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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell (Getty)
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About Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s housing “reset”

Just how will the Federal Reserve’s .75 percentage-point increase in interest rates affect the price of homes? Well, according...

About Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s housing “reset”
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
Home flips are at their lowest since 2003 while big money is pouring in from investors looking for fixer-uppers. (iStock)
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Investors gobble up fixer-uppers despite scarce inventory

Investors are increasingly seeking fixer-uppers to flip, hoping the venture is anything but a flop. Even though they’re emboldened...

Investors gobble up fixer-uppers despite scarce inventory
(iStock/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)
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Investors pile into house-flipping

The number of investors backing house-flippers jumped 50 percent in two months, as low interest rates continue to drive the hunt for higher profits. Research firm Attom Data Solutions found that the gross earnings...

Investors pile into house-flipping
Housing supply is tighter than ever. (Getty)
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Active home listings hit record low

 It began with toilet paper, but it’s been homes for a while. Pandemic buying has whittled the number of homes for sale in the U.S. down to an all-time low. Active listings dropped below...

Active home listings hit record low

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