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Lauren Riefflin manages news around Zillow Mobile communications and works closely with Zillow's real estate economists in preparing Zillow's real estate market reports. She also focuses on celebrity real estate news as both a Zillow Blog author and manager of celebrity content relationships.

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    StreetEasy Report: Manhattan Real Estate Continues to Heat Up in Q4

    The latest StreetEasy Manhattan Market Report shows Manhattan condo prices reached an all-time high in Q4 2013.

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    Jimmy Fallon Named Most Desirable Celebrity Neighbor for 2014

    In the seventh annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor Survey, we asked Americans which celebrities they would most like to have as their neighbor, as well as those with whom they wouldn’t dare share a fence.

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    Help Zillow Take Over Austin at SXSW 2014!

    This year, four of Zillow’s thought leaders are in the running to take the stage at South by Southwest for the first time and share some of the big data, marketing, social media and mobile secrets they’ve learned over the years.

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    Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Named Most Desirable Celebrity Neighbors for 2013

    In the sixth annual Zillow Celebrity Neighbor Survey, we asked Americans which celebrities they would most like to have as their neighbor, as well as celebs with whom they wouldn’t dare share a fence.

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    The White House Value: Then & Now

    While it’s true that the first family’s humble abode is unlike any other property in the world, the data heads here at Zillow set out to determine just how much this historical property was theoretically worth.

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    30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Returns to Record Low

    Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 3.34 percent.

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    U.S. Home Values Climb for Eighth Consecutive Month

    After reaching a national home value bottom in Q2, the housing market has continued on a positive streak through the summer months. July marks the eighth […]

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    Home Values Continue to Rise; May Marks Third Consecutive Month of Increases

    Zillow’s May Real Estate Market Reports, released today, show national home values rose for the third month in a row, climbing 0.5 percent from April to May […]

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    30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Hovers Above All-Time Low

    Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgage Marketplace at 3.6 percent, down from 3.63 […]

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    Zillow Forecast: February Case-Shiller Composite-20 Expected to Show 3.4% Decline from One Year Ago

    What will the February Case-Shiller Indices show next Tuesday? Zillow predicts that the 20-City Composite Home Price Index will decline by 3.4 percent on a year-over-year […]

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    Zillow Forecast: January Case-Shiller Composite-20 Expected to Show 3.7% Decline from One Year Ago

    Next Tuesday, the January Case-Shiller Home Price Indices will be released. Zillow is predicting the non-seasonally adjusted 10- and 20-City Composite Home Price Indices to decline […]

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    Zillow Forecasts 4.0% Yearly Decline in Case-Shiller Index

    Next Tuesday, the December 10- and 20-City Composite Case Shiller Home Price Indices will be released. Zillow is predicting the non-seasonally adjusted 20-City Composite Home Price […]

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    Obama Expands Refinancing Plan to Help More Homeowners

    During last week’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama blueprinted his plan to build a stronger, recovered American economy, which involved healing the bubble-burst […]

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    State of the Union and Obama’s Plan for Housing

    Last night, President Barack Obama took to the podium to deliver his annual State of the Union address before a packed house of his Congressional peers, […]

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    Who Needs Super Bowl Tix When You’ve Got a Man Cave?

    Whether you’re rooting for the Giants or the Patriots this weekend, we’ve rounded up a group of amazing man caves ideal for any Super Bowl Sunday celebration.