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Oct 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Housing Vouchers Don't Keep Up With Rising Rents

Federal housing vouchers for low-income renters are too low to cover the market renti in many of the nation's job centers – making them unusable...


Aug 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Attending Bachelor Parties Adds Up - to More Than a Third of a Down Payment on a Home

Destination bachelor and bachelorette parties are becoming the new norm for many millennials who prize experience and grew up with The Hangover's...


Jul 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Renters Saved Thousands by Renewing Instead of Moving

Renewing a lease instead of moving to a new apartment can mean major savings for renters. Those who moved in the past year paid an average of...


May 31, 2017, 08:00 ET Foreign Buyers Influencing Home Luxury Market

International buyers of residential real estate in the U.S. don't have a significant impact on the overall housing market. They are more...


Apr 28, 2017, 08:00 ET Renters Can Buy Without Increasing Their Monthly Housing Costs

Rent is so high that a typical renter in the U.S. can purchase a home nearly 50 percent more expensive than the median valued home and keep the...


Mar 07, 2017, 08:00 ET Negative Equity Recedes, But Most Underwater Owners Nowhere Near Resurfacing

There are fewer homeowners underwater on their mortgages, but more than half of those who remain underwater owe at least 20 percent more than their...


Jan 13, 2017, 08:00 ET A Down Payment Costs Home Buyers an Average of 2/3 of Annual Income

Cobbling together a 20 percent down payment on a home costs more than two thirds of the average annual income – one of the reasons potential home...


Jan 10, 2017, 10:00 ET Zillow Group Pledges $5 Million for New University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering Building

Zillow Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z and ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and...


Dec 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Obama Family Voted Most Desirable Neighbors for 2017; Justin Bieber Named Worst Neighbor in 2016

Americans would most like to be neighbors with the Obamas in 2017, according to the 10th annual Zillow® Celebrity Neighbor Survey[i]. Popstar...


Oct 27, 2016, 08:00 ET Nashville and Raleigh Ranked Most Popular Among Relocating Renters

Among large cities, Nashville, Tenn. renters are most likely to be moving there from another city, and San Jose, Calif. renters are most likely to...


Aug 18, 2016, 08:00 ET Five Years into Housing Recovery, Negative Equity Still Affects more than 1 in 10 Homeowners

 Both urban and suburban communitiesi have a significant share of homeowners in negative equity five years into the recovery, according to the...


Jun 16, 2016, 08:00 ET Concrete Coffee Tables, Teak Furniture and Aquamarine Accent Colors Named Top Outdoor Patio Trends for Summer 2016

 Today, Zillow Digs® announced the top outdoor living trends for 2016 and the three biggest fads to ditch from 2015. Concrete coffee...


May 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Low Inventory Pushing Up Home Values More Quickly than Expected

 Home values are appreciating faster than experts expected, rising almost 5 percent over the past year, according to the April Zillow®...


Feb 15, 2016, 08:00 ET Zillow Launches New National Ad Campaign, "Home"

 Zillow®, the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace today launches a new national advertising campaign,...


Nov 24, 2015, 08:00 ET One in Three Regret DIYing a Home Improvement Project

 Three quarters of homeowners completed a do-it-yourself ("DIY") project in the past three years. However, nearly 40 percent of them wish they...


Feb 17, 2015, 16:40 ET Zillow Completes Acquisition of Trulia for $2.5 Billion in Stock; Forms "Zillow Group" Family of Brands

 Zillow, Inc. today announced it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Trulia, Inc. for $2.5 billion in a...


Feb 13, 2015, 08:00 ET Experts: Unaffordable Rents Not Going Away Soon

Unaffordable rents are making it hard for people to save for down payments, and they aren't likely to ease up for at least two yearsi, according to...


Feb 11, 2015, 08:00 ET Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

 Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced the Northeast Florida Multiple...


Feb 10, 2015, 08:00 ET More Than 1 Million Real Estate Professional Reviews Now on Zillow

 Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today announced that consumer-submitted content...


Feb 09, 2015, 08:00 ET Black Applicants More Than Twice as Likely as Whites to be Denied Home Loans

 Black and Hispanic homeowners have a harder time securing a home loan[i] and face a steeper climb to a full housing recovery than white and...


Feb 04, 2015, 19:10 ET "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate" Debuts as #2 New York Times Best Seller

 The first book by Zillow® CEO Spencer Rascoff and Chief Economist Stan Humphries, "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate" (Jan. 27,...


Jan 29, 2015, 08:00 ET Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound Association of Realtors Joins Zillow Partnership Platform

 Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced the Jupiter-Tequesta-Hobe Sound...


Jan 28, 2015, 12:15 ET ReeceNichols Joins Zillow Pro for Brokers

 Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today announced that ReeceNichols has joined the...


Jan 27, 2015, 08:00 ET Zillow to Launch Zillow Pro for Brokers Plus; Will Include Improved Brokerage Branding on For-Sale Listings

 Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information and home-related marketplace, today announced the popular Zillow® Pro for...


Jan 26, 2015, 13:05 ET One of the Nation's Largest Multiple Listing Services, Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc., Votes to Establish Direct Listings Feed to Zillow

Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate and home-related information marketplace, today announced Metropolitan Regional Information...