Rates climb with fewer houses on the market

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Mike Fratantoni, Chief Economist for the Mortgage Bankers Association, gives his take on low inventory and growing rates in the housing market….

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Mike Fratantoni, Chief Economist for the Mortgage Bankers Association, gives his take on low inventory and growing rates in the housing market….

Quicken Loans CEO on housing market concerns

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Jay Farner, Quicken Loans CEO, discusses where he sees the biggest risks to housing as interest rates rise ahead of the spring buying season. Seventy-percent of people reaching out to us are first time homebuyers, says Farner….

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Jay Farner, Quicken Loans CEO, discusses where he sees the biggest risks to housing as interest rates rise ahead of the spring buying season. Seventy-percent of people reaching out to us are first time homebuyers, says Farner….

Housing starts rebound as building permits rise to the highest level since 2007

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U.S. homebuilding increased to more than a one-year high in January, boosted by a rebound in the construction of single-family housing units….

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U.S. homebuilding increased to more than a one-year high in January, boosted by a rebound in the construction of single-family housing units….

Major apartment developer: 'There is an acute crisis headed our way'

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Concerns mount over an overbuilt luxury market and a shortage of affordable rental housing….

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Concerns mount over an overbuilt luxury market and a shortage of affordable rental housing….

Homebuilders shrug off higher mortgage rates, stay optimistic on economic boost from tax cuts

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Tax cuts are still making homebuilders feel better, even as rates rise….

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Tax cuts are still making homebuilders feel better, even as rates rise….

Homebuilder sentiment unchanged in February

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on homebuilder sentiment form the National Association of Home Builders….

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CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on homebuilder sentiment form the National Association of Home Builders….

Wynn Resorts' $5 billion problem

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Japanese pachinko king Kazuo Okada's lawsuit could add to the company's woes….

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Japanese pachinko king Kazuo Okada's lawsuit could add to the company's woes….

This Enchanting Mountaintop Cottage Embodies Coziness

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Located 45 minutes outside of Chattanooga, TN, in Monteagle, a historic cottage was renovated with organic materials that echo its picturesque mountaintop setting.

Situated on the brow of the mountain, the 1,800-square-foot, 2-bedroom cottage is straight out of a fairy tale – a cozy stone structure you might happen upon when meandering through an enchanted forest.

Renovated last in the 1970s, the home was ready for another facelift. “The main design concept was to take advantage…

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Located 45 minutes outside of Chattanooga, TN, in Monteagle, a historic cottage was renovated with organic materials that echo its picturesque mountaintop setting.

Situated on the brow of the mountain, the 1,800-square-foot, 2-bedroom cottage is straight out of a fairy tale – a cozy stone structure you might happen upon when meandering through an enchanted forest.

Renovated last in the 1970s, the home was ready for another facelift. “The main design concept was to take advantage…

Never, ever purchase these things on your credit card

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

Can't Buy a House With Cash? You Can Still Land the Home

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All-cash buyers are active in many markets, and they can strike fear in new home buyers. The cash buyer can perform and close quickly and provide sellers with a sense of comfort.

But, does this mean a solid buyer putting down 20 percent or more shouldn’t attempt to compete with the cash buyer? Absolutely not.

What if you can’t buy a house with cash?

The truth is, a buyer getting a mortgage can still compete against a cash buyer and win.

These are the questi…

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All-cash buyers are active in many markets, and they can strike fear in new home buyers. The cash buyer can perform and close quickly and provide sellers with a sense of comfort.

But, does this mean a solid buyer putting down 20 percent or more shouldn’t attempt to compete with the cash buyer? Absolutely not.

What if you can’t buy a house with cash?

The truth is, a buyer getting a mortgage can still compete against a cash buyer and win.

These are the questi…