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The Downside of Up: How Rising Mortgage Rates Will Lead to Lower Sales

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 08.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dr. Stan Humphries

For 30 years, falling mortgage interest rates have enabled homeowners to move into ever-larger homes on the promise of ever-cheaper financing. But that party is over, and the impact on existing home sales could be significant.

Consumers Now 'Think Like An Expert' With New Real Estate Search Tool

Kelly Mitchell | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Kelly Mitchell is a research engine. Founded by former Double Click (Double Click was sold for 1.1B in 2005and later to Google for $3.1B ) CEO, Kevin...

Worst. Neighbors. Ever.

Zillow | Posted 12.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

Red carpets, award shows, magazine covers and movie screens — it’s not often that we see celebrities outside these circumstances. Though chances a...

The 3 Biggest Kitchen Trends Of 2014

Posted 01.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

Kitchen upgrades topped homeowners' list of renovation projects in 2013, and the trend doesn't seem to be slowing, according to a new report released ...

And Best City In America For Trick-Or-Treating Is...

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.17.2013 | Parents

San Francisco is America’s best city for trick-or-treating for the third year running, according to real estate site Zillow. According to Zillow...

LOOK: 6 Homes That Cost The Same As A Car

Posted 03.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Buying a house is a process that involves a lot of patience, research and typically a very large financial investment. But as our friends over at Zill...

Would You Want Them As Your Neighbors?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 12.28.2012 | HuffPost Home

We can think of several perks that would come with having stars next door.

Real Estate, Poker and the Humanities

Jon Bronson | Posted 02.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Jon Bronson

For me, houses are cards and cards are houses. It's all the same thing. Right now? There's no inventory. The table is tight. It will loosen up, but be patient. Hang tight and be ready to pounce because it's a seller's market right now.

Rent vs. Buy: Which LA Neighborhoods Are Best?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 08.08.2012 | Los Angeles

There is now a quick-and-easy solution to your rent-versus-buy conundrum. It's called the "breakeven horizon," and it's the number of years you wi...

Negative Equity and Inventory Shortages: Why the Housing Bottom Won't Be as Boring as Expected

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 09.04.2012 | Business
Dr. Stan Humphries

Our operating thesis about what the bottom in the housing market would look like is changing now that we're having a good look at markets that have bottomed like Miami and Phoenix.

One In Three Homeowners Owes Bank More Than Home Is Worth: Study

Loren Berlin | Posted 10.25.2012 | Money

If you're looking for good news about the housing market, you're going to have to wait awhile longer, as new research continues to paint a grim pictur...

9 Huge Tech IPOs Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 12.17.2011 | Technology

Zynga, the social gaming company whose "Mafia Wars," "FarmVille," and other games have amassed millions of devoted fans, is now worth billions of doll...

No Exit In Sight: Venture-Backed IPOs Slip To 2-Year Low

Reuters | Posted 12.04.2011 | Small Business

(Reuters) - Just five venture-capital backed companies held initial public offerings last quarter, data from the National Venture Capital Association ...

Home Prices Rise, But Likely Haven't Touched Bottom Yet, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business

If a turnaround in the housing market actually is a necessary precondition to a broader recovery, the recovery could be on hold for some time. With...

Zillow Raises IPO Expected Price Range

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Real estate listing and information service Zillow Inc. said Friday it now hopes to raise up to $71.6 million through an initial public of...

How Tax Credits Ended Up Costing Home Buyers

SmartMoney | JACK HOUGH | Posted 07.10.2011 | Business

The government's recent $8,000 cash incentive for first-time home buyers has proved even more costly for recipients than for taxpayers, according to d...

William Alden

Home Price Fall Accelerated In First Quarter | William Alden | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

Almost five years after home prices peaked, they're still moving in the wrong direction. Home values fell 3 percent during the first three months o...

PHOTOS: Penelope Cruz's Pad Reduced To $3.15 Million

Posted 07.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Zillow: Academy Award-winning actress Penelope Cruz put this 3,334 square foot Hollywood Hills home on the market over 100 days ago for $3.695...

U.S. Home Values Predicted To Fall By 1.7 TRILLION This Year | Hui-yong Yu and Jon Gittelsohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 9 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. home values are poised to drop by more than $1.7 trillion this year amid rising foreclosures and the expiration of homebuye...

The 11 Reasons People Can't Sell Their Homes

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

he clamor over flawed foreclosure paperwork and robo-signers could further chill the housing market. People who might buy have bought a home in forecl...

Zillow Crunches Numbers, Names Colorado Springs 'Santa's Favorite City'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado Springs has been named "Santa's Favorite City," and it has nothing to do with the city's reputation as a hub of Christian Conservatism. The ...

PHOTOS: The Homes Of America's Top Tech Titans

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

We recently learned that Steve Jobs was planning to tear down his 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival mansion and build a more modest domicile in its place...

Best Places To Trick-Or-Treat In Los Angeles

Zillow Blog | Whitney Tyner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

All text courtesy of Zillow. By Whitney Tyner There are an abundance of haunted celebrity homes in the greater Los Angeles area, so it is only ...

PHOTOS: The BEST Cities For Trick Or Treating

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Not all Halloweens are created equal. For the candy and costume fanatics wondering what it's like to collect Halloween candy in another city, Zillow, ...

Denver Housing Market Is The Best Between Coasts: Zillow | John Rebchook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver-area housing market showed the most appreciation of any major market outside of California cities and Boston, according to a national secon...