Mortgage rates drop to 2-month low—an unexpected holiday gift to housing

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Mortgage rates are falling sharply, as investors head to the relative safe haven of the bond market. The average rate on the 30-year fixed has fallen 21 basis points in the past week to 4.73 percent, according to Mortgage News Daily. …

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Mortgage rates are falling sharply, as investors head to the relative safe haven of the bond market. The average rate on the 30-year fixed has fallen 21 basis points in the past week to 4.73 percent, according to Mortgage News Daily. …

Mortgage rates fall to two-month low

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CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at mortgage rates dropping amid market madness….

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CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at mortgage rates dropping amid market madness….

Mortgage applications rise 2%, but buyers seem unimpressed by lower rates

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While price gains are now shrinking, affordability is still at the lowest level in a decade and proving to be the biggest barrier to housing demand. Sales of newly built and existing homes continue to suffer….

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While price gains are now shrinking, affordability is still at the lowest level in a decade and proving to be the biggest barrier to housing demand. Sales of newly built and existing homes continue to suffer….

Impact of slower GDP growth on Australian politics

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Andrew Ticehurst of Nomura Australia says slower GDP growth in the country makes the political environment "more difficult" and "challenging."…

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Andrew Ticehurst of Nomura Australia says slower GDP growth in the country makes the political environment "more difficult" and "challenging."…

Toll Brothers' new orders lowest in more than four years

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CNBC's Diana Olick talks about Toll Brothers' earnings report and expectations for next year….

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CNBC's Diana Olick talks about Toll Brothers' earnings report and expectations for next year….

Luxury home sales could see long winter chill

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The heat in housing demand is cooling across the nation and across most price points, but luxury is really feeling the chill. Luxury homebuilder Toll Bros. reported weaker demand, especially in California, where home prices are highest. …

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The heat in housing demand is cooling across the nation and across most price points, but luxury is really feeling the chill. Luxury homebuilder Toll Bros. reported weaker demand, especially in California, where home prices are highest. …

Toll Brothers stock dives after disappointing guidance; CEO blames media for housing slowdown

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CEO Douglas Yearley says reports about the souring house market are causing the slowdown….

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CEO Douglas Yearley says reports about the souring house market are causing the slowdown….

The 10 best neighborhoods for retirees in America

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When it comes to living the lifestyle they imagined, today's retirees spend a lot of time worrying about how they will afford their golden years….

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When it comes to living the lifestyle they imagined, today's retirees spend a lot of time worrying about how they will afford their golden years….

Australia's Q3 2018 GDP won't be as strong as 1H: Moody's

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Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics discusses expectations for Australia's Q3 GDP results. She also weighs in on the country's cooling housing market, which she says will hurt consumer spending….

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Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics discusses expectations for Australia's Q3 GDP results. She also weighs in on the country's cooling housing market, which she says will hurt consumer spending….

December is usually the slowest month for home sales, but that might not be the case this year

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Rates are now about a full percentage point higher than they were a year ago, hovering now just below 5 percent. They are expected to move higher in 2019, however….

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Rates are now about a full percentage point higher than they were a year ago, hovering now just below 5 percent. They are expected to move higher in 2019, however….