As climate change threatens more homes, some properties are getting too costly to insure

Homeowners insurance premiums rose by 12.1% nationwide, compared to one year ago. surges have been higher in disaster-prone states, according to Policygenius. As climate change threatens the U.S....

Georgia residents say Air Force flyover damaged their homes

BONAIRE, Ga. (AP) — Some Georgia homeowners say that an Air Force flyover of a youth baseball tournament physically damaged their homes.WMAZ-TV reports that an F-15 Eagle from Robins Air Force...

Oregon's wildfire risk map emerges as new climate flashpoint

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A new map in Oregon that rated the wildfire risk of every tax lot in the state — labeling nearly 80,000 structures as high-risk — generated so much pushback from angry...

Pipeline developer pleads no contest in Pa. pollution cases

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The developer of a major pipeline system that connects the Marcellus Shale gas field in western Pennsylvania to an export terminal near Philadelphia pleaded no contest...

Jim Cramer Says Fed Pivot Means Buy Stocks?

Jim Cramer Says Fed Pivot Means Buy Stocks? Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Jim Cramer recently stated it will be time to buy stocks when the Fed pivots. “When...

Buy China, Sell The West" Trade Stops Working

"Buy China, Sell The West" Trade Stops Working By Ye Xie, Bloomberg Markets Live commentator and reporter For a while, it was a popular narrative: Chinese stocks would outperform...

Average credit scores in the US are at a record high

The average FICO score nationwide rose four points to a record high of 714, Experian says. Every state in the union increased its average credit score last year, recent data shows, despite rising...

Mortgage rates fall below 5% for first time since April

The rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage slipped to 4.99% from 5.3% the week prior. The rate is lower than the 5.81% seen in June, but it’s still more than 1.75 percentage points higher than the...

Tug of war between inflation, economic growth have sunk mortgage rates

A tug of war between inflation and economic growth pulled mortgage rates below 5% for the first time since April. "The high uncertainty surrounding inflation and other factors will likely cause...

Finally, a bit of relief for homebuyers

Mortgage rates are back below 5% this week for the first time in four months, providing temporary relief for homebuyers stricken by the recent rapid rise in rates. The rate on the 30-year fixed...

Mortgage rates fall below 5% for first time since April

The rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage slipped to 4.99% from 5.3% the week prior. The rate is lower than the 5.81% seen in June, but it’s still more than 1.75 percentage points higher than the...

The US Should Bribe Homeowners to Accept Greater Density

The trouble is, the amount of money required would be astronomical.

Housing-market crash? Experts can't agree if it's a recession or slowdown

In a typical real-estate cycle, there are four phases: expansion, hypersupply, recession, and recovery. Hypersupply is missing from this current cycle, and experts can't agree on what will come...

Average credit scores in the US are at a record high

The average FICO score nationwide rose four points to a record high of 714, Experian says. Every state in the union increased its average credit score last year, recent data shows, despite rising...

Housing industry insider warns US is in a housing affordability 'crisis'

National Association of Home Builders CEO Jerry Howard warned on Wednesday that the United States is currently in a housing affordability "crisis" caused by a supply shortage. Speaking on "Varney...

Firm downgrades 3 insurers in Florida, adding to concerns

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A ratings agency has withdrawn ratings for two insurance companies and downgraded a third firm in Florida, raising concerns for homeowners who could end up paying more for...

Beyond Airbnb: There are also services that let you rent out your pool

Satellite rental startups give homeowners new ways to profit from their homes.

Few homeowners in Kentucky’s flooded areas have flood insurance

Nationwide, only 4 in 100 homes are covered, a FEMA official says. Without it, victims are pretty much on their own.

Analysis shows savings from Inflation Reduction Act

Sweeping climate and health care legislation unveiled by Democrats last week would lead to significant cuts in energy costs for American households, according to a new analysis. A report by...

Sonoma County deputies shoot and kill man with rock, hammer

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Sonoma County deputies shot and killed a shoeless 36-year-old man who led officers on a wild chase through rural wine country before threatening them with a claw hammer,...

China New Home Sales Crater 40% As Mortgage Revolt Spreads

China New Home Sales Crater 40% As Mortgage Revolt Spreads With just 12 hours to go until Nancy Pelosi is reportedly scheduled to land in Taiwan (around 10:20pm local time on...

Opendoor to Pay $62 Million to Settle Claims of Deceptive Marketing

Opendoor agrees to pay $62 million to the Federal Trade Commission. The company is accused of deceiving customers into offering their homes for less than they would have made on the open market....

Stimulus Check Update: 8 States to Send Out Payments This Month

Parents in Florida and homeowners in Illinois could be among millions across the nation to receive a rebate in August to help residents amid rampant inflation.

This Is Only The Start" Bill Holter Warns 'Whole World Is A Banana Republic'

"This Is Only The Start" Bill Holter Warns 'Whole World Is A Banana Republic' Via Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com, A few months back, precious metals expert and financial writer Bill...

5 factors drive homebuilding costs

Despite the shortage of housing in the U.S., it’s been challenging for builders to quickly ramp up production to meet demand. That's because of a variety of factors — from lumber tariffs to a...

From boom to gloom, Australia's red hot property market hits reverse

By Byron Kaye SYDNEY - This April, Australian home repairman Reis Saki put his parents' house on the market in Melbourne's outskirts, with hopes of a quick sale so they could move closer to...

Chinese Stocks Underperform S&P 500 Most Since 2016

Chinese Stocks Underperform S&P 500 Most Since 2016 By George Lei, Bloomberg Markets Live commentator and analyst Three things we learned last week: 1. Optimism toward China’s growth...

The Guardian view on housing costs: a grave and growing injustice

Levelling up will be impossible as long as rents and house prices are allowed to keep on climbingThe housing prospects facing the roughly one-third of British people who do not own their own homes...

The Fed’s rate hike means ‘mortgage rates are going to continue to rise’: Economist

Mortgage rates have been steadily rising over the past year. With the Federal Reserve’s latest rate hike, there likely won’t be a slowdown any time soon, according to one economist. The rise in...

Today’s 30-year mortgage rates plunge to 78-day low

Three key mortgage refinance rates have fallen and one remained unchanged since yesterday. With 5,000 reviews, Credible maintains an "excellent" Trustpilot score. Rates last updated on July 29,...

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