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Feb 09, 2010, 14:55 ET 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...


Nov 24, 2009, 08:00 ET 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 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...


Oct 27, 2009, 08:01 ET 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 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...


Oct 20, 2009, 08:00 ET Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Increase Slightly; But U.S. Rate Still Hovers Below 5.00%

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


Oct 13, 2009, 08:01 ET Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Dip Slightly; More Than Half of Borrowers Hoping to Refinance

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 4.95...


Oct 08, 2009, 08:00 ET U.S. Homebuyers Pay Closer to Listing Price in August, But Are Still Negotiating Thousands in Discounts

Homebuyers in much of the U.S. are still paying thousands of dollars below the home's asking price, but had slightly less...


Oct 06, 2009, 08:00 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls Below 5.00%; Half of Borrowers Request Refinance Loans

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 4.96...


Sep 29, 2009, 08:00 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rate Nears 5.00%; 5-1 ARMs Fall Below 4.00%

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased slightly from last...


Sep 28, 2009, 08:01 ET Zillow.com(R) Partners With Windermere Real Estate

Zillow.com and Seattle-based Windermere Real Estate, which has more than 30,000 for-sale listings nationwide, today announced a...


Sep 24, 2009, 08:00 ET 18% of Prospective First-Time Homebuyers Say Extending $8,000 Tax Credit to 2010 Would be Primary Influence on Their Decision to Buy

Nearly one in five (18 percent) prospective first-time homebuyers said extending the $8,000 tax credit would be the primary influence on...


Sep 22, 2009, 08:00 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hovers Near 5.00%; Remains Unchanged From Week Prior

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages was unchanged from last week at 5.04...