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Catherine Sherman writes for Zillow Blog. She covers real estate news, industry trends and home design.

  1. Vineyards, FL

    Homes Under $400,000 for Golf Aficionados

    Think you have to spend millions to own a country club estate? Think again.

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    Cubs or Sox? Windy City or Chi-Town? 15 Chicago Questions Answered

    Moving to Chicago? We asked locals to answer 15 questions about living in the Windy City.

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    What Is ‘Luxury’ in Today’s Real Estate Market?

    In the world of luxury real estate, great curb appeal is just one of many buyer requirements. Builders of today’s luxury homes are tasked with making works of art that also cater to the future homeowner’s lifestyle.

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    LaDainian Tomlinson Relists Home With Hidden Theater

    Starting with a double-door entry and continuing with a 25-foot-high living room ceiling, everything about the estate is grand.

  5. Virginia Beach, VA

    Tired of Competing With Cash Buyers? Buy in These 10 Markets

    We looked at the 30 largest metros to determine where cash deals accounted for the least home sales in Q1.

  6. Home Near Yellowstone National Park

    Homes for Sale Near National Parks

    Check out these homes with nature in the backyard.

  7. Betty Grable's pool

    Hollywood Legend Betty Grable’s Former Home for Sale

    Between 1943 and 1951, she was the highest-paid Hollywood celebrity.

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    Life in New Orleans: Festive, Quirky and Affordable

    What happens when you combine roller derby “bulls” and wiffle bats? NOLA residents reveal some festive, quirky truths about their city.

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    Report: Walt Disney’s Legendary Carolwood Estate Sells for $74M

    This marks the fourth most expensive home sale in the U.S. so far this year.

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    It’s Official: ‘Money Pit’ Home Hits Market for $12.5M

    The home’s sellers are hoping it proves to be an anti-money pit.

  11. Zillow CMO Amy Bohutinsky (left) introduces Arianna Huffington, who shared about her latest book during a recent visit to Zillow's Seattle headquarters.

    Zillow Speaker Series: Arianna Huffington, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of Huffington Post Media Group

    Arianna Huffington speaks at Zillow about a personal wake-up call, which caused her to redefine success in today’s world.

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    Violinist Adds Violin-Shaped Pool to His Backyard

    A spa sits where you would expect the chin rest to be, and black stone around the perimeter mimics the purfling on a violin.

  13. The home where Charles Ponzi once lived is currently for sale.

    Not a Scheme: Charles Ponzi’s Former Home for Sale

    When Charles Ponzi lived here, he was something of a celebrity.

  14. Austin, TX

    Homes for Sale in Low-Inventory Markets

    To aid the search for affordable, family-friendly homes in low-inventory markets, we’ve gathered a traditional for-sale listing plus a Make Me Move listing in the five metros with the biggest declines in inventory over the past year.

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    Meet Dee Williams: She Lives in 84 Square Feet

    After a life-altering diagnosis, Dee Williams downsized from a big house in Portland, OR to a tiny home in her friends’ backyard.