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For many Americans, their home is their greatest source of wealth. It is for this reason — and many others — that the housing market has always been an extremely important part of the U.S. economy. What's more, studies have shown time and time again homeowners are more active in their communities, healthier and less likely to be victims of crime. Simply put, home ownership is good for our citizens, our communities and our country. Which is why over the years, the U.S. government has created programs designed to make homeownership accessible for more Americans.

The final school bell has rung for a good portion of students across the U.S. - and if it hasn’t, it surely will soon. Summer plans are being made, and that could include a family vacation abroad to experience foreign lands and new cultures with loved ones.

Homeownership has always been a part of the American dream. All you have to do is work hard, and you can get your piece of the economic pie. We're a country built on the promise of social mobility, and for many Americans, owning a home means you made it to the top.

In a show of confidence from international markets, Garanti Bank signed an oversubscribed syndicated loan facility with demand from foreign banks reaching above $1 billion.