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Arizona attorney general: Pre-1901 abortion ban enforceable

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s Republican attorney general announced Wednesday that a pre-statehood law that bans all abortions is enforceable and that he will soon file for the removal of an injunction that has blocked it for nearly 50 years.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office said after the US Supreme Court overturned its 1973 decision that said abortion was a constitutional right that he was weighing whether the old law could be enforced.

His decision puts him at odds with Republican Gov. Doug Ducey. The governor had said after he signed a new law banning abortions after 15 weeks in March

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10 US Cities Where Rent Prices Are Falling the Fastest

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Sean Pavone/Getty Images/iStockphoto

For the first time in several years, rents are starting to cool off. New data from Realtor.com shows monthly rents dipped 0.5% year over year in May 2023. The median rent is now $1,739 in the 50 largest US metropolitan areas.

Which cities are seeing the biggest rent declines? These are the 10 cities where rent prices are falling the fastest.

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Davel5957 / Getty Images/iStockphoto

Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Median rent price: $1,436

  • Year-over-year changes: -1.6%

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Housing affordability isn’t improving soon as the market faces a decade of undersupply, Realtor.com economy says

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  • Housing affordability isn’t improving anytime soon, Realtor.com economist Danielle Hale says.

  • Hale expected home prices to dip just 0.6% this year, while mortgage rates might only ease to 6%.

  • The tightness in the market can be chalked up to a decade of housing undersupply.

Housing affordability isn’t improving soon for prospective home buyers, thanks to the high cost of borrowing and the undersupply of homes built over the past decade, Realtor.com’s Danielle Hale says.

In an interview with CNBC on Friday, the chief economist pointed to the precarious state of the housing market, with demand far

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Home Prices Expected to See a Slight Decline

Published: Jun. 22, 2023 at 6:00 AM EDT|Updated: 18 hours ago

Mortgage rates could drop to 6% by year-end, but the total count of home sales is likely to be the lowest since 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 22, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mortgage rate lock-in will continue to be a major challenge for the housing market in the remainder of 2023, according to the Realtor.com® 2023 Forecast Update. While prices have eased slightly, higher mortgage rates are hurting affordability, and many of those who already own a home are not incentivized to list.

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Journal Club 06-16-23 – Passive Income MD

Here’s Journal Club 06-16-23! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!


  • Ever wonder how millionaires store and grow their wealth? Do they stash it in hidden places or invest it in various assets? After all, understanding the financial habits of wealthy people can offer valuable insights into our own financial well-being. Would you agree? On that note, The Physician on FIRE shares different strategies millionaires employ to protect and expand their fortune in the article –