a new Zillow®...

Aug 29, 2017
Low-Income Renters Struggle to Afford the Least Expensive Apartments

Renters who earn the least cannot afford even the cheapest market-rate rentals in the nation's largest metro areas, according to a Zillow® analysis of multifamily rents and Census income data....

Aug 25, 2017
Zillow Prize Contest Surpasses 2,500 Competitors from 76 Countries Around the World

Today, Zillow announces that Zillow® Prize, the competition to improve Zestimate® accuracy, is tracking to become one of the most high-profile machine-learning competitions ever hosted. Zillow...

Aug 24, 2017
Home Values Higher than Ever in Almost Half of Nation's Largest Markets

Home values are setting new records in about half of the country's largest metros, and the national median home value is now $4,100 more than it was in April 2007, just before the market crashed,...

Aug 22, 2017
Homes with Over 30 Favorites Sell in Under Two Weeks and for More Money

Shoppers who favorite a home on Zillow® could be doing more than just browsing. According to a new Zillow analysisi, homes with more favorites sell faster and for more moneyii, an indication of...

Aug 17, 2017
The U.S. Has Gained 346 New $1 Million Neighborhoods Since 2014

Nearly one in 20 residential ZIP codes meets Zillow's definition of a $1 Million Neighborhood, meaning at least 10 percent of the homes there are worth seven figures, according to a new Zillow®...

Aug 16, 2017
Another Recession Will Start Within Three Years, According to Experts

There is a 73 percent chance the next U.S. recession will begin by the end of 2020, according to a panel of experts surveyed for the 2017 Q3 Zillow Home Price Expectations Surveyi. But the experts...

Aug 10, 2017
Attending Bachelor Parties Adds Up - to More Than a Third of a Down Payment on a Home

Destination bachelor and bachelorette parties are becoming the new norm for many millennials who prize experience and grew up with The Hangover's depiction of pre-wedding adventure. However, those...

Aug 3, 2017
Rising Rents Lead to Increased Homeless Population

Rising rents in the nation's booming urban areas are creating crisis levels of homelessness that will continue or even accelerate as rents rise, Zillow® research has found. The connection between...

Jul 31, 2017
Homeowners Can Spend More Than $9,000 a Year on Hidden Homeownership and Maintenance Costs

Nationally, U.S. homeowners can expect to spend $9,080 a year on average in hidden costs related to owning and maintaining a home, according to a new analysis from Zillow® and Thumbtacki. Since...

Jul 20, 2017
Typical U.S. Home Worth More Than $200,000 for First Time

The typical U.S. home is worth over $200,000 for the first time ever, according to the June Zillow® Real Estate Market Reportsi. The national median home value is now $200,400, up about 7 and a...

Jul 18, 2017
Gen X Homeowners Lag Behind in Building Equity, Showing Scars from Housing Crash

Gen X homeowners bore the brunt of the housing crash, and it still shows a decade later as they lag behind in gaining equity in their homes, according to the new Zillow Home Equity Report....

Jul 7, 2017
Renters Saved Thousands by Renewing Instead of Moving

Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in the past year paid an average of $3,946 more in 2015 on rent than renters who stayed in...

Jun 29, 2017
Zillow Names of Valuable Home Owners
Names of the Owners of the Most Valuable Homes, by State
Jun 29, 2017
Homeowners Named Stuart and Alison Own Most Valuable Homes in the U.S.

Homeowners named Stuart and Alison are among the top names of homeowners with the most valuable homes in the country, worth a median of more than $330,000 -- 66 percent more than the median home...

Jun 22, 2017
Number of Homes for Sale Drop at Fastest Pace in Four Years

The number of for-sale homes hitting the market is dropping at its fastest pace in almost four years, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market Reportsi. The typical home stayed on the...

Jun 16, 2017
Upper-Middle Class Most Likely to Rely on Family for Childcare

Upper-middle-class families are more likely than low or upper-class familiesi to rely on their extended family for childcare, according to the Zillow® Housing Aspirations Report™ (ZHAR)ii....

Jun 9, 2017
Mortgage Payments are Unaffordable in Half of America's Largest Markets

Buying the typical home listed for sale in more than half of the nation's 35 largest markets will require a greater share of income than the median-valued home required historically, according to...

Jun 1, 2017
Homes with Blue Bathrooms Sell for $5,400 More than Expected

A fresh coat of paint in the right color may help sell a home for more money. According to a Zillow analysis, homes with walls painted in shades of blue or light gray may sell for as much as a...

May 31, 2017
Foreign Buyers Influencing Home Luxury Market

International buyers of residential real estate in the U.S. don't have a significant impact on the overall housing market. They are more influential at the top end of the market, according to the...

May 25, 2017
National Home Values Surpass Peak

National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade, according to the April Zillow® Real Estate Market Reportsi. The...

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