Gen Z heads back to the rental market

Rental concessions, such as a free month’s rent, appear to be luring Gen Z out of their parents’ basements and back into the rental market, even as the coronavirus pandemic rumbles on. New Zillow research published this week has found that more Gen Z adults, ages 18 to 25, who had been living with family

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Farmhouse-style home design elements fetch a big premium

From television trend to real estate spend – homes with shiplap, barndoors and farmhouse sinks sell for more and sell faster than expected. New Zillow research suggests buyers aren’t over the farmhouse fad and they’re willing to pay a significant premium for features popularized by reality renovation TV shows. A “modern farmhouse style”, when mentioned

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Black homeownership rate rebounds from 3-decade low

Recent trends in the black homeownership rate show an increasing number are becoming homeowners. The homeownership rate for black households jumped 3.4 percentage points over the second half of 2019, bringing it from a three-decade low to back near historic averages. A deeper analysis by Zillow revealed some metro areas across the U.S. where the

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Two-thirds of couples argue over buying and selling a home

Buying or selling a home can signal the beginning of a new phase in a couple’s life together, but a new survey commissioned by Zillow and conducted online by The Harris Poll finds those two transactions are often fraught with conflict. A vast majority of Americans (77 percent) who have gone through the home buying

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Zillow research finds Americans are moving out on their own later

Finishing school, joining the workforce and moving out on your own is a rite of passage for many young people. Today’s young adults are taking longer to make this transition, and doing it less often overall than previous generations, according to a new Zillow analysis. In 1980, 1990 and 2000, the tipping point age at

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