Sunday
April 19, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/17/2015
    "No one wants to see a return to the unscrupulous, predatory lending practices that caused the Great Recession," but the pendulum in lending has swung too far, NAR officials testified to Congress Thursday. 
  • 04/17/2015
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency is expected to announce a reduction in mortgage fees that some borrowers pay, but some housing advocates say the cuts don’t go far enough. 
  • 04/17/2015
    The new-home market continues to make gains, albeit at a gradual pace as "some price sensitive buyers remain on the fence," according to the builder's trade group.
  • 04/17/2015
    The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.67 percent this week, remaining near the lowest average of the year, Freddie Mac reports. 
  • 04/17/2015
    An Arizona real estate professional recently came forward to warn her peers about a man who assaulted her during an open house. Police say that man is now in custody.
  • 04/17/2015
    The decision on whether to renovate or relocate in retirement can be complex and emotional. Here are some guidelines to consider the best option.
  • 04/16/2015
    Millennials lack urgency when it comes to home ownership, housing analysts say. 
  • 04/16/2015
    The national housing market is regaining steam after a slowdown in late 2013 and early 2014, and these areas are seeing some of the highest surges in home prices and sales growth.
  • 04/16/2015
    Builder confidence in newly constructed single-family homes was on the rise in April, showing more optimism in the spring selling season.
  • 04/16/2015
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued guidance on how to provide mortgage applicants with a list of local home ownership counseling organizations.