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Former NFL kicker to invest $25M in Cincinnati apartments
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Former NFL kicker to invest $25M in Cincinnati apartments
Source HousingWire

Doug Pelfrey, one of the Cincinnati Bengals’ all-time leading scorers, is going to invest over $25 million in multifamily housing across the...

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More homebuilder consolidation: Century Communities buys Wade Jurney Homes
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More homebuilder consolidation: Century Communities buys Wade Jurney Homes
Source HousingWire

The consolidation of the homebuilding industry continues. Last week, Taylor Morrison announced that it is acquiring fellow homebuilder AV Homes in...

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The amount of money in our paychecks is slowly increasing
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The amount of money in our paychecks is slowly increasing
Source HousingWire

Although unemployment is near a historic low, wage growth continues to threaten U.S. economic recovery, according to an article by Lydia DePillis...

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Expert: Fed will cut interest rates in 2020
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Expert: Fed will cut interest rates in 2020
Source HousingWire

The Federal Reserve might be raising the federal funds rate now, but that will change and even reverse course in 2020, or so says one expert....

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MBA: Delinquencies remain at rock bottom for commercial/multifamily loans
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MBA: Delinquencies remain at rock bottom for commercial/multifamily loans
Source HousingWire

Delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans remain near rock bottom, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s latest...

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HousingJobs blog: Affordable housing crisis affects the job market
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HousingJobs blog: Affordable housing crisis affects the job market
Source HousingWire

Job hunting can be frustrating. At HousingWire, we want to make the process easier for job seekers in the industry. Our new service, HousingJobs,...

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NAHB: Lumber tariffs increasing cost of homebuilding
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NAHB: Lumber tariffs increasing cost of homebuilding
Source HousingWire

On Thursday, Robert Dietz, chief economist for the National Association of Home Builders, addressed attendees at the National Association of Real...

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Riskier borrowers getting more and more confident they can get a mortgage
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Riskier borrowers getting more and more confident they can get a mortgage
Source HousingWire

Higher risk borrowers are growing more bold about applying for a mortgage, however it may not do them much good. The second quarter 2018 Mortgage...

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How much are government regulations costing multifamily developers? Hint: A lot
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How much are government regulations costing multifamily developers? Hint: A lot
Source HousingWire

Despite the Trump administration's ongoing regulatory rollback, government regulations still make up more than 30% of the cost of multifamily...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise to second highest level this year
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Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates rise to second highest level this year
Source HousingWire

After falling for two consecutive weeks, mortgage rates rose to their second highest level this year, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary...

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These are the 5 issues impacting real estate right now
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These are the 5 issues impacting real estate right now
Source HousingWire

The Counselors of Real Estate, an advisory organization that monitors real estate, released its latest report detailing the top 10 issues affecting...

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Fed raises rates for second time in 2018
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Fed raises rates for second time in 2018
Source HousingWire

The Federal Reserve just voted to raise interest rates for the second time in 2018. The Federal Open Market Committee unanimously voted to increase...

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U.S. inflation rises to six-year high
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U.S. inflation rises to six-year high
Source HousingWire

The Federal Reserve’s outlook for gradual interest-rate hikes were reinforced in May, as U.S. inflation accelerated to the fastest pace in more...

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Opendoor raises $325 million, plans nationwide expansion
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Opendoor raises $325 million, plans nationwide expansion
Source HousingWire

One of the biggest players in the growing direct homebuyer segment is about to get much, much bigger.  Opendoor, an online marketplace that buys...

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MBA: Mortgage applications decrease after holiday week
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MBA: Mortgage applications decrease after holiday week
Source HousingWire

Mortgage applications reversed course, falling 1.5% from last week, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage...

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Could U.S., North Korea summit sway Fed rate hike decision?
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Could U.S., North Korea summit sway Fed rate hike decision?
Source HousingWire

The Federal Reserve is set to announce its decision on a June increase to the federal funds rate on Wednesday at the conclusion of its meeting, and...

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Mortgage lenders: Demand for refinances falls to three-year low
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Mortgage lenders: Demand for refinances falls to three-year low
Source HousingWire

Mortgage lenders reported a negative profit margin outlook for the seventh consecutive quarter, proving that rising home prices and low housing...

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Texas real estate agent posts $1.9B in home sales in 2017
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Texas real estate agent posts $1.9B in home sales in 2017
Source HousingWire

The first ever billion-dollar real estate agent is pushing the $2 billion mark with a record breaking year of sales. In 2017, Guinness World Record...

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It’s official: Net neutrality dies in the U.S.
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It’s official: Net neutrality dies in the U.S.
Source HousingWire

Despite votes in Congress and efforts from advocacy groups, net neutrality officially ended Monday. Back in December, the Federal Communications...

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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Ben Carson backtracks on plan to raise rents for poor
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Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Ben Carson backtracks on plan to raise rents for poor
Source HousingWire

Monday Morning Cup of Coffee takes a look at news coming across HousingWire’s weekend desk, with more coverage to come on larger issues. The U.S....

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CoreLogic: Home equity gains top $1 trillion in first quarter
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CoreLogic: Home equity gains top $1 trillion in first quarter
Source HousingWire

Homeowner equity topped $1 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Q1 2018 home equity analysis from CoreLogic, a property...

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Midland, Texas is the hottest housing market in U.S.
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Midland, Texas is the hottest housing market in U.S.
Source HousingWire

Midland, Texas is the hottest housing market in the nation for the second month in a row, according to data from Realtor.com, knocking California...

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Former Fed Chair: Our economy is going off a cliff in 2020
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Former Fed Chair: Our economy is going off a cliff in 2020
Source HousingWire

Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke confirmed what many experts are already predicting: The next recession is less than two years away....

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Redfin Mortgage expanding to Georgia
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Redfin Mortgage expanding to Georgia
Source HousingWire

Redfin is expanding its Redfin Mortgage operations to Georgia, making the Peach State the seventh that the company has expanded its mortgage...

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