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CoreLogic: Foreclosures could double by 2022
CoreLogic: Foreclosures could double by 2022

Serious delinquencies are expected to rise — particularly among lower-income households, small business owners and for those working in sectors hard hit by the pandemic.

Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues
Unemployment down in August, but long-term damage continues

The U.S. economy added 1.4 million new jobs in August, but one economist warns that permanent job losses are a bigger problem.

Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels
Gender pay gap in commercial real estate grows to ‘staggering’ levels

This year’s release of the CREW Network’s benchmark study shows some backsliding in the industry, though there were a few bright spots as well.

CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020
CDC imposes eviction moratorium through 2020

Real estate industry associations oppose the decision and are calling on Congress to provide rental assistance to housing providers.

Builder confidence reaches record high in August
Builder confidence reaches record high in August

The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index is looking good, but could lumber prices stall the growth?

NAHB to President Trump: Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten the economy
NAHB to President Trump: Skyrocketing lumber prices threaten the economy

With lumber prices through the roof, the NAHB is asking the federal government to step in and help.

Unemployment drops again, but long road to recovery remains
Unemployment drops again, but long road to recovery remains

Nearly two million jobs were restored in July, as the economy struggles to return to pre-pandemic levels.

Foreign homebuying drops 5%
Foreign homebuying drops 5%

Foreign investors have taken pause when it comes to buying U.S. residential real estate, but better opportunities may be around the corner, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Economists predict rally after deep Q2 dive
Economists predict rally after deep Q2 dive

The U.S. economy suffered a titanic plunge in the second quarter, although economic activity is expected to increase in the third quarter.

Report finds rise in consumer finance complaints during pandemic
Report finds rise in consumer finance complaints during pandemic

LendEDU finds 44% increase in complaints compared to previous year

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