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Here’s why analysts are not so upbeat about China’s new megacity

Here’s why analysts are not so upbeat about China’s new megacity

China’s new special economic zone in Hebei spurred a sudden surge in property investors but analysts are less upbeat.

The Fed just signaled that interest rates could go up even faster than markets thought

The Fed just signaled that interest rates could go up even faster than markets thought

The Federal Reserve just sent a message to markets—interest rates may be going up even faster than you think.

Housing advocates set up website to track Ben Carson’s every move

Housing advocates set up website to track Ben Carson’s every move

By documenting Carson’s actions, a coalition of housing advocates hopes to keep him accountable, Curbed reports.

Mortgage applications fall 1.6%, but average loan size hits record high

Mortgage applications fall 1.6%, but average loan size hits record high

Mortgage applications to refinance fell 4 percent for the week and are 33 percent lower than a year ago.

A birthday video call captures a telling moment in Trump’s Russia connections

A birthday video call captures a telling moment in Trump’s Russia connections

A video of Trump wishing a happy birthday to a former Russian official celebrating on the Turkish Riviera raises questions about Trump’s Russia ties.

RBA holds rates steady

RBA holds rates steady

Steven Milch, Suncorp, talks about the Reserve Bank’s decision to keep rates on hold and regulatory impact on the Australian housing market.

Reserve Bank of Australia keeps benchmark rate unchanged at 1.5 percent

Reserve Bank of Australia keeps benchmark rate unchanged at 1.5 percent

The RBA kept interest rates on hold at a record low of 1.5 percent on Tuesday, remaining stuck between rising housing prices and a higher jobless rate.

Reserve Bank of Australia keeps benchmark rate unchanged at 1.5 percent

Reserve Bank of Australia keeps benchmark rate unchanged at 1.5 percent

The RBA kept interest rates on hold at a record low of 1.5 percent on Tuesday, remaining stuck between rising housing prices and a higher jobless rate.

Manhattan real estate stabilizes as prices come down

Manhattan real estate stabilizes as prices come down

The number of Manhattan real estate sales was essentially flat in the first quarter, ending a monthslong decline.