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The housing market is ‘thawing’ from a ‘months-long freeze,’ Freddie Mac says, as mortgage rates continue their downward trek
The 30-year mortgage rate is averaging at 6.13%, Freddie Mac said in its latest weekly survey on Thursday. Read More
Ex-federal investigator lost job after baseball-card addiction led him to moonlight as Amazon and Uber driver
Sean Nelson’s collecting led him to financial ruin and almost blew up his marriage; now he has been sentenced for using his government car for sideline gigs. Read More
Truck-sized asteroid known as 2023 BU will rank among nearest to Earth on record
An asteroid will soon fly among the closest ever to Earth. But NASA has a team of planetary defense experts, and they’re not alarmed. Read More
Fannie Mae chief economist sees house prices dropping in 2023 and 2024 — these are the warning signs that prices are falling in your city.
Doug Duncan of Fannie Mae predicts how housing market perform in 2023, and reveals why he believes prices will fall this year. Read More
U.S. new home sales rise by 2.3%, despite broader sector weakness
New home sales at 616,000 annual rate in December versus 602,000 in prior month. Read More
‘This has bugged me all my life’: My estranged father gave me $1,000 a month to buy a house in California. My brother cried foul, and told me to stop. Who’s right?
‘Should I have even informed my family of what my father was doing until after the house was paid and became a family asset?’ Read More
Off-season travel can save you money, but there’s more than just weather data to consider
Some places in the shoulder-seasons offer ideal conditions for travel, others not so much. Here’s how to find the sweet spot. Read More
Millions of working parents, especially women, are unpaid caregivers. So why doesn’t government data account for their labor?
Working mothers have two full-time jobs. But only one is seen by official statistics. Read More