• Home Prices Are at Their Least Affordable Levels Since the Financial Crisis

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Buying a home hasn't been this hard in over a decade.
    A new home affordability study from Attom Data Solutions finds that housing prices in the U.S. during the first quarter were at their least affordable levels since the third quarter of 2008.
    That doesn't mean prices are quite at the levels of the real estate bubble , though. Instead, Attom's affordability index is based on the percentage of income that's needed to buy a median-priced home.
    Rising mortgage rates are partially to blame, but the real culprit is appreciation, even if that has slowed recently.
    “Home price appreciation...
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  • Rising U.S. Soccer star Tim Weah crashed a rec league game in New York City

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Tim Weah, a young soccer player for European powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain and a rising young star within U.S. Soccer, was looking to play some pick-up soccer while visiting his hometown of New York.
    He ended up playing a rec league match with teammates of a Sports Illustrated writer.
    Weah also took photos with fans and posted about the experience on Instagram.
    Tim Weah, a 18-year-old budding young prospect at Paris Saint-Germain, was back in his hometown of New York City on Tuesday, and posted on Instagram that he was looking to get in on some pick-up soccer action.
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  • Tick Tech: Biotech Tools Give New Hope For Those With Lyme Disease

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The most common tick-borne illness in the U.S. , Lyme disease produces a wide range of symptoms ranging from fever and rash to arthritis and paralysis. Thanks to biotech, genome sequencing and precision medicine, prevention, early detection and treatment are now possible.
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