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In this article TRU Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT After years of cheap money, it’s suddenly a lot more expensive to borrow. The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark short-term rate 3 percentage points since March in an effort to curb unrelenting inflation, including another big hike earlier this week. “Interest rates are going up at the
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A penthouse atop the world’s tallest residential building − listed for $250 million − is marking the biggest test of the ultra-luxury real estate market at a time of falling sales and growing economic uncertainty. The three-story mega-home inside Central Park Tower, which spans more than 17,500 square feet, is the country’s most expensive listing.
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Mortgage application volume increased last week for the first time in six weeks, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association, despite a rise in interest rates. Abrupt swings in rates and uncertainty on the overall direction of the housing market are likely at play. related investing news BlackRock’s Rieder says Fed should not panic because rate
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New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, three of his adult children and others for allegedly widespread fraud involving years’ worth of false financial statements related to the company’s business. The 220-page civil lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court seeks at least $250 million in damages.
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An aerial view of former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home after Trump said that FBI agents raided it, in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. August 15, 2022. Marco Bello | Reuters A bombshell lawsuit against former President Donald Trump filed Wednesday contains a head-spinning amount of detail about real estate, loans and other financial arrangements
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Mortgage demand appears to have nowhere to go but down, as interest rates go up. Application volume dropped 1.2% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The week’s results include an adjustment for the observance of Labor Day. Since last year, homebuyers’ demand for mortgages has
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Commercial property is a bright spot in Chinese real estate, in contrast with the doom and gloom of the residential housing market. Property analysts and developers said offices, warehouses and business parks are proving resilient, and continuing to turn over steady rental revenue — albeit discounted due to softer demand. Hong Kong-listed property group KWG
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In this article CTRN Peopleimages | Istock | Getty Images Citi is expanding a program to encourage homeownership in diverse communities, as part of a new set of initiatives to broaden access to its lending products. The program, called HomeRun, seeks to help eliminate the key barriers to homeownership, particularly with regard to cost and
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In this article WE Global inflationary pressures are pushing companies to be “more nimble” with their corporate real estate portfolios, according to WeWork. “That … has put the need for companies to look at flexibility in managing and thinking about their workspace,” said Samit Chopra, the coworking company’s international president and COO. “Which is of
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From above, the 2,000-acre new housing development just outside Austin, Texas, looks much like any other. Each home has solar panels, but that’s no longer uncommon. But the Whisper Valley community is entirely unique thanks to what lies below. Far below. The master-planned community, which will eventually include multifamily units and garden apartments in addition
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In this article BAC Morsa Images | Digitalvision | Getty Images To help narrow a homeownership gap among Black and Hispanic-Latino communities, Bank of America is launching new zero down payment, zero closing cost mortgage products to help people in minority communities buy their first homes. The program — called the Community Affordable Loan Solution
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This summer, rising anxiety among homebuyers about apartment completion brought problems in China’s massive real estate sector — and worries about spillover to the rest of the economy — to the forefront again. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s struggling real estate sector could significantly drag down the economy and
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This aerial photograph taken on September 1, 2022 shows flood-affected people taking refuge in tents after heavy monsoon rains in Dera Allah Yar town of Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province. – Monsoon rains have submerged a third of Pakistan, claiming at least 1,190 lives since June and unleashing powerful floods that have washed away swathes of
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The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty Images Mortgage rates are projected to decline next year — but that doesn’t mean prospective homebuyers should necessarily delay a purchase for the prospect of lower financing costs. The rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage will fall to an average 4.5% in 2023, according to a recent housing
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