Tuesday , 17 September 2019

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What Weighs on Housing

Consumer spending remains the primary driver of the current economic expansion, including demand for homes, but according to Fannie Mae, the market is imbalanced. The post What Weighs on Housing appeared first on DSNews.

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Rates Recover Modestly, But Uncertainty Remains Ahead of Fed Day

Mortgage rates closed out their worst week since 2016 on Friday as the bond market underwent a classic correction after its best month since 2011. The bigger and more sustained a drop in rates, the bigger the potential correction. There were, however, some actual market fundamentals underpinning the rate spike. Some investors are worried that central banks (like the Fed) …

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California Faces Affordability Challenges

As California faces some of the highest poverty rates in the country, find out how new legislation may impact housing affordability in the Golden State. The post California Faces Affordability Challenges appeared first on DSNews.

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Housing Market Braces for Rate Cuts

Lower interest rates have made housing more affordable, and with rates poised to be cut again, Investopedia examines how the housing market will react to future cuts. The post Housing Market Braces for Rate Cuts appeared first on DSNews.

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Equipping Homeowners for Floods

According to Director of the Water & Climate Team at the Natural Resources Defense Council Rob Moore, the existing National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is not equipped to handle the financial reality of today’s storms. The post Equipping Homeowners for Floods appeared first on DSNews.

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What are the Presidential Candidates’ Views on Housing?

Ten Democratic Presidential hopefuls took the stage at the last Democratic Debate last week, and none mentioned one of the biggest issues facing the nation—the shortage of affordable homes.  In a commentary in City Lab, Diane Yentel, President of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, said there is a shortage of 7 million homes affordable … The post What are …

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