Market Trends

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.

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Being a Landlord Is Most Profitable in These 10 Areas

On a month-to-month basis, landlords make the most in these 10 cities, according to a new analysis by Zillow.

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Top 10 Areas Where Mom-and-Pop Landlords Make the Most Money

According to Zillow, rental property owners in Oklahoma City have the biggest short-term financial gains, with profits expected around $536 monthly, or $6,431 annually.

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Sean Could Buy a Condo, But He’d Rather Live in a Mansion With 9 Roommates

Experts say the millennial generation of young adults is slowing the housing market by waiting to buy homes. Millennials say whether they’re ready to settle down or not, a mortgage is not necessarily on their list of milestones.

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Waiting to Buy a Home in These Markets Could Cost Hundreds

In today’s market, with both interest rates and home prices going up, waiting a year to buy a house can cost you hundreds of dollars every month. Zillow calculated how much it would cost to wait a year in 10 of the nation’s hottest housing markets.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Rises Slightly

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.08 percent, up from 4.03 percent.