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Diane is Editor-in-Chief at Zillow. She was a newspaper editor for more than 15 years (Albany NY Times Union, Seattle Post-Intelligencer) before moving into the dotcom world (Microsoft, Amazon, Expedia). She joined Zillow in 2005. Her favorite Zillow features include keyword search, knowing how much the White House is worth and the crazy celebrity real estate happenings as reported on Zillow Blog.

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    First Zillow Chili Cook-Off Is a Huge Success … (Burp)!

    Nineteen eager Zillowites entered the cook-off, coming to work equipped not only with their laptops, but crock-pots, too.

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    Zillow Speaker Series: Ronnie Chan (VIDEO)

    The man may be small in stature (5-foot-2), but he’s certainly big in attitude and personality, as Zillowites were treated to a rollicking 60-minute talk by […]

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    Indoor Pools: Ultimate Laps of Luxury

    Some of us are just looking to an extra powder room to our homes. And then, well, there are these aquatic wonders: Homes that boast indoor […]

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    What You Can Get for $350,000

    Don’t look now, but the housing market is suddenly bearing signs of life. Many large metro real estate markets are stabilizing — some even posting gains […]

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    Zillow’s Got Talent!

    Last Friday, Zillow’s Culture Committee sponsored a late-afternoon event called “Zillow’s Got Talent!” And, just as the name implies, the event asked Zillow employees to showcase […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup – 03/03/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Under the Tuscan Sun Villa for Sale in Italy – [The Hollywood Reporter] “Need To Sell Your House, Just […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup – 02/11/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Foreclosures to Climb Before Bank Deal Helps U.S. Housing Market” – [Bloomberg Businessweek] “Should Mortgage Rate Shoppers Care What […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup — 02/04/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Is Freddie Mac Betting Against Homeowners?” — [Yahoo! News] “Berkeley, CA Couple uses recycled car parts to build unique […]

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    Kennedy Compound Home “Gifted” to Edward M. Kennedy Institute

    In keeping with the wishes made by the late Sen. Edward (“Teddy”) Kennedy, the famed Kennedy Compound at 50 Marchant Avenue in Hyannis, MA has been […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup — 01/29/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Hazard Insurance With Its Own Perils” — [NY Times] “Evicted 101-year-old Detroit woman can’t go home” — [CBS News] […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup – 1/19/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Those ’50s ranch homes are finally getting some architectural respect” – [St. Louis Today] “These 4 States House 50% […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup – 01/14/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Study shows people are moving to … Michigan?” – [The Bottom Line, MSNBC.com] “Mortgage modification scams trap desperate homeowners” […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup — 01/07/12

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “A home that is built to last 1,000 years” – [9 News.com] “The 18 Best Mortgage Market Charts From […]

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    Most Popular Posts of 2011: Mushroom House, Spelling Manor Sale, Future Home Trends and More!

    Share on Facebook Charlie Sheen, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sarah Palin. If you can name the reasons why those names captured the lion’s share of celebrity real estate […]

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    Weekly Real Estate Roundup — 12/17/11

    Headlines that caught our eye this week: “Coral Gables man leaves historic house to Uncle Sam” [Miami Herald] “Real estate: Second homes for retirement have pros […]