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New York Fed housing survey: Americans expect mortgage rates to rise above 8% a year from now

Households expect home price growth to slow, but not stall, New York Fed says.

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Rent doesn’t have to be a four-letter word for retirees. Here’s when some experts say renting can be a smart move.

Financial planners say renting can make more sense than owning in some circumstances, even for retirees who can afford to buy a home. Here's why.

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Black homeowners build less wealth than white counterparts

New study examines whether gap for older homeowners due to low down payments or slower appreciation.

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Wind damage will impact more U.S. homes than before, in Florida especially. How best to protect your property.

First Street Foundation, Arup and CAPE use granular data to show how climate change intensifies natural disasters and building habits leave property at risk.

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It’s actually not an impossible feat to sell your home and buy another right now

Repeat home buyers in 2023 are not facing the same circumstances as buyers in 2022—and refinancing is always an option.

Renters in these cities are spending more than 30% of their income on housing and food insecurity in America reaches the highest level in four years

Tuesday's top personal finance stories.

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Mortgage rates dip amid economic uncertainty

The 30-year mortgage rate is averaging 6.42%, Freddie Mac said in its latest weekly survey, released Thursday.

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‘Folks are looking for whatever they can get’: Buying a house this busy spring season? Realtors advise using these 5 tactics.

While buyers have a lot less competition to deal with today than during the pandemic, there simply aren’t that many options.

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Our late son rented out a house we own without our knowledge. After his funeral, the tenant refused to leave and is squatting on our property. What should we do?

"After my son's funeral, my husband told her to leave. She refused, saying she is disabled and we would never be able to evict her."

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U.S. new home sales rise for third straight month by 1.1% in February

New home sales at 640,000 annual rate in February versus 633,000 in prior month.