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More than 250,000 homebuyers in 2022 are underwater on mortgages, study finds

More than 250,000 homebuyers in 2022 are underwater on mortgages, study finds

(NewsNation) – More than 250,000 borrowers who bought homes this year now owe more than their home is worth today, according to a new analysis. The reportby mortgage data firm Black Knight, also found that another million people who bought homes in the first nine months of the year have “limited equity”, owning less than …

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Heat pumps are an energy improvement for homeowners that becomes a climate and financial winner

Heat pumps are an energy improvement for homeowners that becomes a climate and financial winner

Heat pumps are becoming increasingly popular for residential housing with rising energy prices and the need to reduce the use of fossil fuel heating systems. Andrew Aitchison | In pictures | Getty Images Are you thinking of a domestic heat pump? New and expanded government incentives, coupled with a steep rise in utility costs, make …

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Here are some things to consider before deciding to retire in another state

Here are some things to consider before deciding to retire in another state

His skin | E+ | Getty Images Thinking of retiring to another state? You’re not alone. A United Van Lines study found the percentage of people retiring to a new state rose to 18.3% in 2021 from 13.4% in 2015. However, making the move is not a simple decision, as there are a myriad of …

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Mortgage rates fall for the fourth consecutive week |  CNN Business

Mortgage rates fall for the fourth consecutive week | CNN Business

CNN — Mortgage rates fell again this week, falling for the fourth week in a row. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.33% in the week ending December 8, down from 6.49% the previous week, according to Freddie Mac. A year ago, the 30-year fixed rate was 3.10%. Mortgage rates have risen for most of 2022, …

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BlackRock says the market is mispricing these key risks.  Here is his advice on stocks and bonds.

BlackRock says the market is mispricing these key risks. Here is his advice on stocks and bonds.

Wall Street is on a five-day losing streak. The decline, as measured by the S&P 500 SPX, 3.6% isn’t so great, but it seems hopelessly inevitable once the benchmark fails to hold above its 200-day moving average. The relapse of every rally in 2022 is recognition that equities’ relationship with central banks has changed. Once …

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These small-cap stocks could make you the most money in 2023, based on two important data points

These small-cap stocks could make you the most money in 2023, based on two important data points

Small-cap stocks are trading near a two-decade low against large-cap stocks. When the stock market rebounds next year, as many investment banking strategists expect, these smaller companies could outperform. Below is a screen of analyst favorite small cap stocks for 2023, taken from the S&P Small Cap 600 SML Index, that requires businesses to be …

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5 people you need on your team to start a business

5 people you need on your team to start a business

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Starting a business can be a long and difficult process. As a commercial real estate broker, I see businesses start up regularly. Observing these startups allowed me to see the benefits of good role delegation. Many sole proprietors are eager to take on the bulk of business …

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German property market ripe for serious price correction, economists warn

German property market ripe for serious price correction, economists warn

The German property market has been remarkably strong over the past two decades, but faces a severe price correction over the next two years, some analysts say. Tim Graham/Contributor/Getty Images The German housing market has been remarkably strong for decades, but faces a severe price correction over the next two years, analysts say. Mortgage rates …

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Home prices are expected to continue to rise next year: Here's where

Home prices are expected to continue to rise next year: Here’s where

Americans looking to buy a home next year can expect less competition, more home choices and the highest average mortgage rates in nearly two decades. Here’s what they can’t expect: a general drop in prices that would relieve buyers of overpriced homes. That’s the main takeaway from Realtor.com’s 2023 real estate forecast released Wednesday. The …

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“Most economists predict a recession in 2023”: I own a rental property.  Is it the right time to take out a bank loan and renovate or should I wait?

“Most economists predict a recession in 2023”: I own a rental property. Is it the right time to take out a bank loan and renovate or should I wait?

Dear MarketWatch, Along with a sibling, I own a 40+ bedroom rental property in the Caribbean, where we do weekly rentals. It is near the city center but needs repairs and renovations. Is it a good time to go to the bank for a renovation loan? We are also open to changing our business model. …

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