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May 20, 2014
Affordable Homes Three Times More Likely to be Underwater than Expensive Homes

The affordable homes most sought after by first-time homebuyers are being kept off the market in part because nationally, those homes are almost three times more likely to be underwater than the...

May 16, 2014
Experts Cite Flat Wages, Tight Inventory Among Most Likely Reasons for Affordability Concerns

More than 100 experts are split on the root causes of mounting housing affordability concerns in several large housing markets nationwide, and expect home values to end the year up 4.4 percent, on...

May 12, 2014
Zillow Launches New National TV Spot and First National Radio Ads

Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced it is rolling out the third TV spot as part of the company's award-winning "Find Your Way Home" national...

May 8, 2014
Zillow Launches Zestimate Forecast Predicting Future Value of Homes

Zillow® (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced it has introduced the Zestimate® forecast, the first consumer-focused predictive tool to estimate the...

Apr 30, 2014
Zillow Pro for Brokers Program Tops 1,000 Partners

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced that the Zillow® Pro for Brokers program has exceeded more than 1,000 brokerages nationwide. Launched in...

Apr 30, 2014
In Most of U.S., Buying Beats Renting After Only Two Years

In half of U.S. metros, buying a home is a better financial decision than renting for home buyers who plan to stay in their home for at least two years, according to the first quarter Zillow®...

Apr 28, 2014
Zillow Joins Real Estate Standards Organization

Today, Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, announced it has joined the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO). As a member of RESO, Zillow will help...

Apr 22, 2014
Home Values in More Than 1,000 U.S. Cities Expected to Be More Expensive than Ever Within the Next Year

Declines in home values experienced during the recession have already been, or are close to being, erased in almost 20 percent of metro housing markets nationwide as values continue to rise,...

Apr 10, 2014
Experts Rate Curb Appeal and Staging as Best Home Improvement Projects for Sellers

Today's home sellers should focus on curb appeal and home staging above larger-scale home renovations, according to a new survey[i] from Zillow Digs®. Zillow asked real estate agents and interior...

Apr 4, 2014
More than Half of For-Sale Homes in Seven Major Markets are Currently Unaffordable for Typical Buyers

More than half the homes currently on the market in seven major American metros are currently unaffordable for local residents, according to a Zillow® analysis of Q4 2013 income, mortgage and...

Apr 2, 2014
Zillow to Power U.S. Real Estate Listings For Leju, A Leading Chinese Real Estate Website

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced it entered into an exclusive partnership with Beijing Yisheng Leju Information Services Co. ("Leju"), an...

Mar 20, 2014
Spring 2014 Home Design Trend Report: Built-In Cabinets, Cubbies and Repurposed Antique Furniture Cited as Top Organization and Storage Trends

Today, Zillow® Digs®, a home improvement and design inspiration marketplace, announced the top home storage trends for spring. Built-in cabinets, cubbies with baskets or trays, and repurposed...

Mar 19, 2014
Zillow Launches Mortgage Pre-Approval Tool for Home Shoppers

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate marketplace, today announced the launch of Mortgage Pre-Approval on Zillow®, a new tool that enables home shoppers on Zillow to get pre-approved...

Mar 19, 2014
Spring Housing Market Shaping Up As Tale of Two Coasts: West Coast More Favorable for Sellers; East, Midwest Best for Buyers

As the spring home shopping season heats up, buyers and sellers nationwide can expect very different experiences when it comes to negotiating power. According to the latest Zillow® analysis[i] of...

Mar 17, 2014
Zillow Names Curt Beardsley Vice President, Industry Development

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced Curt Beardsley has joined the company as Vice President, Industry Development responsible for...

Mar 13, 2014
More Than 4 Million First-Time Buyers Want to Enter the Housing Market in 2014, Buoyed by Strong U.S. Housing Confidence

Millions of current renters nationwide aspire to buy a home in the next year, according to the inaugural edition of the Zillow Housing Confidence Index (ZHCI)i

Mar 6, 2014
Zillow Announces Multifamily Rental Advisory Board; Appoints Influential Rental Industry Leaders

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced the formation of a Multifamily Rental Advisory Board to...

Mar 6, 2014
Zillow Announces Groundbreaking Survey, Indicators of Homeowner & Renter Confidence; Inaugural Results to be Released March 13

Zillow, Inc., the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, has partnered with Pulsenomics LLC to sponsor The U.S. Housing Confidence Survey, and to...

Mar 5, 2014
Errol Samuelson to Join Zillow as Chief Industry Development Officer

SEATTLE, March 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zillow, Inc. (Nasdaq:Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today announced Errol Samuelson will join the company in the new position...

Mar 3, 2014
NY State MLS Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today announced that the NY State Multiple Listing Service has joined the...

Feb 28, 2014
U.S. Negative Equity Rate Dips Below 20 Percent in Q4, Less Than 10 Million Remain Underwater

The national negative equity rate ended 2013 below 20 percent for the first time in yearsi, dipping to 19.4 percent of all homeowners with a mortgage,...

Feb 21, 2014
Nearly Half of Renters and Landlords Show Incomplete Understanding of Basic Rental Laws

Even as demand for rental housing remains very strong, there is a great deal of confusion over existing rental laws among many landlords, and among tenants...

Feb 20, 2014
More Inventory Slows Home Value Growth in January, Setting Up More of a Buyers' Market This Spring

National home values rose just 0.2 percent in January from December to a Zillow® Home Value Indexi of $169,600, the smallest monthly increase since May...

Feb 12, 2014
Diminished Investor Activity Expected to Have Significant Impact on Home Shoppers in 2014

A majority of more than 100 forecasters said they expect large-scale investors to sell off the bulk of homes in their portfolios in the next three to five...

Jan 28, 2014
Zillow Launches Postlets App for iPhone and iPad; Allows Landlords, Property Managers to Create, Distribute Rental Listings on the Go

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z), the leading real estate and home-related marketplace, today launched the Postlets® App for iPhone® and iPad®. Postlets is a free...

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