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Apr 23, 2020
Home Sales Show First Positive Signs After Dramatic Slowdown in March

Amid an unprecedented health crisis, pending sales in the U.S. housing market fell steeply during the second half of March, according to a new Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. But that...

Apr 22, 2020
Online Home Shopping Activity Signals Buyers Are Returning

After a mid-March dip around the time the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, a new Zillow® analysis shows renewed interest in the housing market as Americans adapt to...

Apr 9, 2020
Coronavirus Impact: New Listings Fall Sharply as Spring Home Shopping Season is Set to Begin

Early spring is peak home-shopping season in most years, a time when sellers list homes on the market in droves hoping to take advantage of the increased competition from buyers shaking off the...

Mar 26, 2020
Two Months without Pay Pushes Food and Retail Workers to Spend 40% of their Annual Income on Rent

American renters who work in food and retail industries can find themselves spending 40% of their annual income on housing costs if they are unable to work for two months -- up about six...

Mar 25, 2020
Despite Low Mortgage Rates, Coronavirus is Slowing the Housing Market

It has been a wild ride for mortgage rates over the past month, which touched record lows then rebounded just as fast. Low rates are typically associated with healthy housing demand and a strong...

Mar 23, 2020
Zillow Group Pauses Home Buying in Zillow Offers in Response to COVID-19 and Market Uncertainty

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which is transforming the way people buy, sell, rent, and finance homes, today announced it will pause home buying in all 24 markets where Zillow Offers...

Mar 19, 2020
Home Value Growth Finally Accelerated in February, Ending a 21-Month Slowdown

After a nearly two-year slowdown, year-over-year home value growth rose from the month prior in February. The typical home value in the U.S. is now $247,084, a 3.9% increase from a year ago,...

Mar 5, 2020
More Density in Single-Family Neighborhoods Can Ease Affordability, and a New Survey Shows Homeowners Support It

More than three quarters of homeowners across 20 large metro areas agree local governments should do more to keep housing affordable, and most agree that allowing more building would help,...

Mar 4, 2020
Fixer-Upper Effect Lingers: Buyers Pay 10 Percent More for Modern Farmhouses

From television trend to real estate spend – homes with shiplap, barndoors and farmhouse sinks sell for more and sell faster than expected. New Zillow research suggests buyers aren't over the...

Mar 2, 2020
Zillow logo, April 2019 (PRNewsfoto/Zillow Group)
Mar 2, 2020
Zillow Offers Launches in Cincinnati, Giving Home Sellers a New Way to Sell

For the first time, home sellers in greater Cincinnati who want to avoid coordinating repairs, hosting open houses and other stresses that come with selling a home have a new option. Starting...

Feb 27, 2020
Listing in Early May Can Earn Home Sellers a $2,100 Premium

To get the most money when selling your home, the best time to list it for sale is typically the first half of May, a Zillow® analysis shows. Listing your home during this window can bring a...

Feb 24, 2020
Toronto Residents Lack Confidence in Future Homeownership Ability

For residents of Canada's largest city, Toronto, it is no secret that the housing market presents challenges. According to a recent Zillow and Ipsos survey, Torontonians confidence in their...

Feb 20, 2020
Home Value Growth Expected to Re-Accelerate Just in Time For Home Shopping Season

Annual U.S. home value growth slowed for the 21st consecutive month in January, but you have to squint to spot the difference this time around. When paired with inventory that is hovering near...

Feb 18, 2020
Encouraging Signs For Black Homeownership Rate as it Rebounds From Historic Lows

Recent trends in the black homeownership rate show an increasing number are becoming homeowners. The homeownership rate for black households jumped 3.4 percentage points over the second half of...

Feb 13, 2020
Durkan and Constantine Launch Zillow-Powered Search Tool to Help Solve Affordable Housing Disconnect

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine today unveiled a new Zillow-powered search tool to help match local nonprofit service providers and their clients...

Feb 13, 2020
The Major Role Work-Life Balance Plays in Decisions About Home

People spend an overwhelming share of their lives at home or at work, and new Zillow research shows how decisions about one are closely tied to the other. The nation's renters, home buyers and...

Feb 12, 2020
More than 70% of Couples Argue Over Home Buying or Selling

Buying or selling a home can signal the beginning of a new phase in a couple's life together, but a new survey commissioned by Zillow and conducted online by The Harris Polli finds those two...

Feb 6, 2020
Homes Sold Above List Price Fell to Three-Year Low in 2019

As the housing market returned to normal after a frenzied couple of years marked by intense bidding wars in many markets, the smallest share of homes sold for above their list price last year than...

Feb 4, 2020
Renters of Color More Likely to Pay Application Fees

While many renters aspire to be homeowners and are saving toward that end, others choose renting as a lifestyle choice, saying it better suits them or makes them more able to chase career...

Jan 30, 2020
Where Americans are Searching for Homes: Las Vegas is the Most Popular Destination for Out-of-Town Shoppers

Las Vegas is the most popular U.S. destination for non-local home shoppers, Minneapolitans don't want to move out of the area -- and hardly anybody else wants to move in -- and Texans seem to...

Jan 21, 2020
What a Difference a Year Makes: For-Sale Housing Inventory Falls to New Lows With No Signs of Slowing

The number of for-sale homes in the U.S. is at its lowest point in at least seven years, and the shortage appears poised to get worse before it gets better. Inventory fell 7.5% annually to its...

Jan 17, 2020
Recovery Added $11.3 Trillion to U.S. Housing Value in the 2010s

The total value of every home in the U.S. is $33.6 trillion, nearly as much as the GDP of the two largest global economies combined -- the U.S. ($20.5 trillion) and China ($13.6 trillion) --...

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