Wednesday
January 17, 2018

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/03/2011
    The average college student with up to three years of work experience earns about $41,900 a year. That money has to stretch with housing. So where are the best cities for twenty-somethings? 
  • 10/03/2011
    A housing expert says the U.S. housing market hit bottom this year, but it’s heading for a “catfish recovery.” 
  • 10/03/2011
    California Attorney General Kamala Harris says her office will no longer participate in talks with U.S. loan servicers on resolving mortgage-related issues, including robo-signing.
  • 09/30/2011
    Starting Saturday, many borrowers in pricey housing markets may find they’ll need a higher down payment or pay higher rates. The size of mortgages that the government will back in several high-priced regions is set to drop on Oct. 1.
  • 09/30/2011
    For buyers and home owners who can qualify, fixed-rate mortgages reached record lows this week. 
  • 09/30/2011
    The Appraisal Institute recently released a form to help appraisers factor in energy-efficient home features into values.
  • 09/30/2011
    More military service members who are underwater on their homes may now be able to take part in the Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives program.
  • 09/30/2011
    State foreclosure mediation programs that force the lender or home owner to participate tend to have a greater success rate than voluntary programs, according to research by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. 
  • 09/29/2011
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke urged lawmakers to form “strong housing policies to help the housing market recovery” and advance the economy.
  • 09/29/2011
    Real estate is seeing a jump in job opportunities for young real estate professionals and an overall improving job market for the industry, according to a new report.