Monday
March 2, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/02/2015
    A rise in buyer demand pushed pending home sales upward in January to the highest level since August 2013.
  • 03/02/2015
    A real estate agent was showing a married couple a home for-sale just outside of Fort Lauderdale, when a gunman barged in and shot and killed the husband before fleeing. 
  • 03/02/2015
    REALTORS® are reporting more buyer activity in their markets. But a lack of homes for-sale remains a chief concern in meeting that rise in demand. 
  • 03/02/2015
    A new survey reveals a record number of home owners believe the value of their home is rising. That optimism is translating into record levels of remodels too.
  • 03/02/2015
    Investors are showing signs of shying away from flipping homes as home prices rise. Home flipping fell to 2011 lows last quarter, according to a new report. 
  • 03/02/2015
    NAR’s first Member Safety Report shows a need for better safety education. Here’s how the REALTOR® Safety Program is expanding to meet that goal.
  • 02/27/2015
    Low inventories of homes for-sale threatens to dampen the spring selling season this year.
  • 02/27/2015
    Despite another uptick this week, fixed-rate mortgage continue to hover near May 2013 lows.
  • 02/27/2015
    Lawmakers in several states are moving to try to make construction-defect laws more stringent, which could make litigation more difficult for home owners who want to sue home builders over flaws.
  • 02/27/2015
    The median size of a completed new home last year reached a record high, but will the supersize trend stick around?