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Buying a home is a goal for many Americans. How this bank is helping members of low- and moderate-income communities achieve that

Bank of America has established a $15 billion initiative to help Americans buy homes. So far, the company says it has helped 29,000 people reach that goal. Read Article

Fri, 22 Oct 2021 07:09:30 PDT

China may be moving toward easy monetary policy, but it will have to tread delicately

China's central bank is poised to move carefully toward easing monetary policy, even as the U.S. is on its way to tightening policy. Read Article

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 17:56:33 PDT

Sales of existing homes rose in September, likely due to a brief decline in mortgage rates

Sales of existing homes rose 7% last month, likely driven by a brief decline in mortgage rates. Read Article

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 15:58:29 PDT

China Evergrande shares plunge 12.5%, after $2.6 billion asset sale falls through

China Evergrande shares fell 12.5% Thursday after a deal fell through to sell part of its services unit to Hopson Development Holdings. Read Article

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 01:18:28 PDT

Evergrande is 'just the beginning': Professor says more firms must exit China's property sector

Li Gan, economics professor at Texas A&M University, said China's real estate sector has to be "substantially smaller" to stabilize as housing demand falls. Read Article

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 17:12:30 PDT

Weekly mortgage demand drops over 6% after interest rates move even higher

Climbing mortgage interest rates caused another drop in mortgage demand for both refinances and home purchases. Read Article

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:06:26 PDT

Single-family rents are surging, and investors are flooding the market

Demand for single-family rental homes is showing no sign of easing up, and that is pushing rents through the roof. Read Article

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 13:21:40 PDT

This could be the worst market for a first-time homebuyer, experts say

Covid has kicked the housing market into high gear. At the end of September, the average home price was up 14% from the same month last year, and 30% from 2019. Read Article

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 06:06:51 PDT

Peter Thiel's luxury New Zealand lodge opposed by environmental group

Peter Thiel's proposed luxury lodge in New Zealand has been opposed by a local environmental group who believe it is "inappropriate" for the natural landscape. Read Article

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 00:34:07 PDT

How Evergrande found itself on the wrong side of China's regulators

Evergrande made little progress toward complying with China's crackdown on real estate debt until it was too late for investors who put money into its offshore bonds. Read Article

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:05:07 PDT