Missed Rent Payments May Balloon as Boosted Aid Expires, Holding Potential for Deep Scars in the Rental Market

More than half of rent payments on a typical unit go toward landlords’ fixed costs Go to Source Author:

Black Applicants Are Far More Likely to be Denied a Mortgage, Limiting Opportunity to Live ‘The American Dream’

Despite recent growth in Black homeownership rates, Black homeowners still face many challenges and sacrifices when trying to secure their dream home. Go to Source Author:

Urban Rent Slowdown May Signal Renters are Edging Toward the Suburbs

Suburban rents have been more resilient than rents in urban areas during the coronavirus pandemic Go to Source Author:

Pace of Home Sales Trending Well Ahead of Last Year

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending July 25 Go to Source Author:

With Added Unemployment Payments Set to Expire, Housing Insecurity Could Reach Perilous Levels

Weekly $600 payments and eviction moratoriums have been a lifeline for many renters out of work, but expiration dates loom Go to Source Author:

More Homes Were Sold Last Week Despite Desperately Low Inventory

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending July 18. Go to Source Author:

Heavy Buyer Demand Tilting Market in Favor of Sellers

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending July 4 Go to Source Author:

No Bargains in Sight as Home Prices Show Little Impact from Coronavirus

Sale price growth has slowed slightly, but Zillow expects it will re-accelerate soon Go to Source Author:

Home Shopping Season is in Full Swing After Coronavirus Delay

Zillow data reveals pending sales grew faster than new listings through June, as buyers are snapping up homes at a record pace Go to Source Author:

How to Plan an Outdoor Movie Night

In the height of summer, your backyard or porch is headquarters for family time and date night alike. Combine both, and cue up a movie on your DIY movie screen for a staycation highlight. A bedsheet or table cloth affixed… Continue Reading →

Prepare for the Ultimate Staycation

You don’t need to stay in a hotel and play tourist to have a proper holiday. Look no further than your own home for a staycation that dreams are made of. Make no mistake, an at-home staycation doesn’t just mean a… Continue Reading →

Pending Sales Dipped Slightly Last Week, But Homes Are Still Moving at Record Pace

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 27 Go to Source Author:

New Listings Took a Step Back Last Week, But Sales Activity Continued Steady Climb

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 20 Go to Source Author:

Homes Are Being Snatched Off the Market at Their Fastest Pace in More Than Two Years

The hottest U.S. markets, where homes are selling the fastest, are mostly in the Midwest Go to Source Author:

Sales Activity is Ticking Up, But Buyer Options Remain Limited

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 13 Go to Source Author:

U.S. Home Value Growth Slows, Prices May Fall in Second Half of 2020

Zillow’s economic research team expects a modest price drop through October Go to Source Author:

LGBT Home-Buyers Are Getting Priced Out of Areas With Legal Protections From Discrimination

Areas that offer laws against discrimination in housing come with a higher price tag, meaning LGBT buyers who can’t afford to live in those places must forego the protections. Go to Source Author:

Housing Market Activity Returns to Growth After Memorial Day Blip

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending June 6[i] Go to Source Author:

$726 Million in Rent at Risk as Gen Z Moves Back in with Parents During the Coronavirus Pandemic

2.7 million adults moved back into a parent’s home in March and April as unemployment soared Go to Source Author:

Newly Unemployed Service Workers Owe More Than $1.7 Billion a Month in Housing Payments

Federal and state aid are helping to plug gaps in the short term Go to Source Author:

How to Plan the Perfect Patio

For many homeowners, the patio borders on magical: a place to relax, entertain, cook out and take a break from the day-to-day. It’s surrounded by vibrant hues, and a meal prepared in an outdoor kitchen somehow tastes better than anything… Continue Reading →

How to Create Your Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

As summer approaches and temperatures start to rise, no one wants to spend time inside sweating over a hot stove. With an outdoor kitchen, you can make the most of the beautiful warm nights by spending them with your friends… Continue Reading →

Home Sales and New Listings are Higher Than Last Month, Despite Holiday Dip

This Zillow Weekly Market Report includes housing market data as of the week ending May 30(i) Go to Source Author:

Spring’s Missing Home Sales Will be Added to Coming Years, Experts Say

Coronavirus brought fewer home transactions during the prime home buying season. Experts say they’re not lost for good, and will be spread over several years. Go to Source Author:

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