Mortgages

China's housing crash has wiped out $90 billion from builders' stock and bond values this year as debt crisis looms

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Getty Images Homebuilders in China have lost roughly $90 billion in stocks and bonds this year, Bloomberg reports. A looming debt crisis and a bursting housing bubble threatens...
Read more ...

Why mortgage rates are fluctuating so much in 2022

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Homebuyers signing a mortgage. Getty Images The average US fixed rate for a 30-year mortgage rose to 5.22% this week - up from 4.99% one week prior. Mortgage rates have...
Read more ...

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: August 12, 2022 | Rates increased this week

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Mortgage rates are currently lower than they were throughout June and July, but some volatility remains. This week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate increased to 5.22%...
Read more ...

Mortgaging the Future Comes Back to Haunt Golden Knights After Robin Lehner Injury

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Vegas Golden Knights are in deep trouble and they're still more than a month away from the start of training camp. On Thursday,
Read more ...

Mortgage balances have increased across the country

Mortgage balances have increased across the country

2 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Mortgage debt has grown the fastest over the last five years in Idaho, Utah, Tennessee, Colorado, and Texas. Property owners in the Northeast and Illinois have seen the slowest...
Read more ...

National mortgage debt has risen over time

National mortgage debt has risen over time

2 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

The average American was carrying more than $220,000 in mortgage debt by the end of 2021.Mortgage debt has been steadily increasing since 2017, with the exception of early...
Read more ...

Key mortgage rate jumps back over 5% in volatile housing market

Key mortgage rate jumps back over 5% in volatile housing market

2 days ago   |   New York Post

The average rate on 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages, popular among those looking to refinance their homes, increased to 4.59% from 4.26%.
Read more ...

More homebuyers are taking a cue from Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos and buying up real estate to create 'compounds' in their neighborhoods and keep investors out

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Elon Musk Patrick Pleul/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Some celebrities and ultra-wealthy buy up several homes in their neighborhood to expand their empires. During the pandemic...
Read more ...

Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort says an inmate named 'Ralph' invited him to the 'Italian table' in prison and became his 'mentor'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Trump's one-time campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives at Manhattan Supreme Court June 27, 2019 for his arraignment on mortgage fraud charges. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP...
Read more ...

You can get a mortgage with only Social Security income, as long as your finances are strong overall

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Lenders can't turn you down simply because of your age or the fact that you receive Social Security income. MoMo Productions/Getty Images If the only income you receive comes...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche's car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5. Read more ...

Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on...

Trump's name is not on the ballot Tuesday, but his thumb rests heavily on the scale

There is a good chance these will be the last bids for seats in Congress for two of the best-known women in American politics - Republican icons Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Sarah... Read more ...

15 Good N95, KF94, and KN95 Face Masks to Buy Right Now

Here are the best disposable coverings we've tested and researched-and where you can find them. Read more ...

To Fix Tech, Democracy Needs to Grow Up

Calls to “democratize technology” ring hollow when both systems seem to be failing. The key is realizing that democracy is not yet in its final form. Read more ...

Explosion rocks Yerevan shopping plaza

Explosion rocks Yerevan shopping plaza

One person is dead and another 20 are wounded, Armenia's Emergency Situations Ministry has said An explosion rocked a shopping plaza in the Armenian capital on Sunday... Read more ...

3 money habits a 6-figure-earning sex worker and a millionaire CEO have in...

Entrepreneur Kendra Y. Hill and sex worker Jet Setting Jasmine. Mykahl Raphael/Courtesy of Jet Setting Jasmine Business consultant Kendra Y. Hill made $2 million during the... Read more ...

Opinion | Concealing Classified Documents Is the Strongest Case Against...

Opinion | Concealing Classified Documents Is the Strongest Case Against Trump Yet

Former president Donald Trump's stubborn refusal to return highly classified material forced the Justice Department's hand, resulting in the execution of a search warrant at... Read more ...

A Science Fiction Writer's Non-Utopian Hope on Climate Change

A Science Fiction Writer's Non-Utopian Hope on Climate Change

Evidence that the world is warming is growing harder to ignore: The hottest temperatures ever were recorded in parts of Europe this summer. Wildfires are incinerating parts of... Read more ...

How New Moms Convinced Republicans It Was Finally Okay to Expand Medicaid

How New Moms Convinced Republicans It Was Finally Okay to Expand Medicaid

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. - The early days of Courtney Smith's pregnancy were dark. She bled for six weeks, a common but frightening experience during the first trimester of... Read more ...

Videocast: Cloudy and mild Sunday

Videocast: Cloudy and mild Sunday

Staying cloudy today, with highs just climbing into the low 70s. Sunshine returns tomorrow afternoon, but mild temperatures stick around. Read more ...