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    Mortgage applications resume decline after one-week surge

    The number of mortgage applications is fluctuating but trending downward as buyers try to decide whether now’s the right...

    Mortgage applications resume decline after one-week surge
    Hispanics account for more than half of U.S. homeownership growth in the past decade despite making up only 18 percent of the population. (iStock)

    Buenas noticias: Hispanic homeownership soars

    Hispanic homeownership had its biggest annual increase last year in two decades. As buyers — younger ones in particular...

    Buenas noticias: Hispanic homeownership soars
    Refinances made up 60 percent of all applications, up slightly from 59.2 percent the previous week. (iStock)
    National

    Mortgage rates dip, triggering surge in loan requests

    When mortgage rates dropped last week to their lowest levels in two months, buyers pounced. After three weeks of...

    Mortgage rates dip, triggering surge in loan requests
    Mortgage requests, refinancings continue to drop
    National

    Mortgage requests, refinancings continue to drop

    As properties fly off the market and prices continue to increase, buyers are reconsidering whether now is the time...

    Mortgage requests, refinancings continue to drop
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    Tri-State

    Ai Weiwei-designed home sells for $5M

    The first and only private U.S. residence designed by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has sold for nearly $5 million. Located at 708 New Forge Hallow in Taghkanic, New York, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom...

    Ai Weiwei-designed home sells for $5M
    The vacancy rate for regional and superregional malls is at an all-time high.  (Getty)
    National

    Mall vacancy rate hits all-time high

    It’s not just office and residential landlords who need to worry about soaring vacancy rates. The vacancy rate for regional and superregional malls hit 11.4 percent in the first quarter of 2021, the highest...

    Mall vacancy rate hits all-time high
    An index tracking applications for mortgages to purchase homes decreased 5 percent. (iStock)
    National

    Frenzy ending? Mortgage requests fall 5%

    Spring is usually when the housing market heats up. But after months of frenzied buying comes a sign that it might finally be slowing down. An index tracking applications for mortgages to purchase homes...

    Frenzy ending? Mortgage requests fall 5%
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    Mortgage applications dip for second straight week

    A perfect storm of problems for home buyers — lack of inventory, high prices and bidding wars — may...

    Mortgage applications dip for second straight week

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