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May 24, 2017
Zillow Launches $1 Million Zestimate Competition for Data Scientists

Zillow, the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today has launched Zillow® Prize, an award of $1 million to the first person or team who can most improve the Zestimate®...

May 22, 2017
Zillow Testing “Zillow Instant Offers” in Las Vegas and Orlando

SEATTLE — May 22, 2017 – Zillow, the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced it will begin testing the Zillow Instant Offers™ marketplace, a way for...

May 19, 2017
Rents are Rising in the Suburbs

As rent becomes more expensive, renters are starting to look for cheaper housing options outside downtown cores, prompting rent payments to rise faster in the suburbs than in urban areas,...

May 18, 2017
U.S. Homeowners Can Spend $15,000 in Hidden Costs to Sell a House

Nationally, U.S. homeowners spend $15,190 on average in extra or hidden costs associated with selling their home, according to a new analysis from Zillow® and Thumbtacki. Since most (63 percent)...

May 12, 2017
Orlando is the Best Market for First-Time Homebuyers; West Coast Markets Tougher for the First-Time Buyer

First-time homebuyers will have better luck in the Southeast if they are looking for a more affordable home, according to a new analysis from Zillow®. Orlando and Tampa top the list as the best...

May 4, 2017
Best Time to Buy a Home is Late Summer

Patience pays off, for home buyers. The best time to buy a home is late summer, when there are the most options and frequent price cuts. As summer approaches, overall inventory of homes for sale...

May 2, 2017
Zillow Group Launches, Gives First-Time Home Buyers New Way to Search for Homes

SEATTLE – May 2, 2017 – Zillow Group (Nasdaq: Z and ZG) which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, today launches...

Apr 28, 2017
Renters Can Buy Without Increasing Their Monthly Housing Costs

Rent is so high that a typical renter in the U.S. can purchase a home nearly 50 percent more expensive than the median valued home and keep the same monthly housing budget, according to a new...

Apr 24, 2017
Zillow Launches New National Ad Campaign, "Finding Home"

Zillow®, the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today launches a new national advertising campaign, "Finding Home." The campaign kicks off today with three national TV...

Apr 20, 2017
Rents Rise at Slowest Pace in Five Years

Rents across the country rose 0.7 percent from last March, the slowest rate of appreciation since November 2012, as new construction began to meet renter demand and soften the market. The median...

Apr 12, 2017
Down Payment Holding Back Renters from Buying a Home

Even though a mortgage payment is more affordable than a rent payment on a monthly basisi, renters say they can't buy a home due to the pricey down payment, according to the first Zillow® Housing...

Apr 7, 2017
Seattle Renters Need Biggest Income Boost to Keep Up with Rising Rents

Renters in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Boston need the biggest income increases in 2017 to keep up with rising rents, according to a new Zillow analysisi. In each of these metros, renters need their...

Apr 4, 2017
Moving from a Home with Two Bedrooms to Three Costs $450 Extra a Month

Upgrading to a larger home comes with a premium in most major metros. Nationally, families can expect to spend $447 extra a month moving to a three-bedroom home from one with two bedrooms,...

Mar 30, 2017
Rental Affordability is Worst in Minority Neighborhoods

Monthly rent is a bigger financial burden for people living in predominantly black or Hispanic neighborhoods than it is in white neighborhoods, according to a new Zillow analysisi of race and...

Mar 23, 2017
Homes in Short Supply as Home Shopping Season Kicks Off

Home values across the country are up 7 percent since last February, with 3 percent fewer homes to choose from than a year ago, making for another competitive home shopping season. The median U.S....

Mar 17, 2017
Top Regret for Home Buyers and Sellers is Not Prepping Soon Enough

The spring home-buying season is gearing up to be one of the most competitive in recent history, as the shortage of for-sale homes is keeping inventory tight and prices high. Buyers and sellers...

Mar 16, 2017
LinkedIn-Zillow Research Finds Places Where Jobs and Affordable Housing Intersect

There's a good reason thousands of technology workers are flocking to Seattle: the math works out. Tech workers who rent in Seattle can expect to have around $5,500 left over each month after...

Mar 7, 2017
Negative Equity Recedes, But Most Underwater Owners Nowhere Near Resurfacing

There are fewer homeowners underwater on their mortgages, but more than half of those who remain underwater owe at least 20 percent more than their homes are worth, according to Zillow's 2016 Q4...

Mar 6, 2017
Families Spend $9,000 More a Year to Live in City vs. Suburbs

City living comes with a premium in most major metros, especially for families with kids. Nationally, families spend an average of $9,073 more per year to cover basic housing and child care costs...

Mar 2, 2017
Best Time to List Your Home is a Saturday in Late Spring

Listing a home toward the end of spring significantly increases a seller's chances of selling their home faster and for more money, according to new analysis from Zillow. Nationally, homes listed from

Mar 1, 2017
Millennials Buying in the Suburbs

Almost half of millennial homeowners live in the suburbs, and the majority stay in the same city when they buy a home, revealing their home-buying preferences now that they are the largest...

Feb 24, 2017
Home Buyers Say Rising Interest Rates are Top Concern

The majority (53 percent) of current home shoppers consider rising interest rates to be among the top factors impacting their ability to purchase a home, according to a new survey from Zillow...

Feb 23, 2017
Fastest Appreciating Housing Markets Are in the South

The nation's fastest-growing home values have moved from the typical California markets to Southern markets in Florida, Texas and Tennessee, according to the January Zillow® Real Estate Market...

Feb 16, 2017
Mortgage Payments Take Up Biggest Share of Income since 2010

With interest rates and home values on the rise, the typical monthly mortgage payment now requires more of the average household income than it has anytime in the previous six years. Buyers can...

Feb 14, 2017
The Bay Area Tops List of Best Markets for Sellers; Baltimore and Miami Are the Best for Buyers

San Francisco and San Jose, Calif. top Zillow's list of the best markets for sellers. Buyers in Baltimore and Miami will have the most negotiating power when shopping for a home, according to the...

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