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Feb. 5, 2020

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A new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University calculates that 10.9 million renters spent more than 50% of their income on housing in 2018. That equates to 25% of renters. Moreover, there were 6 million more cost-burdened ...

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Jan. 28, 2020

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According to recent data from Preqin, the private equity industry (which includes venture capital) has a record $1.5 trillion cash pile of so-called “dry powder,” or un deployed capital, going into 2020. (Fortune)

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Lenders extended $2.4 trillion ...

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Jan. 20, 2020

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In 2018, real estate construction contributed $1.15 trillion to the nation's economic output, roughly 6.2% of U.S. GDP. It's more than the $1.13 trillion in 2017 but still less than the 2006 peak of ...
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Nov. 22, 2019

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Remember when Bill Gates said the secret to future clean energy lied in technology? Heliogen, a clean energy company supported by Bill Gates, this week claimed it has achieved a breakthrough in concentrated solar energy that could replace the fossil fuels used ...

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Nov. 19, 2019

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US manufacturing output fell -1.5% year-on-year in October to mark its weakest month since December 2015. The worry is that a US manufacturing recession causes such a drag that even well-performing sectors like housing get sucked down as well. The good news ...

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Nov. 12, 2019

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Roughly 72 million Americans are born between 1946 and 1964, about 20% of the US population: In about 10 years this group will reach their mid-80's, the typical move-in age for senior housing. The rise of ...

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Oct. 21, 2019

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The average FICO credit score is 706. Here are some tips about CREDIT SCORES....maybe this is worth messaging to your first-time home-buyers (good for all to know!)? 
* Seeking information about your own credit score is always a soft inquiry, and won’t cost ...
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Oct. 16, 2019

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U.S. single-family rents increased 3% year over year in August 2019, down from a 3.1% increase in August 2018. The index measures rent changes among single-family rental homes and condos, using a repeat-rent analysis to measure the same rental properties ...

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Sept. 23, 2019

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Equity in real estate owned by households rose 0.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2019.Growth in household debt accelerated to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.26% in the second quarter, the strongest pace since the fourth quarter of 2017. The ...

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Sept. 13, 2019

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The U.S. government’s red ink for fiscal 2019 swelled past the $1 trillion mark in August, the first time that level has been eclipsed in 7 years, according to the Treasury Department. The total shortfall rose to nearly $1.07 trillion - up ...

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