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Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates hit a 7-year high
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Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates hit a 7-year high

Interest rates for home loans appear to be climbing again, and that may in fact be what's getting borrowers back to their brokers — fear that rates...

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Trump's latest Chinese tariffs are a $1 billion tax on housing
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Trump's latest Chinese tariffs are a $1 billion tax on housing

Home builders are worried about affordability, but firm demand is holding that concern in check, for now. Home builder sentiment in September held...

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NAHB housing market index at 67 in September
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NAHB housing market index at 67 in September

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the housing market from the National Association of Home Builders....

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Ryan Serhant's NYC real estate tips
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Ryan Serhant's NYC real estate tips

Ryan Serhant, “Million Dollar Listing New York” co-star, speaks to CNBC's Robert Frank about getting his start in real estate at the beginning of...

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Take my Trump Tower apartment instead of my money, Manafort tells Mueller
Blog 4 days ago
Take my Trump Tower apartment instead of my money, Manafort tells Mueller

Take his Trump Tower apartment. Please. Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort told prosecutors he preferred that they seize his apartment in...

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The real reason Amazon's HQ2 will be near Washington, D.C.
Blog 5 days ago
The real reason Amazon's HQ2 will be near Washington, D.C.

If you're trying to guess where Amazon's second headquarters will be, forget about the complicated analyses of metro-area workforces, education...

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Homeowners are sitting on $6 trillion in available cash, but they're not tapping it
Blog 5 days ago
Homeowners are sitting on $6 trillion in available cash, but they're not tapping it

The big gains in home values over the last two years are starting to slow down, but U.S. homeowners are still reaping the rewards. As prices...

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This property tax strategy can help free up income in retirement  
Blog 1 week ago
This property tax strategy can help free up income in retirement  

If you want to free up more income in retirement, you may want to consider one strategy that lets you put off paying your property tax bill....

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Weekly refinance demand plummets as mortgage rates hit a 5-week high
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Weekly refinance demand plummets as mortgage rates hit a 5-week high

A sharp rise in mortgage interest rates took its toll on the lending business last week. Mortgage application volume fell 1.8 percent for the week,...

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Middle East real estate giant Aldar Properties creates a billion-dollar investment firm
Blog 1 week ago
Middle East real estate giant Aldar Properties creates a billion-dollar investment firm

United Arab Emirates (UAE) real estate developer Aldar Properties is spinning off its investment division to create a subsidiary with around $5.4...

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Cramer Remix: It's unclear why the auto sector is as weak as it is
Blog 1 week ago
Cramer Remix: It's unclear why the auto sector is as weak as it is

While many of the market's semiconductor stocks slid into Tuesday's close, CNBC's Jim Cramer noticed one key player prevail: the stock of Advanced...

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Millennials are marrying later, but that's not exactly bad for homebuilders, Toll Brothers CEO says
Blog 1 week ago
Millennials are marrying later, but that's not exactly bad for homebuilders, Toll Brothers CEO says

Jim Cramer sits down with Toll Brothers CEO Douglas C. Yearley, Jr. to hear his take on trends in the U.S. housing market....

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For about $20 million, you could be Warren Buffett's landlord
Blog 1 week ago
For about $20 million, you could be Warren Buffett's landlord

The home to Berkshire Hathaway, Kiewit Plaza in Omaha, Nebraska, recently went up for sale, according to a local report....

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As debt grows among older Americans, so does bankruptcy
Blog 2 weeks ago
As debt grows among older Americans, so does bankruptcy

The share of bankruptcy filers who are older than 65 is the highest it's ever been. As the cost of living outpaces incomes, healthcare costs rise...

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It's better to rent than to buy in today's housing market
Blog 2 weeks ago
It's better to rent than to buy in today's housing market

It is easily the question most asked by anyone moving into their first home or downsizing into retirement. Should I buy or should I rent? For...

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Weekly mortgage applications are stuck in a rut as rates rise
Blog 2 weeks ago
Weekly mortgage applications are stuck in a rut as rates rise

Homebuyers and homeowners don't have much incentive to call a mortgage lender right now. Mortgage interest rates are stuck near recent highs and...

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After a Starbucks opens in town, housing prices tend to rise, Harvard study finds
Blog 2 weeks ago
After a Starbucks opens in town, housing prices tend to rise, Harvard study finds

Each new Starbucks boosts the value of housing prices in a neighborhood. And not by an insignificant amount. This data point is revealed in a...

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The $1 billion price cut: Luxury real estate gets slashed
Blog 2 weeks ago
The $1 billion price cut: Luxury real estate gets slashed

The most expensive real-estate in America just became a little less expensive — with $1 billion in price cuts among America's top listings over the...

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Despite booming economy, recovery in U.S. housing sector has been slow: Economist
Blog 2 weeks ago
Despite booming economy, recovery in U.S. housing sector has been slow: Economist

Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says housing has been 'most troubling,' with recovery slow to get...

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'Climate gentrification' altering home values in Miami
Blog 3 weeks ago
'Climate gentrification' altering home values in Miami

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how rising tides and increasingly intense storms are impacting the value of Miami real estate....

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Pending home sales fall for seventh straight month in July
Blog 3 weeks ago
Pending home sales fall for seventh straight month in July

It may be hot in the nation's neighborhoods now, but the nation's housing market is cooling off. Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 0.7...

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Rising Risks: Climate gentrification takes hold in Miami
Blog 3 weeks ago
Rising Risks: Climate gentrification takes hold in Miami

The threat of rising tides and increasingly severe weather are already changing home values in Miami....

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Weekly mortgage applications decline, even as rates slip
Blog 3 weeks ago
Weekly mortgage applications decline, even as rates slip

Weakening affordability is making potential homebuyers gnash their teeth this summer, and it is taking a real bite out of the mortgage market....

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These are the best times of year to buy a home (according to the experts)
Blog 3 weeks ago
These are the best times of year to buy a home (according to the experts)

Buying a home in the spring and summer these days looks like something you'd see out of "The Hunger Games." For sellers, it's the golden...

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Zillow: US won't see a buyer's market until 2020
Blog 3 weeks ago
Zillow: US won't see a buyer's market until 2020

Susan Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Wharton school real estate & finance professor, and Aaron Terrazas, Zillow senior economist, join the ...

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The Trump tax cuts were supposed to depress housing prices. They haven’t.
Blog 3 weeks ago
The Trump tax cuts were supposed to depress housing prices. They haven’t.

It wasn't supposed to take long for the Trump tax cuts to hobble housing prices, particularly in the high-tax, high-cost metro areas where the new...

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Home price gains slow down in June: S&P Case-Shiller
Blog 3 weeks ago
Home price gains slow down in June: S&P Case-Shiller

Homebuyers are pulling back, and prices are finally following. Home prices are still rising, but the gains are shrinking. In June, prices...

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The housing recovery isn't over, it just feels like it is
Blog 3 weeks ago
The housing recovery isn't over, it just feels like it is

A slew of negative housing numbers for July are piling up on top of a slew of negative housing numbers from the last several months. Sales of new...

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Why buying a home can be almost impossible with massive student loan debt
Blog 3 weeks ago
Why buying a home can be almost impossible with massive student loan debt

In the late 1990s, Ed McKinley fell in love with a $65,000 house by a lake in New Hampshire. The owners let him move in early and pay rent until...

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Steady interest rates bring mortgage volume back to life
Blog 4 weeks ago
Steady interest rates bring mortgage volume back to life

Mortgage borrowers came back to the table last week to refinance and to purchase homes, after their numbers fell for most of the past month. Total...

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