U.S. Outlook: Gauging the impact of a housing slowdown

Scott Anderson
Chief Economist
Graph of monthly home supply in the U.S.

The plunge in new home sales during March caused a lot of buzz this week. It feels to me more like a cyclical change happening, rather than a weather-related shock.

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Home equity loans and home remodels go hand-in-hand

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Back of male construction worker on a ladder, removing some siding on a house.

As home remodeling picks up, many homeowners turn to home equity lines of credit and home equity loans as convenient ways to pay for home improvements.

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3 eco-friendly tips for home owners and renters

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
older man in jeans watering a large patch of daisies in his garden.

To help you mark Earth Day, I want to share three quick eco-friendly tips and resources for around your home, whether you rent, or are looking to buy, or already own a home

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Employee background checks can help protect your business

David Pollino
Security
2 women in an office looking at a business file together.

Background checks of future employees can help your business avoid internal security breaches that happen every day to U.S. companies.

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