Monday
June 18, 2018

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/02/2012
    A small village about 30 miles north of Yellowstone National Park is on the market, allowing buyers the opportunity to become the owner of their very own town.
  • 03/02/2012
    To protect against “greenwashing” and false claims of “green” homes, a Midwest MLS is adding green fields and disclosure documents to more easily highlight and verify these selling features. 
  • 03/02/2012
    NAR urged the FHFA to proceed cautiously with its REO Initiative pilot program to convert homes repossessed by government agencies into rental units, as it will be unneeded and perhaps even harmful in many areas.
  • 03/02/2012
  • 03/01/2012
    Expect more lenders to agree to short sales this year as it increasingly becomes banks' prefered method for handling properties in default, rather than letting the homes fall into foreclosure.
  • 03/01/2012
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Wednesday that the economy is improving, and the Fed plans to carry on with its policy of holding key interest rates low -- at least for now.
  • 03/01/2012
    After posting steep fourth quarter losses, and depending on how a disagreement with Bank of America plays out, the government-sponsored enterprise says it may need more federal aid. 
  • 03/01/2012
    The state has been bogged down by a backlog of foreclosures stuck in its court system, but a new bill hopes to change that. 
  • 03/01/2012
    With mortgage rates continuing to hover around all-time lows, mortgage applications for purchases soared more than 8 percent last week, while applications for refinancing dropped 2.2 percent during the same period. 
  • 03/01/2012
    Sales to international investors represent a huge opportunity for real estate practitioners in the U.S., where domestic purchases have slumped due to tight lending conditions.