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Federal Reserve officials voted unanimously to leave interest rates unchanged while signaling they remain on track to hike once more this year, a day before President Donald Trump plans to unveil his choice to lead the U.S. central bank.Recent data indicate that “the labor market has continued to strengthen and […]

Fed makes interest rate decision






Property information provider CoreLogic has been chosen to provide valuation and workflow solutions to the Department of Housing and Development (HUD).The company will provide solutions to mitigate losses to the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMIF) including: Source: CoreLogic to provide single-family data to the HUD

CoreLogic to provide single-family data to the HUD





The growing interest in hipster culture has seen an uptick in artisan coffee houses and indie record stores and some markets have embraced the artisan movement more than others.Columbus (43202) has the zip code with the highest concentration of hipster businesses, followed by Seattle (98122), San Diego (92104), Fort Wayne, […]

These housing markets are hot with hipsters




There has been an improvement in housing affordability but the quarterly increase still leaves affordability weaker than a year ago. A report from ATTOM Data Solutions analyzed 406 counties across the US and found improved affordability in 60% in the third quarter of 2017 compared to the previous three months. […]

Housing affordability improves, but not enough