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Nov 18, 2009
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 continuing declines. Homeowners in the Northeast were...

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Nov 17, 2009
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 to 4.75 percent, down from 4.84 percent the week...

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Nov 10, 2009
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 to 4.84 percent, down from 4.86 percent the week...

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Nov 9, 2009
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 percent in the second, as home values stabilized in the short...

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Nov 3, 2009
Thirty-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Stay Relatively Steady; Most State Rates Remain Below 5.00%

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased one basis point last week to 4.86 percent, down from 4.87 percent the week prior,...

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Oct 27, 2009
Low Rates Cause Surge in Refinance Loan Requests on Zillow® Mortgage Marketplace

With mortgage rates reaching historic lows, Zillow Mortgage Marketplace reports a surge in refinance request activity within its free marketplace for custom mortgage quotes. (Logo:...

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Oct 27, 2009
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 to 4.87 percent, down from 4.97 percent the week...

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Oct 20, 2009
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 last week to 4.97 percent, up from 4.95 percent the week prior,...

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Oct 13, 2009
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 percent, down from 4.96 percent the week prior, according to...

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Oct 8, 2009
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 negotiating power in August than they did in July, according to the August...

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Oct 6, 2009
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 percent, down from 5.02 percent the week prior, according to...

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Sep 29, 2009
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 week to 5.02 percent, down from 5.04 percent the week prior,...

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Sep 28, 2009
Zillow.com® 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 partnership which enables Windermere to automatically feed all of...

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Sep 24, 2009
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 their decision to buy a home before the end of 2010,...

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Sep 22, 2009
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 percent, according to the Zillow Mortgage Rate...

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Sep 15, 2009
National 30-year Fixed Mortgage Rates Continue to Fall; Weekly Average Rates Below 5.00% in Some States

The weekly average rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for 30-year fixed mortgages decreased last week to 5.04 percent, down from 5.09 percent the week prior, according to...

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Sep 10, 2009
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 Real Estate Market Reports. Buyers paid 3.3 percent, or...

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Sep 8, 2009
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, down from 5.17 percent the week prior, according to...

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Sep 1, 2009
Zillow.com® 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 area and around the world every month--today...

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Sep 1, 2009
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, down from 5.19 percent the week prior, according to...

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Aug 25, 2009
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 percent, down from 5.30 percent the week prior, according to...

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Aug 18, 2009
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 the future than at any other time in the past year. More than...

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Aug 18, 2009
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, down from 5.36 percent the week prior, according to...

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Aug 11, 2009
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 first quarter where national declines are not growing. Total home...

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Aug 11, 2009
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, up from 5.26 percent the week prior, according to the...

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