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Rents Rising Faster Than Home Values

The last time this happened, home values were finally heating up after the housing bust. This time, they’re cooling off.

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Mortgage Rate Update

The rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages was 3.77 percent.

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Tour of Detroit Housing: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful

Amid blight and tear-downs, Detroiters pull together to rebuild their proud city.

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Zillow Visits Detroit, a Proud City Learning to Rise Again

Home appraisals and creative lending products are key to bringing Detroit back, experts said at the latest stop on the Zillow Housing Roadmap tour.

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Where Can Millennials Afford to Buy Homes?

This is the year young adults are taking the plunge, but their options are limited.

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Even Inexpensive Homes Too Pricey for Many Workers

The incomes of low-paid workers are not keeping pace with rising home values.

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Joining Forces Shines Light on Veteran Homelessness

First Lady & Dr. Jill Biden: Everyone who has served America deserves a home in America.

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Zillow Ranks Best Markets for Buyers, Sellers

Buyers on the East Coast and in the Midwest have the most negotiating power. West Coast sellers have the upper hand.

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The Most Expensive Streets in America

From Florida to California, these streets are a world of their own.

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The Highest and Lowest Property Taxes by County

The median property tax bill in 2013 was $2,132, but some U.S. counties were a lot higher or lower.

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Why Don't You Buy a House Already? Lots of (Good) Reasons

Rents are high, but 20 percent of renters say they still prefer to rent; 53 percent say financial barriers keep them from buying.

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Microhousing, NIMBYism at Zillow's Affordable Housing Roundtable

Four takeaways from the second stop on Zillow’s Housing Roadmap tour.

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Newcomers Outpace New Housing in Least Affordable Rental Markets

In Los Angeles, only 187 new housing units were added for every 1,000 new arrivals.

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Underwater Homeowners Sink Deeper

Home values rose 6.6 percent last year, but lower-tier homes dropped 3.2 percent in value.

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Getting Mortgages Is Now Considerably Easier Than a Year Ago

Access to mortgages is about two-thirds of the way back to pre-housing crisis levels.

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