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Zillow, USC Team Up to Host Housing Forum in San Francisco on Oct. 12
September 13, 2012

After a housing recession that eclipsed the Great Depression, many markets are again experiencing home value appreciation sparked by high demand but a low supply of homes. What are the sources of this situation, and how long will it last? What will come next? What should real estate professionals and consumers know about this “new” housing market? To help answer some of these questions, Zillow and the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate will host the half-day “Forum...


The Zillow Home Price Expectations Crystal Ball Award Winner Is…
April 12, 2012

Every quarter, Zillow sponsors a survey of 100-plus economists, investment strategists and housing market analysts, asking...


Zillow Chief Economist Testimony on “Glut” of Foreclosures
September 20, 2011

This morning, Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Stan Humphries testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation...


As Expected, Case-Shiller 10- and 20-City Composite Indices Show Monthly Appreciation
August 30, 2011

As we predicted yesterday, the June 10- and 20-City Composite Case-Shiller Home Price Indices (non-seasonally adjusted) rose...


Zillow Chief Economist Stan Humphries Talks “Best Places to Invest” on CNBC
December 21, 2010

Stan appeared on CNBC today to chat about the best places to invest. Zillow created an index based on factors including price-to-income ratio, foreclosure rates and price/rent ratios. Click the screen shot below to see the full segment. You can follow Stan on Twitter: @StanHumphries.


Congressional Oversight Panel
December 13, 2010

The Congressional Oversight Panel used the Zillow Home Value Index, as well as information from Zillow's Homeowner Confidence...


Crunching the Data: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
October 28, 2010

One of the most interesting and useful ways to use the plethora of data we  release monthly at Zillow is to explore trends on a local, and sometimes hyper-local, level. Since our data begins with Zestimates on the individual home level, our granular ZIP code, city and MSA level tells a lot about what's happening in local markets. To highlight this use, we're starting a weekly series in which we use the monthly Zillow Real Estate Market Reports to explore local housing market trends. First...


UCLA Anderson School
September 20, 2010

Research on consumer spending patterns. UCLA Anderson School used  a time series of the Zillow Home Value Index for individual...


University of Chicago Booth School of Business
September 1, 2010

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business used the ZIP code-level Zillow Home Value Index in research about the effect...


Zillow’s Stan Humphries Talks Latest Housing News
August 25, 2010

Jaw-dropping housing numbers were released yesterday, and Zillow's Chief Economist, Stan Humphries, appeared on several news outlets to help make sense of the dismal news. Watch him here on ABC's World News with Diane Sawyer (or, click the video below): ... and check out his appearance on Good Morning America (or, click the video below)... .. and, lastly, watch him go head-to-head with economist Robert Shiller on Bloomberg (or, click the video below). > See real estate...