Real Estate Analytics

A House for the Birds: The Best Places to Find Real Estate with Turkeys November 24, 2014

Missouri has the most for-sale home listings that make specific mention of “turkey” in the description. Alaska features...

The Best Places for Luxury Stargazing November 7, 2014

Zillow analyzed home values and light pollution data to identify the ZIP codes with the highest home values and clearest...

Red Vs. Blue: How Have Home Values Fared in America’s Battleground States? November 3, 2014

Since the last major election, home values in blue states have appreciated an average of 17.8 percent, while home values...

Case-Shiller Revisions Bring it More in Line with the Zillow Home Value Index September 29, 2014

In March 2013 CoreLogic purchased the S&P/Case-Shiller indices. They spent the past year revising the S&P/Case-Shiller...

Mind the Gap September 24, 2014

Prices for rentals and homes for sale in Brooklyn have increased markedly over the last few years. Some neighborhoods have...

Fun with Data: Finding the Mean Center of U.S. Home Values September 24, 2014

Inspired by the United States Census Bureau’s graphic and animation showing the movement of the mean center of the U.S....

What is Waterfront Worth? September 11, 2014

Nationally, waterfront homes are worth more than double of the value of homes overall. The most expensive waterfront homes...

The Real Costs of Rising Interest Rates for Homebuyers August 6, 2014

Key points: For most of the past three decades, mortgage rates have declined. But over the next several years, they are projected...

Defining the Riskiest Markets for Home Purchases July 8, 2014

Many home buyers in the United States purchase a home with the expectation that, when they sell, the home will have appreciated...

Who is Buying What Types of Homes with Cash? July 3, 2014

As home values fell after the peak in 2007, many investors entered the market and purchased lower priced homes with all cash....