Sun.Sep 24, 2023

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Mortgage rates get close to the yearly high of 7.49%

Housing Wire

Mortgage rates shot up last week after a hawkish Federal Reserve meeting, even though they didn’t raise rates. In addition, jobless claims data had another solid print, showing that the labor market hasn’t broken yet, which led to more selling of the 10-year yield. Mortgage rates did find some relief on Friday as bond yields headed lower. On housing inventory , new listings data saw a small decline last week, but active listings grew at a healthy clip.

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Why buyers are waiting to act — and how to help them move forward

Real Estate News

The latest installment of Zillow's annual trends report offers insights into prospective buyers' needs and motivations, and how agents can add value.

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Cash-Out Refinance vs. HELOC: What’s the Difference?

BiggerPockets

If you've built equity in your properties, you may be eligible to cash it out. We'll explain if a cash out refinance or HELOC is right for you.

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How the Hotel vs. Airbnb Battle Completely Flipped

BiggerPockets

The hotel vs. Airbnb battle may have just completely flipped. Post-pandemic, it seemed as if short-term rentals were the only places worth staying when traveling.

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How to Conquer Financial Trauma & Develop a HEALTHY Relationship with Money

BiggerPockets

Financial trauma is an extremely common roadblock on the journey to financial freedom.