Study: Manufactured home values appreciate at similar rates to traditional homes

The prices of manufactured homes, or mobile homes, are appreciating at the same pace as those of traditional homes, which is counter to conventional wisdom, according to a new report.

87% of Detroit home buyers now pay in cash

A combination of lower home values, affluent buyers, more investors and individuals who want to skip the appraisals process means that all-cash transactions in Detroit are spiking through the roof.

Despite the risks, wildfires don’t put off home buyers

Wildfires have been ravaging the eastern coast of the United States this summer, but the risk of having your home destroyed in a blaze hasn’t prevented home buyers from purchasing in at-risk areas, according to a recent study.

Why self driving cars could boost home values

The emergence of autonomous cars could have a real impact on the prices of residential real estate. With self-driving cars, we might see the rise of greater car sharing among households

As home values rise, people are having fewer children

The rate of babies being born is dropping the most in counties where home values are appreciating the fastest, according to a new Zillow analysis.

The impact of public art on real estate values

Experts are linking public art to construction booms and price increases in residential real estate. With mounting evidence of this link arising, city planners and developers are looking to integrate

San Francisco home prices jump $100k in just 3 months

Homeowners in San Francisco might well be rubbing their hands with glee with the news that property prices in the city have skyrocketed upwards once again.

5 hidden factors that can influence the sales price of your home

Most homeowners appreciate that things such as location, crime and neighborhood comps can have a big impact on the price of their home when they come to sell it

HouseCanary lands $31M funding round to build out its analytics platform

Wouldn’t it be great if you could predict the resale value of a home before you bought it? Well, a new startup going by the name of HouseCanary is using big data to do exactly that.

Online home valuations aren’t always accurate!

Homeowners who attempt to find out the value of their home using online algorithms such as Zillow’s Zestimate feature often find that these tools are inaccurate.

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