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Cory Hopkins,

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Cory Hopkins manages data public relations for Zillow. To learn more about Cory, click here

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    What Would You Pay to Live on the Water?

    Nationwide, the typical oceanfront or lakefront single-family home is worth more than double the median value of all homes, according to a new analysis by Zillow.

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    July Data: Buying Is a Bargain, But Renting Remains Expensive

    U.S. home buyers should currently expect to pay 15.3 percent of their incomes to a mortgage on the typical home, while renters should expect to pay about 29.5 percent of their income to rent.

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    Housing Experts: Don’t Paint All Millennials With the Same Broad Brush

    Experts at Zillow’s fifth housing forum warned against discounting the diversity of the millennial generation, shed light on issues that could impact future housing mobility and argued over the merits of urbanizing the suburbs.

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    How Much Further Does the Housing Recovery Have to Go?

    National home values won’t get back to their prior peaks until at least the first quarter of 2017, almost a decade after the beginning of the housing recession.

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    Inventory Conditions Remain Tough for First-Time & Low-Income Home Buyers

    Overall inventory of for-sale homes is rising, but lower-priced homes are difficult to come by as high investor activity and high negative equity conspire to keep those homes off the market.

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    The Nation’s Most Affordable Homes Also the Most Likely to Be Underwater

    Among all homeowners with a mortgage nationwide, roughly 1 in 3 (30.2 percent) who owned homes within the bottom third of home values were underwater in the first quarter, according to the first quarter Zillow Negative Equity Report.

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    How Much Could Your Home Be Worth Next Year? Find Out With Zillow’s Zestimate Forecast

    The new Zestimate forecast predicts the estimated change in a home’s value over the next 12 months in both dollars and percentages.

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    Putting the Recession in the Rearview: Home Values at or Near Peak Levels in 1,000+ US Cities

    Homes in more than 1,000 cities and towns nationwide either already are, or soon will be, more expensive than ever, erasing any losses in value experienced during the recession.

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    Majority of U.S. Homes Currently Very Affordable for Typical Buyers, But for How Long?

    The majority of homes nationwide are more affordable now than they were in the years leading up to the start of the housing bubble, with home […]

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    America’s Most Popular – And Pricey – Presidential Streets

    Unlike the citizens of this country, presidential streets aren’t all created equal.

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    Survey: Home Shoppers Should Have Easier Time This Spring

    Could home buyers have less competition and an easier time to find the home of their dreams as the home shopping season begins to heat up? […]

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    Q4 Ends 2013 on High Note, ‘Mixed Bag’ Expected for 2014

    The U.S. Zillow Home Value Index stood at $169,100 as of the end of the fourth quarter, up 1.4 percent from the end of the third quarter, and 0.6 percent from November.

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    Combined Value of US Homes to Top $25 Trillion in 2013

    The overall cumulative value of all homes in the U.S. at the end of 2013 is expected to be approximately $25.7 trillion, up almost $1.9 trillion, or 7.9 percent, from the end of 2012.

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    In October, Healthiest Housing Markets Were Out West

    Zillow’s Market Health Index, measured on a scale from 0 to 10, is a new measure designed to illustrate the current health of a region’s housing market relative to similar markets nationwide.

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    Zillow’s New Local Information Pages Offer More Data, More Easily

    The redesigned pages will introduce some new information and will also bring together housing market data previously only accessible on separate pages of Zillow’s website.