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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
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?
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
Fed’s vow to keep rates in check a boon for REITS

Fed’s vow to keep rates in check a boon for REITS

It’s not just borrowers who are benefiting from the Federal Reserve’s decision to hold off on interest rate hikes...

Fed’s vow to keep rates in check a boon for REITS
National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more

National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more

Federal Reserve holds interest rates, vows to be ‘patient’ when it makes decisions Ending a string of increases, the Federal Reserve decided not to...

National Cheat Sheet: Fed holds interest rates steady, Compass halts expansion spree, Newseum sells for $373M … & more
Trump Organization could take financial hit from latest rate hike

Trump Organization could take financial hit from latest rate hike

The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise rates this week could cost the Trump Organization an extra $1 million in...

Trump Organization could take financial hit from latest rate hike
Interest rates are climbing, but borrowers are tapping home equity in droves

Interest rates are climbing, but borrowers are tapping home equity in droves

As interest rates climb and salary growth stalls, borrowers are taking cash out against their homes in volumes not...

Interest rates are climbing, but borrowers are tapping home equity in droves
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