Friday
November 21, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 11/21/2014
    Sales of existing homes priced at $750,000 and higher are surging ahead of all other segments. 
  • 11/21/2014
    Existing-home sales were on the rise in October, now above year-over-year levels for the first time in 12 months. Get a breakdown of the trajectory of prices, inventory levels, distressed sales, and more. 
  • 11/21/2014
    “If you are planning to buy a home in the next year, it’s better to do it sooner rather than later,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist. 
  • 11/21/2014
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says its new proposal aims to improve mortgage servicers' treatment of home owners who are facing foreclosure.
  • 11/21/2014
    For home owners, the weight of housing costs fell for the third consecutive year. But not for renters.
  • 11/20/2014
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau told lenders to avoid placing illegal burdens on mortgage borrowers who receive Social Security disability income.
  • 11/20/2014
    The size of the typical home is shrinking, which may be a sign that a wider array of buyers, including first-timers, are returning to the market.
  • 11/20/2014
    The common line in the real estate industry is that 20 percent of agents do 80 percent of the business. That doesn't mean the rest are doing nothing.
  • 11/20/2014
    Online and technology tools have improved the home-buying process and made people more confident in their purchase decisions, the majority of home buyers say in a new poll.
  • 11/20/2014
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency says it will propose a new framework early next year for how mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will set their so-called G-fees.