Home values continued to rise in the US, especially among homes at the bottom of the housing market. Those home values fell most steeply during the recession.
The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.58 percent.
For many Americans, the lowered premiums will put owning a home within reach.
Renting was expensive nationwide, but in these 20 metros, the average monthly payment was through the roof.
More renters and higher monthly rent payments meant US renters spent nearly $21 billion more on rent in 2014 than 2013.
It’s possible to get a mortgage when you’re self-employed, but be prepared to gather mountains of paperwork and exercise a little patience.
Zillow added up the values of all U.S. homes and found it is growing for the third year in a row.
The number of people whose homes are worth less than their mortgage balance has declined steadily since 2012, and it is down by half in most US markets.
A Zillow Rentals analysis found that in many major U.S. cities, renters need to earn $24 per hour or more to be able to afford a median-priced rental.
A new Zillow affordability report found that US renters can expect to spend 30 percent of their income on housing, while home buyers spend just 15 percent.
Despite appearing in a better position to repay their home loan, self-employed borrowers receive 40 percent fewer loan quotes, primarily because of their typically lower credit scores.
The amenities of a modern high-rise or the character and affordability of a historic building? There are pros and cons to both.
For 2015, Zillow predicts millennials will overtake Generation X as the biggest group of home buyers.
The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.77 percent.
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