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Feb 10, 2017
Experts: Rising Mortgage Rates Will Have a Significant Impact on 2017 Housing Market

Increasing mortgage rates and their impact on affordability will be the most significant force driving the 2017 housing market, according to the latest Zillow® Home Price Expectations Surveyi....

Feb 8, 2017
More Young Unmarried Couples Buying Homes Together

The share of young unmarried couples buying homes together has been on the rise over the past decade, according to a new Zillow® analysis[i]. Across the country, almost 15 percent of all...

Feb 2, 2017
Home Buyers in Expensive Markets See a Longer Wait to Break Even than a Year Ago

Home value appreciation is expected to slow in some of the nation's most expensive markets, and as a result, it now takes longer to break even on a home in those markets compared to renting it....

Jan 27, 2017
Pockets of Affordable Housing Exist Within the Most Expensive Markets

Even in metros where homebuyers have the biggest mortgage burdens, some cities within those metros provide relatively affordable housing options. The San Jose metro has been one of the hottest...

Jan 19, 2017
Home Values Rise 7 Percent in 2016

Home values rose 6.8 percent from last December, the fastest annual pace of the year. The Zillow® Home Value Indexi (ZHVI) is $193,800, just below the highest value set in April 2007, according...

Jan 17, 2017
The White House Worth Just Shy of $400 Million

The White House, valued at $397.9 million according to the Zillow® home valuation, has appreciated 15 percent since the Obamas moved in eight years ago. The White House is the most valuable home...

Jan 13, 2017
A Down Payment Costs Home Buyers an Average of 2/3 of Annual Income

Cobbling together a 20 percent down payment on a home costs more than two thirds of the average annual income – one of the reasons potential home buyers say saving for a down payment is among...

Jan 11, 2017
Homes in Black Neighborhoods Twice as Likely to be Underwater as Homes in White Neighborhoods

Homeowners in predominantly black communities are twice as likely to be underwater on their mortgages as homeowners in mostly white communities, according to a new Zillow analysisi. Nationally,...

Jan 6, 2017
Nashville is Zillow's Hottest Housing Market for 2017

Today, Zillow® announced its predictions for 2017's 10 hottest housing markets. Topping the list this year is Nashville, Tenn. followed by Seattle, a market with home value growth in the...

Jan 3, 2017
Housing Data Reveals Gaps in Economic Opportunity Along Generational, Racial, and Socio-Economic Lines

As the U.S. housing market nears full recovery, widening gaps along racial, socio-economic, and generational lines are impacting the growth of the housing market and individual cities, according...

Dec 30, 2016
U.S. Housing Worth Record-High $29.6 Trillion in 2016

The total value of the U.S. housing stock grew to a record-high $29.6 trillion in 2016, according to a new Zillow® analysis. The housing market saw a strong year of appreciation, growing 5.7...

Dec 28, 2016
Obama Family Voted Most Desirable Neighbors for 2017; Justin Bieber Named Worst Neighbor in 2016

Americans would most like to be neighbors with the Obamas in 2017, according to the 10th annual Zillow® Celebrity Neighbor Survey[i]. Popstar Justin Bieber was selected as the least desirable...

Dec 22, 2016
Home Values Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2006

In November, national home values rose at their fastest annual pace since 2006, near the peak of the housing bubble. The Zillow® Home Value Indexi (ZHVI) is $192,500, 2 percent shy of the records...

Dec 21, 2016
Zillow Makes Co-Shopping For Homes Easier with a New App Functionality Through iMessage

Zillow, the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today has launched an iOS® 10-centric update to its flagship app, now featuring iMessage App Store support. This new...

Dec 15, 2016
More than One in 10 Homeowners Underwater as Housing Market Nears Full Recovery

Even as home values approach the highest levels reached during the housing bubble, 11 percent of homeowners with a mortgage are underwater, according to the third quarter Zillow® Negative Equity...

Dec 15, 2016
Velvet, Jewel Tones and Marble Among Top Home Design Trends for 2017

Velvet, jewel tones, white marble and built-in bars are forecasted to be the biggest home design trends for 2017, according to the latest Zillow Digs® Home Trend Forecast, a one-of-a-kind report...

Dec 13, 2016
Purchase Loan Activity Remains Strong Despite Rising Rates

Mortgage rates have surged after Donald Trump's presidential win, rising to the highest levels seen since July 2015. Despite the largest weekly rate increase since 2013, purchase mortgage requests...

Dec 7, 2016
Zillow Group Signs White House Equal Pay Pledge

SEATTLE, December 7, 2016 – Zillow Group, Inc. (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 announced...

Dec 6, 2016
Experts: Short-Term Home Rentals Have Little to No Impact on Housing Affordability

Nearly all housing experts surveyed last month in Zillow's quarterly survey agreed short-term home rentals like those offered on Airbnb® and HomeAway® do not have a meaningful and large[i]...

Nov 30, 2016
Nov 30, 2016
Santa's Home is Now on Zillow

Today, Zillow announces that one of the most famous homes in the world -- Santa Claus' North Pole house -- is now on Zillow. With a Zestimate® home valuei of $656,957, Santa's home is one of the...

Nov 29, 2016
Experts Predict Housing Market Will Soon Favor Buyers

U.S. home values are up over 6 percent over the past year, to a Zillow Home Value Indexi (ZHVI) of $191,200, according to the October Zillow® Real Estate Market Reportsii. Home values across the...

Nov 22, 2016
Trump Policies Could Affect New Housing Costs as New Buyers Enter the Market in 2017

In 2017, recent trends will reverse course as the housing market's economic recovery enters a new stage. Renting will become more affordable, more Americans will drive to work, and the...

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