Briefs

Case-Shiller Shows Big Slowdown in April June 24, 2014

Today, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices showed that the non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) April 10- and 20-City Composites...

Home Values, For-Sale Inventory Rise in May June 22, 2014

Zillow’s May Real Estate Market Reports show that national home values rose 0.1 percent in May 2014 from April 2014 to $172,300...

What Can You Buy on Minimum Wage? June 19, 2014

In 2013, 3.3 million Americans worked in a job that paid at or below the federal minimum hourly wage of $7.25.[1] For many...

Comparing Now-cast Performance: Zillow versus Google Data June 17, 2014

This post is part three of a three-part series on now-casting the MBA Weekly Mortgage Applications Index. To read more on this...

Now-cast Performance Using Shorter Intra-week Zillow Data June 17, 2014

This post is part two of a three-part series on now-casting the MBA Weekly Mortgage Applications Index. To read more on this...

Using Zillow Mortgage Loan Requests to Forecast the MBA Mortgage Applications Index June 17, 2014

This post is part one of a three-part series on now-casting the MBA Weekly Mortgage Applications Index. To read more on this...

“Now-casting” the MBA Weekly Mortgage Applications Index with Loan Requests on Zillow June 17, 2014

This post is a summary of a three-part series on now-casting the MBA Weekly Mortgage Applications Index. To read more detail,...

Comparing Mortgage and Rent Affordability in 2014 Q1 June 11, 2014

Affordability remains a hotly debated topic, especially when considering both rent affordability and mortgage affordability....

For-Sale Inventory in April 2014 May 28, 2014

Use this tool to explore for-sale inventory data in metro areas across the United States. Data is available for download...

Case-Shiller: Another Month of Strong Home Value Appreciation May 27, 2014

The Case-Shiller data for March 2014 came out this morning (research brief here), and based on this information and the April...