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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...


Sep 10, 2009, 08:00 ET Buyers in the Driver's Seat: U.S. Homebuyers Paid $7,039 Less Than Listing Price in July

Amid continued falling home prices, U.S. homebuyers are negotiating even more discounts at the bargaining table, according to July's Zillow...


Sep 08, 2009, 18:05 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rates Decline

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.09 percent,...


Sep 01, 2009, 08:01 ET Zillow.com(R) and the Seattlepi.com Launch Co-Branded Real Estate Web Site

Real estate Web site Zillow.com and leading news and information destination, seattlepi.com--read by more than 3.7 million people in the Seattle...


Sep 01, 2009, 07:00 ET National 30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Continue Downward Trend

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.17 percent,...


Aug 25, 2009, 08:01 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rates Down After Spike Earlier This Month

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.19...


Aug 18, 2009, 08:00 ET Optimism Grips Homeowners: 81% Think Home's Value Will Increase or Stay Same in Next 6 Months, But More Than Half Believe Home's Value Decreased in Past Year

American homeowners are much more realistic about their own homes' values than they were one year ago, but are more optimistic about...


Aug 18, 2009, 07:00 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rates Decline

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.30 percent,...


Aug 11, 2009, 08:00 ET Home Values Flatten in Short Term; Yearly Declines Shrink, but High Rates of Foreclosure, Negative Equity Expected to Delay True Recovery

Key facts: - U.S. Home values fell 12.1 percent year-over-year, marking the 10th consecutive quarter of declines, however Q2 was the...


Aug 11, 2009, 07:00 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rates Rise

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased last week to 5.36 percent,...


Aug 04, 2009, 12:42 ET National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rate Drops For Second Week

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased slightly last week to 5.26...


Jul 23, 2009, 08:01 ET Zillow(R) Mortgage Marketplace Introduces 'True Cost' Mortgage Comparison Feature

Real estate web site Zillow.com(R) today introduces True Cost, a new comparison feature within Zillow Mortgage Marketplace that allows...


Jul 21, 2009, 08:00 ET 30-year Fixed Rates Inch Upward After Four Weeks of Declines

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages increased last week to 5.31 percent,...


Jul 14, 2009, 08:00 ET 30-year Fixed Rates Continue Month-Long Decline

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.26...