The nation's renters, home buyers and home sellers overwhelmingly agree on one thing: They want no more than a half-hour commute each way, according to the most recent Zillow Group Consumer Housing Trends Report.

Many also choose to find or create a home that enables them to avoid the twice-a-day slog altogether by working from home at least some of the time.

The daily commute weighs heavily on home buyers' decisions. Almost two-thirds (62%) of employed buyers said their commute to work or school -- whether by car, bus, train, bicycle or on foot -- was very or extremely important in their decision about which home to buy. A similar share of renters (57%) said the same when deciding where to sign a lease.

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