Zillow: US home values bottom out in 2012 by Sharon Hill in Real Estate 13 Dec 2011 Zillow’s latest market report has some encouraging news for the US real estate industry, projecting that after a drop of up to 4 percent more, home prices will bottom out in 2012. Foreclosure sales are up in some of the hardest-hit areas as well. In Riverside Calif., where home values have dropped more than 5 This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share us home priceszillow home price index Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.