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Jerome Powell and New York City construction in October 2019 (Credit: Getty Images)

The Fed lowers rates, and once again real estate is loving it

There may come a time when a Federal Reserve interest rate cut is met with skepticism from the broader...

The Fed lowers rates, and once again real estate is loving it
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

HUD wants to jumpstart bank lending on low-income homes

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson wants to get banks back in the residential mortgage lending game. One...

HUD wants to jumpstart bank lending on low-income homes
Lenders issued the most mortgages in 14 years last quarter (Credit: iStock)

Nonbank lenders could give serious boost to cooling housing market

The sluggish housing market could receive a nice jolt as mortgage rates continue to fall and lenders are originating...

Nonbank lenders could give serious boost to cooling housing market
Ben Carson on Opportunity Zones, unity and red and black ants: TRD Miami Showcase & Forum

Ben Carson on Opportunity Zones, unity and red and black ants: TRD Miami Showcase & Forum

UPDATED, Oct. 21, 1:03 p.m.: When talking about federal Opportunity Zones, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson said, the goal is to...

Ben Carson on Opportunity Zones, unity and red and black ants: TRD Miami Showcase & Forum
Home foreclosures dropped nearly 20% in Q3, report shows

Home foreclosures dropped nearly 20% in Q3, report shows

UPDATED, 8:36 a.m.: There is growing unease about an impending recession, but at least one economic indicator isn’t pointing...

Home foreclosures dropped nearly 20% in Q3, report shows
Lennar reports 13% uptick in Q3 profit amid sluggish housing market

Lennar reports 13% uptick in Q3 profit amid sluggish housing market

Lennar Corp. reported an uptick in net income and home deliveries in its third quarter, but signs still point...

Lennar reports 13% uptick in Q3 profit amid sluggish housing market
Miami will see a big dip in home prices during the next recession, according to reports (Credit: iStock)

Miami among most at-risk cities for falling home prices during next recession: report

Home prices in Miami fell sharply after the financial crisis when buyers and investors took on loads of debt...

Miami among most at-risk cities for falling home prices during next recession: report
Homebuilding shares are close to their highest levels of the year thanks to low mortgage rates (Credit: iStock)

Low mortgage rates boost homebuilding stocks despite recession anxiety

Signs may be pointing to a potential recession, but low mortgage rates have boosted homebuilding shares, which are nearing...

Low mortgage rates boost homebuilding stocks despite recession anxiety
Here’s what a Fed rate cut would mean to the US housing market

Here’s what a Fed rate cut would mean to the US housing market

UPDATED, July 31, 5:27 p.m.: What kind of difference could a quarter of a point make? Plenty, according to...

Here’s what a Fed rate cut would mean to the US housing market
The Daily Dirt: The dark cloud hanging over buyers

The Daily Dirt: The dark cloud hanging over buyers

It’s a buyer’s market, but soon it might only be a certain buyer’s market.  Interest rates dropped to a nearly three-year...

The Daily Dirt: The dark cloud hanging over buyers
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