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Want to buy a house? How long you'll have to save depends on where you live
Blog 3 days ago
Want to buy a house? How long you'll have to save depends on where you live

If homeownership is your American dream, here is a wake-up call. It could take more than six years to save up for a down payment. High rents and...

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Here are the 10 best states to retire 
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Here are the 10 best states to retire 

There's another list out of the best places to retire, this time by personal finance website Bankrate.com. South Dakota came in first place....

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Disney to consolidate NYC operations in Manhattan
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Disney to consolidate NYC operations in Manhattan

The house that Mickey Mouse built now owns property at 4 Hudson Square. The Walt Disney Co. acquired the rights to develop a new headquarters on a...

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Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of cash – and not tapping it
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Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of cash – and not tapping it

U.S. homeowners today are getting richer by the minute, but they are less likely to cash in on their newfound wealth than during previous housing...

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Trump to lose this $48,000 tax break in New York by living in the White House: New York Daily News
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Trump to lose this $48,000 tax break in New York by living in the White House: New York Daily News

Since President Donald Trump's full time residence is the White House — and not his Manhattan condo in Trump Tower — New York City officials...

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San Francisco house prices grew the fastest ever in the first half of 2018 as the tech boom shows no signs of slowing
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San Francisco house prices grew the fastest ever in the first half of 2018 as the tech boom shows no signs of slowing

The average price of a house bought in San Francisco rose by $205,000 in the first half of 2018, the largest six-month increase in history,...

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Billionaire CEO Warren Buffett's California beach house is still for sale for $11 million—take a look inside
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Billionaire CEO Warren Buffett's California beach house is still for sale for $11 million—take a look inside

Warren Buffett famously still lives in the Omaha, Nebraska, home he bought in 1958 for $31,000. (Now its property taxes are almost that much.) But...

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Mortgage applications fall, as refinancing hits 20-year low 
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Mortgage applications fall, as refinancing hits 20-year low 

A significant drop in mortgage interest rates was not enough to entice homeowners to refinance their loans last week. Total mortgage application...

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Manhattan real estate continues to slide
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Manhattan real estate continues to slide

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on how New York City real estate fared in the second quarter of 2018. Manhattan real estate continues to slide

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Manhattan real estate has worst second quarter since financial crisis
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Manhattan real estate has worst second quarter since financial crisis

Manhattan real estate had its worst second quarter since the financial crisis, with prices and sales dropping and inventory rising, according to a...

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These are the cities where homeowners made the most money selling their homes last year 
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These are the cities where homeowners made the most money selling their homes last year 

The West Coast may have the best returns for homeowners looking to sell, Aaron Terrazas, economic research director at Zillow, told CNBC. According...

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Existing home sales slip due to affordability crisis
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Existing home sales slip due to affordability crisis

Aaron Terrazas, Zillow senior economist, sheds light on the housing affordability crisis causing existing home sale contracts to slip in May....

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Pending home sales drop for fifth straight month in May
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Pending home sales drop for fifth straight month in May

Potential home buyers pulled back from a pricey and competitive housing market in May, signing fewer contracts to buy existing homes. A monthly...

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Weekly mortgage applications fall sharply as potential homebuyers drop out
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Weekly mortgage applications fall sharply as potential homebuyers drop out

Homebuyers are pulling away from this summer’s expensive and competitive housing market, even as interest rates settle. Total mortgage application...

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Home price gains ease in April: S&P Case-Shiller
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Home price gains ease in April: S&P Case-Shiller

The heat appears to be coming off home prices, albeit very slightly. Nationally, values rose 6.4 percent annually in April, down from a 6.5 percent...

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US existing home sales fall for second straight month
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US existing home sales fall for second straight month

U.S. home sales unexpectedly fell in May as an acute shortage of properties on the market pushed house prices to a record high. The National...

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Nantucket home prices break record highs
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Nantucket home prices break record highs

Vacation home sales on the tiny, toney island of Nantucket, a beach resort off the coast of Massachusetts, are seeing new life, and their prices...

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Weekly mortgage applications jump 5.1% as interest rates settle
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Weekly mortgage applications jump 5.1% as interest rates settle

Interest rate volatility has dissuaded borrowers for months, but some returned to the mortgage market last week. Mortgage application volume...

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A Kmart store opens inside a Sears store in Brooklyn, and more may be on the way
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A Kmart store opens inside a Sears store in Brooklyn, and more may be on the way

Despite tumbling sales, mounting debts and looming maturities, Sears Holdings is still testing new initiatives to see if something sparks a...

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US housing starts total 1.35 million in May, vs 1.31 million starts expected
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US housing starts total 1.35 million in May, vs 1.31 million starts expected

U.S. homebuilding surged to near an 11-year high in May amid an acceleration in both single-family and multi-family home construction, but a second...

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Homebuilder sentiment drops in June due to soaring lumber costs
Blog 4 weeks ago
Homebuilder sentiment drops in June due to soaring lumber costs

U.S. homebuilders are thrilled with demand for housing, but they are being hamstrung, they say, by rising costs for lumber. Builder sentiment fell...

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Ford plans to revive long-vacant Michigan Central station as hub for its self-driving cars
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Ford plans to revive long-vacant Michigan Central station as hub for its self-driving cars

Ford Motor plans to release details of its planned conversion of the long-vacant Michigan Central train station just west of downtown Detroit. The...

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These are the homebuilder stocks to buy, says hall of fame analyst
Blog 1 month ago
These are the homebuilder stocks to buy, says hall of fame analyst

Ivy Zelman, Zelman and Associates CEO, breaks down which homebuilder stocks she recommends as demand persists for more housing inventory....

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Home sellers may be dropping prices due to higher mortgage rates
Blog 1 month ago
Home sellers may be dropping prices due to higher mortgage rates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how higher interest rates may be impacting housing prices....

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More Toys R Us stores went up for sale. Here's what's moving in
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More Toys R Us stores went up for sale. Here's what's moving in

The liquidation of Toys R Us is proving to be a long and complex process. The toy retailer, having filed for bankruptcy protection late last year...

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In May's red-hot housing market, homes sold in record time
Blog 1 month ago
In May's red-hot housing market, homes sold in record time

If a "for sale" sign goes up in your neighborhood, don't blink, you might miss it. The average home sold in May went under contract in just 34 days...

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Homebuilder stocks drop after report on weaker order trends
Blog 1 month ago
Homebuilder stocks drop after report on weaker order trends

Homebuilder stocks are falling after a report from a housing market research firm. Zelman & Associates sent a note to its clients before the market...

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House-flipping start-up Opendoor just landed $325 million to expand across the US
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House-flipping start-up Opendoor just landed $325 million to expand across the US

Opendoor, a start-up that buys and sells homes online, has just pulled in $325 million to expand its team, add more cities and move deeper into...

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'White-knuckle moments' are about to hit the bond market, money manager warns
Blog 1 month ago
'White-knuckle moments' are about to hit the bond market, money manager warns

Bond market volatility is on the verge of a comeback, according to Sit Investment Associates' Bryce Doty. On CNBC's "Futures Now," Doty predicted...

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Weekly mortgage applications drop 1.5% as rates turn higher again
Blog 1 month ago
Weekly mortgage applications drop 1.5% as rates turn higher again

The mortgage market found some new energy for a few weeks, when interest rates suddenly dropped, but it was remarkably short-lived. Rates are on...

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