Wednesday
July 23, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/23/2014
    Today’s low interest rates may be spooking potential move-up buyers. Learn how you can help home owners see beyond the percentage points.
  • 07/23/2014
    While the number of homes for sale nationwide is showing signs of inching up, inventories still remain constrained in many places. Here’s what some experts say is the real reason. 
  • 07/23/2014
    Many home buyers recently surveyed say they find the financing process overwhelming, according to a new poll. 
  • 07/23/2014
    More borrowers submitted mortgage applications to refinance their homes, even though mortgage rates barely budged during the week.
  • 07/23/2014
    California gets edged out this year as the top state for energy efficiency. Find out which state claimed the top spot this year.
  • 07/23/2014
    Existing-home sales picked up momentum in June, but the housing market still faces challenges that are subduing a more robust recovery.
  • 07/22/2014
    As smart homes become more popular, consumers are showing an affinity for certain features — but not the high-tech gadgetry that controls appliances from a smartphone, a new survey finds.
  • 07/22/2014
    JPMorgan Chase & Co., the second-largest securitizer of FHA loans, says that without clearer rules on government-sanctioned penalties, it will stop originating mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration.
  • 07/22/2014
    Real estate professionals who are struggling to get everything done despite working 80 hours a week should consider incorporating a team-based approach into their business.
  • 07/22/2014
    A U.S. district judge in Los Angeles has sentenced a former Bank of America mortgage employee to 30 months in prison for taking $1.2 million in payoffs to approve sales of distressed properties for far less than their actual value.