The LowDown

Real Estate Insights for Home Buyers and Property Addicts

Hari Viswanathan

Hari is Co-founder and Chief Economist at ZeroDown. He holds a PhD. in Computer Engineering from Rutgers University and a Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from PSG College of Technology.

Latest Posts:

Filter Out the Concrete, and Zero In on a Home Near Greenery

Looking for some green? Pinpoint the homes that have easy access to some greenery with our latest search tool!

Limited-Time Search Filter: Romantic Views

Looking for that special home to share with that special someone? Let our home search guide you to the most romantic spots in your area!

Looking Back: 2019 Trends in Bay Area House Hunting

Get some insight into how our users searched for homes over the last year and find out what trends we can expect in the coming year!

How to Buy a House with No Down Payment

For some, saving for a down payment can delay your home ownership goals by years. See what other options are out there and find out if they're right for you!

Fixed-Rate vs. Adjustable-Rate Mortgages - Which is Right for You?

Confused about all the different types of mortgages? Not sure how to choose a mortgage? Check out this summary of the various mortgage types and how they work!

Rent-to-own Homes: How it Works, the Pros and Cons

What does it mean to rent to own? Let's explore how it works and the potential pros and cons of this type of contract.

How Debt-Ridden Millennials Are Becoming Homeowners

With historically high debt obligations weighing down millennial savings rates, how are they planning for or making home purchases? Explore the various options here!

Where Everyone Wants to Live: Understanding Bay Area Real Estate

Let's take a deep dive into Bay Area real estate. Which cities are seeing population growth and how are home prices being impacted?

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