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2008 Crash Recovery Still Lingering for Bottom Third of U.S. Housing Markets

2008 Crash Recovery Still Lingering for Bottom Third of U.S. Housing Markets

According to a new report by Zillow, U.S. median home values are reaching new peaks in more than half of the nation's largest housing markets, but a closer look at which homes are regaining value reveals an uneven recovery in the biggest markets. Read More »


Single Women Build Less Home Equity Over Time Than Single Men in U.S.

Single Women Build Less Home Equity Over Time Than Single Men in U.S.

According to a new report by Redfin, for every dollar of home equity single men earned over five years in the U.S., single women earned just 92 cents. Redfin looked at 199,387 homes sold in 18 of the largest metros in 2012. Read More »

346 New $1 Million Neighborhoods Formed in U.S. Since 2014

346 New $1 Million Neighborhoods Formed in U.S. Since 2014

According to Zillow, nearly one in 20 residential ZIP codes in the U.S. meets the definition of a $1 Million Neighborhood, meaning at least 10 percent of the homes there are worth seven figures or more. Read More »

Single Family Housing Permits in U.S. Down 46 Percent in Q2

Single Family Housing Permits in U.S. Down 46 Percent in Q2

According to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Leading Markets Index, nearly 300 U.S. housing markets posted an increase in economic and housing activity. Read More »


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Last Updated September 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET

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According to a new analysis from Zillow and Thumbtack, nationally, U.S. homeowners can expect to spend $9,080 a year on average in hidden costs related to owning and maintaining a home.

According to the June 2017 Zillow Real Estate Market Report, the typical U.S. home is worth over $200,000 for the first time ever. The national median home value is now $200,400, up about 7 and a half percent since this time last year.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average U.S. mortgage rate dropped in mid-July, after two straight weeks of increases.

Substantial increase in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers, foreign investment in U.S. residential real estate skyrocketed to a new record-high

Only two household names dominate the daily international news scene today: President Donald J. Trump and Amazon. Amazon is owned by Jeff Bezos, one of the richest men in North America.

According to new consumer spending analysis from the National Association of Home Builders, newly minted homeowners are helping drive a healthy U.S. economy. In their first year of ownership.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate in the U.S. dropped to a new 2017 low in late June.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability decreased in May 2017. The Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI) decreased 1.1 percent to 181.0 in May.

Mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 15 percent compared to May 2016. Compared to April 2017, applications increased by 4 percent relative to the previous month.

According to Zillow analysis, buying the typical U.S. home listed for sale in more than half of the nation's 35 largest markets will require a greater share of income than the median-valued home required historically.

National U.S. home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade. The median home value in the U.S. is now $198,000, 1 percent higher than peak value hit in 2007.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average mortgage rates hitting their lowest mark of the year in Mid-May 2017. 30-year mortgage rate fell 7 basis points this week.

Changing demographics brought forth by immigration and growing interest from foreigners are positioned to bolster home sales activity and prices.

Renters are starting to look for cheaper housing options outside downtown cores, prompting rent payments to rise faster in the suburbs than in urban areas.

According to Zillow, first-time homebuyers in the U.S. will have better luck in the Southeast if they are looking for a more affordable home.

Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the first week of May 2017 is reporting the 30-year mortgage rate is still hovering around 4 percent for the fourth consecutive week.

Zillow Group announced this week the launch of RealEstate.com, a new consumer real estate website tailored to first-time home buyers, many of whom are millennials.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), the average U.S. mortgage rate rose for the first time in five weeks in late April 2017.


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