Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Looking back, the housing industry is totally Scrooged

Here's the HousingWire/Star Wars Christmas 2014 special

FHA loans could face "tidal wave of defaults"

All indices hit series high

Another mortgage lender launches 3% down loan

Falls in line with FHFA
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America’s housing market value soars to $27.5 trillion

Houston ranks first in home price appreciation
Brena Swanson
America’s housing market value has drastically increased over the past year. As Zillow notes in the article, this goes to show just how important the housing market is.
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Zillow, Trulia shareholders green light merger

Overwhelming margin approve marriage of online listings giants
Trey Garrison
The merger of online listings leaders Trulia and Zillow just got one step closer to completion. Here's how today's vote played out and what it means.
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Redfin raises $71 million for continued expansion

Latest move in battle for online real estate domination
Ben Lane
In the latest move in what has been a banner year in the battle for domination of the online real estate market, Redfin announced that it received a large injection of funding from several large investors. The company said that it plans to use the money to continue its growth.
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Zillow: Number of underwater homeowners sliced in half

8.7 million homeowners still in negative equity
Brena Swanson
More Americans are coming out of negative equity, with the number tumbling by more than 40% since 2012. However, this doesn’t guarantee a rosy forecast for underwater homeowners.
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Zillow: The rent is too damn high

Chances are you can't afford it
Brena Swanson
For years, the political party The Rent is Too Damn High has worked to show that the rent in New York City is too high. Turns out they were right, and for a lot more places than just the Big Apple.
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Zillow: Renting is twice as expensive as buying

Today’s first-timers pay smaller percent of income
Trey Garrison
Renting is now twice as expensive as buying, and mortgage payments as a percentage of buyer income is at historic lows. Here's why.
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Zillow posts 41% annual traffic growth

Quarterly traffic up 41% from 3Q13 as well
Trey Garrison
Zillow continues to encircle the world of online real estate listings. Here's a detailed look at their performance for the past two years in terms of the unique traffic their site generates.
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Mortgages harder to come by for the self-employed

Good credit trumps more money
Brena Swanson
Although self-employed borrowers receive 40% fewer purchase loan quotes, new Zillow numbers show they are, nonetheless, better off financially than other potential homeowners with more traditional jobs.
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Hitler is not happy with his Zillow Zestimate

And he doesn’t like Al Gore’s rhythm, either
Trey Garrison
For those who don't know, Downfall is a serious movie about Adolf Hitler's last days in his bunker. The Downfall satire videos place subtitles around unrelated issues in an effort to turn the drama into comedy. And now, it's Zillow's turn.
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Mark Geragos: More Zillow employees victims of sexual harassment

Tells USA Today: “clearly a major problem” at Zillow
Ben Lane
Mark Geragos, the attorney representing Rachel Kremer in her sexual harassment lawsuit against Zillow, said that other Zillow employees have already come forward to corroborate Kremer’s claims that she was the victim of "sexual torture" while working at Zillow.
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