Market Trends

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Slide Below 4 Percent

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 3.97 percent, down from 4.05 percent.

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How Much Further Does the Housing Recovery Have to Go?

National home values won’t get back to their prior peaks until at least the first quarter of 2017, almost a decade after the beginning of the housing recession.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Mortgage rates for the 30-year fixed rose slightly from a week ago, rising two basis points.

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What Is ‘Luxury’ in Today’s Real Estate Market?

In the world of luxury real estate, great curb appeal is just one of many buyer requirements. Builders of today’s luxury homes are tasked with making works of art that also cater to the future homeowner’s lifestyle.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Surge on Jobs News, Then Settle

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.03 percent, up from 3.98 percent.

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Zillow Names Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home

Today, Zillow introduces its new, semi-annual “Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home” list, ranking places based on location, price and investment potential.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Down Slightly

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages dipped slightly this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 3.98 percent, down 5 basis points from this time last week.

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Markets Where Buyers Are Bringing the Money

In these cities in the Midwest and Florida, all-cash deals are common. That can make it hard to compete for people who need a mortgage, especially people buying a lower-priced home.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Dip Slightly

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.03 percent, down from 4.06 percent.

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Inventory Conditions Remain Tough for First-Time & Low-Income Home Buyers

Overall inventory of for-sale homes is rising, but lower-priced homes are difficult to come by as high investor activity and high negative equity conspire to keep those homes off the market.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates, Application Activity Stable

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages remained stable this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.06 percent, up only 2 basis points from this same time last week.

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Where Do You Prefer to Live: City or Suburbs?

First-time buyers surveyed in a recent Zillow poll wish they had bought bigger houses with better schools and more parking. Maybe they should have been looking in the suburbs.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hold Steady

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages remained stable this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.04 percent, up only […]

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Hover Near 4 Percent for Second Week in a Row

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.01 percent, up from 3.99 percent.

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Millennials vs. Baby Boomers: What Do They Want?

What are millennials looking for when it comes to housing? And what do baby boomers want? Here’s a breakdown.