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Fed cuts rates, signaling caution ahead for real estate investors

The Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday to again cut its benchmark interest rate, this time by 25 basis points,...

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Mortgage REITs were doing great — until the yield curve inverted

Real estate pros and economic pundits spent the better part of last week trying to decipher the greater implications...

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As Fed mulls rate cuts, real estate enjoys the good times but fears bad times ahead

The real estate industry loves low interest rates — but not too low. Despite sustained pressure from President Donald...

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Fed holds interest rates steady amid housing market slowdown

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that it will hold interest rates steady amid signs that the housing market is...

More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity

More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity

American homeowners are doing something surprising: Despite record amounts of home equity available to them — an estimated $1.5...

Strong spring real estate season shaping up — but who’s got the advantage?

Strong spring real estate season shaping up — but who’s got the advantage?

Have we arrived at one of those rare Goldilocks moments in real estate, where the market works well for...

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Mortgage interest rates dropped last week and may stay down for months

Interest rates on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage loans fell last week and may stay down for months or even longer...

Buyers can reap savings as mortgage rates slide — but it’s not all good news

Buyers can reap savings as mortgage rates slide — but it’s not all good news

After the Federal Reserve’s most recent announcement, mortgages rates tumbled — and they may keep falling. The Fed said...

Fed’s vow to keep rates in check a boon for REITS

Fed’s vow to keep rates in check a boon for REITS

It’s not just borrowers who are benefiting from the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold off on interest rate hikes...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more

Federal Reserve holds interest rates, vows to be ‘patient’ when it makes decisions Ending a string of increases, the Federal Reserve decided not to...

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