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Over 776,000 Western U.S. Homes at Extreme Risk of Wildfire Damage in 2019

Over 776,000 Western U.S. Homes at Extreme Risk of Wildfire Damage in 2019

As we enter prime wildfire season in the Western U.S., over the past several years, the United States has experienced successive record-breaking wildfires. Read More »


New Construction Shortage in U.S. Will to Persist Until 2022

New Construction Shortage in U.S. Will to Persist Until 2022

While home values have recovered since the Great Recession and, in many cases, surpassed their pre-recession peaks, single-family home construction activity has continued to languish. Read More »

Rural Areas in U.S. Lagged Behind Urban Markets in Post-Recession Recovery

Rural Areas in U.S. Lagged Behind Urban Markets in Post-Recession Recovery

According to Zillow, in the decade following the Great Recession, job growth has been disproportionately concentrated to the largest U.S. job centers, and home values in these markets have risen accordingly. Read More »

Teachers Spend Nearly Half Their Income on Rent in the U.S.

Teachers Spend Nearly Half Their Income on Rent in the U.S.

According to Zillow, entry-level teachers will need to spend more than half of their salaries on the typical rent in 19 of the 50 largest U.S. metro areas this school year. Read More »


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Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

In the heart of breathtaking Paradise Island adjacent to Nassau, Bahamas, a very rare residential opportunity will soon be available. Opportunities like this are extremely limited on this 685 acre island paradise. Read More »

Last Updated September 13, 2019 9:00 AM ET

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Based on the latest results of the National Association of Home Builders' Multifamily Market Survey, U.S. builder confidence for new multifamily housing improved in the second quarter of 2019.

According to a panel of housing experts and economists surveyed recently by Zillow, the next U.S. recession will likely begin in 2020.

According to new national survey of real estate agents by Redfin, 99 percent of U.S. real estate agents are proud of their services, yet just only 20 percent would recommend their careers to others.

Selling a home is one of the most stressful experiences in modern life, second only to a relationship break-up. More than three quarters of Americans who have sold a home in the past three years say it was a stressful experience.

Residential real estate brokerage firm Redfin is reporting this week that just 31.1 percent of single mothers in the U.S. owned homes in 2017, on par with the 2016 rate and down from 35.5 percent in 2010.

Shopping for and buying a home is a daunting process for anyone, but Zillow research shows that for parents the stresses are magnified.

U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 20.1 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to April 2019, applications increased by 0.1 percent.

According to a new report from CBRE, the growth of online grocery sales has the U.S. market for cold-storage warehouses poised for strong growth, potentially creating demand for up to 100 million sq. ft. of industrial cold-storage space over the next five years.

A new survey by Zillow is reporting this week that younger homeowners in the U.S. more often say they rushed through the buying process and have regrets about their mortgage.

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 673,000 units in April 2019 after a sharp upwardly revised March 2019 report.

Total U.S. housing starts rose 5.7 percent in April 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million units from an upwardly revised reading in March 2019.

More people age 23-37 are living with their moms in the U.S. than at any time this century. Nearly 22% of American millennials - more than 14 million in total - live with their mom or both parents, the highest share for this age group since at least 2000.

Based on new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 3, 2019, mortgage applications in the U.S. increased 2.7 percent from one week earlier.

A wide range of factors contribute to why millennials decide to move to certain areas, remain for an extended period or choose to relocate shortly after their arrival

Nearly 45 million people in the U.S. will reach the typical age for first-time home buyers in the next 10 years - 3.1 million more than the past decade - creating more demand in an already challenging market for those looking to get into their first home.

A total of 161,875 U.S. properties with a foreclosure filing during the first quarter of 2019, down 23 percent from the previous quarter and down 15 percent from a year ago to the lowest level since Q1 2008.

Home sellers in the United States spend $20,851 on average to sell their homes. This includes closing costs, but also the improvements and other projects made when people are preparing their homes for sale.

According to new research from CBRE, the average age of U.S. adults at their first marriages has risen to historical highs.


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