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Refinancing your mortgage will cost more thanks to an 'adverse market' fee

Homeowners who refinance their mortgage may end up paying a higher interest rate. This is because lenders may pass on some of the costs incurred from an "adverse market" fee that they will soon have to start paying on certain loans sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read Article

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:07:20 PDT

Government mortgage bailout numbers improve slowly, but the real test is ahead

The number of borrowers in government covid-related mortgage bailout programs is shrinking, but those in private-label or bank bailouts is rising. Read Article

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 03:58:33 PDT

Eric Trump says he will comply with New York attorney general's subpoena but only after the 2020 election

"We won't allow any entity or individual to dictate how our investigation will proceed or allow anyone to evade a lawful subpoena," New York Attorney General Letitia James said in response to the Trump move. Read Article

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:16:51 PDT

One under-the-radar play on the homebuilding boom is flashing a buy signal, trader says

With homebuilder sentiment hitting all-time highs on the back of demand for suburban housing, two traders reveal their favorite ways to play the space. Read Article

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 03:53:16 PDT

The Fed keeps rate steady. Here's how that benefits short-term borrowers

Thanks to the central bank, short-term borrowing rates will stay near rock bottom but you may have to act quickly to get the most benefit.  Read Article

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 07:57:05 PDT

Homebuilder sentiment soars to record high, but lumber prices raise a red flag

Builder confidence in the market for single-family homes rose in September to the highest reading in the NAHB/Wells Fargo index's 35-year history. Read Article

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 07:00:01 PDT

Mortgage demand fell last week as interest rates stalled

With no major move in mortgage rates, there was no sudden incentive to refinance a home loan last week, so fewer people did. Read Article

Wed, 16 Sep 2020 04:45:09 PDT

Palihapitiya finds next '10x idea' with $4.8 billion SPAC deal for real estate start-up Opendoor

"These guys are my next 10x" idea," Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC. Read Article

Tue, 15 Sep 2020 13:00:57 PDT

Real estate CEO: NYC mayor must make streets safer, cleaner so people will want to return

"We don't have a plan to build a better, brighter future for our city like we did post-9/11 and it's eerily scary," RXR Realty CEO Scott Rechler told CNBC on Friday. Read Article

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 10:47:53 PDT

Covid-19 mortgage bailouts decline slightly, but a new foreclosure crisis could be brewing

After a substantial decline last week, the number of borrowers in coronavirus-related mortgage bailout programs dropped by a lot less this week. Read Article

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 11:41:06 PDT