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From left: Fannie Mae's Hugh Frater and Freddie Mac's Michael DeVito (Rice Business, Getty)

Government to back home loans over $1M

The federal government wants to help homebuyers live like millionaires, at least in pricey housing markets such as California and New York. In those areas, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will begin backing mortgages...

Government to back home loans over $1M
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TRD Pro: 7% mortgage rates are not so bad

There’s no debate: Mortgage rates have been on a wild ride this year, with borrowing costs climbing to heights not seen in two decades. But did you know that...

TRD Pro: 7% mortgage rates are not so bad
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US home prices lose more momentum

Not only did year-over-year U.S. home price growth cool in September, but home prices themselves fell from August as the market continues to slow. Prices remain about 10 percent higher than they were a...

US home prices lose more momentum
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Nebraska lawmakers mull digging $1B recreation lake

Nebraska doesn’t offer panoramic mountain views, so a group of lawmakers and developers are considering a different way of...

Nebraska lawmakers mull digging $1B recreation lake
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When real estate agents fire clients

Breaking up is hard to do. But even the most tolerant real estate agents reach their limits and have to bid farewell to a client from time to time, as three brokers shared in...

When real estate agents fire clients
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New York Weekend Edition

No charges in killing of landlord dressed as Michael Myers

An Oregon man’s real-life horror show ended this month when authorities cleared him in the fatal stabbing of his...

No charges in killing of landlord dressed as Michael Myers
Priyanka Singh (Compass, Getty)

Another C-suite shakeup at Compass: Top HR exec is out

Priyanka Singh, the top human-resources executive at Compass, is leaving the firm. Singh, who became the residential brokerage’s Chief...

Another C-suite shakeup at Compass: Top HR exec is out
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Housing starts continue to fall amid mortgage rate peak

Inflation and a downturn in the housing market continue to hinder homebuilding across the country. Residential housing starts fell...

Housing starts continue to fall amid mortgage rate peak
Appraisal Institute CEO Jim Amorin (Twitter/Appraisal Institute)

Appraisal Institute CEO resigns

Jim Amorin on Thursday announced his resignation after five years as CEO of the Appraisal Institute, a leading advocacy group for the appraisal industry. He will depart Feb. 14. One appraiser who won’t miss...

Appraisal Institute CEO resigns
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