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Bias In Mortgage Lending Still Rampant, Especially For Blacks And Native Americans
...Kareem Saleh, co-founder of FairPlay AI. Researchers analyzed more than 350 million mortgage applications from 1990 to 2021 to determine whether mortgage fairness in the U.S. has changed over...

Home Buyers Seeking To Relocate Are Prioritizing Affordability
...the remote-work era that gave many Americans more flexibility to relocate. The housing market has cooled significantly during the second half of 2022 as high mortgage rates, inflation and a...

How Cycles Are Running in the Housing Sale Market
...seems either plateauing, slowing, or falling. The housing market has seen the burning-candles-at-both-ends phase...

SFR Market Trends to Watch in 2023
...industry, which was already facing long-time difficulties caused by significant undersupply. The housing market struggles to change rapidly, and single-family rentals are an important component...

Mortgage Contracting Services goes local, plots further expansion
...the Great Recession. "I think that we're not going to see foreclosures go back to where they were in 2010, 2011, and 2012," Torrance said.

Mexico GDP Per Capita: A Full Breakdown
...which was, of course, amid the Great Recession, unleashed by America’s housing market crash. Mexico GDP per Capita Growth in Constant U.S. Dollars Whereas, using current U.S. dollars, Mexico...

U.S. housing enters deep freeze with sellers and buyers sidelined
...tight, preventing values from falling faster. But the upheaval caused by soaring mortgage rates — a consequence of the Federal Reserve's inflation-curbing campaign — has thrown the industry into...

Wall Street slips, giving back some of last week's big gains
...Bond yields rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury, which helps set mortgage rates, rose to 3.87% from 3.81% late Thursday. Bond markets were closed Friday for Veterans Day. Crypto-related...

Home Prices Plunge In Pandemic Boomtowns As The Market Slumps
...in pandemic boomtowns including Phoenix, Austin, Texas and Boise, Idaho as high mortgage rates and an uncertain economy deter would-be buyers. This is according to a new report from Redfin, a...

Do built-ins add value to a house?
...when a home is sold, the purchase and sale agreement between the home buyer and seller will specify the property’s built-ins, along with other fixtures. The homeowner can negotiate with the buyer...