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2 Stories From My Childhood That Convinced Me To Spend My Career Advocating For Estate Planning

2 Stories From My Childhood That Convinced Me To Spend My Career Advocating For Estate Planning

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These 49 real estate markets will see home prices fall by more than 15% - this interactive map shows Moody's updated forecasts for 322 markets

These 49 real estate markets will see home prices fall by more than 15% – this interactive map shows Moody’s updated forecasts for 322 markets

The reason why home prices in the United States are falling is quite simple: Affordability under pressure. A historic shock to mortgage rates – with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising from 3% to 6% this year – following the 41.3% surge in US house prices in just over two years has simply pushed …

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Country Garden: survivor of the real estate bloodbath in China

Country Garden: survivor of the real estate bloodbath in China

On the northwest outskirts of Shanghai, more than a hundred vendors in black suits crowded around a replica of a Country Garden residential development as an enthusiastic instructor gave them tips on how to sell apartments. Behind the glittering showroom of Project Exquisite, workers and cement trucks drove in and out of a vast construction …

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Analysis |  Real estate markets work best when the line doesn't always go up

Analysis | Real estate markets work best when the line doesn’t always go up

Comment this story Comment These days, when the Japanese real estate market makes headlines, it’s usually for the wrong reasons: the millions of empty homes across the country, perhaps, or the notoriously poor investment that buying a a house can prove. A home can often be worthless by the time the buyer has paid off …

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