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The Most Expensive Streets in America

From Florida to California, these streets are a world of their own.

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Mortgage Rate Update

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.58 percent.

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The Highest and Lowest Property Taxes by County

The median property tax bill in 2013 was $2,132, but some U.S. counties were a lot higher or lower.

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Why Don't You Buy a House Already? Lots of (Good) Reasons

Rents are high, but 20 percent of renters say they still prefer to rent; 53 percent say financial barriers keep them from buying.

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Microhousing, NIMBYism at Zillow's Affordable Housing Roundtable

Four takeaways from the second stop on Zillow’s Housing Roadmap tour.

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Newcomers Outpace New Housing in Least Affordable Rental Markets

In Los Angeles, only 187 new housing units were added for every 1,000 new arrivals.

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Underwater Homeowners Sink Deeper

Home values rose 6.6 percent last year, but lower-tier homes dropped 3.2 percent in value.

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Getting Mortgages Is Now Considerably Easier Than a Year Ago

Access to mortgages is about two-thirds of the way back to pre-housing crisis levels.

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5.2 Million Renters Plan to Buy in the Next Year

People in San Jose, Miami and San Francisco feel the greatest confidence in the housing market.

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When Is the Best Time to List Your Home?

Hint: There’s a method to the March Madness.

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Markets Where Starbucks Boosts Home Values the Most

Starbucks caffeinates home values, too, and some cities see a bigger jolt than others.

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Rents Are Up, and Not Where You Might Expect

The Bay Area, New York City and other hot real estate markets have been coping with rapid rent appreciation for years. Now the rent is surging in smaller markets, raising affordability concerns.

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Rents Will Stay High for Years, Experts Say

With each annual rent hike, more renters are leaning toward homeownership.

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10 Best Cities for Love This Valentine's Day

Finding a date is challenging enough. To increase your odds, check out the best places to mingle this Saturday, according to Zillow’s latest data.

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Home Values in Black, Hispanic Neighborhoods Bouncing Back More Slowly

Black and Hispanic communities were hit harder by the recession, and those groups have less access to credit than white and Asian borrowers.

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