Renewable Energy OK, But Not Too Close to Home

Almost nobody wants to live close to fossil fuel power plants, but renewable energy sources can be nearby . When it comes to transitioning from carbon-based to renewable source energy systems, Americans are on board. They’re less keen, however, having these new energy…

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Intense buyer demand continues to drive hot housing market

The FINANCIAL — Intense and persistent buyer demand is keeping the time on market for houses at incredible lows and pushing prices ever higher above 2019, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report. Sales remain high above last year and are expected to stay…

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Mortgage rates continue to fall historic low

The FINANCIAL — Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing that the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 2.80 percent, the lowest rate in our survey’s history which dates back to 1971. “Mortgage rates remain very low, providing homeowners…

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How to score your dream house

The FINANCIAL — Home shoppers wanting to buy right now might be reading headlines about the housing market that are scaring them away — low inventory, high prices, homes selling at an extremely fast pace across all price ranges. But near-record low mortgage rates…

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How A Biden Presidency could change housing sector

The FINANCIAL — What happens if the major polls are right and the upcoming election results in a change of administrations, if Trump is out and Biden is in? How might the housing sector change? One place to look is the 2020 Democratic…

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House prices continue to grow due to inventory shortage

The FINANCIAL — Home price momentum continued into early October, with annual median list price growth reaching double digits, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report. Although the frenetic pace of newly pending sales seems to be subsiding in a delayed seasonal slowdown, a…

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