Friday
October 31, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/30/2014
    The Federal Reserve has ended its bond-purchasing program, known as "quantitative easing." Will interest rates shoot up?
  • 10/30/2014
    A growing number of new homes are being purchased by "absentee buyers" — entities or investors who don’t actually live on the properties. In some markets, that makes up 35 percent of new-home purchases.
  • 10/30/2014
    Are you conscientious or neurotic? A new study suggests that an individual's personality is a determining factor in the real estate choices he or she makes.
  • 10/30/2014
    The number of zombie foreclosures — homes in the foreclosure process that are vacant — is falling precipitously around the country, though some markets still have a backlog.
  • 10/30/2014
    "This is more than just an acquisition of parcels. It's an opportunity to redevelop the city I was born in and plan to die in."
  • 10/30/2014
    Real estate agents were polled on social media about their pet peeves when it comes to working with other agents. These were their top 10 gripes, along with a solution to each problem.
  • 10/29/2014
    The home ownership rate dropped to a 20-year low in the third quarter, and a new analysis points the finger at an unexpected group.
  • 10/29/2014
    Mortgage rates continue to hover at yearly lows, but they still aren't attracting buyers in the numbers observers have hoped for.
  • 10/29/2014
    A judge sent a home owner in East Tennessee to jail after city officials decided her yard wasn't properly maintained.
  • 10/29/2014
    Can you overcome renters’ most common objections and convince them of the benefits of owning?