Renter and Owner Confidence in Fast-Growing Housing Markets


Homeowners are generally more confident than renters in their local housing market’s performance,...

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Nov. New Home Sales Expected to Fall 1 Percent


Zillow expects new home sales to fall by 1 percent month-over-month, to 453,500 units (SAAR) in November. Steady...

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Nov. New Home Sales Forecast: The Assumptions and Options


Zillow expects new home sales for November to fall by 1 percent, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate...

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Total U.S. Housing Stock Adds $1.7T in Value, Recent Inventory Gains Show First Signs of Stalling


U.S. home values rose 6 percent year-over-year in November, the smallest annual gain since June 2013. Zillow...

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Renter and Owner Confidence in Fast-Growing Housing Markets
December 19, 2014

Homeowners are generally more confident than renters in their local housing market’s performance, but this confidence gap is widening in areas with rapid home value growth and narrowing in areas with more restrained growth. Homeowners have become more confident about their decision to invest in a home where home values in their area have increased […]

Nov. New Home Sales Expected to Fall 1 Percent
December 19, 2014

Zillow expects new home sales to fall by 1 percent month-over-month, to 453,500 units (SAAR) in November. Steady projected income growth and a lower 30-year fixed mortgage rate are not enough to overcome rising homeowner vacancies and falling homeownership rates. Zillow expects Tuesday’s November new home sales data from the U.S. Census Bureau to show […]

Nov. New Home Sales Forecast: The Assumptions and Options
December 19, 2014

Zillow expects new home sales for November to fall by 1 percent, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 453,500 units, down from 458,000 units in October. But the models we use and the assumptions that underlie them are not always as definitive as we would like. Below, we provide greater detail about the […]

Total U.S. Housing Stock Adds $1.7T in Value, Recent Inventory Gains Show First Signs of Stalling
December 18, 2014

U.S. home values rose 6 percent year-over-year in November, the smallest annual gain since June 2013. Zillow expects the aggregate value of all U.S. homes to rise $1.7 trillion by year’s end, to approximately $27.5 trillion. Nationally, for-sale inventory was up 11.8 percent annually, but fell 1.7 percent month-over-month. Median U.S. home values in November […]

Nov. Existing Home Sales Expected to Fall 1.7 Percent
December 18, 2014

Zillow expects November existing home sales to fall by up to roughly 1.7 percent, to 5.17 million units (SAAR). Steady projected income growth and a lower 30-year fixed mortgage rate will likely not be enough to overcome rising homeowner vacancies and falling homeownership rates. Zillow expects Monday’s November existing home sales data from the National […]

Nov. Existing Home Sales Forecast: The Assumptions and Options
December 18, 2014

Zillow expects existing home sales for November to fall 1.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 5.17 million units, down from 5.26 million units in October.  But the models we use and the assumptions that underlie them are not always as definitive as we would like. Below, we provide greater detail about […]

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