The War at Home, Part 2: Examining Housing Affordability for America’s Soldiers & Sailors


We know that homes near military bases – those most convenient for America’s military members and their...

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Key Takeaways from the April Existing Home Sales Report


Existing home sales fell more than expected in April after a large gain in March, according to the National...

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April Market Reports: Buying Conditions Are Ripe, But Homeownership Headwinds are Strong


U.S. rents grew at their fastest pace in two years in April, surpassing growth in home values. Rents...

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April New Home Sales Expected to be Roughly Flat From March


Zillow expects April’s new home sales to be roughly flat from March, remaining at 481,000 units...

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The War at Home, Part 2: Examining Housing Affordability for America’s Soldiers & Sailors
May 22, 2015

We know that homes near military bases – those most convenient for America’s military members and their families to buy or rent – are more valuable than homes overall. But how affordable are those homes on a typical enlisted soldier’s or sailor’s salary? As it turns out, not very. And while most servicemen and women […]

Key Takeaways from the April Existing Home Sales Report
May 21, 2015

Existing home sales fell more than expected in April after a large gain in March, according to the National Association of Realtors. Monthly declines were largely driven by falling volumes in the South and West. National existing home sales volumes were up 6.1 percent year-over-year in April. Low inventory and pent-up demand from buyers continues […]

April Market Reports: Buying Conditions Are Ripe, But Homeownership Headwinds are Strong
May 20, 2015

U.S. rents grew at their fastest pace in two years in April, surpassing growth in home values. Rents grew faster than home values in 20 of the 35 largest U.S. housing markets. Home value growth is expected to slow further in the second half of the year as the for-sale housing market stabilizes. At the […]

April New Home Sales Expected to be Roughly Flat From March
May 19, 2015

Zillow expects April’s new home sales to be roughly flat from March, remaining at 481,000 units (SAAR). An improving labor market, growing incomes and increasing demand from millennials – especially if homebuilders focus on building less expensive homes catered more to their needs – represent positive signs for new home sales. These positive influences could […]

April Existing Home Sales Expected to Fall 0.5 Percent
May 19, 2015

Zillow expects existing home sales to fall 0.5 percent in April from March, to 5.16 million units (SAAR). An improving labor market, growing incomes, increasing demand from millennials and a recent rise in pending home sales are all positive signs for existing home sales in the months ahead. If inventory growth can regain its post-recovery […]

Zillow Reading List, May 15th
May 15, 2015

At Zillow Research, our days are fully consumed with bringing you the best, most interesting and most actionable real estate research around. But to that end, we also find time to read a variety of reports, news stories and investigations, on any number of issues, from social justice, to economics, to real estate and sports. […]

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