Market Trends

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Drop Slightly

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.08 percent, down from 4.13 percent at this same time last week.

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Fed Assurances Help Keep 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Mostly Steady

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.13 percent, down from 4.19 percent at this same time last week.

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Uptick in US Housing Confidence Driven by an Unlikely Generation

As the housing recovery continues, Americans are growing more confident in the housing market in general. And that confidence comes in part from a potentially surprising source: millennial renters, who to date have been perceived by many as largely uninterested in and/or unable to attain homeownership.

The walkable location was a major selling point for this home in Los Angeles, said agent Jimmy Martinez.

Latest Mode of Transportation in Los Angeles? Your Own Two Feet

The popularity of walking — in a city famous for traffic jams — is spawning new trendy neighborhoods, where people can walk to art galleries, trendy restaurants and coffee shops.

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Fall Housing Market Cools, Revealing New Top Metros for Buyers and Sellers

The nation’s hottest markets on the West Coast continued to favor sellers with quick sales and high asking prices. But some still-recovering markets remained a bargain for buyers as more homes went up for sale.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Spike 14 Basis Points, Largest Rate Hike Since November 2013

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.19 percent, up from 4.05 percent at this same time last week.

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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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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Rise Above 4%, Reversing Previous Week’s Declines

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.05 percent, up from 3.96 percent at this same time last week.

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Hot College Towns to Buy Real Estate

The demand for off-campus rental housing is steady, creating a large spike in rental prices. On the other hand home values are still below their peak levels, and mortgage rates remain low, making for great bargains for long-term buyers.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Experience Biggest Weekly Drop Since January, Fall Back Below 4 Percent

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell 12 basis points this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 3.96 percent, down from 4.08 percent at this same time last week.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Remain Steady

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages remained fairly steady this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.08 percent, up slightly from 4.06 percent at this same time last week.

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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.

This Fairfield, CT home is listed for $999,000.

States With the Most Million-Dollar Homes

A new Zillow data analysis shows which states have the highest percentage of homes that cost $1 million or more. Here’s what $1 million buys you in each of the top 10 states.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages remained fairly stable this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.06 percent.

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Million-Dollar Homes Are Shrinking in Nearly Two-Thirds of Major Metros

The median size of a million-dollar home today is just 2,629 square feet, down 4 percent from 2,730 square feet in 2007.