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There are a lot of empty homes in Flint, Michigan

Flint has a housing problem.

Nationwide, the average vacancy rate is 1.6 percent, according a report from RealtyTrac. But in Flint, the rate is nearly five times higher at 7.5…

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$725M 'American landmark' finds a buyer

It was an opportunity too good to pass up -- if you had a spare $725 million, that is.

American businessman Stan Kroenke, owner of NFL team the Los Angeles Rams and a major…

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Quicken's 'Rocket Mortgage' Super Bowl ad sparks backlash

Push button get mortgage. That was the message Quicken Loans left viewers with at the end of its Super Bowl ad.

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Mortgage rate falls 5th straight week

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fifth straight week.


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Mortgages are still getting cheaper

Mortgage rates are dropping.

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Hong Kong has least affordable housing in the world

Hong Kong's stratospherically expensive housing market is so unaffordable it's set a new global record.

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Wanted: Roommates to live with CEO

"Wanted: two roommates to share large London home. You can pay what you can afford. See the CEO for more information."

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Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls

Mortgage rates fell for a third straight week as plunging oil prices and economic uncertainty hammer global stock markets.

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Rental market going gray

Renters are looking a little older these days.

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Falling oil means rising foreclosures in these states

Plummeting oil prices are wreaking havoc on stock markets, and they're also causing problems for some housing markets.

Foreclosure filings on a national level dropped to a…


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