Housing stocks get hit hard amid weak data and worries on Wall Street about rising interest rates

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Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price targets on several companies in the sector….

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Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price targets on several companies in the sector….

Mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling….

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling….

Weekly mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge to a near 8-year high

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Homebuyer demand is strong, but affordability was weakening even before rates began to rise, as tight supply pushed home prices sharply higher….

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Homebuyer demand is strong, but affordability was weakening even before rates began to rise, as tight supply pushed home prices sharply higher….

Your Top 5 Fireplace Questions, Answered

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Fireplaces are one of the most sought-after home features, but using one can be intimidating, and you’ve probably got questions.

Here’s a quick guide to get you and your fire started this fall.

How do I use a wood-burning fireplace?

If a cave man can start a fire, so can you.

1. Prepare the fireplace
Clean out any old ashes with a…

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Fireplaces are one of the most sought-after home features, but using one can be intimidating, and you’ve probably got questions.

Here’s a quick guide to get you and your fire started this fall.

How do I use a wood-burning fireplace?

If a cave man can start a fire, so can you.

1. Prepare the fireplace
Clean out any old ashes with a…

Trump claims he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia' — but he makes lots of money from it

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President Donald Trump's new tweet denying a financial stake in Saudi Arabia comes amid a growing furor over suspicions that the country's rulers ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul….

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President Donald Trump's new tweet denying a financial stake in Saudi Arabia comes amid a growing furor over suspicions that the country's rulers ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul….

Homebuilder sentiment improves in October as lumber prices fall

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A monthly reading of homebuilder sentiment rose one point in October. Builders cite the drop in lumber prices as well as strong demand for housing as the driver of the gain. Builders continue to be faced with higher costs for land and labor. …

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A monthly reading of homebuilder sentiment rose one point in October. Builders cite the drop in lumber prices as well as strong demand for housing as the driver of the gain. Builders continue to be faced with higher costs for land and labor. …

Trump Organization's Scottish housing plan receives record number of objections

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The Trump Organization has received a record number of objections to its proposed new housing estate in Scotland….

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The Trump Organization has received a record number of objections to its proposed new housing estate in Scotland….

NAHB sentiment index at 68 in October

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the housing market from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)….

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the housing market from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)….

1 in 3 baby boomers say college debt still stands in the way of saving for retirement

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Across all generations, Americans are delaying saving for retirement and purchasing a home because of their student debt, according to a new report. …

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Across all generations, Americans are delaying saving for retirement and purchasing a home because of their student debt, according to a new report. …

9 Tips for Achieving Maximum Coziness

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As fall continues and the days become shorter, it’s too tempting to just hibernate until spring. But there is, indeed, joy to be found in the quieter months of the year.

Perhaps it’s a bit overdone to talk about the art of hygge, that untranslatable Danish word that references the feeling of being ultra-cozy and content.

The thing is, the Danes know how to thrive in win…

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As fall continues and the days become shorter, it’s too tempting to just hibernate until spring. But there is, indeed, joy to be found in the quieter months of the year.

Perhaps it’s a bit overdone to talk about the art of hygge, that untranslatable Danish word that references the feeling of being ultra-cozy and content.

The thing is, the Danes know how to thrive in win…