Friday
May 22, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/21/2015
    A new report finds that there is no state in the country where someone earning either the state or federal minimum wage could afford a market-rate one-bedroom apartment.
  • 05/21/2015
    The recent uptick in foreclosure activity reflects a continued "clean-up phase" from the housing crisis, not a start of a new crisis, according to a new report. 
  • 05/21/2015
    Eighty-four percent of adults say that the quality of a home's landscape and yard would affect their decision on whether or not to purchase a home.
  • 05/21/2015
    New water filtering technology that recycles a home's water may soon become the answer to home owners in drought-ridden locations – and some officials are saying the technology may even have more potential than solar panels.
  • 05/21/2015
    "Find your dream apartment in a New York minute?" The new localized campaign is part of realtor.com®'s move to expand its presence in the Big Apple. 
  • 05/21/2015
    Boyce Thompson, former editor of Builder magazine shares the top five features for millennial home buyers.
  • 05/20/2015
    Get to the point faster when speaking with clients by banishing these words, which only serve as conversation filler.
  • 05/20/2015
    In April, housing starts climbed to the highest level in nearly seven and a half years as builders respond to the rise in household formation.
  • 05/20/2015
    "Unfortunately, prospective home buyers may experience bouts of affordability shock in many housing markets" with swings in mortgage rates, says Freddie Mac's deputy chief economist.
  • 05/20/2015
    The average single-family home increased in size at the beginning of this year, showing the desire among buyers for more space.