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The geeks on Wall Street are getting very hopeful about the economy. Are they wrong?
...negative effects on the economy: mortgages get more expensive, which hurt the housing market; companies pull back on spending; and so forth. But now, many on Wall Street believe any recession......

Mortgage and real estate news this week: Fed rate hikes and the housing market
...smaller amount this week, and experts predict that the worst of the housing market recession is now behind us. In other news, learn more about how to avoid the risks associated with home equity......

Mortgage rate deals for week ending Feb. 4, 2023: Top offers from lenders
...was 5.07 percent, down 23 basis points from the previous week. Mortgage rates are higher than they were a year ago or six months ago, so it remains important to shop around if you want to find......

Best jumbo money market rates — February 2023
...According to its website it was the first state-chartered online bank with FDIC insurance. First Internet Bank offers a Money Market Savings account. This account rewards you for having a daily......

Instant Reaction: Jobs, February 3, 2023
...within 3 months with a comparable salary. Job gains are always good. Home sales and jobs are related over the long term. That is why the South and the Rocky Mountain regions are seeing more......

What is a high-yield savings account? Definition and what to consider
...accounts, high-yield savings accounts are protected by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), which means you’ll receive up to $250,000 in protection per account holder at the bank if it......

Cost of living in Denver
...context, the national median price in December was $366,900.) While the housing market here is still very competitive, there are two key positive signals for prospective buyers who can manage......

What are Bitcoin ATMs and how do they work?
...add it to your digital wallet, it’s not insured by the FDIC, as it would be in a bank account, to protect against theft or loss of funds. Bottom line If you’re interested in trading in cash......

Las Vegas housing market: Everything you need to know
Steve Proehl/ Despite a recent cooldown, the Las Vegas housing market remains fairly competitive as out-of-towners continue to relocate to this famous desert city. Whether you’re a current resident......

NAHB Economists Forecast Weakening Multifamily Market
...multifamily market outlook at IBS. Sales activity slowed as market uncertainty, high mortgage rates and expectations of a recession rattled buyers. “It feels like this has been one of the......

Mortgage Rates on Feb. 3, 2023: Rates Slip - CNET
Today a couple of notable mortgage rates ticked downward, though rates remain high compared to a year ago. If you're in the market for a mortgage, see how your payments might be affected by inflation......

Monthly Home Payments Tumbled 7% from October to December
Falling mortgage rates, home prices in 2023 are continuing their downward trend. The......

The Slippery Slope Of The Fed’s Shrinking Balance Sheet
...rates. Over the past several months, you’ve become highly aware that mortgage rates and corporate bond yields have increased substantially from a year ago. Also, you probably know that this has......

Homebuying tips for unmarried couples
...with a significant other before marriage. In addition to today’s high mortgage rates and lack of housing inventory, there are a few unique things to remember before purchasing a home with your......

Young Adults Moved Home, But Now are Moving Out
...homeownership. This compares to 12% to 15% between 1989 and 1995 when NAR first started collecting the data series. For first-time buyers who lived at home first, about half are making rent......

Instant Reaction: Mortgage Rates, February 2, 2023
Although the Federal Reserve raised interest rates even further, mortgage rates continued to move down. According to Freddie Mac, the rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage dropped to 6.09% from 6......

How the Fed’s Latest Rate Hike Will Impact Multifamily
...and 2023 will be a peak rate of just above 7 percent. Mortgage rates are expected to fall below 6 percent by 2024, “[setting] the stage for a housing rebound later in 2023, and a better affordability......

NAR Calls on Realtors® Who Give Back to Apply for the 2023 Good Neighbor Awards
...000 grant for their nonprofit organization and be recognized in November during NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Experience, in Anaheim, California. Five honorable mentions will also each receive a $2,500......

Best 9-month CD rates — February 2023
...if rates go higher. For customers with large deposits who need expanded FDIC insurance coverage, TIAA Bank offers a service that spreads money around to a network of banks. Randolph-Brooks Federal......

Best 6-month CD rates – February 2023
...exceed the $250,000 insurance limit of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC). How to find the best 6-month CD rates To find the best six-month CD rates, savers should ask: How much yield......

The Pros And Cons Of High-Yield Savings Accounts And How They Compare To Investing
...10 to 20 times that of a traditional bank. Note that the FDIC also insures these accounts to provide security to consumers. Advantages of a high-yield savings account Here are some benefits......

Best 3-month CD rates — February 2023
...TIAA Bank offers a service for customers with deposits that exceed the FDIC insurance limit of $250,000. Funds are spread around to different federally insured banks to expand insurance coverage......

Best bank account bonuses for February 2023
...balances of more than $250,000 at a Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) bank, make sure you’re within FDIC limits and guidelines. Citibank is based in New York. In Bankrate’s review of Citibank......

Mortgage rates fall for fourth week in a row
Washington, DC CNN  —  Mortgage rates fell slightly this week, as a smaller rate hike by the Federal Reserve signaled promising improvement on inflation. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged......

Best IRA CD rates — February 2023
...For instance, IRAs fall in the “Certain Retirement Account” category at the FDIC. The coverage limit is $250,000 per owner on IRAs at an FDIC bank in a deposit product, such as a savings account......