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John Kelly is a Chicago-based writer who traded in his newspaper press card after seven years to try his hand as a freelancer and entrepreneur. When not on assignment for Zillow, John is running his promotional products company and can often be found exploring the Midwest and photographing the world around him.

  1. Foreclosure respres

    Obama’s Housing Initiatives: A Timeline

    Democrats and Republicans paint different pictures of how affective the president’s efforts to stabilize the housing market have been.

  2. Vote

    Battleground States and Their Housing Situation

    Nowhere does the pace of the housing market recovery matter more for President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney than the nation’s so-called swing states.

  3. Source: Politico

    Romney’s Stance on Housing: ‘Let It Run Its Course’

    The GOP presidential nominee has said little about his views on housing, except that when it comes to foreclosures, the government should butt out.

  4. Urban apartment buildings

    Rents Rise as More Americans Flock Back Into Cities

    New population figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that most of America’s big cities are suddenly growing faster than their outlying suburbs.

  5. florida negative equity

    Zillow Negative Equity Report Shows 1 in 3 Mortgage Holders Underwater

    Home values have started to eke upward in places. But, so far, this has done little to buoy millions of underwater homeowners who, according to a […]