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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages rose this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 4.19 percent, up from 4.14 percent.

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Putting the Recession in the Rearview: Home Values at or Near Peak Levels in 1,000+ US Cities

Homes in more than 1,000 cities and towns nationwide either already are, or soon will be, more expensive than ever, erasing any losses in value experienced during the recession.

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5 Spring Home Maintenance Musts

Small fixes now to your home’s exterior could save you money and headaches later.

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‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 6: Before & After

The designers injected some modernity into two Craftsman homes this week on “American Dream Builders.”

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Craftsman Homes for ‘American Dream Builders’ Fans

The early 20th-century architectural style features high-quality craftsmanship not always found in new constructions.

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Amy’s Take: Episode 6 of ‘American Dream Builders’

Amy has an inside look at the show and its designers, as well as a few guest appearances as neighborhood council judge and mentor this season. Each week, Amy will give her take on that week’s episode.

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‘American Dream Builders’ Episode 6: Exit Interview

Each week, Zillow Blog will talk to the eliminated contestant of NBC’s new home renovation show, “American Dream Builders,” hosted by celebrity designer Nate Berkus.

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Robin Williams Puts ‘Villa of Smiles’ Back on Market

The comedian and actor has lowered the price of his 640-acre Napa Valley estate.

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Why Being Pre-Approved for a Loan Matters

Not being pre-approved won’t get you past the front door.

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Popular Apartment Amenity Trends for 2014

There are amenities to suit the needs of every renter. Take a look at some of the most popular ones for 2014.

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House of the Week: Hobbit-Sized Home Built by Hand

The seller of this tiny adobe built it by hand, using mud he unearthed from digging the foundation.

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What If I Find Asbestos in My House?

Simply living in a home in which asbestos exists is not dangerous. It’s when asbestos materials are disturbed that you should become concerned.

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After Country Wedding, Kate Bosworth Moves to Country

The actress and her husband reportedly have a house in Montana, so it’s not surprising that she is selling the Hollywood Hills home she bought in 2005.

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Paying Extra for Paradise

New Zillow data shows people pay a premium to live in idyllic vacation spots and college towns. Here’s a look at five towns where mortgage payments are outpacing median income.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal

House hunting is a little like speed dating. You only get a few minutes to make a great impression.