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(WASHINGTON) — U.S. homebuilders planned to build apartments in October at the fastest pace in five years, a sign they expect a jump in rentals in coming months.
The Commerce Department says plans to build houses and apartments were approved at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.034 million. That’s 6.2 percent higher than the …
(WASHINGTON) — The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell in October for the fifth straight month. Higher mortgage rates, price increases and the 16-day partial government shutdown held back sales.
The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index dipped 0.6 percent to …
For the first time, a report quantifies what we’re up against in the effort to equip ordinary people with the ability to deal with banks.
(WASHINGTON) — Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week after two weeks of increases, keeping home-buying affordable.
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on the 30-year loan fell to 4.22 percent from to 4.35 percent last week. The average on the 15-year fixed mortgage dipped to 3.27 percent …
(WASHINGTON) — Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of homes reduced sales.
The National Association of Realtors says home re-sales fell 3.2 percent last month from September to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.12 million. That’s …
More than 60% of people past the age of 50 provide financial support to an adult family member. Almost no one plans for it.