Saturday
April 25, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/24/2015
    A new index out this month seeks to measure the walkability of commercial sectors to help better determine value and potential investment opportunities. 
  • 04/24/2015
    The share of seriously underwater home owners took a surprising turn in the first quarter, posting its first increase since the second quarter of 2012.
  • 04/24/2015
    Buyers tend to become "inventory blind" and tune out old listings, but that could be changing as desirable properties get fewer and further between.
  • 04/24/2015
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.65 percent this week, remaining near its 2015 low and offering potential home buyers savings in borrowing costs. 
  • 04/24/2015
    Sales of newly built single-family homes plunged 11.4 percent in March, led by large dips in the Midwest and South.
  • 04/24/2015
    "Home owners today seem to have a longer term perspective for their properties. Owners are telling us a home is more than its price tag," says the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices about the results of its new consumer survey.
  • 04/23/2015
    NAR economists say typical foreign buyers will probably not face sticker shock when considering a property purchase in the United States.  
  • 04/23/2015
    The spring home sale season has finally sprung. Check out the latest existing-home sales report from NAR to see how your region is performing.
  • 04/23/2015
    Quicken Loans has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over demands that the lender admit to wrongdoing in its practices—accusations which Quicken Loans calls “blatantly false.” 
  • 04/23/2015
    CEOs of the largest companies renting out single-family homes tell Bloomberg they plan to raise rents up to 5.7 percent this year.