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    Chronicles of Data Collection II: Non-Disclosure States

    It seems many people are confused regarding what a non-disclosure state (or county) is.  Hopefully, we can set the record straight for those of you wondering.  What does the term “non-disclosure” really signify when it comes to property ...

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    I Did It!

    I love old homes — really, I do. I’ve had my share of Craftsmans and shingled Victorians that are charming, but huge money pits. That is, unless you buy one that has been redone and if it has, you’ll be paying top dollar. Like the home ...

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    Wanted: Developers, IT/Ops and more!

    The challenge for Zillow.com to find top talent continues!  The Seattle business community is flourishing and new start-ups and established organizations alike are increasing their workforce to scale to the emerging growth. Not to mention, Washington ...

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    Seattle Startups

    Startup companies are hard work, but they’re also very fun. It’s exhilirating to be part of something brand new, to create something from nothing. Zillow is proud to be part of a long tradition of Seattle startups, including Microsoft ...

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    Explore Bird’s Eye View images, win a prize

    By now, we hope you’ve discovered our new Bird’s Eye View images, which allow you to examine a home at an angle, see all sides of the home, and tell how it is positioned on the lot.  These images are so clear that you might see some curious or ...

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    Zillow homes in 3D

    This is an exciting day for us at Zillow, as we announced this morning the addition of 3D-like, “birds-eye” aerial photos to our beta site. These remarkably clear and detailed images, shown alongside home details and Zestimates, come from ...

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    How do you Zillow?

    We’ve heard a lot of cool ways people are using Zillow lately.  Some we anticipated, some surprise us, and some just make us chuckle.  Here are a few interesting ones found via a quick search on craigslist: A seller of a South End condo in Boston ...

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    Found in Translation

    My husband has a saying he uses whenever I start talking about blowing a ton of money on things like a home on the water, or a big sailboat. “We’re just ordinary people,” he’ll say, and that’s that. No waterfront home or ...

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    Putting a Face on Advertising

    Last week, my wife and I lined up a babysitter and we went to a great bookstore a couple blocks from our office here in Seattle to hear Liz Gilbert do a reading from her latest book, “Eat, Pray, Love.” Liz is friend of my brother, Pat.  It ...

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    Exposed: Advanced Search

    Zillow has a cool enhanced search feature that we’re hearing is a bit difficult to find. On Zillow’s home page, within the search box, is an “Advanced Search” link. It’s also located on the Maps & Search page — just to the right of the ...