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Fed official doesn’t think housing market is headed for a crash: ‘I am trying to buy a house here in Washington and the market is crazy’
Federal Gov. Christopher Waller says he knows today’s home buyers’ pain Read More
MacKenzie Scott has given away more than $12 billion since her divorce from Jeff Bezos — and 60% of her most recent gifts went to women-led groups
‘Our aim has been to support the needs of underrepresented people from groups of all kinds,’ Scott said of her latest round of donations. Read More
‘Mortgage rates are likely to push toward 5% before the end of the year’: Rates soar to highest level in over 3 years, putting pressure on home buyers
The effects of the rapid rise in interest rates are already being felt in the nation’s housing market. Read More
5 reasons to look forward to traveling this summer
For those planning a summer trip, here are the trends to expect: Kindness, eco-consciousness, longer trips and, hopefully, fewer grouchy people at the airport Read More
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid is an enticing blend of power and fuel economy
The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Hybrid reviewed: It’s quicker than a standard Tucson, and rated at 38 mpg combined. Read More
Do you own land that you want to develop and then sell? Here’s one way to pay a smaller tax bill
This strategy allows favorable long-term capital gains tax treatment for all the pre-development appreciation in the value of your land. Read More
‘Enough touchscreen tipping already! I’m over it’: Two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, do I have to tip for coffee, ice cream and takeout? Am I being cheap?
‘The online-order service request a tip. Am I supposed to now tip before I pick up my own food?’ Read More
It’s very rare for a tornado to hit New Orleans — is climate change to blame?
‘Tornado alley’ is shifting to states farther east from the Plains states, but connecting climate change to twisters remains complicated. Read More
Inside Airbnb’s high-profile, if sometimes frustrating, effort to house Ukrainian refugees: ‘I applaud Airbnb — as long as it works’
Behind the big numbers and hype, hosts, nonprofits and the public all play a role, which can lead to frustration and misunderstanding. Read More
New home sales decline, surprising analysts, even though the inventory of properties for sale has hit the highest level since 2008
The average sales prices for a new home sold in February was $511,000. Read More