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Top 5 U.S. Cities Experiencing Drops in Affordable Homes

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Many factors determine the affordability of housing on both a local and national level. Looking at the big picture, increased average income and decreased mortgage rates should equal more affordable housing across the country. However, this isn’t the case according ...

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The Best of DS5: Inside the Industry – Part 1

Last spring, Five Star Global launched DS5: Inside the Industry, a video newscast format that highlights economic and industry updates from its executives and leaders. Here are some of the best interviews DS5 has shared in the months since.

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Foreclosure Moratoria and the Distressed Auction Market

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Despite widespread foreclosure moratoria, completed foreclosure auctions are percolating, the Q4 Distressed Market Outlook from Auction.com shows. While remaining below 78% below year-ago levels, there was a 24% uptick of completed foreclosure auctions to a six-month high in September. That ...

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The Suburbs’ Changing Demographics

Over the last decade, U.S. suburbs have become more racially and ethnically diverse—not to mention more Democratic, according to Redfin.com. To get a better handle on this transition, the company studied data from the U.S. Census, along with Redfin’s housing ...

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Janet Yellen Is Biden’s Treasury Secretary Pick

President-Elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his Treasury Secretary, several news outlets report, and the Associated Press has confirmed, through an unnamed source. Yellen would be the first woman to head the U.S. Treasury—and ...

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