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May 3, 2011
Nearly Half of Home Buyers Surveyed Don't Understand Essential Information about Mortgages

As the housing market continues to struggle with high inventory and a lack of demand, home buyers appear ill-prepared to take out a mortgage, answering basic questions about mortgage information...

Apr 18, 2011
Zillow® Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Zillow, Inc., which operates real estate site®, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace, and Zillow Mobile, today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the...

Apr 11, 2011
Zillow Acquires Postlets, an Online Listing Creation and Distribution Platform

Zillow, Inc., which operates real estate website®, Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace, and the leading mobile real estate platform, today announced the acquisition of Postlets™, a leading...

Mar 31, 2011
Zillow® Launches the Zillow BlackBerry® App

Zillow, the leader in mobile real estate, today announced the launch of the Zillow BlackBerry App for Research in Motion®'s BlackBerry smartphones. The...

Mar 10, 2011
Zillow Expands Zestimates to Include Rentals; Launches 'Rent Zestimates' for 90 Million Homes

Zillow® today launched "Rent Zestimates," a one-of-a-kind tool that can be used as a starting point for determining a home or apartment's estimated monthly rent price. The launch expands on...

Feb 9, 2011
Tax Credit Hangover Continues as Home Values Drop, Negative Equity Rises in Fourth Quarter

Home values in the United States posted their largest quarterly decline since the first quarter of 2009, falling 2.6 percent as the temporary stimulus of the home buyer tax credits wore off,...

Feb 3, 2011
Zillow and Yahoo! Real Estate Launch Largest Real Estate Network on the Web® and Yahoo!® Real Estate ( today launched an exclusive partnership that brings together the two sites and creates the largest real estate network on the...

Jan 13, 2011
Zillow® Surfaces Thousands of Real Estate Agent Ratings and Reviews

Real estate website® today launched the ability for home buyers and sellers to search for and find local real estate agents based on ratings and reviews from former clients. Thousands...

Dec 28, 2010
Sandra Bullock Named Most Desirable Celebrity Neighbor for 2011, While Cast of Jersey Shore Voted Worst

U.S. adults would most like to be neighbors with Sandra Bullock in 2011, according to the fourth annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor Survey(i). The cast of the...

Dec 9, 2010
U.S. Homes Set to Lose $1.7 Trillion in Value During 2010, Bringing Total Value Lost Since Market Peak to $9 Trillion

U.S. homes are expected to lose more than $1.7 trillion in value(1) during 2010, which is 63 percent more than the $1 trillion lost in 2009, according to...

Nov 10, 2010
Home Values Near Unprecedented Decline as Hints of Stabilization Wane in Third Quarter

The United States housing market continued its long decline in the third quarter with home values falling for the 17th consecutive quarter, according to...

Sep 29, 2010
Zillow Announces Key Management Moves

Zillow, Inc., which operates leading real estate website®, Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace, and the industry's largest mobile real estate platform,...

Sep 27, 2010
Huge Gap in Mortgage Availability: 1/3 of Americans Highly Unlikely to Qualify for a Mortgage Today, While Less Than Half Qualify for the Best Rates

Nearly one-third of Americans are unlikely to qualify for a mortgage because their credit scores are too low, making homeownership out of reach for many. This is...

Sep 22, 2010
What's My Home Worth? Taps for Real Estate Valuations and® have partnered to help customers determine their homes' value as part of their overall financial portfolio. (Logo:

Sep 1, 2010 Partners with to Bring National Database of Managed Apartment Rental Listings to Zillow® and™, two of the nation's leading online destinations for real estate and multifamily housing, respectively, today announced a...

Aug 19, 2010
Homeowner Confidence in Real Estate Market Dips; 1 in 3 Think Worst Is Yet to Come, While 38% Think Local Home Values Have Reached Bottom

Homeowners(i) are more pessimistic about the short-term future of home values in their local market than they have been in the past three quarters, according to...

Aug 12, 2010® Appoints Kathleen Philips as General Counsel

Leading real estate website® today announced the appointment of Kathleen Philips as general counsel. Philips, 43, brings extensive experience running...

Aug 9, 2010
Negative Equity Falls in Second Quarter, But National Home Values Continue to Decline

Home values in the United States continued to decline in the second quarter of 2010, with the Zillow Home Value Index(1) falling 3.2 percent year-over-year and 0.6...

Jul 9, 2010
Yahoo! Real Estate and Team Up to Create Powerful Real Estate Advertising Network

Two of the most popular real estate websites in the country today announced an exclusive partnership that will offer advertisers a single...

Jul 1, 2010® Reports Record Visits and Activity in First Half of 2010, Amid Surge in Mobile Usage

Despite a mixed housing market that continued to struggle during the first half of 2010, real estate website today announced it broke multiple records...

Jun 8, 2010
Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hits Record Low; Current 30-Year Fixed Rate is 4.58%, According to Zillow® Mortgage Rate Ticker

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace is currently 4.58 percent, down nine basis points from 4.67 percent at this same time last week....

May 20, 2010
Homeowner Confidence Rises Nationally, But Western Homeowners Remain Pessimistic Despite Stabilization in Many Western Markets

As some parts of the U.S. housing market work their way out of the housing recession, while the majority of markets continue to decline, homeowners across the...

May 10, 2010
Home Values Continue Nationwide Decline in First Quarter Amid Encouraging Signs in California

Home values in most U.S. markets continued to decline in the first quarter of 2010, as the Zillow Home Value Index(1) fell 3.8 percent year-over-year, and 1 percent...

Apr 29, 2010
Despite Mortgage Meltdown, Today's Borrowers Continue to Spend Twice as Much Time Researching a Car Purchase as Researching Their Home Loan

The impact of the widely publicized mortgage meltdown appears to have caused little change in borrower behavior during the past two years, according to a new...

Apr 20, 2010
30-Year Mortgage Rates Spike Near 5% Last Week Before Easing Again; Current 30-Year Fixed Rate Is 4.90%, According to Zillow® Mortgage Rate Ticker

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace is currently 4.9 percent, up two basis points from 4.88 percent compared to this same time last...

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