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Architect I.M. Pei stands inside of the construction site for the Louvre’s inverted pyramid. He designed the glass and metal pyramids to serve as an entrance to the Louvre museum. Paris, France. Owen Franken – Corbis | Corbis Historical | Getty Images I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the
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Millennials have hugely unrealistic expectations about when and how much they will inherit, according to new research. According to the investment management firm Charles Stanley, millennials expected to be left an average £129,380 ($168,450) – but official statistics showed that the average inheritance in the U.K. is currently £48,000, while the median inheritance is £11,000.
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Homebuyers got a big boost to their purchasing power this week thanks to falling mortgage rates. The average rate on the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 4.06 percent with an average 0.5 point for the week ending Thursday, down from last week when it averaged 4.28 percent, according to Freddie Mac. A year ago at
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Builders claim they’re feeling better about their business, but the sales numbers are still not reflecting that. So all eyes are on the spring market, which could determine the fate of both the stocks and the earnings of the biggest builders. Sales of newly built homes fell sharply in January, down nearly 7 percent month
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This earnings season is far enough along that investors can start making judgments about which stock market sectors are on the rise and which ones could see weakness in the better part of 2019, says CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “We need to be on the lookout for themes that are working in spite of the litany
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The presidency of Donald Trump has indirectly helped the real estate market in South Florida, Miami property magnate Gil Dezer told CNBC on Thursday. Dezer, who runs his billionaire family’s real estate empire, said prices of his firm’s Trump-branded properties in Florida have been pumped up by the president’s popularity there. “We shouldn’t forget that
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Hello, San Antonio! Seniors residing in this Texas city have the have the largest non-mortgage debt balances. Those were the findings from a study by LendingTree. The site, an online loan marketplace, analyzed the data of more than 75,000 of its users. Excluding mortgages, residents of San Antonio between 65 and 70 years of age
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Surging demand and strong occupancy in the nation’s apartment market is “surprising” experts who say the continued strength is “unexpected.” Just a year ago, as dozens of cranes swarmed over major U.S. cities, there was concern that the rental apartment market was overheated and overbuilt. Apartment absorption, which is the rate at which new units
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