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Zillow Research

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The Data

Zillow is an online listing service for single family residences, condominiums, and co-op homes. Their online tool provides home value, historical values, rental, forecast, and geographic affordability data to potential sellers, buyers, and renters.

How the data was shared

Zillow’s “Zestimate” home price index estimate algorithm is available to website visitors, with or without a Zillow account. Data is collected from buyers, sellers, and renters using their listing platform, then pooled with data from credit bureau TransUnion, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Cost Index.

Purpose of Data Shared

This collaboration allows Zillow to provide a more comprehensive picture of the housing market than their competitors. Their home price estimate index is able to reflect the changing conditions between time periods that home are bought and sold.This information is useful for sellers, buyers, and renters looking for a fair deal, as well as journalists, analysts, and academics.

Region: North America

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