Monthly Archives: September 2015

New Home Construction Bulks Up: Denser a

New Home Construction Bulks Up: Denser and Bigger – The median lot size for new homes has declined about 10 percent since the late 1990s, from about 9,600 square feet in 1999 to about 8,600 square feet as of the … Continue reading

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Case-Shiller Forecast: Expect August’s

Case-Shiller Forecast: Expect August’s Data to Look a Lot Like July’s http://ow.ly/34PeHI

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September Home Sales: Something’s Gotta

September Home Sales: Something’s Gotta Give – Zillow expects existing home sales to increase slightly in September to 5.32 million units (SAAR) after a disappointing August. For new home sales, Zillow expects a 4.6 percent dip to 527,000 units (SAAR) … Continue reading

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A Deeper Dive into Decreasing Home Value

A Deeper Dive into Decreasing Home Values – Not all markets are experiencing the housing recovery evenly. In many areas, even as median home values rise overall, large numbers of individual homes themselves are actually losing value. Nationally, 28 percent … Continue reading

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August Market Reports: The Tide is Risin

August Market Reports: The Tide is Rising, But Some Boats are Sinking http://ow.ly/34wlm5

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Key Takeaways from the September Existin

Key Takeaways from the September Existing Home Sales Report – After a sizzling summer, when sales beat expectations for three months in a row, existing home sales volume cooled a bit in August. Existing home sales fell 4.8 percent in … Continue reading

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Yes, First-Time Buyer Demand is Weak. Bu

Yes, First-Time Buyer Demand is Weak. But Stop Blaming Student Debt http://ow.ly/34fkDB

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Housing Affordability in Houston: Oasis

Housing Affordability in Houston: Oasis or Mirage? – On Sept. 16, Zillow’s Housing Roadmap to 2016 tour stops in Houston, one of America’s fastest-growing cities and also – mostly – one of its most affordable. But despite its successes, Houston … Continue reading

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Zillow Reading List, September 11th – At

Zillow Reading List, September 11th – At Zillow Research, our days are fully consumed with bringing you the best, most interesting and most actionable real estate research around. But to that end, we also find time to read a variety … Continue reading

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Oil, Houston’s Housing Market & Lessons

Oil, Houston’s Housing Market & Lessons from Other One-Horse Towns http://ow.ly/341gu0

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