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Renters taking renovations into their own hands

Renters are venturing where they’ve rarely been before: Home Depot. Tenants are making renovations to their properties in recognition...

Renters taking renovations into their own hands
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Fifth straight monthly decline in pending home sales

When mortgage rates rise, homebuyers tend to back off. This summer and fall have been a case study. Pending...

Fifth straight monthly decline in pending home sales
From left: Fannie Mae's Hugh Frater and Freddie Mac's Michael DeVito
National

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
Case-Shiller, Home Prices, Housing Market, Residential Real Estate

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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National

Agents: Life is good under 7%

When mortgage rates hit 6 percent in September, buyers were taken aback. Not since 2008 had rates been so high. But as rates soared past 7 percent, homebuyers’ perspectives changed. So in the past...

Agents: Life is good under 7%
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National

Investor home purchases plummet 30%

Investors took a hard pivot away from home purchases in the third quarter, as rising borrowing costs appeared to reverse the sector’s record activity in a matter of months. Investor home purchases dropped 30.2...

Investor home purchases plummet 30%

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