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11-25-14 955AM

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Below 4% for Eighth Straight Week

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.77 percent.

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Bargain Home Shopping? Best Cities for Black Friday Price Cuts

In honor of the post-turkey shopping frenzy, we’ve identified where home shoppers can score savings of their own.

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Home Sellers Stuffing Turkeys Into Their Listings

Thanksgiving’s favorite bird appeared in 14,000 real estate listings on Zillow in the past two years — even in Detroit and Chicago.

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Even With More Homes for Sale, Low-Priced Homes Tough to Find

Zillow’s October Real Estate Market Reports took a look at housing inventory and found that in many markets, it’s still tougher to find a low-priced home than one at a higher price point.

11-18-14 954AM

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Falls Further, Below 4% for Seventh Straight Week

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.82 percent.

11-11-14 945AM

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate Firmly Below 4 Percent for the Sixth Week in a Row

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.90 percent.

11-04-14 951AM

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Spike on News of Stimulus Program Ending, Flatten Out by Week’s End

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.90 percent.

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A House Divided: Homes in Blue States Appreciated More Than Homes in Red States

Homes in liberal states have appreciated more since 2012, but that’s because they crashed harder during the recession.

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Housing Demand on Hold as Millions Split the Rent

A third of Americans are now living in doubled-up households as housing costs continue to outpace incomes. The trend means there are 5.4 million fewer households than there would be under normal economic conditions.

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Is It Too Hard To Get a Mortgage?

Lenders are exercising more caution in the wake of the financial crisis. Are they giving home buyers too tough a challenge?

10-28-14 951AM

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Rise Slightly, But Remain Below 4% for Fourth Week in a Row

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.85 percent.

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Half-Point Drop in Interest Rates Boosts Buyers’ Budgets

Interest rates have fallen below 4 percent, meaning buyers can get a more expensive home for the same monthly payment.

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Home Value Growth Slows, Glides Back to Normal

After nearly two years of accelerating annual growth, home values are slowing their climb.

10-21-14 952AM

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rates Stay Below 4 Percent for Third Week in a Row

The current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages is 3.81 percent.

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20 Best Cities for Trick or Treating

Every year, the candy-loving data heads at Zillow rank the 20 best cities around the country for trick-or-treaters in search of most candy on the safest streets.

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