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getty As U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell readies to unveil today the Senate proposal for the next coronavirus aid package, assembled together with the White House, the renewal of key policies credited with keeping renters and homeowners afloat during the pandemic remains uncertain. Many discussions on Capitol Hill have focused on the merits of
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Residential buildings under construction in Shenzhen, China, on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. Qilai Shen | Getty Images China’s housing market is showing signs of recovery after the coronavirus crisis and analysts say that offers bond investors opportunities as developers get back on their feet. “Urbanization and upgrading are key demand drivers. Property prices are recovering
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Nearly four months after banks and federal agencies started offering a number of assistance programs aimed at giving Americans a break on their mortgages, about 4.1 million homeowners remain in forbearance plans. But that number is starting to shrink as more workers are called back to work, says Mike Fratantoni, chief economist for the Mortgage
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The color of your front door can match with other painted elements. Getty Images Are you looking for a low-effort, high-impact project to do this weekend? Few home improvement projects give you a bigger bang for your buck than a freshly painted front door. Yet, this is something that most of us can tackle over
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SoundCommerce employees, with CEO Eric Best on far left SoundCommerce On a Saturday in April, several executives from SoundCommerce rented a U-Haul, drove it to their office in Seattle and loaded up the truck with stand-up desks, 48-inch monitors and various other gadgets and personal belongings. For two days, they traversed town, dropping the items
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Founder and CEO of The Raisner Group (formerly Proteus Capital Management), a private real estate investment firm in New York City.  Getty In the future, will we all work from home? This is one of the most-asked questions resulting from the Covid-19 shutdown — understandably so, after a long nationwide experiment in working remotely and handling meetings
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After an unprecedented first half of 2020, what could the next six months bring? Here is what five … [+] housing economists and experts anticipate. Getty Mortgage rates are searching for a historic bottom. Home prices are inching up toward record highs. Home shoppers are looking for deals. Homeowners are weighing selling versus refinancing. A
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As New York City goes, so goes urban centers across the U.S., according to Ryan Schneider, chief executive of Realogy Holdings. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed city dwellers and potential homebuyers to flee dense areas like New York and parts of California for suburban locations as Americans spend more time at home than before. While
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