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Warning signs in the housing market aren't hurting Zillow

CNNMoney - 14 Mar 2018
If that rate rises to 5% by year's end, it would make homes less affordable in 17 of the nation's top 35 housing markets, Terrazas wrote. Zillow CEO Spencer Raskoff also said on CNBC earlier this month that he expected the increase in home prices to ...

Zillow is worth more than $10B now: report

The Real Deal Magazine - 14 Mar 2018
Zillow Group's market cap crossed the $10 billion threshold for the first time amid strong profits. The Seattle-based firm, which runs several real estate listing sites, including StreetEasy, made $1 billion in revenue last year. Since March 1, its ...

Zillow Group stock surges to record $10.5B market cap - 13 Mar 2018
Following a strong fourth quarter in which Zillow Group posted a record $1 billion in annual revenue, the Seattle-based real estate tech company continues to soar on Wall Street, surging 10 points since March 1 and tallying a $10.5 billion market cap ...

Warning signs in housing market not hurting Zillow

KYMA - 14 Mar 2018
Even Zillow's senior economist is warning that the best times may soon be over for the housing market. Aaron Terrazas published a report Tuesday titled "Rising Mortgage Rates Threaten Housing Affordability and Inventory." Terrazas said both current and ...

Zillow algorithm overestimates Seattle home's value by 700 percent

Digital Trends - 05 Mar 2018
Zillow may just be a seller's best friend (but certainly not a buyer's). According to a recent report from the Seattle Times, the popular online real estate database somehow managed to overvalue a Seattle home by a whopping 700 percent. The home, which ...

Your Zillow Account Makes It Costlier to Buy a Home

Bloomberg - 05 Mar 2018
On one of those days, two homes are sold -- one that was on the market 100 days and one that was on it for 99. As a result, the inventory shrinks to 99 homes. A few days later, the process is improved again and shortened to 98 days and, once again ...

Zillow: Higher Mortgage Rates Could Threaten Affordability

National Mortgage Professional Magazine - 13 Mar 2018
"For nearly a decade now, homebuyers have been buoyed by historically low mortgage rates that made buying a home more affordable than it was for prior generations, but tomorrow's buyers may not be so lucky," said Zillow Senior Economist Aaron Terrazas ...

3 winning teams improve Zestimate accuracy in Zillow competition - 01 Mar 2018
Competitors in a Zillow competition improved the accuracy of the company's Zestimate, or home value estimator, by 4.4 percent — and will move on to develop a sale price algorithm in the competition's million-dollar second round. The machine learning ...

Zillow teases Canadian listings at conference - 28 Feb 2018
A Zillow executive told real estate professionals in Canada about its plans to add Canadian property listings to its popular U.S. website at the Ontario Real Estate Association's REALiTY 2018 Conference on Wednesday, echoing similar remarks from ...

This spring homebuying season may be less 'frenzied': Zillow - 07 Mar 2018
Home values are growing at a rate of 6.7 percent, their slowest pace in 15 months — dropping about a tenth of a percentage point each month since last summer (7.6 percent) to a median price of $207,600, according to Zillow's latest Real Estate Market ...

Zillow: The Future Of Home Buying

Seeking Alpha - 08 Mar 2018
Zillow's price action trajectory has followed its profitability pattern. In recent quarters, the company has converted its strong growth and demand for its platform into earnings per share growth. Investors have bid its share price higher on the ...

Zillow: Houston home gains on par with nation - 22 Feb 2018
Home values in the Houston moved in tandem with the nation, gaining 6.6 percent over the year to a median of $186,800, a new report shows. The national median home value rose 6.7 percent to $207,600, according to the January Zillow Real Estate Market ...

Zillow survey: Atlanta, northern Virginia likely for Amazon HQ2 - 01 Mar 2018
Tough luck, New York. Amazon is likely to pick Atlanta or northern Virginia for its second headquarters, according to a survey of housing experts and economists conducted by Zillow. Zillow asked a group of 100 experts which of the 20 cities on Amazon's ...

The top 10 markets for first-time homebuyers: Zillow - 07 Mar 2018
A bevy of cities in Texas and Florida offer the most bang for first-time homebuyers' bucks, according to Zillow's latest analysis released Wednesday. Thanks to an abundance of undervalued homes ripe for appreciation, Tampa, Florida, topped the list ...

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