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This startup founded by former Airbnb employees lets you try out vacation homes before you buy them
Try before you buy: second-home edition. Read More
Housing’s ‘great slowdown’ is here, as mortgage originations and spending fall, Bank of America says
A new report from Bank of America Institute adds two more gloomy data points illustrating that the U.S. housing sector is in a downturn. Read More
‘I want this person very uncomfortable’: Corporate landlords harassed tenants, filed evictions during pandemic, House investigation finds
One corporate landlord created a list of strategies to ‘get rid of’ a tenant without obtaining an eviction order, despite the federal moratorium, the report said. Read More
Flash floods, like in Las Vegas, are deadlier than hurricanes, tornadoes or lightning
What makes flash flooding so dangerous? Are there actions to protect against it? Is climate change to blame? Read More
Weekend reads: Are we in a recession?
Also, safer stocks for nervous investors; Facebook’s troubles; and what retirees really should worry about. Read More
Inflation-proof your meals: These cost-effective cooking tips won’t leave you with an empty stomach — or wallet
Protein is usually the single most expensive ingredient in a meal. Read More
Are you prepared for the costs of having a baby? Start preparing your finances early.
Build a plan for managing the costs that come with having a baby, including hospital bills, child care expenses and any income loss during parental leave. Read More
Job switchers saw a greater increase in salary than people who decided to stay put. Here’s what’s at stake.
Red-hot inflation puts wage growth in focus. Read More
‘Savings are gonna run out’: Already battered by high inflation, Fed’s rate hike will hit lower-income and rural Americans hard
People living in rural areas are already struggling to pay back credit-card loans and purchase big-ticket items like automobiles, experts say. Read More
Investors snap up homes at a furious rate — in some regions they bought as many as 20% of houses for sale
Investors scooped up 9.5% of homes in April, up 64% from the same period in 2019. Read More