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How Zillow Made It Through the Housing Crisis

Its COO re.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 14th, 2017

Property is so expensive here that tube homes are being built from water pipes

Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city to live in. One architecture firm believes homes made from water tubes could be one solution to the housing crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 21st, 2018

Hong Kong is so expensive that architects are building 100-square-foot ‘tube homes’ made from concrete water pipes

Hong Kong is the world's most expensive city to live in. One architecture firm believes homes made from water tubes could be one solution to the housing crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 21st, 2018

ZILLOW: Here are the US cities where the housing shortage is at "crisis levels" (Z)

Associated Press/Jeff Chiu America's housing shortage is at "crisis levels," according to Zillow.  The number of homes available for sale fell for a third straight year in 2017, the firm said in a report on .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 18th, 2018

Study: Dallas will be among the nation"s hottest housing markets in 2018

With continued corporate expansion and job growth, Dallas made Zillow's list of the nation's 10 hottest housing markets for 2018. California, North Carolina and Texas each have two cities in Zillow’s top 10, which is based on a mix of six varia.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2018

Almost 40% of working adults in the Bay Area are "doubled up" with roommates in order to afford rent

Close to 40 percent of working adults in the Bay Area have a roommate in order to afford the region's increasingly high rent, a study from housing site Zillow has found, raising more questions about California's housing crisis and the viability of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2018

2017 Was a Robust Year for the U.S. Housing Market, Zillow Says

The value of the entire U.S. housing stock increased by 6.5 percent. Your home may not have made the same gains as stocks or bitcoin, but it stil.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 28th, 2017

Zillow and Hotwire founder Spencer Rascoff led his startups through major crises to massive profits

Spencer Rascoff knows a lot about running a company during a crisis. He’s the CEO of Zillow, which he ran through the housing crash. That was after he ran Hotwire, which survived the dot com crash.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 3rd, 2017

Canada has twice as many vacant homes as the US did before the crash

Mark Blinch/ReutersHome vacancies are often a sign of overbuilding, and speculation. At the height of the US housing crisis in 2008, a massive 2.9% of all homes were sitting vacant. This made it hard for home prices to retain their valu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2017

The 27 scariest moments of the financial crisis (BKX, XLF, BAC, JPM, SPX, SPY, DIA)

Eight years ago, the US economy went into recession, the US housing market crashed, and credit markets seized, bringing the banking industry to its knees. Businesses went down. Workers lost jobs. And Americans were losing hope, which only made .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 15th, 2016

The toxic asset made famous by "The Big Short" might actually be a good investment

A lot has changed since the housing- and global-financial crisis that roiled the world economy from 2007 to 2009 (and still impacts it now). One thing that has not evidently changed, however, is public opinion of mortgage-backed securities (MBS). Wall Str.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2016

Experts on Housing Less Optimistic as a Result of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is affecting the housing outlook, according to new research. Approximately two-fifths (41 percent) of experts in Zillow’s 2018 Q1 Home Price Expectations Survey have a less optimistic .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismedia19 hr. 43 min. ago

Cost of the California Dream far out of reach for most people under 40, new poll shows

Renters under 40 in California, increasingly squeezed by the region's skyrocketing costs and housing crisis, are more than three times as likely than older residents to be severely cutting back on all their other expenses in order to afford paying .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 21st, 2018

Equity Growing in Lowest Tier: Report

Buyer demand is highest for starter supply—and entry-level homes are appreciating faster than others as a result, according to an analysis by Zillow. “When the housing market crashed, owners of.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaFeb 20th, 2018

Housing Starts & Builder Confidence Solid: 4 Picks

Improvement in Housing starts and decent homebuilders' confidence indicate housing industry strength. Housing starts and building permits made an impr.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 19th, 2018

"There Is An Acute Crisis Coming", Apartment Developer Predicts

On Friday, the housing market received a strong bullish jolt from the latest starts and permits data, which however showed that while traditional single-family units bare.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 17th, 2018

"There Is An Acute Crisis Coming": Apartment Developer

On Friday, the housing market received a strong bullish jolt from the latest starts and permits data, which however showed that while traditional single-family units bare.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 17th, 2018

Major apartment developer warns of acute crisis ahead

Concerns mount over an overbuilt luxury market and a shortage of affordable rental housing......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 16th, 2018

Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 15th, 2018

Cover Story: Searching for solutions in South Florida"s affordable housing crisis

Business leaders have come up with innovative solutions for affordable housing......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2018

Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Worsened By Nearly One Million Homes Built Illegally

Puerto Rico's housing crisis has been exacerbated by homes built without permits and inspections prior to Hurricane Maria.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 14th, 2018