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US February housing starts fell 7 pct after January surge
Slowdown in apartment construction causes US housing starts to tumble 7 percent in February
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Long-term US mortgage rates fall for first time this year
Long-term US mortgage rates fall for first time this year; 30-year at 4.44 percent
US mortgage rates fall for 1st time in '18; 30-year at 4.44
Long-term US mortgage rates fell for the first time this year. The average on the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage slipped to 4.44 percent from 4.46 percent last week.
Builders optimism slides for third consecutive month
A new survey reveals fading optimism among homebuilders, and a downward revision in sentiment from February suggests a more sustained perception of deterioration. The National Association of Home Builders /Wells Fargo builder sentiment index for March was 70, the group said Thursday, and a downward
Home sales dip gives renovators, appliance sellers a boost
A home sales slowdown is creating opportunities for small businesses like home renovators and appliance dealers.
Hiring surge added 313K jobs in February
US hiring surge adds 313,000 jobs, the most in 1½ years, as jobless rate stays 4.1 percent
Trump announces stiff trade tariffs, unswayed by warnings WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports Thursday, vowing to fight back against what he called an "assault on our country" by foreign competitors. The president said he would exempt
US mortgage rates surpass 4-year high
Average 30-year US mortgage rates rose to 4.46 percent, highest level since January 2014
The most and least affordable places to buy a home
Everyone wants to know how much house they can afford, and the answer depends on where they live