Wednesday
May 27, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 05/26/2015
    Home prices are inching up near peak levels once again, and an increasing number of markets are even being dubbed by some economists as "overvalued" – but that’s not always a bad thing, they're quick to note. 
  • 05/26/2015
    First-time home buyers are slowly re-emerging, and some homebuilders are readying their housing stock for the entry-level buyer. 
  • 05/26/2015
    Real estate professionals have increased their home price expectations as they grow more optimistic about the housing market. However, they share their seven most pressing concerns. 
  • 05/26/2015
    Townhome construction remains low, but builders remain optimistic that an upswing is on the horizon for the sector.
  • 05/26/2015
    Some closings are now being done from souped-up vans, in the hopes of adding greater convenience to the home buyer. 
  • 05/26/2015
    The majority of multifamily builders are focusing on high-end properties, and it's causing rents to soar across the country.
  • 05/22/2015
    Existing-home sales slowed in April, with all major regions of the country – except the Midwest – experiencing declines, NAR reports. 
  • 05/22/2015
    Single households now make up the second most common household type, even surpassing married households with minor children, reports show. 
  • 05/22/2015
    Average fixed-rate mortgages moved slightly lower this week, a welcome reversal following three consecutive weeks of increases.
  • 05/22/2015
    Two reports released this week from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac economists reflect greater optimism in the housing market this year.