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Brexits and Bubbles: How investors view Europe’s shaky real estate market

For the first time in three years, foreign investors poured more money into U.S. real estate assets than European...

Brexits and Bubbles: How investors view Europe’s shaky real estate market
Europe could be headed toward a housing crisis

Europe could be headed toward a housing crisis

Negative interest rates and high rates of household debt in Europe may be leading to a housing bubble. The...

Europe could be headed toward a housing crisis
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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,...

Fed cuts rates, signaling caution ahead for real estate investors
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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...

Mortgage REITs were doing great — until the yield curve inverted
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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...

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

Fed holds interest rates steady amid housing market slowdown
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...

More Americans are choosing not to tap into their home equity
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...

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

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

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