The reports provide a quick and informative look at the current status of both the rental and homeownership markets, and will be produced in conjunction with our monthly and quarterly Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.
As of June 2, the overall number of for-sale listings on Zillow was down 12.2 percent year-over-year. But that may actually represent some good news. Even though inventory remains down compared to last year, the crunch is less severe than it was at the beginning of 2013.
The number of American homeowners in negative equity — or “underwater,” owing more on their mortgages than their homes are worth — continues to fall. But even if homeowners are no longer underwater, they still may be stuck in their current homes.
U.S. home values continued to climb in April, increasing 0.5 percent from March to $158,300, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Reports.
There are many difficult choices to make when deciding whether to rent or buy a home, but one of the most important factors is also among
Zillow firmly believes that free and open access to data of all kinds – from real estate information to demographic, education and crime statistics – can
Zillow’s third housing forum, “The Future of Housing: What’s Next for Housing Demand, Mortgage Finance, and Recovery,” took place last week at the Knight Conference Center at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
The annual rate of U.S. home value appreciation slowed in March, to 5.1 percent from 5.4 percent in February, a sign of moderation in a market
Stagnant income growth and a lack of flexible mortgage finance opportunities for home buyers are among the main concerns going forward, top economists and policymakers said recently at the Zillow-sponsored Forum on the Future of Housing.
Zillow researchers have determined that low mortgage rates are overshadowing a bigger overall trend in which the overall prices of homes are significantly more expensive than historic norms relative to annual incomes.