Wednesday
August 31, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/31/2016
    More borrowers took advantage of low mortgage rates last week, but housing experts say that mortgage applications should be about double their current rate.
  • 08/31/2016
    All regions of the U.S. posted an increase in pending home sales last month, except for the Midwest. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report. 
  • 08/31/2016
    More companies are setting up reverse mentoring programs, realizing the younger generation may have some things to teach the older generation in the workplace.
  • 08/31/2016
    Real estate companies will no longer be lumped in with banks and insurance firms in the stock market. The move to its own category likely will prompt more investors to pay closer attention to the sector, The Wall Street Journal reports. 
  • 08/31/2016
    Who has the best safe room? For some in the luxury sector, these rooms have sparked a point of competition among home owners for who has the most posh panic room. 
  • 08/31/2016
    A new survey shows that many home owners aren’t nearly as smart as they should be when it comes to home maintenance issues.
  • 08/30/2016
    Online rental services are blurring the lines between residential and commercial property, and some home owners are finding that blurred line can jeopardize their ability to refinance their mortgage. 
  • 08/30/2016
    A growing number of studies show that home shoppers are placing more value on smart home features, and they’re willing to pay extra for homes that have them.
  • 08/30/2016
    It’s back to school time! But teachers really have to make their salaries stretch, studies show. Find out the best metros to buy a home on a teacher's salary. 
  • 08/30/2016
    The latest REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey reveals the most pressing issues facing real estate professionals and their clients.