Tag Archives: appreciation

Home Values Rise for 48th Straight Month – Portland, OR Tops List at 14.7%

 Portland, OR reported the highest year-over-year home value appreciation By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (August 18, 2016) –  National home values appreciated for the 48th straight month this July to a Zillow Home Value Index (ZHVI) of $187,300, according to the Zillow® Real Estate Market Reports. Home values are up 5 percent over the past year and […]

Homes Appreciate More Rapidly When Close to a Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods

Grocery stores and home values are definitely related By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (January 25, 2016) – According to Zillow your local grocery market has a lot to do with what happens in your local housing market. Specifically, Zillow found that homes grow more rapidly in value if they are closer to a Trader Joe’s or […]

Condo Appreciation Outpaces Single-Family Homes

Limited inventory of  homes, popularity of urban life cause runaway condo appreciation By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog (October 27, 2015) –   Condos are appreciating at a rate of 5.1 percent, compared to the 3.7 percent appreciation among single-family homes. Condos are appreciating faster than single-family homes where job markets are thriving or urban renewal is underway, […]