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Nov 5, 2015
Mortgage Denial Rates Down, Especially Among Black Borrowers

The percentage of U.S. mortgage applicants getting approved has increasedi, especially among middle-income black and Hispanic loan applicants, indicating that easing mortgage restrictions are...

Oct 29, 2015
Zillow Launches App for New Apple TV

Zillow®, the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today debuted Zillow for Apple TV®. A pioneer for the real estate category for Apple TV apps, Zillow has specifically...

Oct 27, 2015
Condos are Back – and Outpacing Single-Family Homes in Appreciation

SEATTLE, Oct. 27, 2015 - Condos are appreciating faster than single-family homes in markets across the U.S., especially where job markets are thriving or urban renewal is underway, according to...

Oct 26, 2015
There Goes the Neighborhood: Tech Workers' Silicon Valley Home Values Are Outpacing Neighbors'

Workers at Google, Facebook and Apple live in pricier homes than other Bay Area workers and have faster home value growth than other workers. The average Apple worker now lives in a home that is...

Oct 8, 2015
Teachers Can Afford More Homes in L.A. Than in Salt Lake City

Teachers budgeting the historical normi for housing will have an easier time finding a home in some parts of California than in Salt Lake City or Portland, Ore., according to new Zillow research....

Sep 22, 2015
More than a Quarter of U.S. Homes Lost Value in the Last Year

More than a quarter of homes across the country lost value over the past year, despite the ongoing housing market recovery, according to the Zillow® August Real Estate Market Report[i]. Some...

Sep 17, 2015
Student Debt Not Holding Back Housing Market

Having a lot of student debt doesn't greatly reduce young people's chances of homeownership, as long as they graduate, a new analysis by Zillow has found.i The findings challenge a popular...

Sep 15, 2015
Transparent Materials, His/Her Finishes and Spotlight Lighting Named Most Popular Closet Trends for 2015

Just in time for back-to-school, today Zillow Digs® announced the top three closet organization trends for fall 2015 and the three biggest fads to ditch. See-through storage materials, his/her...

Sep 10, 2015
Homeowners Wary of Housing Market's Future

Homeowners feel great about the current state of the housing market, but for the first time are less optimistic about the future, according to the Zillow® Housing Confidence Index (ZHCI)i. The...

Sep 3, 2015
Low-Value Homes Leading the Climb Out of Negative Equity

The U.S. negative equity rate dropped below 15 percent in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Zillow® Negative Equity Reporti, but nearly 20 percent of condo-owners remain underwater....

Sep 1, 2015
Getting a Mortgage No Easier Than a Year Ago

Access to mortgage credit tightened in the first quarter of 2015, according to the Zillow® Mortgage Access Index (ZMAI). It had been getting progressively easier to obtain a mortgage since 2012,...

Aug 25, 2015
Home Values Slip After Nearly Four Years of Growth

The housing market is slowing down, with home values seeing the first negative monthly change since the market began its recovery nearly four years ago, according to the Zillow® July Real Estate...

Aug 17, 2015
Today's First-Time Homebuyers Older, More Often Single

Today's first-time homebuyer is older and more likely to be single than first-time homebuyers in the 1970s and 1980s, according to a new Zillow® analysisi. Zillow's study found that Americans are...

Aug 13, 2015
Renting Less Affordable Than Ever Before, While Mortgages Remain Affordable, by Historical Standards

Paying for a mortgage is still affordable, while rent takes up more income than ever in most major metro areas, according to a Zillow® analysis of U.S. rental and mortgage affordabilityi in the...

Aug 11, 2015
Zillow Appoints New Chief Economist

SEATTLE, August 11, 2015 – Zillow®, the leading real estate information and home related marketplace, today announced leadership changes to its economic research team. Dr. Svenja Gudell has...

Jul 30, 2015
Inventory Down Year-Over-Year for Fifth Straight Month, Offering Home Shoppers Little Relief

There were fewer homes for sale in June than there were a year ago, increasing competition for potential buyers this home shopping season. Most of these declines were among the lowest-valued homes...

Jul 9, 2015
Look Back at Real Estate Market Shows That Timing Matters

The Breakeven Horizon analysis from Zillow® found that homeowners can still break even on a home purchase in less than two yearsi, even while many buyers who bought 10 years ago have not broken even.

Jun 23, 2015
Real Estate Becomes Local Again; National Trends Less Prevalent on a Market Level

Bidding wars are helping drive up home values in the nation's hottest housing markets this home shopping season, even as home values level off far below the record levels set during the real...

Jun 17, 2015
U.S. Homeowners Can Spend More Than $9,000 Per Year in Hidden Homeownership Costs and Maintenance Expenses

Homeowners say the most stressful part about owning a home is the extra or hidden costsi. That may be because U.S. homeowners can pay more than $9,000 in hidden and home maintenance costs every...

Jun 12, 2015
More than Half of Underwater Homeowners Are Nowhere Near Re-Surfacing

The U.S. negative equity rate is dropping, but more than 4 million U.S. homeowners owed the bank at least 20 percent more than their homes were worth, according to the first quarter Zillow®...

Jun 8, 2015
Zillow Unveils New National TV Spot: Homecoming

Zillow® the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, will be releasing its sixth TV spot today as part of the company's award-winning "Find Your Way Home®" national...

May 27, 2015
IRES MLS Signs Direct Agreement with Zillow Group; First to Offer Members Expanded Listings Reporting

Zillow Group, which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and Web, today announced that northern Colorado-based Information and Real...

May 21, 2015
RE/MAX LeadStreet Joins Zillow Tech Connect: Leads

Zillow, the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced that one of the nation's largest real estate franchisors, RE/MAX, has joined Zillow® Tech Connect: Leads,...

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