The 20 Most Popular Home Features of 2015

Posted by Laine Smith on 12/26/15 1:22 PM

Think of the biggest home décor and design trends from last year, five years ago, three decades ago, etc. Home features are constantly evolving to meet the demands of homebuyers. Yes, at one point pastel bathtubs and shag carpeting were in high demand.

Read More

4 Things Millennials Should Know About Homebuying vs. Renting

Posted by Laine Smith on 12/14/15 9:36 AM

We've known for quite some time Millennials are quite different than their predecessors. They're getting married and having kids at an older age, waiting longer to buy houses and bringing a completely different list of housing "wants" when they do decide to buy. But here's further proof that this generation is better off buying than renting.

Read More

Hey, Millennials: You're Better Off Buying a Home Than Renting

Posted by Laine Smith on 10/24/15 12:14 PM

We've known for quite some time Millennials are quite different than their predecessors. They're getting married and having kids at an older age, waiting longer to buy houses and bringing a completely different list of housing "wants" when they do decide to buy. But here's further proof that this generation is better off buying than renting.

Read More

Debt & Homeownership: Is Student Debt Really a Homebuying Obstacle?

Posted by Laine Smith on 10/20/15 2:42 PM

Roughly 40 million Americans owe a combined $1.19 trillion in student loan debt, but according to a new Zillow study, student loan debt doesn't impact homeownership probability as much as you'd think.

Read More

Renting vs. Homebuying: 3 Effects of High Rent

Posted by Laine Smith on 10/7/15 11:56 AM

As rental vacancy hit its lowest point in 30 years in July 2015, the cost of renting has continued to rise. Rental prices climbed 3.5 percent between June 2014 and June 2015, matching the biggest jump since 2008, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. And at what cost for U.S. renters?

Read More

Housing Market: Who Are the Millennial Homebuyers?

Posted by Laine Smith on 9/10/15 9:00 AM

Millennials are often a misunderstood and highly-discussed generation. This age group represents the largest generation in the U.S. with one-third of the nation's population in 2013. Millennials often get a bad rep in the housing market because of their unique set of homebuying obstacles. They're also set apart from previous generations by their different housing needs and wants

Read More

What Does the American Dream Home Look Like? (Infographic)

Posted by Laine Smith on 8/18/15 9:22 AM

Homeownership has long been a huge part of the American Dream. But what does this American "dream home" look like? In May 2015, Trulia surveyed over 2,000 Americans about their dream home "wants", including location, amenities, style, and size. Here's what that survey found about the home aspirations of today's American Dreamers.

Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Posts by Topic

see all