Rent Growth

HQ2 Impact on the Winning City’s Rental Market

May 8th, 2018
The search for HQ2 continues, and Amazon is slowly whittling down its list of top 20 contenders. Visits to the top 20 prospects have been completed, and these cities are eagerly awaiting to hear whether another round of cuts is...

Appreciation Today Is Mirroring the Pre-Recession Sprint

May 29th, 2018
Appreciation currently is at its fastest since June 2006, just ahead of the downturn, according to the April Zillow® Real Estate Market Report. Nationally, the median price is $215,600, growing at an 8.7 percent rate year-over-year, according to the Zillow...

Demand for House Rentals Intensifies

September 14th, 2017
Apartment rents are appreciating less than house rents, thanks to shifting demand for single-family rentals, according to a recent analysis by Zillow. Apartment rents nationally increased a median 0.5 percent, to $1,551, year-over-year—relatively flat—while house rents increased 1.3 percent to...

Rent Growth Crawls, but Costs Still High

April 23rd, 2017
Rent growth is crawling at its slowest pace in five years, with rents up nationwide just 0.7 percent year-over-year, according to the recently released March Zillow® Real Estate Market Reports. Notably, rent growth in the West, which has led appreciation,...

Portland, Seattle Take 2016 with Highest Home Value, Rent Appreciation

January 22nd, 2017
Home values hit their stride in December, clocking in at the fastest annual pace of 2016 at 6.8 percent, according to the December Zillow Real Estate Market Reports. Portland, Ore., home values hung onto the top spot, appreciating 13.8 percent...

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