Zillow Group Inc (OQ:ZG)

Business Focus: Real Estate Services

Feb 15, 2019 07:40 ET
Consolidated Research: 2019 Summary Expectations for Caesars Entertainment, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A, Zillow Group, Gladstone Land, Actinium Pharmaceuticals, and Kforce — Fundamental Analysi
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ:CZR), Gol Linhas Aereas...
Feb 14, 2019 08:00 ET
Zillow Group Named One of Fortune's 2019 100 Best Companies to Work For
SEATTLE, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, has been named one of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune....
Feb 14, 2019 07:00 ET
Housing Inventory Trend Now Favors Buyers after Years of Steady Declines
SEATTLE, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- After falling for nearly four consecutive years, housing inventory has turned a corner, growing on an annual basis in four of the past five months, according to the January Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. U.S. for-sale home inventory grew 1.2 percent year-over-year. There were 19,455 more homes for sale nationwide in January compared to a year earlier. ...
Feb 13, 2019 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Attend Morgan Stanley’s 2019 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced that it will webcast a fireside chat discussion from Morgan Stanley’s...
Feb 12, 2019 07:00 ET
Homes in Luxury Neighborhoods the Object of Desire for Home Shoppers
SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Zillow® analysis, home shoppers desire homes in some of the most luxurious neighborhoods in the country. ...
Feb 11, 2019 07:00 ET
Zillow Now Buying and Selling Homes in Houston
SEATTLE, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, home sellers in Houston can use Zillow Offers to request a cash offer from Zillow to buy their home....
Feb 05, 2019 07:20 ET
Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Wix, Zillow Group, AllianceBernstein Holding, Mitek, Fonar, and Covenant Transportation Group — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ:WIX), Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZG),...
Feb 05, 2019 07:00 ET
Home-Value Surge After Facebook IPO Provides Insight For 2019
SEATTLE, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook's IPO led to a wealth boom in the San Francisco Bay Area, and home values grew faster in places where likely Facebook employees lived than in the surrounding region, according to a new Zillow® analysis. Several tech companies with similarly high valuations – including Uber, Lyft, Slack and Airbnb - are expected to go public this year, which could lead to another surge in new tech money in the Bay Area....
Feb 01, 2019 07:00 ET
Share of Homes Sold Above Asking Price Hits Two-Year Low
SEATTLE, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The share of homes sold above asking price declined each month in the second half of 2018 – and December saw the biggest month-over-month drop since at least 2012 – another sign of the slowing housing market. ...
Jan 30, 2019 07:00 ET
Zillow Awards $1 Million to Team that Built a Better Zestimate
SEATTLE, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- After nearly two years of competition among more than 3,800 teams from 91 countries, today Zillow awarded the $1 million Zillow Prize in the contest to improve the accuracy of the Zestimate. The winning team beat the Zillow benchmark model by approximately 13 percent. As a result of these improvements, their work will help push the Zestimate's current nationwide error rate of 4.5 percent to below 4 percent. ...
Jan 29, 2019 07:00 ET
Dotloop Announces Upcoming Integration With RE/MAX
CINCINNATI, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotloop®, an industry-leading, comprehensive transaction management platform for real estate professionals, today announced an expanded partnership agreement with RE/MAX, a top global real estate franchisor with a growing presence in more than 100 countries and territories. In 2019, RE/MAX will integrate its new CRM platform with dotloop and the integration will be available to all RE/MAX agents in the U.S. and Canada....
Jan 29, 2019 07:00 ET
More Than a Third of Home Buyers Now Make More Than $100,000
SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home buyers have long earned more than twice as much money, on average, as renters -- a gap that's remained relatively stable for more than a decade. But a new Zillow® analysis shows buyers are beginning to distance themselves from other income groups, highlighting how expensive it is for first-time buyers especially to break into the housing market. ...
Jan 25, 2019 07:00 ET
Renters Typically Spend More for a Studio Apartment Than a One-Bedroom Rental
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Renting a typical studio apartment costs more each month than renting a typical one-bedroom home or apartment, according to a new HotPads® analysis....
Jan 24, 2019 07:00 ET
Home Value Appreciation Slowed in Most Major Markets
SEATTLE, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Annual home value growth slowed in more than half of the nation's largest housing markets since this time last year, according to the December Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. Seattle and San Jose, Calif., saw the biggest declines in appreciation over the past year. ...
Jan 23, 2019 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results on February 21
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, today announced that it will release the company’s fourth quarter and full year 2018...
Jan 22, 2019 17:30 ET
StreetEasy Unveils New Platform to Improve Listing Input and Management
NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, StreetEasy®, New York City's leading real estate marketplace, unveiled Listing Tools, a new platform to make it easier for agents to enter and manage their NYC listings. Listing Tools will replace StreetEasy's current listing entry system for agents and will offer two versions: a paid enterprise version and a free version. The enterprise version, designed in collaboration with Douglas Elliman, will launch first, followed by the updated free version. Both include a new desktop interface and first-ever dedicated agent mobile app. ...
Jan 22, 2019 07:00 ET
Bold Color Schemes, Farmhouse Chic Elements Fall from Style in 2019
SEATTLE, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A modern aesthetic, with clean and simple industrial materials, leads 2019's interior design trends, according to the Zillow® Home Trend Forecast. Organic and handmade elements like natural wall coverings or wooden side tables add warmth, and soften the effects of industrial materials like concrete or metals. ...
Jan 18, 2019 04:00 ET
NYC Home Surplus Builds as Overpriced Inventory Lingers on Market
NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Last quarter, the number of homes for sale grew at double-digit rates in all five boroughs for the first time ever. In Manhattan, sales inventory rose 15.4 percent year over year, the fastest annual rate of growth in the fourth quarter since the financial crisis. As a result, fourth-quarter inventory was at its highest level since 2010, according to the Q4 StreetEasy Market Reportsi. Brooklyn and Queens also saw significant annual increases in inventory, up 22.0 percent and 30.8 percent, respectively. ...
Jan 17, 2019 07:00 ET
Price Cuts on New Construction Homes Becoming More Common
SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home shoppers may be able to find a better deal on a new construction home than they could a year ago. A new Zillow® analysis finds that price cuts were more common in the fourth quarter of 2018 than in the first quarter. ...
Jan 17, 2019 07:00 ET
Zillow Offers Coming to Miami, Twin Cities, Nashville, Orlando and Portland in 2019
SEATTLE, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2019, home sellers in Miami, Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Nashville, Orlando and Portland will be able to use Zillow Offers to request a no-obligation cash offer from Zillow to buy their home. Zillow will be launching Zillow Offers in each of these five markets throughout the year and expects all five to be active by the fall. ...
Jan 15, 2019 08:00 ET
Trulia Names Issi Romem as Chief Economist
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site for homebuyers and renters, today announced Issi Romem as its new chief economist. In this role, Romem will spearhead Trulia's economic research and use Trulia's extensive neighborhood-level data to provide timely industry insights on both national and local housing market trends, demographic shifts and economic policies that matter most to buyers and renters. Under his leadership, Trulia's Housing Economics Research team will continue to publish a regular cadence of research, data analysis and commentary abou...
Jan 15, 2019 07:00 ET
Silicon Valley Still Reigns Supreme for Hottest Housing Markets, but the South Will Heat Up in 2019
SEATTLE, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The hottest housing market this year will be San Jose, California, according to Zillow®, the second year in a row that Silicon Valley earns that distinction even as the winds are gradually shifting in the nation's priciest housing market. Meanwhile, the South is drawing new residents seeking affordability and jobs in some up-and-coming tech markets....
Jan 14, 2019 07:00 ET
Zillow Offers Launches in Raleigh; Home Sellers Can Now Request Cash Offer from Zillow
SEATTLE, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, home sellers in Raleigh, N.C. can use Zillow Offers to request a cash offer from Zillow to buy their home. Raleigh is the second North Carolina market, after Charlotte, where Zillow Offers is available. ...
Jan 10, 2019 12:45 ET
Zillow to Award $1 Million Prize for an Improved Zestimate Later This Month
SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- After almost two years and submissions by nearly 4,000 teams, the results are in. On January 30, 2019, Zillow will reveal the winner of the $1 million competition to improve the accuracy of the Zestimate. Zillow will also award $100,000 to the second-place team and $50,000 to the third-place team, officially concluding the Zillow Prize competition. ...
Jan 10, 2019 07:00 ET
Interest Rates More Severely Impacting Home Values but Not First-Time Buyers, According to Experts
SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home values have become more sensitive to changing mortgage interest rates as rates climb back toward historic norms. Years of rates near historic lows have kept monthly payments manageable even as home values were rapidly rising. ...
Jan 09, 2019 07:00 ET
First-Time Buyers Earn $30,000 More Than Their Peers Who Didn't Buy a Home
SEATTLE, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Buying a home is one of the most expensive transactions most Americans will make in their life, and breaking into the housing market can be especially difficult for first-time buyers. A new RealEstate.com analysis finds that the typical first-time buyer earns more than the median household income, helping them afford to buy a home. ...
Jan 08, 2019 07:00 ET
Unpaid Federal Workers Owe $438 Million in Mortgage and Rent Payments This Month
SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of the federal government shutdown on the housing market are wide-ranging and personal -- unpaid workers still have to pay their mortgage or rent, while aspiring homeowners might see their loans in limbo....
Jan 03, 2019 07:00 ET
California Captured One-Third of the National Housing Recovery
SEATTLE, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. housing market is more valuable than ever, worth a cumulative $33.3 trillion in 2018. Since the market hit its lowest point in 2012, it has gained $10.9 trillion in value, and is now worth $4 trillion more than it was at the peak of the housing bubble. ...
Jan 02, 2019 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Attend Citi’s 2019 Global TMT West Conference
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced that it will webcast a fireside chat discussion from Citi’s 2019 Global...
Dec 27, 2018 07:35 ET
New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for Zillow Group, Woodward, Navistar International, Multi-Color, Ferrellgas Partners, and Alliqua BioMedical — Factors of Influence, Major Initiatives and Sustained
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZG), Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD), Navistar...
Dec 27, 2018 07:00 ET
Rising Mortgage Rates Take Big Bite out of Buyers' Budgets
SEATTLE, Dec. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home-value growth is slowing, price cuts are more common and for-sale inventory is up. Sounds like relief is imminent for home buyers, right? Not so fast. Mortgage rates have been steadily climbing for the past two years and could approach 6 percent by the end of 2019, dulling those factors....
Dec 21, 2018 07:00 ET
U.S. Renters Spent $504 Billion on Housing in 2018
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. households spent a record amount on rent in 2018 despite a decrease in the number of households who rent their home, according to a new HotPads® analysis. Overall, the U.S. spent $504.4 billion on rent in 2018 – more than the entire GDP of Belgium ($494.7 billion)i and three times the current net worth of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos ($124 billion)ii....
Dec 20, 2018 07:00 ET
Housing Inventory Grows for Third Straight Month
SEATTLE, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After nearly four years of annual declines in inventory, the number of homes for sale has now increased year-over-year for three straight months, according to the November Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. ...
Dec 20, 2018 05:00 ET
Trulia Reports Housing Inventory Falls Nearly 5 Percent Nationwide as 2018 Closes
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of homes for sale nationwide tumbled 4.6 percent year-over-year in the last three months of 2018 across all price categories, according to the latest Inventory and Price Watch Report from Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site for homebuyers and renters. This marks the ninth consecutive quarter of declining inventory; the last time inventory rose was in Q3 2016. However, there are signs of progress with the nation's most expensive housing markets seeing large inventory gains. ...
Dec 19, 2018 07:00 ET
Zillow Offers Coming to Dallas in 2019
SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home sellers in Dallas, Texas will soon be able to use Zillow Offers to request a no-obligation cash offer from Zillow to buy their home....
Dec 19, 2018 04:00 ET
Manhattan Buyers Gain Leverage as Home Prices Drop to 2015 Levels
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City sales market shifted further in favor of buyers this November, particularly in Manhattan, according to the November 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsi. The StreetEasy Manhattan Price Indexii fell 3.3 percent from the prior year, down to $1,133,988 — nearly the same level as in October 2015. Sales inventory remained high, with 18 percent more homes on the market than this time last year, though inventory levels were down slightly from their October 2018 peak....
Dec 14, 2018 07:00 ET
Millennial Home Buyers Most Likely to Put Less Than 20% Down
SEATTLE, Dec. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving for a down payment is the biggest hurdle to homeownershipi, and the size of that down payment sets the stage for the entire home shopping experience. It can make the difference between a monthly mortgage payment that's affordable and one that stretches a household's budget too thin. ...
Dec 12, 2018 12:46 ET
WILLIAMS SONOMA AND STREETEASY PARTNER WITH AWARD-WINNING GINGERBREAD ARTIST TO BUILD ‘GINGERBREAD CITY’
Williams Sonoma, a member of the Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE: WSM) portfolio of brands, today announced a partnership with StreetEasy® (a member of Zillow Group, NASDAQ: Z and ZG), New York City's leading real estate marketplace, and Beatriz Muller of the Gingerneers. Muller, an award-winning gingerbread architect considered to be one of the best in the world at her craft, has created a scaled gingerbread replica of the New York City skyline.
Dec 11, 2018 07:00 ET
Homelessness Rate Increases Faster in Least Affordable Rental Markets
SEATTLE, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rising rents across the country are burdening financially limited renters, and contributing to higher rates of homelessness in many of the nation's least affordable markets. ...
Dec 11, 2018 05:00 ET
Trulia Names America's Friendliest, Most Spirited and Most Dog- and Kid-Friendly Neighborhoods
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TruliaⓇ, a home and neighborhood site for homebuyers and renters, today announces the national and local winners of The 2018 Neighborly Awards. Nearly 10,000 neighborhoods spanning coast to coast were ranked based on more than 20 million written reviews and answered polls by participating locals on Trulia Neighborhoods' What Locals Say feature....
Dec 04, 2018 12:00 ET
Zillow Announces Nine New Canadian Listing Partners
Zillow has more than doubled its agreements with brokers and franchisors in Canada. ...
Dec 04, 2018 12:00 ET
Zillow Announces Nine New Canadian Listing Partners
Zillow has more than doubled its agreements with brokers and franchisors in Canada. ...
Dec 04, 2018 07:00 ET
Amazon HQ2 Finalists Lead List of Housing Markets Expected to Overperform in 2019
SEATTLE, Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A handful of metro areas that spent the past year competing for Amazon's second headquarters – including Washington, D.C., one of the winners – are expected to see their home-value growth outpace the nation in the coming year, according to the 2018 Q4 Zillow® Home Price Expectations Surveyi. ...
Dec 03, 2018 07:00 ET
The Redbud Group to Represent Zillow as it Buys and Sells Homes in Charlotte
SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow today announced that The Redbud Group at Keller Williams SouthPark, a Charlotte, N.C. based brokerage, will represent Zillow in all of its transactions when Zillow Offers launches in Charlotte by the end of the year. ...
Nov 29, 2018 08:10 ET
New Research Coverage Highlights Zillow Group, Obsidian Energy, Vipshop, IPG Photonics, lululemon athletica inc., and BlackBerry — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 2018
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZG), Obsidian Energy (NYSE:OBE), Vipshop...
Nov 29, 2018 07:00 ET
San Jose and Salt Lake City Have the Most Rental Shoppers Looking to Move Away
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- San Jose, Calif., and Salt Lake City, Utah, have the highest share of people looking at apartment and home rental listings outside their current metro area, according to a new HotPads® analysisi. ...
Nov 29, 2018 04:00 ET
Record High Sales Inventory and a New Tech Workforce Will Alter the NYC Real Estate Market in 2019
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Between transportation shake-ups, interest rates and inventory on the rise, and an anticipated influx of tech job seekers, the NYC real estate landscape will face some significant shifts in the new year, according to StreetEasy's 2019 NYC housing market predictions. ...
Nov 28, 2018 07:00 ET
Zillow Predicts Housing Affordability Will Be Stretched, Amazon HQ2 Runner-Up Cities Will Prosper in 2019
SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The housing market is slowing as 2018 comes to an end, but home shoppers looking for a more affordable buying environment in 2019 might be disappointed. ...
Nov 26, 2018 09:05 ET
Take a Peek Inside Santa's $765,000 Custom North Pole Home
SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Santa Claus' home and state-of-the-art toy workshop at the North Pole is currently worth an estimated $764,389 after gaining 7.6 percent in value over the past year, according to Zillow®. ...
Nov 21, 2018 07:00 ET
Good News for Home Shoppers: Inventory is Growing
SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of a competitive market characterized by the lack of homes for sale, inventory increased on an annual basis in October. ...
Nov 15, 2018 07:00 ET
Student Debt Reduces Buyers' Budgets by Nearly $100,000
SEATTLE, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrying student debt, whether for themselves or someone else, limits potential home buyers' budgets by $92,440, leaving fewer homes on the market they can afford. ...
Nov 15, 2018 04:00 ET
New York City Rents Rise in October, Defying Typical Autumn Chill
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York City rental market stayed hot in October, resisting the fall season's typical cooldown, according to the October 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsi. The StreetEasy Rent Indexii increased at its fastest annual pace since 2016 in Manhattan and Brooklyn — up 2.1 percent and 1.6 percent, respectively. Rents in Queens rose 1.2 percent, reaching $2,165....
Nov 13, 2018 11:00 ET
Rising Seas Threaten Hundreds of Thousands of Homes as Building Continues in At-Risk Areas
SEATTLE and PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 386,000 U.S. homes today are likely to be at risk of regular flooding by 2050 because of sea-level rise from climate change, under a scenario of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new analysis by Zillow and Climate Central. What's more, America's coastal communities have recently built thousands of new homes in these flood-risk zones, contributing to this total....
Nov 13, 2018 08:00 ET
Dotloop Named a 2018 Best Place to Work by the Cincinnati Business Courier
CINCINNATI, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotloop®, an industry-leading, comprehensive transaction management platform for real estate professionals, has been honored by the Cincinnati Business Courier with a 2018 Best Place to Work award. ...
Nov 08, 2018 07:00 ET
Rental Concessions Becoming More Common Nationwide
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the United States, the number of rental listings advertising concessions – move-in specials such as rent discounts, gift cards and free streaming services – is greater now than it was a year ago, according to a new HotPads® analysis. ...
Nov 06, 2018 16:06 ET
Zillow Group Third Quarter 2018 Revenue Increased 22% Year-Over-Year
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2018. In a...
Nov 06, 2018 15:05 ET
Zillow Group Names Allen Parker Chief Financial Officer
SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, today announced Allen Parker will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. Parker will oversee the finance, treasury, accounting, M&A, legal and investor relations functions for Zillow Group. He will report to Zillow Group CEO, Spencer Rascoff....
Nov 06, 2018 07:00 ET
Recovery from the Housing Bust Can Vary Greatly Within Markets
SEATTLE, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the decade since the housing bust, median home values have more than recovered in most of the nation's largest markets. But within nearly all those major markets there remains inequity -- neighborhoods that were hit hardest by the crisis continue to bear an outsized burden even through the recovery....
Nov 05, 2018 07:00 ET
Zillow to Expand Buying and Selling Homes in Houston
SEATTLE, Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home sellers in Houston will soon be able to use Zillow Offers to request a no-obligation cash offer from Zillow to buy their home....
Nov 01, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group Completes Acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America
SEATTLE and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Mortgage Lenders of America, a national mortgage lender, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan. ...
Nov 01, 2018 08:00 ET
Families with Newborns Moved to Cheaper Housing Markets
SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans who moved in the past year tended to move into less-expensive housing markets, a trend that is magnified when looking at women with a newborn baby ­– and can mean a difference of more than $100,000 in some markets....
Oct 31, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Attend the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Technology, Internet, Media and Telecommunications Conference
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced that it will webcast a fireside chat discussion from the 2018 RBC...
Oct 30, 2018 08:30 ET
Urbanimmersive Signs an Image Data Feed Agreement With Zillow
Urbanimmersive Inc. (“Urbanimmersive,” the “Company” or “UI”) (TSX VENTURE: UI) (OTC PINK: UBMRF), the leading real estate content marketing platform, is pleased to announce the signing of a data image transfer agreement with the leading real...
Oct 30, 2018 08:00 ET
Buyers Gaining Negotiating Power in Some Surprising Markets
SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After years of competitive bidding wars and rising prices, a Zillow® data analysis shows it might finally be a good time to buy a home in many U.S. markets. ...
Oct 29, 2018 17:00 ET
Zillow Group Announces "Best of Zillow" Program, Empowering Agents to Deliver Exceptional Customer Experiences and Transform Their Businesses through Data, Feedback
SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow® Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and Web, today announced Best of Zillow, a data-driven system based on customer feedback that will highlight and reward agents who provide exceptional customer service, while continuing to give the home buyers and sellers visiting Zillow Group sites an experience they can trust. Best of Zillow was announced at the Zillow Group Premier Agent Forum in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Premier Agent Forum is an annual event th...
Oct 25, 2018 08:00 ET
No Fear of Freddy? Buying on Elm Street Can Be a Bargain
SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home buyers can find a deal on Elm Streets across the U.S., where the typical home is worth $133,000. Nationally, the median U.S. home value is $220,100, about 65 percent higher. ...
Oct 25, 2018 05:00 ET
Manhattan Home Prices See Largest Drop Since Financial Crisis
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer came to a close, dynamics in the NYC real estate market continued to pivot in buyer's favor, particularly in Manhattan. The StreetEasy Manhattan Price Indexi dropped to $1,142,742 in the third quarter of 2018, a decrease of 1.8 percent, or $20,597, since last year — marking the largest annual dip in prices since the financial crisisii, according to the Q3 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsiii....
Oct 23, 2018 08:00 ET
It Takes Seven Years to Save for a Down Payment
SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With homes getting more expensive, it's taking longer and longer to save for a down payment. ...
Oct 22, 2018 09:20 ET
Recent Analysis Shows National Presto Industries, Universal Forest Products, Coherent, Biglari, Urstadt Biddle Properties, and Zillow Group Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of National Presto Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPK), Universal Forest Products,...
Oct 22, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Begins Buying and Selling Homes in Denver
SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, home sellers in Denver can use Zillow Offers to request a cash offer from Zillow to buy their home. ...
Oct 18, 2018 08:00 ET
Rents Decline Annually for the First Time in Six Years
SEATTLE, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rents declined nationwide on an annual basis for the first time in more than six years. ...
Oct 17, 2018 16:30 ET
Zillow Group Appoints Amy Bohutinsky to Board of Directors; Names Aimee Johnson Chief Marketing Officer and Jennifer Rock Chief Accounting Officer
SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z; Nasdaq: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, announced today current Chief Operating Officer Amy Bohutinsky has been elected to join the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately, and will step away from her role as COO in January 2019....
Oct 17, 2018 08:00 ET
Renters in Las Vegas and Raleigh Get the Most Space for Their Money
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Renters in Las Vegas and Raleigh, NC, can find the largest rentals for the least amount of money, according to a new HotPads® analysis....
Oct 17, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow to Receive Listings from Redline Real Estate Canada
SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today that Calgary-based Redline Real Estate Canada will display its listings on Zillow's mobile app and website. Redline Real Estate Canada is the first independent brokerage in Alberta to agree to send listings to Zillow....
Oct 17, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow to Receive Listings from Redline Real Estate Canada
SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today that Calgary-based Redline Real Estate Canada will display its listings on Zillow's mobile app and website. Redline Real Estate Canada is the first independent brokerage in Alberta to agree to send listings to Zillow....
Oct 16, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Announce Third Quarter 2018 Results on November 6
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) (NASDAQ: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, today announced that it will release the company’s third quarter 2018 financial results...
Oct 16, 2018 08:00 ET
Rising Interest Rates Send Mortgage Payments Climbing Twice as Fast as Home Values
SEATTLE, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Buyers' monthly housing costs are growing rapidly as mortgage rates have risen significantly since the beginning of the year. ...
Oct 16, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Adds First Canadian Listings to Mobile App and Website
Thousands of for-sale listings from Canada are now live on Zillow, with more listings expected to roll out soon ...
Oct 16, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Adds First Canadian Listings to Mobile App and Website
Thousands of for-sale listings from Canada are now live on Zillow, with more listings expected to roll out soon ...
Oct 15, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Partners with Realty Executives International to Receive Canadian Listings
SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2018 /CNW/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today that as part of an expanded marketing agreement, Realty Executives International will send listings from their Canadian franchises to Zillow's mobile app and website. ...
Oct 15, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Partners with Realty Executives International to Receive Canadian Listings
SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today that as part of an expanded marketing agreement, Realty Executives International will send listings from their Canadian franchises to Zillow's mobile app and website. ...
Oct 11, 2018 09:00 ET
Trulia: Price Cuts Reach Highest Level Since 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The share of home listings with a price cut grew to its highest level since 2014, according to a new analysis from Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site for home buyers and renters. In August 2018, 17.2 percent of U.S. listings had a price cut, up from 16.7 percent a year ago....
Oct 11, 2018 08:00 ET
Americans Would Rather Renovate than Buy a New Home
SEATTLE, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the country, people are largely happy with their current homes, and would rather stay in them and make updates than move. ...
Oct 09, 2018 08:00 ET
Suburbs in Largest Metros Often Carry the Heaviest Financial Burden
SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Housing affordability across the country is especially tough in the nation's urban areas, but in the country's largest metros it's often the suburbs that are the least affordable....
Oct 08, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow to Expand Buying and Selling Homes in Charlotte and Raleigh
SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home sellers in Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C., will soon be able to use Zillow Offers to request a no-obligation cash offer from Zillow to buy their home....
Oct 04, 2018 08:00 ET
Foreclosed Homes Appreciating Faster than Typical U.S. Home
SEATTLE, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The value of homes that were foreclosed on during the Great Recession are appreciating rapidly, up 10.3 percent over the past year, according to a new Zillow® analysis, while the typical U.S. home is appreciating 6.5 percent annually....
Oct 03, 2018 08:00 ET
Dotloop Launches "Loop It" with the Miami Association of REALTORS®
CINCINNATI, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotloop®, a leading platform for simplifying the real estate home buying and selling process, today announced an expanded partnership with the Miami Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI), the largest local association in the nation serving more than 40,000 real estate agents. MIAMI is one of the first associations to enable the "Loop It®" integration for its users, proactively identifying the best tools to help its agents save time and close more deals....
Oct 02, 2018 08:00 ET
New Homeowners Pay $40,000 on Average to Buy and Move into a New Home
SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Buying a home is one of the most expensive transactions someone will ever make, and home shoppers can expect to spend $40,000 on average in one-time fees on the typical U.S. home, according to a new analysis from RealEstate.com, a Zillow® Group brand, and Thumbtack.  ...
Oct 02, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Signs Three New Canadian Listing Agreements; Will Advertise their Listings on Zillow.com
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service, Core Assets Real Estate and Greater Property Group will send Canadian listings directly to Zillow.com ...
Oct 02, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Signs Three New Canadian Listing Agreements; Will Advertise their Listings on Zillow.com
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service, Core Assets Real Estate and Greater Property Group will send Canadian listings directly to Zillow.com ...
Sep 28, 2018 08:00 ET
U.S. Median Rent Hits a New High at $1,500 a Month, but Rent Growth Slows Heading Into Fall
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Median rents in the U.S. hit a new high this month, but rents are rising at a slower pace now than they were last year, according to the latest quarterly HotPads® Rent Reporti....
Sep 27, 2018 09:00 ET
Trulia: Inventory Making Slow, Steady Comeback After Years of Annual Declines
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of homes available for sale nationwide is currently higher than at any other point this year, according to the latest Inventory and Price Watch Report from Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site for homebuyers and renters. While inventory remains lower than it was a year ago (down 2.5 percent nationally), the number of homes for sale declined in Q3 at its slowest annual pace since 2015 and has actually climbed in a number of notable markets.  ...
Sep 27, 2018 08:00 ET
Millennials face greatest hurdles even as housing market begins to soften
SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials, the largest group of home sellers, are the most likely to make concessions, change the date of their closing and have an offer fall through, according to the 3rd annual Zillow® Group Report on Consumer Housing Trends--this even at a time of record high home value growth and low inventory. Early signs of a softening market, after years of sellers having overwhelming control[1], signal even more seller struggles into the future. ...
Sep 27, 2018 08:00 ET
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Sep 26, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Signs New Canadian Listings Agreement with EXIT Realty Corp. International
EXIT Realty Corp. International expands existing marketing agreements with Zillow to include Canadian property listings ...
Sep 26, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Signs New Canadian Listings Agreement with EXIT Realty Corp. International
EXIT Realty Corp. International expands existing marketing agreements with Zillow to include Canadian property listings ...
Sep 26, 2018 05:00 ET
Queens Prices Reach New Highs Despite Broader NYC Slowdown
NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home prices in Queens rose 7.1 percent since last year, reaching a new high of $536,028, according to the August 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsi.  Home prices in Queens are now 23 percent higher than they were in 2013, driven largely by the overwhelming demand for affordable homes across the city....
Sep 20, 2018 08:00 ET
Rents Unchanged Year-Over-Year for First Time Since 2012
SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2012, rents nationwide remained at the same level as they were a year earlier, with a median rent of $1,440....
Sep 20, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Signs Listings Agreement with Right at Home Realty, Canada's Largest Independent Real Estate Brokerage
SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today that Right at Home Realty, Canada's largest independent real estate brokerage, will send a direct listing feed to Zillow.com....
Sep 20, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Signs Listings Agreement with Right at Home Realty, Canada's Largest Independent Real Estate Brokerage
SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow®, the leading real estate and rental marketplace in the U.S., announced today that Right at Home Realty, Canada's largest independent real estate brokerage, will send a direct listing feed to Zillow.com....
Sep 18, 2018 05:00 ET
Sep 13, 2018 08:00 ET
A Decade After Housing Bust, Recovery is a Story of Location
SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade after the collapse of the housing market and start of the Great Recession, home values have more than recovered in most of the nation's largest markets, a Zillow® analysis shows. The markets with the highest gains above the mid-2000s bubble are primarily in the West and Southwest....
Sep 12, 2018 08:00 ET
Amazon Effect: HQ2 Would Have the Greatest Impact on Rental Inventory in Raleigh and Columbus
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Among all U.S. cities on Amazon's HQ2 shortlist, Raleigh, N.C., would need to build the most rental units each year to keep up with rental demand from Amazon's second headquarters, according to a new HotPads® analysisi. ...
Sep 11, 2018 10:00 ET
Members of Rhode Island's State-Wide MLS to Receive Benefit of Bridge Interactive Listing Input
SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Interactive® today announced that State-Wide MLS, which serves more than 5,000 members, is bringing the benefit of Bridge Interactive Listing Input, a streamlined and responsive add and edit system, to its members. Now live for State-Wide MLS members, Bridge Listing Input is a modern and mobile system for the input of their listing data and photos. ...
Sep 10, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Begins Buying and Selling Homes in Atlanta
SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Potential home sellers in Atlanta can now use Zillow Offers to request an offer from Zillow to buy their home....
Sep 06, 2018 08:00 ET
Mortgage Burden Exceeds Historic Levels in 10 of the Largest U.S. Markets
SEATTLE, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination of rising home prices and interest rates creates a doubly challenging environment for would-be home buyers, making monthly mortgage payments on even modestly priced homes more of a financial burden. ...
Aug 30, 2018 09:00 ET
Trulia Survey Finds More Than 30% of People Would Pick a Different Neighborhood If Given the Chance
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site for homebuyers and renters, today released the results from a research survey to find out how many Americans experience "neighborhood regret," and discover new strategies to prevent buyer and renter remorse in the future. The survey, conducted online by Wakefield Research of 1,000 Americans found that 36% of those who recently relocated would have moved to a different neighborhood than their current one; additionally 77% agree there is no single reliable source for complete neighborhood information. This resea...
Aug 30, 2018 08:00 ET
One Dollar Will Get You the Most Space in Memphis and Oklahoma City
SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that housing prices have been quickly climbing over the past decade -- the median home value in the U.S. is higher than ever before, at almost $220,000, and some markets, like San Jose, Las Vegas and Atlanta, are reporting double-digit annual home value growth. ...
Aug 29, 2018 08:00 ET
U.S. Renters Spend Almost as Much on Child Care as they Spend on Rent
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a third of renters have kids at home,i and may find themselves balancing the rising costs of raising a family with the rising costs of renting a home or apartment. ...
Aug 28, 2018 08:00 ET
U.S. Will Become a Buyers Market in 2020, According to Experts
SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home sellers will continue to hold more negotiating power than buyers for the next year and a half, according to the 2018 Q3 Zillow® Home Price Expectations Surveyi. ...
Aug 27, 2018 08:00 ET
Aug 23, 2018 09:00 ET
Out East Launches Hamptons-Focused Content Hub, Heading Out
NEW YORK, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Out East™, the Hamptons-focused real estate brand by StreetEasy®, today launches Heading Out, a new content hub inspired by the homes, people and lifestyle of the Hamptons. ...
Aug 23, 2018 08:00 ET
Home-Value Growth Slowing in Nation's Hottest Housing Markets
SEATTLE, Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home-value growth is slowing in almost two-thirds of the nation's largest housing markets, according to the July Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. Seattle, Tampa, Sacramento, Calif., and Portland reported the greatest slowdown in home value appreciation over the past year. ...
Aug 22, 2018 05:00 ET
Rental Discounts are Scarce Amidst Strong Summer Demand
NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Heightened competition during peak moving season has given the rental market a boost in July, as a rush of new residents arrive in the city and current residents move into new apartments. The share of units discounted fell city-wide, reaching its lowest point in Manhattan and Brooklyn since 2011, according to the July 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsi. ...
Aug 21, 2018 08:00 ET
Homeowners Can Pay Nearly $9,500 per Year in Hidden Costs
SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners can expect to spend about $9,390 every year on costs associated with owning and caring for a home, according to an analysis by Zillow® and Thumbtack. ...
Aug 20, 2018 08:00 ET
First-Time Home Buyers Can Save a Down Payment the Fastest in Chicago and Dallas
SEATTLE, Aug. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving for a down payment is one of the biggest hurdles to homeownership. However, a new analysis from RealEstate.com, a Zillow Group® brand, identifies 10 metros where first-time buyers may find it easier to save for their future home purchase, and 10 metros where it may be more difficulti. ...
Aug 16, 2018 08:00 ET
National Housing Market Experiencing More Price Cuts
SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The share of home listings with a price cut is greater now than a year ago in two-thirds of the nation's largest housing markets, according to a new Zillow® analysis. The share of listings with a price cut increased the most in markets along with West Coast, with the median amount of the price cut remaining steady across the U.S. for the past several years, at about 3 percent. ...
Aug 14, 2018 09:00 ET
Introducing Trulia Neighborhoods: Changing the Way People Discover a Home and Neighborhood
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site for homebuyers and renters, today introduced Trulia Neighborhoods, a first-of-its-kind experience sharing crowdsourced local knowledge, original photography, and drone footage. With information on local safety, commute, and parent reviews of nearby schools, Trulia Neighborhoods gives consumers a genuine feel for what it's like to actually live in a neighborhood.  Trulia's new on-the-ground approach to neighborhoods helps consumers answer practical questions and determine if a neighborhood fits their lifestyle ...
Aug 14, 2018 08:00 ET
More than Six Million Homes Missing From U.S. Housing Market
SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the defining characteristics of today's housing market is the lack of available inventory, and much of this scarcity can be traced back to the lack of building following the bubble's burst. ...
Aug 09, 2018 14:00 ET
Bridge Interactive crosses significant milestone with 10,000 listings created on its platform
SEATTLE, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Interactive® (http://www.bridgeinteractive.com/), the technology company focused on helping real estate brokers, MLSs, agents and software developers innovate more rapidly with real estate data, today shared that Bridge Listing Input, its technology to help agents and brokers create listings that are better suited to today's consumer demands, has enabled the creation of 10,000 listings and Bridge Listing Input has more than 3,200 industry partners using the streamlined technology, saving them countless hours of inefficiently adding and editing lis...
Aug 09, 2018 08:00 ET
The U.S. Will Gain 23 New $1 Million Cities Within the Next Year
SEATTLE, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next year, 23 more cities across the U.S. will make Zillow's "$1 Million City List," defined as a city with a median home value of $1 million or more. ...
Aug 08, 2018 08:00 ET
Share of Renters Rise in Each of the 50 Largest U.S. Cities
SEATTLE, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- There were more renters in 2016i than in 2006 in each of the 50 largest U.S. cities. Memphis, Tenn., Las Vegas and Honolulu reported the greatest increase in rentership since 2006, according to a new Zillow® analysis.ii ...
Aug 06, 2018 16:06 ET
Zillow Group Second Quarter 2018 Revenue Increased 22% Year-Over-Year
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced its consolidated financial results for the three months ended June 30,...
Aug 06, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Acquire Mortgage Lenders of America
SEATTLE and OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z and ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mortgage Lenders of America, a national mortgage lender, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan. The transaction, which is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including mortgage regulatory approvals, is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2018. Terms of the deal were not d...
Aug 06, 2018 09:00 ET
Zillow Group Updates on The Home Project and Announces Additional Community Partners
SEATTLE, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z and ZG), announced progress on The Home Project – the company's social impact program focused on helping individuals and families who are housing insecure – as well as additional Community Partners. ...
Aug 02, 2018 08:00 ET
Home Values Growing Fastest in Markets with Strictest Land-Use Regulations
SEATTLE, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As the economy has recovered, both the job market and home values have seen strong growth. But in places where residential land use has the strictest regulations, and which often struggle to accommodate new housing, strong job growth is associated with a much larger increase in home values. ...
Aug 01, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow to Expand Buying and Selling Homes to Denver
SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Potential home sellers in Denver will soon be able to use Zillow Offers to request an offer from Zillow to buy their home....
Jul 31, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow's New Tools Tackle Pain Points for Renters and Landlords
SEATTLE, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zillow, part of the largest rental network on the web, introduced new tools that give time-strapped renters a competitive edge and save landlords the hassle and time of screening prospective tenants, performing background checks, and collecting rent. ...
Jul 26, 2018 08:00 ET
Half of All U.S. Homes Are More Valuable than Pre-Recession Peak
SEATTLE, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A decade after the U.S. housing market crashed, half of the country's homes have regained the value they lost during the recession, according to the June Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti....
Jul 25, 2018 05:00 ET
A Flood of New Home Inventory Leads to the Most Discounts Since the Financial Crisis
NEW YORK, July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales inventory reached new highs across the city over the last quarter, leading to a record number of homes offering price cuts in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The share of homes with a price cut rose in every submarket across the city, led by the Upper East Sidei, where one in three homes for sale received a price cut, according to the Q2 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsii....
Jul 24, 2018 08:00 ET
Boston and Seattle Top Zillow's List of Places Where it Pays to Move Farther Out
SEATTLE, July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Owning or renting a home close to downtown comes at a cost in most of the nation's largest metros, forcing millions of people to decide exactly how much they're willing to pay to spend less time commuting to and from work. ...
Jul 18, 2018 09:00 ET
Zillow to Expand Buying and Selling Homes to Atlanta
SEATTLE, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Potential home sellers in Atlanta will soon be able to use Zillow Offers to request an offer from Zillow to buy their home. ...
Jul 17, 2018 08:00 ET
Black Renters Could Afford 16 Percent of Rentals in 2017
SEATTLE, July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rental options for black renters were far fewer than what Asian or white renters could choose from last year. Black renters could afford less than a third of the rentals that white or Asian renters could afford in 2017. ...
Jul 16, 2018 14:00 ET
bridgeMLS to Bring Bridge Interactive Listing Input to its Subscribers
SEATTLE, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Interactive® today announced that bridgeMLS, a leading MLS serving Northern California and the Bay Area, is bringing Bridge Interactive's modern, responsive add and edit system, Bridge Listing Input, to its subscribers. Bridge Listing Input will allow bridgeMLS participants to have a modern and mobile system for the input of their listing data and photos. Although Bridge Listing Input and bridgeMLS share similar names, they are two different entities. ...
Jul 13, 2018 08:00 ET
Renters Spend Nearly Six and a Half Years Saving for a Down Payment
Renters in expensive California markets can expect to spend more than two decades saving for a 20 percent down payment on the median valued home...
Jul 12, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Announce Second Quarter 2018 Results on August 6
Zillow Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:Z) (Nasdaq:ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, today announced that it will release the company’s second quarter 2018 financial results...
Jul 12, 2018 11:00 ET
Bridge Interactive announces updates to modern real estate API
SEATTLE, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Interactive® (http://www.bridgeinteractive.com/), a technology company focused on helping real estate brokers, MLSs, agents and software developers innovate more rapidly with real estate data, today announced a milestone release to its Bridge API, called ParityPlus, that brings all the functionality currently found in RETS to Bridge's well-documented web API....
Jul 11, 2018 09:00 ET
Dotloop Enhances its Messaging Functionality for Real Estate Professionals and their Clients
CINCINNATI, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotloop®, a leading platform for simplifying the real estate home buying and selling process, today announced enhanced messaging capabilities within its platform. The new messaging features enable one-on-one and group conversations, as well as document sharing via text message, to more seamlessly facilitate real estate transactions. Messages can be sent through dotloop and are received on mobile phones without requiring login to a dotloop account. Full functionality will be available to all dotloop users in mid-July and showcased next week at Inman C...
Jul 10, 2018 08:00 ET
Buyers Are Paying a Smaller Premium for Waterfront Living
SEATTLE, July 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The premium for living on the water isn't as high it used to be. Homes along the water sold for a 36 percent premium in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new Zillow® analysis. The extra cost for waterfront living is at its lowest level since the second quarter of 2002, and below the average premium since 1996 of 41 percent. ...
Jul 06, 2018 09:00 ET
Adwerx Launches Integration With Dotloop For Top Real Estate Agents
DURHAM, N.C., July 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Adwerx Enterprise, creators of the Automated Listing Advertising Program for real estate brokerages, today announced a new integration with dotloop®, a leading platform for simplifying the real estate buying and selling process. The collaboration offers unique benefits for users of both Adwerx and dotloop....
Jul 03, 2018 08:00 ET
Central Air Conditioning Commands $5,500 Premium
SEATTLE, July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Buyers are willing to spend more for the comforts of a cooler home. A new Zillow® analysisi finds that homes with air conditioning sold for 2.5 percent more than homes without it, which is a premium of nearly $5,500 for the typical U.S. home. ...
Jun 29, 2018 08:00 ET
Rent Prices for Two and Three-Bedroom Homes Rising the Fastest
SAN FRANCISCO, June 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters searching for a new home this summer can expect higher prices than last year, particularly among two and three-bedroom rentals, according to the latest quarterly HotPads® Rent Reporti. Rent among two and three-bedroom homes is appreciating slightly faster than one-bedroom homes in U.S. metros with more new apartment construction....
Jun 29, 2018 02:50 ET
Zillow Group Prices Public Offerings of $325 million of Class C Capital Stock and $325 million of 1.50% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG) announced today the pricing of concurrent underwritten public offerings of 5,701,754 shares of its Class C capital stock (the “Shares”) at a price to the public of $57 per share and $325 million aggregate...
Jun 28, 2018 08:00 ET
Rent Appreciating at a Faster Rate this Spring than Last in Over 3/4 of Nation's Largest Markets
SEATTLE, June 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Median rent is appreciating more quickly this spring than last in 27 of the 35 largest U.S markets, according to the May Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. ...
Jun 27, 2018 16:27 ET
Zillow Group Announces Proposed Public Offerings of $325 million of Class C Capital Stock and $325 million of Convertible Senior Notes
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG) announced today that it intends to commence concurrent underwritten public offerings of $325 million in shares of its Class C capital stock (the “Shares”) and $325 million aggregate principal amount of its...
Jun 26, 2018 14:54 ET
Zillow Group Opens Renovated Office Space in Historic Longworth Hall, Allowing it to Double the Number of Dotloop Employees in Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotloop®, a collaborative platform for real estate professionals that enables agents, brokers, and third-party service providers to complete the entire real estate transaction online, has renovated its Cincinnati headquarters, increasing its footprint in historical Longworth Hall from 12,000 square feet to 24,000 square feet. The additional office space will allow dotloop to double its headcount from 80 employees when the company was acquired by Seattle-based Zillow® Group in 2015 to over 160 employees this year....
Jun 26, 2018 08:00 ET
West Coast Sellers See Biggest Gains on Home Sales
SEATTLE, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Through 2017, the West Coast saw some of the biggest home value increases over the past decade, and home sellers are seeing big profits as a result....
Jun 21, 2018 08:00 ET
Mortgage Payments Require Largest Share of Income Since 2009
SEATTLE, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The combination of rising rates and strong home value appreciation led to one of the largest recorded quarterly increases in the mortgage burden for homebuyers since the Great Recession. ...
Jun 21, 2018 05:00 ET
Manhattan Sales Inventory Rises at Fastest Pace on Record
NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home prices and sales inventory spiked in May, with inventory across the city reaching all-time highs, according to the May 2018 StreetEasy Market Reportsi. While sales inventory often peaks in May amid home-shopping season, this year set new records. Inventory in Manhattan rose 16.7 percent compared to last year, the largest year-over-year increase on StreetEasy recordii. Brooklyn and Queens saw similar surges, with inventory up 23.4 percent and 42.8 percent, respectively....
Jun 20, 2018 08:00 ET
Homes with Tuxedo Kitchen Cabinets and Black Front Doors Can Sell Up to $6,000 More than Expected
SEATTLE, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Painting a home in the right colors can have a significant impact on its sale price. According to a Zillow® analysis, homes with black front doors, tuxedo kitchen cabinets and periwinkle blue bathrooms sell for as much as a $6,000 premiumi. ...
Jun 14, 2018 13:25 ET
Zillow Group Advantage Program Now Live for Builder Customers
SEATTLE, June 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting today, Zillow® Group builder customers — customers of the Promoted Communities and Promoted Homes platforms — can purchase services to improve their listing content at a discounted or pre-negotiated rate from Zillow Group Advantage Program vendors....
Jun 13, 2018 08:00 ET
North Alabama MLS Chooses Bridge Interactive for Modern Listing Input and API Solutions
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridge Interactive today announced North Alabama Multiple Listing Service (NALMLS) is bringing Bridge Interactive's modern, responsive listing input interface to its 3100-plus NALMLS members. Bridge's technology helps agents and brokers create listings better suited to today's consumer and overcome inefficiencies when creating listings and sharing listing data with partners. Bridge's platform is built on industry standards and utilizes residential real estate's existing infrastructure....
Jun 13, 2018 08:00 ET
Vacation Home Markets Haven't Yet Regained All Their Lost Value
SEATTLE, June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In places where vacation homes are most common, the housing crisis still shows a noticeable effect on the market. ...
Jun 12, 2018 09:00 ET
Dotloop to Showcase Streamlined Lease Process for Rentals at the National Apartment Association's 2018 Annual Conference
CINCINNATI, June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotloop®, a leading real estate platform for simplifying the home buying and selling process, will attend the National Apartment Association's annual conference, Apartmentalize, on June 13-16, 2018 in San Diego to showcase the benefits of its platform for landlords and property managers. Dotloop will exhibit its emerging suite of rental and property management offerings at booth #3905. ...
Jun 07, 2018 08:00 ET
Couples Will Spend Two Years' Worth of Rent to Pay for their Wedding
SAN FRANCISCO, June 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- When planning a wedding, many couples face sticker shock at the price of venues, caterers, rings, photographers and other day-of essentials. A new HotPads® report found that couples will spend the equivalent of about two years' worth of rent to pay for their wedding....
Jun 06, 2018 08:00 ET
Birth Rates are Falling Most where Homes are Appreciating Fastest
SEATTLE, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The rate of babies being born is dropping the most in counties where home values are appreciating the fastest, according to a new Zillow® analysisi. An extra 10 percentage-point rise in home values is associated with an extra 1.5 percentage-point drop in birth rates for 25-to-29 year old women....
Jun 06, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Partners with CENTURY 21 Canada; Will Feature Canadian Listings on Zillow This Year
CENTURY 21 Canada will send a direct listing feed to Zillow, the leading real estate website in the U.S....
Jun 06, 2018 08:00 ET
Zillow Partners with CENTURY 21 Canada; Will Feature Canadian Listings on Zillow This Year
CENTURY 21 Canada will send a direct listing feed to Zillow, the leading real estate website in the U.S....
May 30, 2018 08:00 ET
Less Than 10 Percent of Homeowners Are Underwater on Their Mortgages
SEATTLE, May 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a decade after the housing market collapsed, the recovery has passed another milestone. The share of homeowners who owe more than the value of their home is 9.1 percent, falling below 10 percent for the first time since the housing market fell, according to Zillow®'s 2017 Q4 Negative Equity Reporti. ...
May 24, 2018 08:00 ET
Home Values Rise at Fastest Pace in 12 Years
SEATTLE, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- National median home values are rising at their fastest pace in 12 years, according to the April Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. Over the past year, home values across the country rose 8.7 percent to a median value of $215,600....
May 24, 2018 05:00 ET
Strong Demand Pushes Up Rents Ahead of Peak Rental Season
NEW YORK, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of peak rental season, apartment shoppers can expect to see slightly higher rent prices than last year, particularly in areas with lower-priced homes, according to StreetEasy's April 2018 Market Reportsi. However, those searching for rentals at higher price points and in areas of the city with large quantities of new development are likely to have greater negotiating power. ...
May 23, 2018 07:40 ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Tilly's, Nanometrics, Methode Electronics, Zillow Group, Wesco Aircraft, and Century Casinos — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Tilly's, Inc. (NYSE:TLYS), Nanometrics Incorporated (NASDAQ:NANO), Methode...
May 22, 2018 08:00 ET
Experts Predict Next Recession Will Begin in 2020
SEATTLE, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States will likely enter the next recession in 2020, according to the 2018 Q2 Zillow® Home Price Expectations Surveyi....
May 18, 2018 08:00 ET
Generation Z Will Pay $226,000 in Rent in their Lifetime
SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Generation Z can expect to spend $226,000 on inflation-adjusted rent in their lifetime -- about $24,000 more than millennials and $77,000 more than baby boomers, according to a new HotPads® analysis.i...
May 17, 2018 08:00 ET
Federal Tax Cut Will Inject Nearly $40 Billion into the Housing Market
SEATTLE, May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act enacted at the end of last year could result in tens of billions of dollars being reinvested into the housing market, according to the Zillow Housing Aspirations Report™[i]. This is despite the fact that legislation expressly limited a number of longstanding tax benefits for homeowners....
May 15, 2018 08:00 ET
Homebuyers with Lower Credit Scores Pay an Extra $21,000 in Mortgage Costs
SEATTLE, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Homebuyers with a lower credit score pay thousands of dollars more for the same home than a buyer with an excellent credit score. ...
May 10, 2018 08:00 ET
Share of Millennials Living with Mom on the Rise
SEATTLE, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- More millennials age 24-36 live with their moms than at any time in the past decade, according to the latest Zillow® analysis[i]. Nearly a quarter of U.S. millennials are living at home with their mom, which translates to about 12 million young adults nationwide. ...
May 10, 2018 08:00 ET
Trulia Survey Finds Millennial Buyers Face Tough Decisions When Entering The Housing Market
SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site that helps homebuyers and renters discover a place they'll love to live, released the findings from its Consumer Home Buying Survey which suggests that market conditions and financial obstacles could be forcing millennial homebuyers to consider home and neighborhood trade-offs in order to purchase a home. The survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll of more than 2,000 Americans aged 18 and older, found that 84% of millennials (ages 20-36) say they'd be willing to give up one or more home features to li...
May 08, 2018 09:31 ET
Are Athenahealth, Dish Network, Hertz, Starbucks, and Zillow Safe Stocks in Today's Market?
CHICAGO, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for ATHN, DISH, HTZ, SBUX, and ZG....
May 08, 2018 08:00 ET
Recent Grads Are Living at Home More in Markets with the Biggest Boom and Bust Cycles
SEATTLE, May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Young college graduates are more likely to be living with their parents than they were before the housing bubble, especially in places that had a more exaggerated boom and subsequent crash. ...
May 07, 2018 16:06 ET
Zillow Group First Quarter 2018 Revenue Increased 22% Year-Over-Year
Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, today announced its consolidated financial results for the three months ended March 31,...
May 07, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group CFO Kathleen Philips to Retire
SEATTLE, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: Z; Nasdaq: ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and web, announced today that Chief Financial Officer and Chief Legal Officer Kathleen Philips is retiring from her role as CFO effective May 31, 2018. Jennifer Rock, Zillow Group's vice president of financial reporting, technical accounting and FP&A, will serve as interim CFO while the company engages an executive recruiting firm to search for a new CFO....
May 03, 2018 08:00 ET
Los Angeles and Atlanta are Home to the Nation's Most Popular Neighborhoods
SEATTLE, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zillow® announced the 20 most popular neighborhoods across the U.S. Topping the list is The Oaks in Los Angeles, Tuxedo Park in Atlanta, and Presidio Heights in San Francisco....
May 02, 2018 08:00 ET
Entry-Level Homes with 'Farmhouse Sinks,' 'Wainscoting,' or 'Exposed Beams' Sell for Nearly 30 Percent More than Expected
SEATTLE, May 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Homebuyers – especially first-time buyers shopping for entry-level homes – can expect to pay a significant premium for houses with listings that tout popular farmhouse or craftsman-inspired features, according to a new report from RealEstate.com, a Zillow Group® brand tailored to helping first-time buyers find and budget for their first homei. ...
May 01, 2018 08:00 ET
Gift Cards and Ride Sharing Codes are Some of Chicago's Most Popular Move-in Specials
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters searching for a new apartment in Chicago will find nearly 18 percent more move-in specials now compared to last year, including rent discounts, gift cards, ride sharing codes and free streaming service subscriptions, according to a HotPads® analysis.i...
May 01, 2018 08:00 ET
Gift Cards and Ride Sharing Codes are Some of Philadelphia's Most Popular Move-in Specials
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters searching for a new apartment in Philadelphia will find nearly 32 percent more move-in specials now compared to last year, including rent discounts, gift cards, ride sharing codes and free streaming services, according to a HotPads® analysis.i...
May 01, 2018 08:00 ET
Ride Sharing Codes and Gift Cards are Some of Atlanta's Most Popular Move-in Specials
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters searching for a new apartment will find 36 percent more move-in specials now compared to last year, including rent discounts, ride sharing codes, gift cards and free streaming services, according to a HotPads® analysis.i...
May 01, 2018 08:00 ET
Ride Sharing Codes and Gift Cards are Some of San Francisco's Most Popular Move-in Specials
SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters searching for a new apartment will find nearly 24 percent more move-in specials now compared to last year, including rent discounts, ride sharing codes, gift cards and waived deposits, according to a HotPads® analysis.i ...
Apr 26, 2018 08:00 ET
Amazon Effect: Greater Toronto Would See Only Modest Rent Boost from HQ2
New research from real estate website Zillow shows just how much of an impact Amazon HQ2 could have on rents in each of the 20 finalist cities; HQ2 would spur the biggest rent hikes in Nashville...
Apr 26, 2018 08:00 ET
Amazon Effect: HQ2 Would Spur the Biggest Rent Hikes in Nashville and Denver
SEATTLE, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the 20 finalist cities, Amazon's second headquarters would boost annual rent appreciation the most in Nashville, Denver and Los Angeles, according to a new Zillow® analysisi. ...
Apr 26, 2018 08:00 ET
Inventory at Historic Lows, Majority of Homes for Sale are at the High End
SEATTLE, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- There are almost 9 percent fewer homes on the market than a year ago, and the majority of those are unaffordable for most first-time homebuyers. More than half of all homes for sale across the U.S. are at the high end of the market, according to the March Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti....
Apr 26, 2018 05:00 ET
Prices Hit Record Highs in One Out of Three Brooklyn Neighborhoods
NEW YORK, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The lack of affordable homes in the city has pushed the median price of properties on the market to new highs, particularly in Brooklyn. Home prices in the borough are quickly catching up to Manhattan, with the median recorded sale price rising 6.7 percent from the prior year, according to the Q1 2018 StreetEasy® Market Reportsi. However, with large numbers of luxury homes continuing to flood the New York City sales market, overall home price growth as measured by the StreetEasy Price Indicesii remains modest....
Apr 25, 2018 08:00 ET
Homes in Formerly Redlined Areas Trailing in Value
SEATTLE, April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of redlining are still visible in today's housing market, 50 years after the practice was outlawed. ...
Apr 19, 2018 08:00 ET
Mortgage Denial Rates Fall, but Racial Gap Persists: Black Applicants Twice as Likely as Whites to be Denied a Conventional Loan
SEATTLE, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage applications are denied at the lowest rate in the past 20 years, yet a stark divide remains between potential homebuyers of different racial groups. ...
Apr 18, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Group to Announce First Quarter 2018 Results on May 7
Conference Call to be Webcast Live at 2 p.m. PT
Apr 17, 2018 08:00 ET
Homes Sold Faster than Ever in 2017
SEATTLE, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly when they find a home they want, as homes sold at their fastest pace on record in 2017. ...
Apr 12, 2018 16:05 ET
Zillow Expands Instant Offers to Phoenix; Will Work with Agents to Test Buying and Selling Homes Directly
SEATTLE, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:Z) (NASDAQ:ZG), which houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on mobile and the web, will expand Zillow Instant Offers™ to Phoenix this month. With this expansion, Zillow® plans to participate in the marketplace, buying and selling homes with Premier Agent® partners in the Phoenix and Las Vegas markets.  ...
Apr 11, 2018 08:00 ET
Black Homebuyers Could Afford 55 Percent of U.S. Homes for Sale in 2017
SEATTLE, April 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to buying a home, black homebuyers are at a distinct disadvantage compared with other racial groups. ...
Apr 09, 2018 08:00 ET
Homes "Earn" Minimum Wage or More in Nearly Half the Nation's Largest Cities
SEATTLE, April 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Home values have been appreciating more per working hour than local minimum wage pays in about half of the nation's 50 largest cities, according to a new Zillow® analysisi. ...
Apr 04, 2018 08:00 ET
Homes with 'Heated Floors,' 'Steam Showers,' or 'Outdoor Kitchens' Sell for Nearly 30 Percent More than Expected
SEATTLE, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- While timing is certainly important, a home's listing description can also have a significant impact on its final sale price. For-sale listings mentioning keywords like "steam shower," "professional appliances" or "heated floors" can sell for up to 29 percent more than expected, according to Zillow's 2018 Home Features that Sell analysisi. ...
Mar 30, 2018 08:15 ET
Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for PCM, ABM Industries, Blackstone Mortgage Trust, CommVault, Carvana, and Zillow Group — Fundamental Analysis, Key Performance Indications
NEW YORK, March 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of PCM, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCMI), ABM Industries Incorporated...
Mar 29, 2018 06:00 ET
North Brooklyn Rents See Discounts Ahead of L Train Shutdown
NEW YORK, March 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As the April 2019 shutdown of the L train looms closer, North Brooklyn rents continue to decline, according to the February 2018 StreetEasy® Market Reportsi....
Mar 28, 2018 08:00 ET
Atlanta Renters Are Paying $70 More in Monthly Rent, Even as Rental Inventory Increases
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta rent prices are rising three times faster than the national median despite a significant increase in the number of new rental listings. Median rent in the city of Atlanta is $1,491, up 5 percent from a year ago, according to the inaugural HotPads® Rent Report.[i]...
Mar 28, 2018 08:00 ET
Chicago's Rental Inventory Rises, While Rent Growth Remains Steady
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Renters searching in Chicago can expect to see slightly higher rental prices, but far more options to choose from, according to the inaugural HotPads® Rent Report.i Median rent in the city of Chicago is $1,790, up 1.7 percent from a year ago. ...
Mar 28, 2018 08:00 ET
Rental Inventory in San Francisco Rises, While Rent Growth Slows
SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco started the year with an influx of new inventory and modest rent increases, but affordability is still a challenge for the city's renters. Median rent in the city of San Francisco is $4,508, up 1.0 percent from a year ago, according to the inaugural HotPads® Rent Report.[i] ...
Mar 27, 2018 08:00 ET
Selling a House in 2018 Can Cost More than $18,000
SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. homeowners spend $18,342 on average to sell their home, according to Zillow® and Thumbtack's 2018 Hidden Costs of Selling analysisi. ...
Mar 26, 2018 16:30 ET
CarGurus, Inc. Appoints Greg Schwartz to its Board of Directors
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CarGurus, Inc. (Nasdaq: CARG), a leading global online automotive marketplace, today announced the appointment of Greg Schwartz to the company's Board of Directors, effective March 22, 2018. Schwartz is chief business officer of Zillow Group (Nasdaq:Z) (Nasdaq:ZG), where he leads sales and B2B strategy across Zillow's real estate, rental, mortgage and home improvement marketplaces. Greg joined Zillow in 2007 and built the sales and revenue operations from the ground up. He brings more than twenty years of experience driving innovative business...
Mar 22, 2018 08:00 ET
Rent Growth Accelerating at Fastest Pace in 21 Months
SEATTLE, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Median rent across the nation is accelerating at its fastest pace in 21 months, according to the February Zillow® Real Estate Market Reporti. Over the past year, the median rent in the U.S. rose 2.8 percent to a Zillow Rent Indexii (ZRI) of $1,445....
Mar 21, 2018 08:00 ET
Trulia: Buyers Face Tough Spring Market As Move-In Ready Starter Homes Become Harder To Find, Pricier, Smaller, And Older
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Trulia®, a home and neighborhood site that helps homebuyers and renters discover a place they'll love to live, released the findings from its quarterly Trulia Inventory and Price Watch. This quarter's report found that national housing inventory rose 3.3% year-over-year, driven almost entirely by a 13.3% increase in premium homes. This is the first time that inventory has hit positive territory during the first quarter since 2015. However, starter home inventory plummeted, hitting its lowest level in at least six years, and amid a 9.6% year...