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Mortgage rates are now breaking to new lower territory, and they could stay there for months

The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage is falling again today, as investors rush into the bond market. Mortgage rates loosely follow the yield on the 10-year Treasury. Lower rates area already igniting home buying. Read Article

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:20:00 PDT

Home sales make record jump, proving how sensitive buyers are to mortgage rates

Sales of existing homes skyrocketed a whopping 11.8 percent in February compared with January, according to the National Association of Realtors. Read Article

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:39:00 PDT

Mortgage rates just tanked thanks to the Fed and they could go even lower

The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage, which had been sitting for days at 4.40 percent, fell sharply to 4.34 percent. Read Article

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:30:00 PDT

Swanky ski homes could lose value as climate change hurts resorts

Snow sport seasons are getting shorter, due to warmer temperatures. That is already having a distinguishable financial impact on residential and resort properties that profit from snow. Read Article

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:00:00 PDT

Climate change already taking a toll on the $20 billion ski industry

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look a how climate change is affecting the $20 billion ski industry. Read Article

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:59:00 PDT

Hong Kong is building an $80 billion artificial island to fix its housing shortage

Secretary for Development Michael Wong said in a speech Tuesday that around 1,000 hectares of land would be constructed to deal with Hong Kong's "serious shortage of land supply." Read Article

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:37:00 PDT

Weekly mortgage applications set a record for the third straight week

Lower rates are not giving mortgage demand any sizable boost, except when it comes to higher-end homes. Read Article

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:00:00 PDT

Saudi Arabia is giving its capital a $23 billion makeover

Saudi Arabia will be pumping $23 billion into a massive beautification project for its capital Riyadh, its government has announced. Read Article

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:09:00 PDT

CapitaLand CFO: Ascendas-Singbridge is 'complementary' to us

Andrew Lim of CapitaLand weighs in on the company's proposed acquisition of Ascendas-Singbridge. He says it will give CapitaLand the ability to deepen its presence in Singapore and China. Read Article

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:23:00 PDT

BNP Paribas sees some "green shoots" in China

Chi Lo of BNP Paribas Asset Management says he sees "green shoots" in China's property market and economy. He says the rebound is real estate investment was "spectacular." Read Article

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:40:00 PDT
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