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A Bon-Ton liquidation jeopardizes US mall owners already in trouble
Blog 5 days ago
A Bon-Ton liquidation jeopardizes US mall owners already in trouble

As Bon-Ton heads to liquidation, the shuttering of more than 200 regional department stores jeopardizes U.S. mall owners already struggling to fill...

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US housing starts total 1.319 million in March, vs 1.262 million starts expected
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US housing starts total 1.319 million in March, vs 1.262 million starts expected

U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in March amid a rebound in the construction of multi-family housing units, but weakness in the...

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Homebuilder sentiment slips in April due to pressure from tariffs and rising prices
Blog 6 days ago
Homebuilder sentiment slips in April due to pressure from tariffs and rising prices

The nation's homebuilders should be ecstatic about their market. Demand is high and supply is painfully low. Builder confidence, however, is...

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We’ve seen a slowdown at the top end of the housing market, says economist
Blog 1 week ago
We’ve seen a slowdown at the top end of the housing market, says economist

Aaron Terrazas, Zillow senior economist, discusses the shortage of affordable housing as mortgage rates are on the rise....

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No relief in sight: Housing affordability is weakening at the fastest pace in a quarter century
Blog 1 week ago
No relief in sight: Housing affordability is weakening at the fastest pace in a quarter century

It is the perfect storm: Rising home prices, rising mortgage rates and rising demand are colliding with a critical shortage of homes for sale. And...

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Zillow shares plunge 9 percent on the company's plan to start flipping homes
Blog 1 week ago
Zillow shares plunge 9 percent on the company's plan to start flipping homes

Zillow shares plunged 9 percent on Friday after the online real estate database company announced it will begin buying and selling homes, a capital...

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Instagram, Facebook photos spur millennials to become homeowners
Blog 1 week ago
Instagram, Facebook photos spur millennials to become homeowners

They're landing better jobs and higher salaries. They're getting married and having kids. And they're tired of living in their parents' basements....

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Mortgage refinances fall to the lowest level in a decade amid lean and expensive spring housing market
Blog 1 week ago
Mortgage refinances fall to the lowest level in a decade amid lean and expensive spring housing market

Demand for mortgages weakened last week, despite a brief respite from rising interest rates. Total mortgage application volume fell 1.9 percent,...

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Amazon reveals why it wasn't interested in St. Louis
Blog 1 week ago
Amazon reveals why it wasn't interested in St. Louis

Amazon officials told leaders here that the lack of a "blueprint for talent" was one of the reasons the e-commerce giant didn't choose St. Louis...

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Downsizing your home: How to determine if a smaller house is the right move
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Downsizing your home: How to determine if a smaller house is the right move

Tim and Tracey Kerin knew it was time to downsize soon after their grandson Maximus was born. "We started to re-evaluate what's important to us at...

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Jersey City becomes alternative to New York, but without the 'sticker shock' in prices
Blog 2 weeks ago
Jersey City becomes alternative to New York, but without the 'sticker shock' in prices

Real estate prices in New York City have cooled but remain astronomically high, so Jennifer Tobias, a senior designer at the Studio Sofield design...

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More tech workers can’t afford to live where they work — and neither can teachers and first responders
Blog 2 weeks ago
More tech workers can’t afford to live where they work — and neither can teachers and first responders

Barely a decade after the worst housing crash in history, home prices are soaring, and fewer buyers are able to afford the homes they want. In fact...

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Selling your house can you cost you more than $18,000
Blog 2 weeks ago
Selling your house can you cost you more than $18,000

If you're thinking about selling your house, plan ahead for extra costs that will take a chunk out of any profit you may make. The average American...

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Cramer Remix: If the jobs report is strong, it may mean it’s time to buy the homebuilders
Blog 2 weeks ago
Cramer Remix: If the jobs report is strong, it may mean it’s time to buy the homebuilders

Jim Cramer reveals why a strong jobs number could be good news for some domestic players....

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Growing debt among older Americans threatens retirement
Blog 2 weeks ago
Growing debt among older Americans threatens retirement

When Fay was laid off from her job in her 70s, she contemplated retirement. Then a painful reality hit when she realized she didn't have a nest egg...

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Weekly mortgage demand drops as homebuyers are rattled by the stock market
Blog 2 weeks ago
Weekly mortgage demand drops as homebuyers are rattled by the stock market

The spring housing market is in full swing, but wild stock market gyrations may be keeping some potential homebuyers at bay. Total mortgage...

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Manhattan apartment prices drop
Blog 2 weeks ago
Manhattan apartment prices drop

CNBC's Robert Frank reports the latest figures on New York City real estate. Manhattan apartment prices drop

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New York's luxury real estate market is in correction
Blog 2 weeks ago
New York's luxury real estate market is in correction

Real estate sales in Manhattan plunged 25 percent in the first quarter compared with a year ago, as the new federal tax law, stock market swings...

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Homeowners are sitting on $5.4 trillion in ready cash, the most ever
Blog 3 weeks ago
Homeowners are sitting on $5.4 trillion in ready cash, the most ever

Rising home values are making homeowners richer, a lot richer. Whether they choose to use it or not, the amount of equity today's homeowners are...

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US subprime mortgage bonds back in fashion
Blog 3 weeks ago
US subprime mortgage bonds back in fashion

Issuance of securities backed by riskier US mortgages roughly doubled in the first quarter from a year earlier, as investors lapped up assets...

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Rent is rising more slowly, easing strain on Americans
Blog 3 weeks ago
Rent is rising more slowly, easing strain on Americans

Apartment rent increases slowed further in the first quarter, a development that, combined with faster wage growth, is expected to ease financial...

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Toys R Us stores set to be bid on by Target, Big Lots and Aldi, among others
Blog 3 weeks ago
Toys R Us stores set to be bid on by Target, Big Lots and Aldi, among others

A handful of Toys R Us stores are scheduled to be auctioned off later this week, according to court documents filed Tuesday, which were reviewed by...

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These costs are taking a $20,000 bite out of your home’s sales price
Blog 3 weeks ago
These costs are taking a $20,000 bite out of your home’s sales price

If you're hoping to make a fortune on the sale of your home, prepare to lose about $20,000 in last-minute expenses. A study from Zillow, a real...

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US pending home sales rise in February
Blog 3 weeks ago
US pending home sales rise in February

Contracts to buy previously owned homes rose in February, the National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday. The NAR's pending home sales...

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Weekly mortgage applications rise even as rates increase
Blog 3 weeks ago
Weekly mortgage applications rise even as rates increase

After decreasing for the first time this year, interest rates rose again last week – but that didn't stop mortgage application volume from rising....

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Plaza ICO to help invest in New York hotel, says sources
Blog 3 weeks ago
Plaza ICO to help invest in New York hotel, says sources

CNBC's Seema Mody reports on Plaza Token, a cryptocurrency in early talks that could help invest in one of New York's most recognizable landmarks....

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US home prices post 6.2% annual gain in January
Blog 3 weeks ago
US home prices post 6.2% annual gain in January

U.S. home prices posted another big gain in January, pushed higher by a shortage of homes for sale. Standard & Poor's said Tuesday that its S&P...

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Up next for crypto-crazed investors: A slice of NYC's Plaza Hotel
Blog 3 weeks ago
Up next for crypto-crazed investors: A slice of NYC's Plaza Hotel

A group of foreign investors looking to buy the iconic Plaza Hotel in New York City is considering an initial coin offering to help fund the...

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New home sales fall for third straight month in February
Blog 1 month ago
New home sales fall for third straight month in February

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly fell for a third straight month in February, weighed down by steep declines in the Midwest and...

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Here's how much it costs a single person to live in the 15 largest US cities
Blog 1 month ago
Here's how much it costs a single person to live in the 15 largest US cities

Cost of living can look drastically different depending on where you are. It will cost a single person about $29,118 a year to live in Brownsville,...

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