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John Burns Consulting: 5.5% remains 'magic' mortgage rate, the tipping point beyond which most consumers say they would not buy a home; 5.5% rate has such a hold on consumers due to mental anchoring, affordability issues, expectations of rate drop

Redfin CEO warns US housing market can't get much worse from here, as high mortgage rates and high prices have crushed affordability for buyers; market is in a freeze and sales slowdown is bound to last 'a long, long time'

West Fraser Timber makes C$100,000 donation to support Dze L K'ant Housing Society's Indigenous housing project in Smithers, British Columbia; it will be the society's first affordable housing development

US homebuyer affordability fell in August as the national median payment applied for increased 0.37% to US$2,170 from US$2,162 in July; prospective homebuyers' budgets impacted by high home prices and mortgage rates above 7%: Mortgage Bankers Assn.

Median US rental price in August fell 0.6% year-over-year to US$1,752; rent was more affordable than buying a starter home in 47 of the 50 largest metros, up from 45 for the same time last year: Realtor.com

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