Day: September 6, 2020

Homebuyers on a $2,500 Monthly Budget Can Afford $33,000 More With Low Mortgage Rates

Historically low rates are motivating homebuyers even though prices were up 8.2% year over year in July, effectively cancelling out the 6.9% increase in purchasing power.

A homebuyer with a $2,500 monthly housing budget can afford a home priced $33,250 higher than a year ago, thanks to historically low mortgage rates. At a 3% mortgage interest rate—roughly the average 30-year fixed rate for July and August 2020—a homebuyer can afford a $516,500 home on $2,500 per month, up from the $483,250 they could afford on the same budget when the average was 3.77% in July 2019. To put it

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The Block 2020 episode 8 recap: Judges pull no punches on grieving Daniel and Jade

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This season of The Block is shaping up as the most family-friendly, G-rated one yet. After 2019 was full of homophobia accusations and bitchiness, so far The Block 2020 has been peace, love and friendliness.

Luke and Keith’s dust up of earlier this week is over as soon as it began, with Keith dropping around to apologise.

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“I don’t want to fighting with you mate,” he says. “It’s been bothering me.”

“It’s been bothering me

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