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Rising rates, home prices putting pressure on housing affordability

October 22, 2018 - 12:48pm
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the combination of rising mortgage rates and home prices slamming affordability.
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Cramer warns that a 5% mortgage rate is the 'line in the sand' before the economy really gets hurt

October 22, 2018 - 10:23am
"The mortgage rate is very high in this country," putting a drag on the economy as housing-related companies struggle, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
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This NY farmhouse was built in 1687 and is now listed for $1.3M: Take a look inside

October 21, 2018 - 3:18pm
It's the oldest existing farmhouse in Scarsdale. 
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Trump's 'opportunity zones' are popular with investors, but they might offer less benefit to voters

October 19, 2018 - 3:17pm
The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure.
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Investors can get big tax breaks if they invest in 'opportunity zones' under new Treasury rules

October 19, 2018 - 11:30am
The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first.
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Home equity has come 'roaring back' from the recession — and owners are poised to tap it

October 19, 2018 - 11:03am
With home equity at an all-time high, homeowners could start turning more often to this source of lower-cost debt.
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Existing home sales down 3.4% in September

October 19, 2018 - 10:00am
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors.
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'Very slow' cooling of China's economy was expected: BNP Paribas

October 18, 2018 - 10:42pm
Tianhe Ji of BNP Paribas says the slowing growth of China's economy is expected to continue for the rest of the year and 2019.
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Higher rates hitting both home buyers and builders

October 18, 2018 - 12:50pm
CNBC's Diana Olick reports that interest rates hit a near seven-year high, hitting homebuilding stocks and home buyers.
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Bank of America downgrades homebuilder stocks as Wall Street grows increasingly bearish on housing

October 18, 2018 - 8:53am
Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgrades homebuilder stocks Toll Brothers, PulteGroup and NVR and lowers its homebuilding estimates for 2018 and 2019.
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Heavier rains and catastrophic floods force cities to drain lakes, ponds with the help of cloud tech

October 18, 2018 - 8:20am
Intense storms are becoming much more frequent, damaging local infrastructures and budgets. New companies are turning to technology to find ways to mitigate the impact of costly flooding nationwide.
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Real estate sales fall in high-tax states, surges in low-tax

October 18, 2018 - 7:13am
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the story of two markets in luxury real estate.
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Here's what to watch as real estate drifts into two different markets

October 18, 2018 - 7:13am
Jonathan Miller, Miller Samuel CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss trends he sees in the housing market and how the tax laws in high-tax and low-tax states are going to impact investors.
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Housing stocks are having their worst year since 2008, and some see even more distress

October 18, 2018 - 6:58am
Two major homebuilder stock-tracking ETFs, the ITB and the XHB, are on track to post their worst years since 2008 — and some strategists see further downside.
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Accessing the headwinds facing Japan's hospitality sector

October 17, 2018 - 9:57pm
Hisashi Furukawa of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors said geopolitical tensions won't have a 'major impact' on Japanese tourism in the long run.
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Housing stocks get hit hard amid weak data and worries on Wall Street about rising interest rates

October 17, 2018 - 10:44am
Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price targets on several companies in the sector.
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Mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge

October 17, 2018 - 7:37am
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling.
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Weekly mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge to a near 8-year high

October 17, 2018 - 7:00am
Homebuyer demand is strong, but affordability was weakening even before rates began to rise, as tight supply pushed home prices sharply higher.
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Trump claims he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia' — but he makes lots of money from it

October 16, 2018 - 12:27pm
President Donald Trump's new tweet denying a financial stake in Saudi Arabia comes amid a growing furor over suspicions that the country's rulers ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
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Trump Organization's Scottish housing plan receives record number of objections

October 16, 2018 - 10:27am
The Trump Organization has received a record number of objections to its proposed new housing estate in Scotland.
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