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Who Tweets the Hardest? A Roundup of The Real Estate Twitterati.

Today we’re celebrating the online real estate community that we’ve come to love; whether it be through digital discourse or […]


Zillow Android App Review by AppVee

Here’s a great quick (1:14) video demo of Zillow’s Android application. Nice work by Erik Fikkert, Lead Reviewer at AppVee. […]

Join Us at Beer for Bloggers in San Francisco

If you’re a real estate blogger registered for Blogger Connect, and you happen to be in the San Francisco, CA […]


$ 15000 tax credit - 3 most frequently asked questions

Questions about the $ 15000 tax credit are pouring in to Zillow Advice from homeowners and homebuyers. Here are the […]

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Advice -- just when we need it the most

With almost 12 million mortgages underwater, American homeowners are going to be needing some good real estate advice. Today we […]


30-Yr Fixed Rate Mortgages are Back in the 5's

Mortgage rates for a 30-year fixed loan are below 6% in Zillow Mortgage Marketplace for the first time in two […]

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Is housing to blame for the economy?

FOX Business posed this question to Zillow’s CFO, Spencer Rascoff and Chip Cummings, Northwest Financial Group President. They also discuss […]

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Get smarter about Mortgages with Mortgages Unzipped

If you think that Fannie and Freddieare the mortgage story of the week, I hope that you’re sitting down. OK, […]


Study shows traffic from Zillow to Brokers' sites converts better

A new study has concluded what many of Zillow’s advertisers already know: Zillow refers consumers who are more serious about […]

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Uncle Sam Moneybag

Government Sponsored Entities become Government Controlled

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson announced this morning that the federal government will take responsibility for controlling and capitalizing Fannie Mae […]

Showcase Ads: Pick ZIPs

Announcing Showcase Ads - Local Real Estate Advertising (that's easier than EZ)

If you work in this industry you hear it constantly – like a chant – “Real Estate is local. Real […]

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This one time, at RE Bar Camp (San Francisco) ...

Last week’s RE Bar Camp in San Francisco was a roaring success; a perfect storm of talented people in the […]


Hey Now, You're a Zillow All Star, You've Got Your Game on, Go Play

[Title Credit: “All Star” by Smash Mouth] Last night, a few thousand Zillow users (and I) received this e-mail: Thanks […]

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Cheaters Never Prosper (at least not longterm)

The chickens have come home to roost for some of those responsible for mortgage fraud and mortgage securities fraud that […]

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