Wednesday
January 17, 2018

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/02/2011
    Make sure your clients feel like they're being heard, even when they're venting about frustrations. The best way to disarm a tense situation is through empathy, says a Harvard Busiess School professor.
  • 08/01/2011
    President Obama and lawmakers announced late Sunday that they had reached a deal on the debt ceiling crisis, which still awaits full congressional approval today in order to meet the Aug. 2 deadline. The real estate industry is watching closely.
  • 08/01/2011
    In the Atlanta metro area, neighbors have seen values drop quickly and to prevent them from dropping any further some home owners are teaming up to clean up neighborhood eyesores and help real estate professionals with open houses.
  • 08/01/2011
    Have banks tightened credit so much that it has caused the home ownership rate to drop to its lowest level since 1998? Many analysts say so.
  • 08/01/2011
    One of every six real estate professionals polled in June reported they had a signed contract canceled before closing, up from one in 25 the month prior. So, what’s causing the surge?
  • 08/01/2011
    Police are searching for a man in the Chicago area that they say changed the title of the home into his name and then tried to sell the home with a real estate agent, even though he wasn’t the true owner of the property. 
  • 08/01/2011
    Despite property depreciation and high foreclosure rates, more county governments nationwide are either planning or have already approved property tax hikes this year.
  • 07/29/2011
    A glut of unsold foreclosures is weighing down home prices. A bipartisan bill introduced in the House this week proposes a solution: Rent foreclosed properties--possibly even back to the previous home owner. 
  • 07/29/2011
    "Industry analysts have made it clear that if the United States defaults and the national debt is downgraded, mortgage rates could spike immediately," Bankrate said in a mortgage rate report.
  • 07/29/2011
    With home costs outpacing wages in many areas, more families are struggling to find affordable housing near where they work. A series of forums, hosted by NAR and the National Housing Conference, seek to find solutions to the workforce housing crisis.