Saturday
May 30, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/29/2015
    Contracts for home signings surge to a nine-year high, led by gains in the Northeast and Midwest. 
  • 05/29/2015
    Fixed-rate mortgages rose to the highest level of the year, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaging 3.87 percent this week, Freddie Mac reports.
  • 05/29/2015
    Home prices are on the rise, but that doesn't mean that home buyers should necessarily expect to pay above a home's asking price. Here's where they'll likely fetch the best price. 
  • 05/29/2015
    The Northeast and Midwest, in general, have the highest property tax burdens compared to the West and Southwest, a new study finds. 
  • 05/29/2015
    A new survey finds that house hunters who know their credit scores feel significantly more prepared to buy a home. 
  • 05/29/2015
    The Department of Energy announced yesterday they're partnering with NAR and other organizations to spread the word about the benefit of energy efficiency, so it can be better valued in real estate markets.
  • 05/28/2015
    Home prices are skyrocketing so why aren't more economists worried that this could be setting the stage for another housing bubble? 
  • 05/28/2015
    Tight for-sale inventories are bringing out the competition in several markets. Find out where sellers are fetching the highest percentages above market value. 
  • 05/28/2015
    Home teardowns are growing more common in suburbs across the country, as developers raze the nation's older housing stock looking for where they can stick a luxury home in its place. 
  • 05/28/2015
    Some companies are no longer relying on traditional media to get their messages out but are creating news vehicles to get the messages out themselves.