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Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes When a global health crisis arises, it inevitably brings about some changes. Since virtually everyone was socially distancing themselves at home, the extra time indoors opened people’s eyes to what they really wanted in a home. For the first time, the lines at home improvement stores were longer than those …

Highlights of this report: A new mortgage forecast suggested we may see higher rates in 2022. The MBA has predicted that 30-year loan rates could reach 4% by the end of 2022. As a result, they expect mortgage refinancing to drop dramatically. Surprisingly, the group predicted an increase in purchase loans next year. On October …

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – In an effort to provide better service to bus riders, Grand Rapids purchased 35 new bus shelters that will be installed across the city by October 2022. The City of Grand Rapids Commission approved the $ 250,000 purchase last week. The funds will be transferred to The Rapid to purchase the …

Mortgage lenders are refocusing on home buyers to revive activity in times of slower refinancing. Purchase mortgages accounted for nearly half of loans bundled into government-guaranteed securities and sold to investors in the third quarter, according to Inside Mortgage Finance, an industry research group. This is the highest share since before the pandemic lowered interest …

Democratic presidents have tried but failed to enact climate change legislation since the Clinton administration. In a year of record-breaking and deadly droughts, wildfires, storms and floods that scientists say are made worse by climate change, Democrats finally hoped to garner enough political support to pass legislation strong climate, although scientific reports indicate that the …

An Ontario court ruled in favor of the city of Toronto in its offer to preserve a 250-year-old oak tree – ordering the owner of the North York property on which the tree sits to sell the house to the city at the agreed price, despite the current market value soaring during the pandemic. In …

Quesnel’s Clinton and Carmen Crossman are richer by $ 675,000 after playing Set for Life. (photo BCLC) Quesnel ‘Set for Life’ winners to buy their first home with a payout of $ 675,000 Ticket purchased at Quesnel gas bar by Carmen and Clinton Crossman A lucky couple from Quesnel are considering buying their first home …

Thomas_EyeDesign / Getty Images / iStockphoto Millennials lag behind older generations when it comes to homeownership. By age 30, 42% of Millennials own a home, compared to 48% of Gen Xers and 51% of Baby Boomers, according to Apartment List’s 2021 Millennial Homeownership Report. However, millennials are taking a different path to homeownership than their …

Dear Quentin, My husband and I have been married for 21 years in California. We have filed for divorce. We are supposed to work together with a mediator to determine the final settlement. We still have six months to wait before anything can be finalized. We’re not on very good terms so things could get …

History links HOUSTON – The University of Houston soccer schedule (10-2-2, 2-0-1 AAC) will revert to Carl lewis International complex on Sunday for a midday game against the conference opponent ECU (6-7-1, 1-2-1 AAC). After three games on the road, the Cougars are looking to improve their record to 7-0-1 at home. During the road …