Sunday
February 25, 2018

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 02/22/2018
    Taxpayers can continue to deduct the interest they pay on home equity loans and credit lines when the funds are used for home improvements, the IRS confirmed on Wednesday.
  • 02/22/2018
    Home values in ZIP codes with high risks of pollution, brownfields, and other dangers are appreciating at a faster pace, a new report shows.
  • 02/21/2018
    Blame it on the housing shortage: Existing-home sales posted their largest declines on an annual basis in more than three years. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report. 
  • 02/21/2018
    Yelp reviews may be a key to help find neighborhoods on the edge of gentrification, where higher home prices may be on the horizon.
  • 02/21/2018
    But escalation clauses aren’t always a winning strategy for either buyers or sellers, housing experts warn. 
  • 02/21/2018
    The new super-hero movie is so popular that architects and urban planners are looking for ways to bring its look into real-life counterparts.
  • 02/21/2018
    A handyman pleaded guilty to concealing the body of Sidney Cranston Jr., who disappeared two years ago after showing a property in a remote area outside Kingman, Ariz.
  • 02/21/2018
    Home buyers and homeowners may be getting spooked by higher mortgage rates, as loan applications plummet. 
  • 02/20/2018
    Many consumers find it “stressful” or “complicated” to obtain a mortgage, according to recent surveys. Here are some of the most common mistakes they make when applying for a loan. 
  • 02/20/2018
    The increase in single-family housing construction may help tame home price growth, while the uptick in multifamily units could help slow rent growth, according to NAR’s chief economist.