Home Values

Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

February 21st, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic outlook as a result of the reform;...

Zillow: Gains in Housing Now Make It Worth $31.8 Trillion

January 2nd, 2018
A banner year. Another $2 trillion was added to the housing market in 2017, brought to a collective $31.8 trillion, according to a recently released report by Zillow. On an annual basis, home values increased 6.5 percent last year; values...

The Hottest Housing Markets This Year

January 9th, 2018
Accelerating home prices. Expanding income and jobs. New residents. In 2018, the hottest housing markets will boast a combination of these factors, according to Zillow, which recently released its predictions for the year. The markets in Zillow’s top 10: San...

10 Percent and Falling: Housing Inventory Keeps Shrinking

January 21st, 2018
Buyers are being challenged by diminished inventory and mounting prices, especially in areas with crisis-level supply, according to the December Zillow® Real Estate Market Report. Inventory is down 10 percent from last year—a three-year trend—and, in the buzziest markets, as...

Housing Is Recouping Value Unevenly: Report

January 28th, 2018
With the downturn long past, housing has gained its lost value—$9 trillion, according to a new report by Zillow. How the recovery has shaken out, however, is telling. “A decade after the financial crisis, the scars of the housing bust...

Buyers Entering the Market Solo Struggle

February 12th, 2018
Accumulating a down payment is a struggle—and even more so for singles, according to a new report. Singles are facing more than 10 years of saving, assuming they make a 20 percent down payment on a median-priced property, an analysis...

Home Prices Still on an Upturn

February 13th, 2018
Home prices are still on an upturn, up 5.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the latest quarterly report by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). “A majority of the country saw an upswing in buyer interest...

Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report

February 20th, 2018
Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of the least valuable homes were especially hard hit and lost...

High Prices Keep Activity Sizzling Through Summer

July 27th, 2017
High prices are keeping home sales activity sizzling through summer, with listings moving 6 percent faster year-over-year in July, according to the latest data preview from realtor.com®. Prices in July are 10 percent higher than those one year ago, with...

Experts: Expect a Downturn, but Not Because of Housing

August 16th, 2017
Housing experts questioned in Zillow’s latest Home Price Expectations Survey are anticipating another downturn in the next three years, but one set off by a “geopolitical crisis,” not the real estate market. There is a 73 percent chance a recession...
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