The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.70 percent.
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.
She did everything right, but this social worker in Pennsylvania still can’t find a way to buy a house.
We’ve always needed shelter. But now we’re packing IMAX movie theaters, bookstores, ice-cream shops and more into our homes.
Although owning is now twice as affordable as renting, monthly payments alone don’t tell the full story.
Home values continued to rise in the US, especially among homes at the bottom of the housing market. Those home values fell most steeply during the recession.
For many Americans, the lowered premiums will put owning a home within reach.
Renting was expensive nationwide, but in these 20 metros, the average monthly payment was through the roof.
More renters and higher monthly rent payments meant US renters spent nearly $21 billion more on rent in 2014 than 2013.
It’s possible to get a mortgage when you’re self-employed, but be prepared to gather mountains of paperwork and exercise a little patience.
Zillow added up the values of all U.S. homes and found it is growing for the third year in a row.