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Incoming Federal Reserve vice chairwoman Lael Brainard (Getty Images, iStock/Photo Illustration by Steven Dilakian for The Real Deal)
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Biden admin eyes modern update to Community Reinvestment Act

Regulators are once again gearing up to overhaul bank lending to lower-income communities. The Biden administration announced a proposal...

Biden admin eyes modern update to Community Reinvestment Act
Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell (Getty/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)
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Fed hikes interest rates as inflation concern simmers

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since 2018, boosting the benchmark by a quarter of...

Fed hikes interest rates as inflation concern simmers
Cash-Out Home Refinancing Hits 14-Year High in Third Quarter
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Cash-out mortgage refinancing hits 14-year high

As home values continue to climb, owners eager for extra cash are seeing their dreams come true. Borrowers extracted...

Cash-out mortgage refinancing hits 14-year high
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell (Getty)
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Traders eye Fed pullback on mortgage bonds

Mortgage traders have eyes on the Federal Reserve’s purchasing of mortgage bonds. With the housing market booming and lending rates still low, suspicions are growing that the Fed will no longer keep buying $40...

Traders eye Fed pullback on mortgage bonds
Fed Board Governor Lael Brainard (Getty, iStock)
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Fed wants banks to step up lending in low-income areas

The Federal Reserve has proposed modernizing and strengthening a 43-year-old law aimed at encouraging banks to provide loans in...

Fed wants banks to step up lending in low-income areas
Fed Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell (Getty)
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What low interest rates through 2023 means for real estate

The Federal Reserve is preaching stability in a chaotic world. Fed officials signaled on Wednesday that the short-term interest...

What low interest rates through 2023 means for real estate

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