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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How to Own a Vacation Home With Friends

Here are a few things to keep in mind so that you don’t turn your dream house into a nightmare.

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What You Can Buy for $300,000

Curious how much house you can get for your money in other parts of the country? Here’s what $300,000 can buy in cities across the United States.

This Fairfield, CT home is listed for $999,000.

States With the Most Million-Dollar Homes

A new Zillow data analysis shows which states have the highest percentage of homes that cost $1 million or more. Here’s what $1 million buys you in each of the top 10 states.

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10 Listing Photo Do’s and Don’ts

The last thing you want to do is follow your agent’s advice about putting time and money into your listing photos. But if you don’t, your photos could turn out like some of these.