Wednesday
July 23, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 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.
  • 07/22/2014
    You may be able to keep better track of your clients' posts with this new Facebook feature.
  • 07/22/2014
    The number of new homes being built will likely remain low for the next two years because of slow household formation, a new research report finds.
  • 07/21/2014
    NAR President Steve Brown served on a panel discussing the future of the Federal Housing Administration on the occasion of the agency's 80th anniversary at the White House.
  • 07/21/2014
    The changing makeup of households is being driven by young adults, a new report notes. 
  • 07/21/2014
    The franchise’s new search tool helps house hunters understand how a new home might affect their commute time.
  • 07/21/2014
    Real estate agents across the country are leveraging their second-language skills to get ahead in their local markets, particularly as the number of international home buyers is on the rise.