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Hispanic homebuyers: A wave to lift the housing industry?

At a time when the housing industry needs an infusion of hope, the demographic gods are poised to unleash what some realtors, lenders and builders say will be the industry’s salvation: waves of young Hispanic workers and families hungry for houses of their own. For the moment, however, holding back that salvation are such economic factors as tight credit and ...

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Online job vacancies spike

Online advertised vacancies rose by 382,000 to 4.024 million in January, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) Data Series released yesterday. The January rise follows a large 255,000 increase in December and a 107,000 rise in November. These increases now total almost 750,000 over the three-month period and have been widespread across the nation and are consistent ...

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