Home buying

A memorial of with a flag and flowers sits in front of a restaurant window with bullet holes in Trenton, Fla., Friday, April 20, 2018. Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of the Chinese restaurant by a man who then killed himself. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)
April 20, 2018 - 11:02 pm
TRENTON, Fla. (AP) — A man who investigators say killed two sheriff's deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting. John Hubert Highnote, 58, had bought a house on a quiet, tree-lined dirt road outside of the tiny town of Bell in...
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April 20, 2018 - 4:52 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Montana's U.S. House seat is buying ads on Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned television stations that blast the company for forcing reporters to read conservative-leaning corporate statements on air. John Heenan's ad will air starting Monday on stations...
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FILE - In this June 21, 2008, file photo, Susette Kelo, left, former owner of the controversial little pink house, stands in front of her old home at its new location in New London, Conn. A Supreme Court case that involved a Connecticut woman and her little pink house is now a movie. Susette Kelo took on the city of New London, which was trying to take her house through eminent domain. She ultimately lost in a 5-4 decision by the Supreme Court. A movie based on her court fight, “Little Pink House,” opens Friday in limited nationwide release. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
April 20, 2018 - 7:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Susette Kelo's Supreme Court case now has a Hollywood ending, just not the one she hoped for. What Kelo wanted when she took her case to the high court more than a decade ago was to get to stay in her little pink house in New London, Connecticut. The city was trying to force her...
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This April 2, 2018 photo shows a real estate sign outside of a sold property in San Francisco. On Thursday, April 12, Freddie Mac reports on the week’s average U.S. mortgage rates. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 12, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were flat to slightly higher this week with the spring home buying season well underway. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages edged up to 4.42 percent from 4.40 percent last week. The benchmark stood at an...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2017, file photo, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak gestures as he attends a conference titled 'The Innovation Summit' in Milan, Italy. Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
April 09, 2018 - 9:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is shutting down his Facebook account as the social media giant struggles to cope with the worst privacy crisis in its history. In an email to USA Today, Wozniak said Facebook makes a lot of advertising money from personal details provided by users...
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McGregor Scott, the United States Attorney For the Eastern District of California, discusses the months-long investigation that led to the law enforcement raids on illegal pot grows in roughly 100 Northern California homes, during an interview the Associated Press Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The raids, conducted Tuesday and Wednesday in multiple counties, focused on homes purchased with money wired to the United States by a Chinese-based crime organization and used to grow massive amounts of marijuana. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
April 04, 2018 - 3:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement agents have seized roughly 100 Northern California houses purchased with money wired to the United States by a Chinese-based crime organization and used to grow massive amounts of marijuana illegally, authorities said Wednesday...
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This undated photo provided by the Upper Darby Police Department in Upper Darby, Pa., shows An Tso Sun, a Taiwanese exchange student charged with making terroristic threats after he was arrested for threatening a shooting at his high school, Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill, Pa. Police said Wednesday, March 28, 2018, that Sun had researched how to buy weapons, and that a military-style ballistic vest, ammunition clip pouches, a high-powered crossbow and live ammunition were found in his bedroom in Lansdowne, Pa. Sun is in custody in Delaware County Prison in Thornton, Pa., in lieu of $100,000 bail. (Upper Darby Police Department via AP)
March 28, 2018 - 5:00 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Taiwanese exchange student accused of threating to shoot up his Pennsylvania high school (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Police say a Taiwanese exchange student accused of threatening a shooting at his Pennsylvania high school had ammunition in the home where he...
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March 28, 2018 - 12:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Police allege that an exchange student accused of threatening a shooting at his high school had ammunition in the Pennsylvania home where he was staying and also researched how to buy an AK-47. Upper Darby police alleged Wednesday that 18-year-old Taiwanese exchange student...
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FILE- This Jan. 22, 2018, file photo shows a sold sign in front of a home in Mount Lebanon, Pa. On Tuesday, March 27, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for January is released. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
March 27, 2018 - 9:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices posted another big gain in January, pushed higher by a shortage of homes for sale. Standard & Poor's said Tuesday that its S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index climbed 6.2 percent in January from a year earlier. That nearly matches December...
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FILE- This Feb. 26, 2018, photo shows a new home are for sale in Mahwah, N.J. On Friday, March 23, the Commerce Department reports on sales of new homes in February. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 23, 2018 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slipped 0.6 percent in February, a third straight monthly decline. But year to date, sales are up 2.2 percent in a sign that buyer demand remains solid. The Commerce Department said Friday that last month's sales came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate...
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