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Feb 09, 2010, 14:55 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Mortgage Rates Decline; Current 30-Year Fixed Rate is 4.81%, According to Zillow Mortgage Rate Ticker

Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace are currently 4.81 percent, down six basis points from 4.87 percent at this time...

Jan 19, 2010, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

National 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Remains Below 5.00% for Second Straight Week

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased five basis points last week to...

Jan 12, 2010, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

National Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls Back Under 5.00%

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased six basis points last week to...

Jan 05, 2010, 08:01 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Zillow.com(R) Usage Grows 57 Percent Year-over-Year in 2009

Real estate Web site Zillow.com today announced it broke multiple records for site traffic and user activity in 2009. An average of 8.2...

Jan 05, 2010, 07:00 ET

National Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Rises for Fourth Consecutive Week Following Two Months of Rate Declines

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased twelve basis points...

Dec 29, 2009, 08:01 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Obama Family Voted Most Desirable Celebrity Neighbor for 2010

U.S. adults would most like to be neighbors with the Obama family, according to the third annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor Survey(i)....

Dec 29, 2009, 07:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

National Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Surges to Near 5.0%; Loan Request Mix Heavily Favors Purchase Loans

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased sixteen basis points last...

Dec 22, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Rises For Third Consecutive Week; Some State Rates Near 5.00%

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased five basis points last...

Dec 15, 2009, 08:01 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Zillow(R) Announces Launch of Rental Listings and Search

Real estate Web site Zillow.com today launched rental listings and search to its home shopping service and database of more than 90,000,000...

Dec 15, 2009, 07:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Inches Up for Second Straight Week

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased five points last week to...

Dec 09, 2009, 08:01 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

U.S. Home Value Losses Stabilize in 2009; Homeowners Lose Nearly $500 Billion in Value, Down From $3.6 Trillion in 2008

U.S. homes lost $489 billion in home values(1) during the first 11 months of 2009, significantly less than the $3.6 trillion lost during...

Dec 08, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Increases for the First Time Since Mid-October

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased five basis points last...

Dec 01, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Continues Rapid Fall; Lowest Rate Since Zillow Mortgage Marketplace Launched in April 2008

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased seven basis points last week...

Nov 24, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls Again; Lowest Rate Since Zillow Mortgage Marketplace Launched in April 2008

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased six basis points last week...

Nov 18, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Confusion Reigns as Home Values Fluctuate Regionally; Northeastern Homeowners Overly Cynical About Home Values, But Western Homeowners Are Too Confident

Homeowner confidence was all over the map in the third quarter, as home values in some parts of the country stabilized while other areas saw...

Nov 17, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls to 4.75%, Lowest Since Zillow Mortgage Marketplace Launched in April 2008

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased nine basis points last week...

Nov 10, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Stable at Near-Record Lows

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased two basis points last week...

Nov 09, 2009, 08:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Negative Equity Falls in Third Quarter, Home Values Show Short-Term Stabilization

The percent of American single-family homes with mortgages in negative equity(1) fell to 21 percent in the third quarter, down from 23...

Oct 27, 2009, 08:01 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Low Rates Cause Surge in Refinance Loan Requests on Zillow(R) Mortgage Marketplace

With mortgage rates reaching historic lows, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace reports a surge in refinance request activity within its free...

Oct 27, 2009, 07:00 ET
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 SEATTLE, WA UNITED STATES
 05/03/2006

Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Continue to Decline; Most State Rates Now Below 5.00%

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased ten basis points last week...