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The housing market is “thawing out” of a “month-long freeze,” Freddie Mac says, as mortgage rates continue to slide.
The 30-year mortgage rate averaged 6.13%, Freddie Mac said Thursday in its latest weekly survey. read more
Former federal investigator lost job after baseball card addiction led to moonlighting as an Amazon and Uber driver
Shawn Nelson’s recruitment drove him to financial ruin and nearly blew up his marriage; now he has been convicted of using his state car for side gigs. read more
A truck-sized asteroid, known as 2023 BU, will be among the closest to Earth on record
Soon, the asteroid will fly by one of the closest asteroids ever to Earth. But NASA has a team of planetary defense experts, and they’re not worried. read more
Fannie Mae’s chief economist sees home prices falling in 2023 and 2024; these are the warning signs that prices are falling in your city.
Fannie Mae’s Doug Duncan predicts how the housing market will perform in 2023 and reveals why he thinks prices will fall this year. read more
US new home sales rose 2.3% despite weakness in the broader sector
New home sales in December were 616,000, up from 602,000 in the previous month. read more
“This has tormented me all my life.” my estranged father gave me $1,000 a month to buy a house in California. My brother cried rudely and told me to stop. Who is right?
“Should I let my family know what my father is doing after the house is paid off and he becomes an asset to the family?” read more
Off-season travel can save you money, but there’s more to it than just weather data
Some locations during the shoulder seasons offer ideal travel conditions, others not so much. Here’s how to find the sweet spot. read more
Millions of working parents, especially women, are unpaid carers. So why doesn’t government data count their work?
Working mothers hold two full-time jobs. However, according to official statistics, only one is observed. read more