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Brian Honea's writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master's degree from Amberton University in Garland.

The Week Ahead: Best in Decade for Existing Sales?

The big storylines of the housing market this year have been short supply and declining affordability, particularly toward the end of the year as mortgage interest rates have risen. Even so, existing-home sales are expected to finish 2016 with their best annual rate since 2006.

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To Lenders, the Future Doesn’t Look So Hot

With the first Fed rate hike in a year occurring on Wednesday and the average 30-year FRM nearly 20 basis points higher than it was at this time a year ago, lender optimism toward the market has plunged as this year ends and a new one begins.

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