Friday
July 31, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 07/31/2015
    Average fixed mortgage rates fell again this week, offering temporary relief to home buyers and refinancers as rates recede once again from their yearly highs. 
  • 07/31/2015
    Mortgage servicers are spending a disproportionate amount of time and resources on the riskiest of customers, according to a new J.D. Power study.
  • 07/31/2015
    Rental costs are climbing faster than wages across many parts of the country – a problem that has only worsened in the past year.
  • 07/31/2015
    The economy is strengthening, but some pockets of the country are expected to see explosive employment growth in the coming months. Will their housing markets follow? 
  • 07/31/2015
    The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals blames dated lending standards as the main cause behind the falling Hispanic home ownership rate.  
  • 07/31/2015
    The housing market was on a tear in June, as home sales hit their highest pace in eight years and the national median sales price marched to a record $236,400.
  • 07/30/2015
    After five consecutive months of increases, pending home sales reversed course and dropped in June, a slight ease to what has been a red-hot housing market.
  • 07/30/2015
    Boston emerges on top of a new list ranking the healthiest real estate markets. Find out which other cities topped the list. 
  • 07/30/2015
    Americans traditionally have chosen to downsize and live more modestly in retirement, but that may no longer be the case.
  • 07/30/2015
    "Slowing home price appreciation in 2015 has resulted in the share of seriously underwater properties plateauing at about 13 percent of all properties with a mortgage," according to a new housing report.