Good News for Buyers as the Insane Housing Market Has Cooled, Slightly
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The Daily Dive
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Sep 24, 2021
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Good news for home buyers! The crazy housing market cooled down last month, albeit by some very modest numbers. Still, it’s an improvement for many buyers that have struggled and been outbid. Average number of offers per house have gone down, less inspection and appraisal contingencies are being waived, and we are seeing more price cuts. Nicole Friedman, U.S. housing reporter at the WSJ, joins us for why some prices have eased. Next, there has been a huge hack of internet company Epik. They have long been the last hope of websites belonging to groups like the Proud Boys, QAnon conspiracy theorists, and others known for extreme posts. The hacker group Anonymous dumped tons of private data including names and other identifying data and extremism researchers say it will allow them to gain new insight into how they operate online. Drew Harwell, tech reporter at The Washington Post, joins us for more. Finally, you’re not crazy… you are spending more time in that fast food drive-thru and they are also a little less accurate. A new study done with mystery shoppers found we are spending about a minute more in these lines than we were last year. When it comes to accuracy, Chick-fil-A and Taco Bell top the list. Amelia Lucas, restaurant reporter at, joins us for what to know. Learn more about your ad-choices at

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