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Declining boomer ownership will free up 9.2 million homes by 2035, Freddie Mac says

The 32 million homes owned by boomers will drop to 23 million by 2035, when the oldest members of t…

Aruni Soni   


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The US could give homeowners a $980 billion stimulus at no additional cost, 'Oracle of Wall Street' says

"As early as this summer, a proposed move could begin to unleash almost $1tn into consumers' wallet…

Filip De Mott   


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I'm buying a house in 2024. Here's why I'm sticking with a traditional fixed-rate mortgage despite the trendier options promising to save me money.

I'm buying a house in Austin with a fixed-rate mortgage despite high interest rates and the increas…

Cork Gaines   


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5 charts that show how the Fed's war on inflation has frozen the housing market

The Federal Reserve aggressively hiked interest rates to lower inflation during the pandemic, but i…

Ayelet Sheffey,Madison Hoff   


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How the Canadian mortgage model could help unfreeze the housing market

Allowing people to keep cheap mortgage rates when they move home could boost listings and transacti…

Theron Mohamed   


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Gen Z is living with their parents to save money. But it's going to cost them, big time.

Sky-high rent is forcing Gen Z to live at home. But while millennials were called lazy for living w…

Eve Upton-Clark   


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Mortgage rates aren't likely to fall again until late 2023 — at the earliest

Hopeful homebuyers waiting for mortgage rates to go back down to pandemic levels have at least 18 m…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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A crucial part of the American Dream has never been further out of reach as the housing crisis drags on

Despite signs of a slowdown, home prices are still climbing. And with rising mortgage rates, many A…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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US mortgage rates surge to the highest levels since 2009

Home inflation "is expected to decelerate," but higher mortgage rates will dent near-term affordabi…

Ben Winck   


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If you can afford a $405,000 home, now is the time to buy — mortgage rates will only go up from here

Buyers are finally fed up, and demand is easing as the average home for sale hit a new high. This c…

Alcynna Lloyd   


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Pandemic-era mortgage deals are over

A Freddie Mac economist says it's all part of the economy's 'normalization.' That new normal means …

Alcynna Lloyd   


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The US housing market is stuck in the 'doldrums' as mortgage rates edge higher, says Freddie Mac

"The housing market remains in the doldrums with declining sales, inventory and prices," Sam Khater…

Zahra Tayeb   


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Soaring mortgage rates take their toll on the US housing market as sales slump to a 13-year low

The latest data is a sign the US remains in a seller's market, according to the National Associatio…

George Glover   


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Brace for 8% mortgage rates to drag the US housing market into a 1980s-style recession, Wells Fargo warns

Strategists compared the current slowdown in activity to the 1980s, when the Fed's aggressive inter…

George Glover   


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Mortgage rates are falling back near 6%, reopening the housing market for 3 million home buyers, according to Freddie Mac

Mortgage rates slipped after the Fed's softer rate hike this week, a sign that conditions in the ho…

Jennifer Sor   


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6 million renters face eviction in 8 days when a Trump-era ban expires. Biden is poised to let it happen.

A ban on foreclosures is ending at the same time as that on evictions, but the White House rolled o…

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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Americans are bingeing on big houses, and it's locking millennials out of the market

There are fewer starter homes now than there have been for 50 years. And houses are bigger, which i…

Madison Hoff   


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The Fed's latest jumbo hike will put 'lead into the heels' of the US housing market, Freddie Mac says

"The dynamics of a once-hot housing market have faded considerably," Freddie Mac said even as it re…

Zahra Tayeb   


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Lumber prices fall as mortgage rates hit fresh 13-year high to edge closer to 6%

"Fixed mortgage rates have increased by more than two full percentage points since the beginning of…

Brian Evans   


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Housing has never been this unaffordable - and home prices are only going to keep rising, Goldman Sachs says

Homes are even less affordable now than they were before the 2008 crash. Low supply will drive pric…

George Glover