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Buying and Selling a Home – at the Same Time – in a Sellers’ Market

Buying a home while selling a home — and trying to close both deals at the same time — requires great timing and coordination, a little luck and the understanding that at least one of the parties involved is probably taking a risk.

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Apolo Ohno Lists Utah Training Home

Ohno likely used the home to train for the 2007 U.S. Senior Short Track Speedskating Championships in Kearns, UT.


For Sale: Home Where Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz Once Lived

The “I Love Lucy” stars lived in this Beverly Hills estate while their main residence down the street was being worked on.

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Rust Belt Mansions From an Age of Opulence

Titans of industry built these mansions across the Midwest and Northeast in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Some have been restored, others abandoned or left to languish, but their extravagant features are a reminder of an era of wealth and optimism.


5 Often Overlooked Decorating Budget Busters

Don’t forget to budget for the little things when decorating a space.

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15 Things to Know Before Visiting Boston

Before you head to Beantown, consider these facts from locals who know firsthand what it’s like to live in Boston.

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Remain Steady

Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages remained fairly steady this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 4.08 percent, up slightly from 4.06 percent at this same time last week.


Vince Vaughn Buys Kate Bosworth’s Home

Property records confirm the actor just scooped up the property for $2.375 million.

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Room of the Week: Classic Bohemian Living Room

Sometimes the biggest challenge of putting together a space isn’t trying to find all new coordinating pieces, but working with what is already there.

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5 Bathroom Renovation Mistakes to Avoid

Jeff Devlin, host of DIY Network’s “I Hate My Bath,” shares the mistakes he sees most often and how you can avoid them in your home.


Should You Rent From a Friend?

To help determine whether ease of mind is worth jeopardizing close bonds, we asked eight personal finance specialists to weigh in on leasing to and from friends.


Zillow Speaker Series: Christian Chabot, Tableau Software CEO & Co-Founder

Chabot explained how Tableau is transforming the way companies interact with, dissect and use data.


Write a Lender Review for a Chance to Win an iPad Air

Share your experience with a lender and be entered for a chance to win an iPad Air.

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Sold: Julia Stiles’ Gramercy Park Condo

The stage and screen actress listed her condo about a year ago and finally sold it for $2.7 million.


July Data: Buying Is a Bargain, But Renting Remains Expensive

U.S. home buyers should currently expect to pay 15.3 percent of their incomes to a mortgage on the typical home, while renters should expect to pay about 29.5 percent of their income to rent.