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Cynthia Nowak manages communications around Zillow's mobile device applications -- the most popular platform of mobile real estate applications across iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7 -- and to the real estate and financial industries.

Stories by Cynthia Nowak

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Survey: Homeowners Plan to Spend Less on Remodeling Projects This Winter

According to the Zillow Digs Winter Home Improvement Trend and Spending Survey, 40 percent of homeowners plan to make a home improvement or addition this winter.

2014 Kitchen Trends: Open Shelving & Glass-Front Cabinets

Kitchens featuring black countertops, open shelves or glass-front cabinets, and darker paint tones will be popular with homeowners next year, according to the Zillow Digs Home Design Trend Report for 2014.

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New App: Zillow Digs for iPhone

Zillow launches a new app: Zillow Digs App for iPhone, where you can capture, save and share photos of rooms and home decor right from the palm of your hand.

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Zillow Digs Adds Paint Colors from Sherwin-Williams

On Zillow Digs, the home improvement marketplace where homeowners can find visual inspiration and understand the real cost of remodeling projects, we’ve added the ability for homeowners to digitally connect to paint colors from Sherwin-Williams.

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Zillow Digs Users Are Looking Up!

While ceiling decor might not be the first thing you think about when designing a house, ceilings are a great way to add a focal point.


Survey: Homeowners Planning Home Office & Playroom Remodels This Fall

More homeowners are planning multi-purpose home office and creative playroom remodels this fall compared with summer.

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Room Color Trend: Khaki Is the New White

Homeowners and designers are moving away from the bright corals and vibrant turquoises of spring and are instead turning to neutral colors.

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Survey: 60 Percent of Homeowners Will Make a Home Improvement This Summer

Home improvement big-box stores, get ready. If you think homeowners are sitting idly by this summer trying to beat the heat with their feet up, think again.

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Zillow Digs Spring Trend Report II: What's Your State's Home Decor Style?

Zillow’s analytics team looked at the style of rooms most often uploaded on Zillow Digs.


Zillow Sales Job Fair on June 3

Zillow is looking for a few good salespeople. On June 3, Zillow is holding a job fair to find more outstanding salespeople to join our growing team.

Typically traditional kitchens have white cabinets with detailed molding, vintage drawer pulls or other antique hardware, marble or light-colored granite counters, crown molding, dark wood floors and wainscoting.

Zillow Digs Spring Trend Report: Traditional Kitchens, Islands, Cabinets, Storage

We looked at Zillow Digs’ usage across the country to round up some of the biggest home improvement trends. From fresh white cabinetry to detailed molding and antique hardware, traditional-style kitchens are popping up everywhere on Zillow Digs user boards.

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Zillow Digs' User-Generated Content Drives Rapid Growth

Home improvement is a growing industry heavily driven by visual content and inspiration. Zillow recognized this and just three months […]

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Zillow Hosts Startup Seattle Initiative Launch

The Startup Seattle initiative aims to empower and support new technology companies from the ground up.

What's next after Startup Weekend Seattle?
The Global Startup Battle!

Zillow Hosts Startup Weekend's Seattle Battle

This weekend Zillow is showing its startup roots by hosting Startup Weekend Seattle, a pre-qualifying event for Global Startup Battle, the world’s largest startup competition.

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Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff Named to Fortune's 40 Under 40 List

We woke up to some exciting news on the CBS This Morning show. Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff was named No. […]

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