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Author Archives: Demetria Lester

Demetria C. Lester is a reporter for DS News and MReport, with more than six years of writing experience. She has served as Editor-in-Chief at Northlake College and staff writer at her alma mater, the University of Texas at Arlington. She has covered events such as the Byron Nelson, Pac-12 Conferences, the Women in Dallas Film Festival, to freelance work with the Dallas Wings and D Magazine. Currently located in Dallas, Texas, she is an avid jazz lover and reader. She can be reached at [email protected]

Carolinas Top List of Best Regions for Working from Home

The most desirable cities to move to for those working from home were found in the nation’s Southeast, according to the latest study from RentCafe. Greenville, South Carolina, and Raleigh, North Carolina, were named the best locations for working remotely this year – click through to see the rest.

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Encouraging Landlords to Accept Housing Choice Vouchers

A new study from the Urban Institute examines why landlords are hesitant to accept housing vouchers, despite most of the rent being government guaranteed. Studies show many landlords do not want to rent to voucher recipients for personal reasons, some bureaucratic.

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IMBs Report Q3 2022 Losses

According to the latest Quarterly Mortgage Bankers Performance Report, IMBs and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net loss of $624 on each loan they originated in Q3 of 2022, down from a reported loss of $82 per loan in Q2 of 2022.

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Gen Z: Economic State Making it Harder to Save

A new study from Bank of America revealed 73% of Gen Z reported that the current economic environment has made it more challenging to save. Many respondents said inflation has created even more financial stress, while surging rents or home prices have made it harder to afford day-to-day necessities.

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Median Single-Family Home Prices Rise From Q2

The latest market analysis from ATTOM found that median single-family home and condo prices rose from Q2 to Q3 2022 in more than half of the nationwide Opportunity Zones analyzed—up an estimated 3% in nearly half of those regions.

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