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    Where Is America Diversifying the Fastest? Small Midwestern Towns.

    By John McCormick and Paul Overberg | August 13, 2021

    Columbus, IN, is emblematic of how the nation’s growing ethnic and racial diversity, building for decades in coastal cities and other immigration hubs, is gaining in new areas across the U.S. The post Where Is America Diversifying the Fastest? Small Mi... Read More

    Why More Latinos Became Homeowners During the Pandemic

    By Clare Trapasso | April 20, 2021

    Even in a pandemic that resulted in steep job losses, economic turmoil, and a cutthroat housing market, more Hispanic buyers purchased homes last year. The post Why More Latinos Became Homeowners During the Pandemic appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Why Derek Chauvin, Charged With Killing George Floyd, Sold His Minnesota Home

    By Clare Trapasso | April 12, 2021

    Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, and the prosecutor who initially charged Chauvin both sold their homes last year. The post Why Derek Chauvin, Charged With Killing George Floyd, Sold His Minnesota Home appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    ‘How Can We Catch Up?’ Mortgage Denials Stack the Deck Against Black and Hispanic Buyers

    By Clare Trapasso | February 23, 2021

    The American dream of homeownership is not an equal opportunity ambition. Blacks and Hispanics are more likely to be denied mortgages or get pricier loans. The post ‘How Can We Catch Up?’ Mortgage Denials Stack the Deck Against Black and Hispanic Buyers appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    NBA Star Kyrie Irving Buys a House for George Floyd’s Family

    By Clare Trapasso | January 19, 2021

    The basketball star Kyrie Irving has bought George Floyd's family a house. The Brooklyn Nets guard wanted to do something to help, after Floyd was killed by a police officer. The post NBA Star Kyrie Irving Buys a House for George Floyd’s Family appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Lots of Homes Under $100K Are for Sale, but Most Buyers Can’t Get One for This Reason

    By Clare Trapasso | December 30, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more difficult for borrowers to find lenders willing to make small-dollar mortgages of $100,000 or less. The post Lots of Homes Under $100K Are for Sale, but Most Buyers Can’t Get One for This Reason appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Home Buyers in Black Communities Pay More for Mortgages, and Here’s Why

    By Clare Trapasso | July 20, 2020

    Home buyers in predominantly Black communities are receiving more expensive mortgages with higher rates than in white communities. The post Home Buyers in Black Communities Pay More for Mortgages, and Here’s Why appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    ‘Legacy of Shame’: How Racist Clauses in Housing Deeds Divided America

    By Clare Trapasso | June 16, 2020

    For decades, racial covenants in deeds prevented minorities from living in homes and communities across the nation. Now illegal, they still exist today. The post ‘Legacy of Shame’: How Racist Clauses in Housing Deeds Divided America appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Why the Homeownership Rate Is Still Falling for Many People of Color

    By Clare Trapasso | February 25, 2020

    Achieving the American dream of homeownership isn't as attainable for many people of color—particularly black and Hispanic Americans. The post Why the Homeownership Rate Is Still Falling for Many People of Color appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

    Can HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Rescue a Forgotten Tulsa Neighborhood?

    By Clare Trapasso | December 19, 2019

    Local leaders are hoping the exposure from "Watchmen" and a new history center can save America's "Black Wall Street" once more. The post Can HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Rescue a Forgotten Tulsa Neighborhood? appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights | realtor.com®. Read More

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