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When is the best time of year to buy a house?
...fears of a recession and increasing interest rates, the volume of existing home sales declined 14.2 percent year-over-year between June 2021 and June 2022, according to the National Association...

Best 4-year CD rates – August 2022
...there are limits to the amount of insurance. Each depositor at an FDIC bank is insured up to $250,000 per insured bank, per account category. The standard share insurance amount at an NCUA credit...

Best 3-year CD rates – August 2022
...accounts on this page are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) or the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). When selecting the best CD for you, consider the purpose of...

Best 5-year CD rates – August 2022
...not well known, as long as it’s a member of the FDIC, you can rest easy knowing each depositor (that’s you) is protected up to at least $250,000 per insured bank. At a National...

Investor homebuyers are still splurging but their market share shrunk
...to use their deep pockets to scoop up single-family homes as rising mortgage rates dampen homebuyer demand. Those buyers, made up of institutions and other businesses, bought 19.4% of homes...

Mortgage Rates Settle In the 5% Range
...search. IE users, please download Firefox, Chrome, or Edge. August 18, 2022 Mortgage rates appear to be settling in the 5% range after recent dramatic climbs that shocked home buyers. The 30-year...

US home sales slide almost 6%, fueling speculation that the market is in a 'recession'
Home sales in the U.S. fall for the sixth month in a row, the NAR said. The fall now has both realtors and homebuilders thinking the market is in a...

What is a closing statement?
...selling costs associated with that transaction. It’s a standard element of home sales, especially those that involve mortgages, and refinancings. As the name implies, this summary of expenses...

Experts: Changes to Supply Chain Will Benefit Commercial Real Estate
...for the C5 Summit this week in New York, the second year NAR has hosted the commercial real estate conference. (The “5” in the event title stands for capital, connect, commerce, community, and...

Latest Home Sales Data Points to ‘Housing Recession’
...housing report. “We’re witnessing a housing recession in terms of declining home sales and home building,” says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. “However, it’s not a recession in home prices...