From Florida to California, these streets are a world of their own.
The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.58 percent.
The median property tax bill in 2013 was $2,132, but some U.S. counties were a lot higher or lower.
Rents are high, but 20 percent of renters say they still prefer to rent; 53 percent say financial barriers keep them from buying.
Four takeaways from the second stop on Zillow’s Housing Roadmap tour.
In Los Angeles, only 187 new housing units were added for every 1,000 new arrivals.
Home values rose 6.6 percent last year, but lower-tier homes dropped 3.2 percent in value.
Access to mortgages is about two-thirds of the way back to pre-housing crisis levels.
People in San Jose, Miami and San Francisco feel the greatest confidence in the housing market.
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Starbucks caffeinates home values, too, and some cities see a bigger jolt than others.
The Bay Area, New York City and other hot real estate markets have been coping with rapid rent appreciation for years. Now the rent is surging in smaller markets, raising affordability concerns.
With each annual rent hike, more renters are leaning toward homeownership.
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Black and Hispanic communities were hit harder by the recession, and those groups have less access to credit than white and Asian borrowers.