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May 29, 2020, 08:00 ET Zillow's Weekly Market Report Shows Buyers and Sellers Returning

This week brought more evidence of buyers and sellers returning to the market as newly pending sales and new listings are up from the previous week....


May 28, 2020, 08:00 ET Office Space Tops the Wishlist for Potential Home Shoppers

About two-thirds of Zillow survey respondents say they're working from a room that's not a dedicated home office. Most Americans working from home...


May 27, 2020, 04:00 ET Zillow Resumes Home Buying in Five Additional Markets

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which is transforming the way people buy, sell and finance homes, has resumed buying homes in five...


May 26, 2020, 08:00 ET Coronavirus Causes Biggest Annual Rent Growth Slowdown in at Least Five Years

Rent prices slowed more than they had in at least five years when the coronavirus pandemic hit, according to the April Zillow® Real Estate Market...


May 22, 2020, 08:00 ET The Summer of the "Homecation"

This Memorial Day weekend could mark the start of "homecation" season, as Americans reconsider their summer vacation plans and, instead, come up with ...


May 18, 2020, 06:00 ET Zillow Resumes Home Buying in Four Markets and Launches Real Estate Health Safety Initiative

Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which is transforming the way people buy, sell and finance homes, has resumed home buying in four Zillow...


May 13, 2020, 11:54 ET A Rise in Remote Work Could Lead to a New Suburban Boom

Where people choose to live has traditionally been tied to where they work, a dynamic that through the past decade spurred extreme home value growth...


May 12, 2020, 08:00 ET New Listings are Ticking Up, With High-End Homes Beginning to Rally After Tumbling the Most

New listings of high-end homes dropped the farthest and fastest when the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S., while affordable listings were less...


May 04, 2020, 05:00 ET Zillow Forecasts a Dip in Home Prices, Rebounding By Next Year

Buyer demand and healthy housing-market dynamics will prevent U.S. home prices from dropping more than 2-3% -- or more than 1.7% year over year -- in ...


Apr 28, 2020, 08:00 ET Zillow Launches New Technology to Help Renters Move During COVID-19

Renters can now search, find, apply for and lease a home digitally, all from the safety and comfort of their home and all through Zillow Rentals....


Apr 27, 2020, 08:00 ET Coronavirus Layoffs More Severely Threaten Housing Security for Asian, Latinx and Black Households

Massive job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic have touched nearly every industry in some fashion, but perhaps none more so than food, arts and...


Apr 23, 2020, 08:00 ET Home Sales Show First Positive Signs After Dramatic Slowdown in March

Amid an unprecedented health crisis, pending sales in the U.S. housing market fell steeply during the second half of March, according to a new...


Apr 22, 2020, 08:00 ET Online Home Shopping Activity Signals Buyers Are Returning

After a mid-March dip around the time the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, a new Zillow® analysis shows renewed...


Apr 09, 2020, 16:30 ET Coronavirus Impact: New Listings Fall Sharply as Spring Home Shopping Season is Set to Begin

Early spring is peak home-shopping season in most years, a time when sellers list homes on the market in droves hoping to take advantage of the...


Mar 26, 2020, 08:00 ET Two Months without Pay Pushes Food and Retail Workers to Spend 40% of their Annual Income on Rent

American renters who work in food and retail industries can find themselves spending 40% of their annual income on housing costs if they are unable...


Mar 25, 2020, 08:00 ET Despite Low Mortgage Rates, Coronavirus is Slowing the Housing Market

It has been a wild ride for mortgage rates over the past month, which touched record lows then rebounded just as fast. Low rates are typically...


Mar 19, 2020, 15:41 ET Home Value Growth Finally Accelerated in February, Ending a 21-Month Slowdown

After a nearly two-year slowdown, year-over-year home value growth rose from the month prior in February. The typical home value in the U.S. is now...


Mar 05, 2020, 08:00 ET More Density in Single-Family Neighborhoods Can Ease Affordability, and a New Survey Shows Homeowners Support It

More than three quarters of homeowners across 20 large metro areas agree local governments should do more to keep housing affordable, and most agree...


Mar 04, 2020, 08:00 ET Fixer-Upper Effect Lingers: Buyers Pay 10 Percent More for Modern Farmhouses

From television trend to real estate spend – homes with shiplap, barndoors and farmhouse sinks sell for more and sell faster than expected. New...


Mar 02, 2020, 04:00 ET Zillow Offers Launches in Cincinnati, Giving Home Sellers a New Way to Sell

For the first time, home sellers in greater Cincinnati who want to avoid coordinating repairs, hosting open houses and other stresses that come with...


Feb 27, 2020, 08:00 ET Listing in Early May Can Earn Home Sellers a $2,100 Premium

To get the most money when selling your home, the best time to list it for sale is typically the first half of May, a Zillow® analysis shows. Listing ...


Feb 24, 2020, 08:00 ET Toronto Residents Lack Confidence in Future Homeownership Ability

For residents of Canada's largest city, Toronto, it is no secret that the housing market presents challenges. According to a recent Zillow and Ipsos...


Feb 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Home Value Growth Expected to Re-Accelerate Just in Time For Home Shopping Season

Annual U.S. home value growth slowed for the 21st consecutive month in January, but you have to squint to spot the difference this time around. When...


Feb 18, 2020, 08:00 ET Encouraging Signs For Black Homeownership Rate as it Rebounds From Historic Lows

Recent trends in the black homeownership rate show an increasing number are becoming homeowners. The homeownership rate for black households jumped 3....


Feb 13, 2020, 13:30 ET Durkan and Constantine Launch Zillow-Powered Search Tool to Help Solve Affordable Housing Disconnect

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine today unveiled a new Zillow-powered search tool to help match local nonprofit ...