Real Estate

Facing record-high year-over-year rates of inflation, the Fed has been trying to combat it with a series of rate hikes that many Americans haven’t seen in decades. Rising mortgage rates have certainly had an impact on housing markets in the United States, with the number of home sales nationally declining by 7.4%, from 636,507 home
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Rising mortgage rates due to the rate hikes implemented by the Federal Reserve have put the squeeze on home affordability for many American homebuyers, not to mention raising fears of an impending recession. The housing market in the United States really took off in the pandemic’s second year (2021), with high demand and homes flying
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A pedestrian uses an umbrella to get some relief from the sun as she walks past a sign displaying the temperature on June 20, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Ralph Freso | Getty Images Summer’s here, and it’s a hot one.  Forecasts from the Farmers’ Almanac, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and The Weather Company
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New York City Mayor Eric Adams recently released his affordable housing plan, Housing Our Neighbors: A Blueprint for Housing and Homelessness, and announced $5 billion in capital funds, bringing the city’s investment to $22 billion to build and maintain affordable housing over the next ten years. The Housing Blueprint is short on specifics and doesn’t
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Historic Glyndon is an unincorporated gem in Maryland’s Baltimore County. Part Baltimore suburb and part bucolic countryside, the village itself is filled with Victorian homes and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The turn-of-the-20th-century community started as a summer resort. The two-story farmhouse has nearly 9,000 square feet of living space. Long &
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The Federal Reserve raised its target federal funds rate by 0.75 percentage points, the largest increase in nearly three decades, at the end of its two-day meeting Wednesday in an effort to quell runaway inflation. “The motivation for all of this is that prices are going up,” said Chester Spatt, a professor of finance at Carnegie Mellon
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Juneteenth, known as Freedom Day, Emancipation Day, Jubilee Day and Liberation Day, commemorates the day in 1865 when the federal army reached Texas to ensure that enslaved people in the state were freed. Union General Gordon Granger brought news of the end of the war and the Emancipation Proclamation, which had been signed more than
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Getty Images For homeowners, big projects and purchases may be another casualty of rampant inflation, new research suggests. Overall, 60% of homeowners in a recent survey are less comfortable making large purchases for their home or household because of rising prices, according to Hippo Insurance’s 2022 Homeowner Preparedness Report. And 43% either strongly (14%) or
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A waterfront mansion on Star Island, Florida. Jeff Greenberg | UIG | Getty Images Millennial millionaires are temporarily shelving major purchases as interest rates and inflation rise, according to CNBC’s Millionaire Survey. Nearly half of millennial millionaires say higher borrowing costs are causing them to delay buying a car, and 44% say higher interest rates
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