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Mortgage Rate Update

The rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages was 3.95 percent.


Real Estate is Local Again

Instead of riding the wave of recovery, individual housing markets are responding to their local economics this home-buying season.

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Welcome to the Gayborhood: 1 in 4 Couples in These Neighborhoods Is LGBT

From Ohio to Florida, some may surprise you.


You Could Spend More Than $9,000 Per Year in Hidden Costs & Maintenance Expenses

From unavoidable expenses (think home insurance and property taxes) to optional pro services like carpet cleaning and lawncare, the costs of homeownership quickly add up.

Scott Lowe, Max Nussenbaum, Tim Dingman and Sean Jackson

Before & After: 4 Millennials Rescue a Detroit Home From Decay

They live and work from a house that cost $8,200 at auction.

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Living Large in the Big Apple: NYC's Most Expensive Blocks

From Manhattan to Staten Island these are the priciest blocks in the city.

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Deep Underwater: More Than 930,000 Borrowers Owe Twice Their Homes' Value

Although negative equity is at half its 2012 peak, millions of homeowners still owe more than their homes are worth.

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How Much to Rent a Tiny Apartment?

A 500-square-foot space costs four times as much in New York City as in Dallas, according to a Zillow Rentals analysis.

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Housing Less Affordable for Military Families Than for Civilians

In San Diego, service members living off base can expect to pay 65.5 percent of their income on a mortgage or 59.6 percent on rent.


Rents Rising Faster Than Home Values

The last time this happened, home values were finally heating up after the housing bust. This time, they’re cooling off.

East English Village residents Maureen Dritsan, Roland Leggett, Willie Bell, Kathy Roddie and Bill Barlage

Tour of Detroit Housing: The Good, the Bad and the Hopeful

Amid blight and tear-downs, Detroiters pull together to rebuild their proud city.

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Zillow Visits Detroit, a Proud City Learning to Rise Again

Home appraisals and creative lending products are key to bringing Detroit back, experts said at the latest stop on the Zillow Housing Roadmap tour.

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Where Can Millennials Afford to Buy Homes?

This is the year young adults are taking the plunge, but their options are limited.


Even Inexpensive Homes Too Pricey for Many Workers

The incomes of low-paid workers are not keeping pace with rising home values.

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Joining Forces Shines Light on Veteran Homelessness

First Lady & Dr. Jill Biden: Everyone who has served America deserves a home in America.

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