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The Fed is expected to cut interest rates, here's what that means for you

An economist breaks down what the Fed's rate cut today could mean for your mortgage, car payment, savings and more.

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6:57am PDT - September 18th, 2019

U.S. housing starts, building permits hit 12-year high

U.S. homebuilding surged to more than a 12-year high in August as both single- and multi-family housing construction increased, suggesting that lower mortgage rates were finally providing a boost to the struggling housing market.

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6:23am PDT - September 18th, 2019

Five ways the Fed's expected rate cut could affect consumers

If the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates as expected on Wednesday, the decision could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets.

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3:24pm PDT - September 17th, 2019

Refinancing your student loans with SoFi could save you money — and even help you get a better mortgage rate

SoFi was one of the first online lenders to focus heavily on student loan refinancing. It has some of the lowest interest rates on the market, as well as perks for members including career coaching and in-person events around the country. SoFi also offers a g…

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10:58am PDT - September 16th, 2019

China's property investment growth at four-month high in August

China's property investment grew at its fastest pace in four months in August, a boon for the economy as other sectors weaken from the Sino-U.S. trade war and consumer demand slows.

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9:57pm PDT - September 15th, 2019

The average amount people pay in property taxes in every US state

New data from WalletHub shows the amount a typical homeowner will pay in property taxes in all 50 states, ranging from about $560 a year in Alabama to about $7,800 a year in New Jersey. Some of the states with higher property taxes are ones with much higher c…

mortgage rates - Business Insider
6:15am PDT - September 13th, 2019

Trump wants Fed to cut interest rates to zero or below. Here's what it could mean for you.

Trump wants the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates to zero or below. That could mean lower borrowing costs but also meager bank savings rates.

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9:01pm PDT - September 11th, 2019

This could 'end very badly': Trump officials warn on mortgage finance

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are way too undercapitalized, and lending standards have actually deteriorated since the housing crash, the officials said.

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2:58pm PDT - September 10th, 2019

U.S. home purchase sentiment edges up in August: Fannie Mae

U.S. consumer sentiment about buying a home ticked up in August as expectations about falling mortgage rates offset reduced optimism about home price appreciation and the timing to buy and sell a home, Fannie Mae said on Monday.

mortgage rates - Reuters
6:46am PDT - September 9th, 2019

Whether you own or are hunting for a home, weigh these steps now.

Whether you own or are hunting for a home, weigh these steps now.

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4:01am PDT - September 8th, 2019

The growing market of online alternative and nonbank mortgage lending

This is a preview of The Online Mortagage Lending Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more insights like this with our brand new Banking coverage. Subscribe today to receive industry-chang…

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10:48am PDT - September 5th, 2019

Millennials might finally be ready to buy houses — but it's causing home prices to rise and creating a vicious cycle for a generation that's already financially behind

More millennials are looking at buying houses, but it's causing home prices to rise, reported Diana Olick for CNBC, citing a new CoreLogic report. There's already a limited supply of starter homes on the market, and this spike in demand is exacerbating the pr…

mortgage rates - Business Insider
6:02am PDT - September 5th, 2019

Here is a list of the top nonbank and alternative lenders in 2019 (PFSI, ONDK, PYPL)

Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, please click here. Nonbanks and alternative lenders have garnered attention in the banking industry due to their ab…

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8:15am PDT - September 4th, 2019

Revolving credit can help boost your credit score, but it can also create a spending trap

The term "revolving credit" refers to things like credit cards and lines of credit — it's money you can borrow, pay back, then borrow again. Revolving credit typically comes with a higher interest rate than an installment loan, such as a mortgage or an auto l…

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6:49am PDT - September 4th, 2019

The mortgage-backed investment behind the financial crisis is in trouble again. One market expert explains the new risk, and how to sidestep painful losses.

The mortgage-backed securities at the core of the 2008 financial crisis are facing an all-new risk, according to Colleen Denzler, an investor at Smith Capital and the former global head of fixed income at Janus Henderson. As bond yields slide, investors in MB…

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5:05am PDT - September 4th, 2019

Struggling to Repay Your Debt? The Snowball Method Could Help

In 2019, America’s collective household debt hit $13.86 trillion. That number, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York reports, marked the twentieth consecutive quarter with an increase in debt. By some estimates, around 80% of American adults carry some form of…

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1:05pm PDT - September 3rd, 2019

The 7 biggest money mistakes people make before they retire

With more Americans than ever living past age 100, it's important to prepare your finances for a long retirement. You can start by avoiding mistakes now that could leave you strapped for cash in your old age. Business Insider spoke with financial planner Rich…

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5:49am PDT - August 31st, 2019

The market's safest assets are offering investors record-low returns — and it's left them no place to hide from recession fears

Bond rallies driven by global uncertainty have pushed yields on US Treasurys to historical lows. This has made it difficult for fixed income investors to find returns in the market without taking on high amounts of risk. While there are a few opportunities le…

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5:15am PDT - August 29th, 2019

U.S. house prices rise in June, but momentum slowing

U.S. house prices rose solidly in June, but the pace of appreciation is slowing, which together with declining mortgage rates could boost the struggling housing market.

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6:19am PDT - August 27th, 2019

Pimco sticks to Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds as returns plunge: Bloomberg

Pacific Investment Management Co is one of the investors embracing Danish mortgage-backed covered bonds, even as negative interest rates mean investors face built-in losses on some bonds, Bloomberg reported on Sunday.

mortgage rates - Reuters
12:28pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

The interest rate declines that have worried investors, economists, and the Fed are your mortgage's fault - Business Insider

The interest rate declines that have worried investors, economists, and the Fed are your mortgage's fault Business Insider The unique ability to refinance a mortgage is causing interest rates to decline even faster, causing worries for investors and the Fed.

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8:19am PDT - August 25th, 2019

U.S. new home sales drop sharply, point to more housing weakness

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes sank more than expected in July, a sign that the housing market continued in low gear despite lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market.

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7:37am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

First-time U.S. home buyers face supply struggle as rates fall

Mortgage rates are at a three-year low and housing price appreciation has cooled, but many Americans seeking to buy their first home are facing tough times.

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11:55am PDT - August 21st, 2019

U.S. home sales jump, boosted by lower mortgage rates

U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July, boosted by lower mortgage rates and a strong labor market, signs the Federal Reserve's shift toward lower interest rates was supporting the economy.

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7:37am PDT - August 21st, 2019

Jyske Bank has debuted the world's first negative interest rate mortgage

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Denmark's third-largest bank, Jyske Bank, launched the first negative interest …

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7:45am PDT - August 19th, 2019

RT @realtormag: Existing-home sales showed improvement in July, a welcome sign for what has been a mostly sluggish summer real estate marke…

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4:43am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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4:33am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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4:33am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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4:24am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Long-term mortgage rates near historic lows: 30-year 3.55% https://t.co/jBChnFuGzL

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4:23am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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4:18am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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4:18am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Why rates drop and where are we going... https://t.co/z4EpQzRBNn

Stephen Thaggard (@Stephen_Embrace)
4:17am PDT - August 26th, 2019
Rates are approaching the lowest level in three years, but are they stimulating Americans' interest in buying homes? https://t.co/pQdTBSrN11 https://t.co/klf1kLKVvI

Rates are approaching the lowest level in three years, but are they stimulating Americans' interest in buying homes? https://t.co/pQdTBSrN11 https://t.co/klf1kLKVvI

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4:10am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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4:02am PDT - August 26th, 2019

The 30-year fixed mortgage averaged 3.55 percent for the week ending Aug. 22. https://t.co/TKylDm1h1m

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4:01am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Dec, 31 - National Mortgage Rates: 30 Year Fixed 3.89% ~ 15 Year Fixed 3.39% ~ 5/1 ARM 3.80% ~ https://t.co/gm2GtVjgcG - #mortgage

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4:00am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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3:56am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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3:51am PDT - August 26th, 2019

RT @TheKouk: Imagine mortgage interest rates at 11%? Even 8%? There was not one day in the 2 decades from October 1977 to January 1997 whe…

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3:48am PDT - August 26th, 2019

New post: Mortgage Rates Fall Back Down to 3-Year Lows https://t.co/cnzUBnmwhJ

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3:45am PDT - August 26th, 2019

New post: Mortgage Rates Hold Relatively Steady Despite Bond Market Weakness https://t.co/KmCcLR0Ko1

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3:45am PDT - August 26th, 2019

New post: Mortgage Rates Fairly Flat Today, But Volatility Could Increase https://t.co/C83QYTOwEq

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3:45am PDT - August 26th, 2019

New post: Mortgage Rates Pop Higher https://t.co/hkZxwvDTby

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3:45am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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3:42am PDT - August 26th, 2019
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3:42am PDT - August 26th, 2019

Mortgage Rates Hover Near Record Lows https://t.co/CEwBOXzt2J

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3:41am PDT - August 26th, 2019

U.S. mortgage rates continue decline https://t.co/YxFJR69Wo2 via @DBJnews

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3:34am PDT - August 26th, 2019

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10:00pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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10:00pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
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10:00pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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9:57pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @ESYudkowsky: I think if you could go back in time and ask Eliezer-2005 which was more probable, "Donald Trump elected President" or "Da…

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9:56pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TheKouk: Imagine mortgage interest rates at 11%? Even 8%? There was not one day in the 2 decades from October 1977 to January 1997 whe…

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9:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @stbusinessdesk: China to set floor on mortgage rates to curb housing risks https://t.co/yT0WEnEmkn https://t.co/HJrCQTyWSe

RT @stbusinessdesk: China to set floor on mortgage rates to curb housing risks https://t.co/yT0WEnEmkn https://t.co/HJrCQTyWSe

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9:39pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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9:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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9:33pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TheKouk: Imagine mortgage interest rates at 11%? Even 8%? There was not one day in the 2 decades from October 1977 to January 1997 whe…

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9:32pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
Earnings are just starting to improve, but not as fast as housing prices and mortgage rates. How will this affect 2019 housing prices? https://t.co/JefTrGrN4k https://t.co/0B372pmReK

Earnings are just starting to improve, but not as fast as housing prices and mortgage rates. How will this affect 2019 housing prices? https://t.co/JefTrGrN4k https://t.co/0B372pmReK

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9:30pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TihoBrkan: Brief summary of mortgage rates around the world. https://t.co/NIUcmgONKy

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9:29pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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9:28pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @stbusinessdesk: China to set floor on mortgage rates to curb housing risks https://t.co/yT0WEnEmkn https://t.co/HJrCQTyWSe

RT @stbusinessdesk: China to set floor on mortgage rates to curb housing risks https://t.co/yT0WEnEmkn https://t.co/HJrCQTyWSe

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9:27pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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9:11pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

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9:02pm PDT - August 25th, 2019