August 22

A glance at US mortgage rates: 30-year loan at 3.55%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates are near historically low levels, with the average on the benchmark 30-year loan falling this week to its lowest level since…
August 22

Long-term mortgage rates near historic lows: 30-year 3.55%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates are near historically low levels, with the average on the benchmark 30-year loan falling this week to its lowest level since November 2016.
August 21

US home sales rose 2.5% in July, aided by low mortgage rates

U.S. home sales increased 2.5% in July, a sign that lower mortgage rates have produced a spurt of home-buying.
August 20
Home Depot lowered its outlook for the second half of the year, citing lumber prices and the higher costs of imported products hit with tariffs. File

Execs starting to worry about tariffs' effects on consumers

Americans continue to shop, vacation and buy cars at a brisk clip. But corporate America is starting to worry out loud that President Donald Trump's…
August 20

Millennial Money: Make renting work for your financial goals

"Renting is just throwing money away.""Renting is like paying someone else instead of paying yourself."You may have heard these opinions from family and friends, but…
August 18
President Donald Trump at a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, N.H., Aug. 15, 2019.

Trump likens buying Greenland to 'a large real estate deal'

President Donald Trump said Sunday the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark has been discussed within his administration because of the strategic benefits for the U.S. and suggested that the semi-autonomous territory is a financial burden to Denmark.
August 16

Florida vacation home invaded by vomiting vultures

A New York couple's luxurious vacation house in Florida has been taken over by dozens of black vultures that are vomiting and defecating everywhere.
August 16

Republicans still waiting on Pompeo in Kansas Senate race

Even though U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared a Senate run to be "off the table" next year, many fellow Republicans in Washington and his home state of Kansas aren't buying it.
August 16

US home building fell 4% in July, slowing housing market

The pace of U.S. home construction fell a sharp 4% in July despite strong demand from would-be buyers, held back by a shortage of skilled labor and affordable land.
August 16

US home building fell 4% in July, slowing housing market

The pace of U.S. home construction fell a sharp 4% in July despite strong demand from would-be buyers, held back by a shortage of skilled labor and affordable land.