Housing

How to make buy vs. rent housing decision as mortgage rates surge

According to Homebuyer.com, Iowa is currently the cheapest state to buy a home. The Good Brigade | digital vision | Getty Images With mortgage rates rising, more and more people may be asking the age-old question: rent or buy? These decisions are particularly relevant given bubble-like real estate prices that are making it difficult to …

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Rethinking How to Solve the Nation’s Housing Shortage

Homeowners, property tax exemptions, selling municipal land — the potential solutions to address the country’s housing shortage are as varied as the challenges driving them. But to ensure American households have access to stable housing, local, state and federal officials need to rethink outdated approaches, experts said during a panel on Tuesday. They also stressed …

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Apartment rents are finally easing after an incredible run. Here’s how to play it

An Apartment For Rent sign in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Adam Jeffrey | CNBC Apartment rental growth appears to have peaked after a huge rush in 2021, and that could boost some of the real estate stocks that were early darlings of the pandemic. According to RealPage, nationwide rents rose just 0.8% between June and …

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