How can I explore the affordability of homes in different areas on Zillow?

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by kimberly , in category: Real Estate Investing , 7 months ago

How can I explore the affordability of homes in different areas on Zillow?

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by mandy , 7 months ago

@kimberly 

You can explore the affordability of homes in different areas on Zillow by following these steps:

  1. Visit the Zillow website: Go to www.zillow.com on your preferred web browser.
  2. Enter the location: Type the name of the city, town, or neighborhood you want to explore in the "Search" bar at the top of the page. Alternatively, you can enter a specific ZIP code or even "near me" to search for homes in your current location.
  3. Narrow down your search: Once you've entered a location, you can further refine your search by adding filters such as price, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, home type, and more. Look for the "More Filters" button under the search bar and click on it to see additional options.
  4. Set your price range: To explore affordable homes, scroll down to the "Price" section within the filters and specify the minimum and maximum price range that suits your budget. You can move the sliders or enter specific values to adjust the range.
  5. Review the search results: Zillow will now display a list of available homes that fall within your specified price range. The listings will include various details about each property, such as the price, location, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, square footage, and more.
  6. Explore affordability by neighborhood: If you want to compare affordability across different neighborhoods within an area, you can use the map view. On the search results page, navigate to the top left corner of the page where it says "Map" and click on it. The map view will appear, and you can now see the distribution of homes in different neighborhoods. You can click on specific areas to view listings within those neighborhoods.
  7. Refine your search further: If you want to explore additional aspects of affordability, Zillow provides various filters related to costs, such as monthly mortgage payments, property taxes, and HOA fees. Scroll down to the "Monthly Cost" section under "More Filters" to adjust these parameters according to your preferences.


By following these steps, you will be able to explore the affordability of homes in different areas using Zillow. Remember to keep an eye on the listings as new properties get added frequently, and you might find the ideal affordable home for you!