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Housing stocks see split reaction on coronavirus vaccine news, as mortgage rates jump

Mon, 11/09/2020 - 16:54
Homebuilder stocks are taking a hit on Pfizer's promising coronavirus vaccine news, while apartment REITs are finally crawling out of the basement.

Make these money moves during the coronavirus pandemic, says NFL linebacker Brandon Copeland

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:36
New England Patriots player Brandon Copeland has teamed up with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to shed light on resources available to Americans during the Covid-19 crisis.

Homeowners and buyers are the real winners in this election

Sat, 11/07/2020 - 16:34
Mortgage rates just set the 12th record low of this year, and volatility surrounding the election is a key reason.

Swing states with the highest and lowest coronavirus mortgage bailouts

Fri, 11/06/2020 - 11:50
Some battleground states are seeing a higher share of mortgage borrowers in bailout trouble, likely due to higher levels of Covid-related unemployment.

Rents in big cities are falling due to Covid. Here’s how to negotiate your monthly payment

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 22:34
The coronavirus pandemic has sent rents lower, especially in large coastal cities, making it a great time for renters to negotiate deals with landlords.

Zillow shares jump after online real estate company blows past estimates and provides optimistic forecast

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 22:30
Zillow continues to benefit from the movement towards remote work and low interest rates.

Fed holds rates near zero — here’s how that benefits Americans and their wallets

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 19:20
The central bank’s approach to interest rates could help cash-strapped Americans, even without a second round of stimulus.

Can't pay your rent? Here are your options

Thu, 11/05/2020 - 18:10
Coming up with rent has been a struggle for many Americans during the pandemic. Despite the difficult times, there are options for tenants.

Jumbo and FHA mortgage rates set record lows, juicing refinance demand

Wed, 11/04/2020 - 12:00
Record low rates for both larger loans and low down-payment loans drove an increase in mortgage demand last week.

Leaving New York: High earners in finance and tech explain why they left the 'world's greatest city'

Sun, 11/01/2020 - 12:58
The coronavirus pandemic has increased migration from high-cost places like New York to sunnier, low-tax states including Texas and Florida.

Smaller American cities see big interest from urban flight

Fri, 10/30/2020 - 19:39
Americans are increasingly looking to leave large urban centers for smaller, less dense cities with cheaper housing.

Earnings for apartment owners show the pain of urban flight

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 18:25
Decidedly weak quarterly earnings reports from major apartment REITs this week paint a bleak picture for some of the largest urban rental markets.

There was a surprise drop in September home sales as buyers were priced out

Thu, 10/29/2020 - 14:07
Potential homebuyers may be hitting the limit of what they can afford. Pending home sales fell 2.2% in September compared with August.

Real estate fintech CoreLogic receives multiple potential bids at more than $80 a share, sources say

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 15:04
Property data and analytics firm CoreLogic has received multiple takeover bids at north of $80 a share.

Homebuyer demand may have peaked as mortgage applications eke out a weekly gain

Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:45
Homebuyer demand had mortgage lenders incredibly busy over the summer, but that may have now peaked. Mortgage applications to purchase a home were essentially flat last week, after falling for four straight weeks before.

Reddit won't lower employee pay if they move out of high-cost cities like San Francisco

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 22:28
The social media company will also allow employees to work remotely.

Home prices in August see biggest gains in more than two years, S&P Case Shiller says

Tue, 10/27/2020 - 13:33
Strong demand and a limited supply of homes have caused home price gains to accelerate dramatically.

Banks may have to brace for heavy losses as commercial property prices plunge

Mon, 10/26/2020 - 02:43
Commercial real estate prices have plunged this year as people stopped going into offices, and retail businesses were disrupted. That could lead to a significant losses for banks, according to a recent report.

A British university is testing new low-carbon tech that could cut heating costs

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 10:56
Homes old and new are being fitted with kit designed to make them more efficient.

September existing home sales jump 9.4%, but 'prices are rising too fast' as supply remains tight

Thu, 10/22/2020 - 22:57
The inventory of homes for sale fell 19.2% annually to just 1.47 million homes for sale at the end of September.