Tuesday
May 22, 2018

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/21/2018
    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced last year special rules for when a property does not need a traditional in-person appraisal, but so far, few qualify.  
  • 05/21/2018
    While coastal cities have long been hotbeds for industry development and relocating homeowners, metros in Texas are beginning to usurp them.
  • 05/21/2018
    Developers, architects, and city planners were challenged at a recent meeting of the Urban Land Institute to help build healthier communities and reverse the trend of shorter life expectancy among U.S. children.
  • 05/21/2018
    Home buyers looking to escape city living can find similar neighborhood attributes in the areas outside major metros.
  • 05/21/2018
    Association leaders had a lot on their plates as they wound down the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C., including approving the budget—which comes with a $30 dues increase—calling for a higher level of REALTOR® professionalism, and facing past mistakes in the fight for fair housing.
  • 05/18/2018
    A house just won’t sell and you may stumped at why. There could be a culprit delaying your transaction.
  • 05/18/2018
    You probably conduct a lot of business from your phone, but when using public Wi-Fi, you may be putting your information—and a client’s personal information—at risk. Be sure to follow these precautionary measures.
  • 05/18/2018
    The company offers the ability to legally notarize documents online, and continues to make strides since being part of NAR’s 2017 Second Century REach program class.
  • 05/18/2018
    Short-term and longer-term predictions about real estate markets along with a substantive give-and-take about the proposed association dues increase were among the lively topics at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo on Thursday.
  • 05/18/2018
    This week, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage matched the highest rate level since May 19, 2011.