Thursday
March 30, 2017

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/29/2017
    An upcoming REALTOR® Magazine webcast can help you guide clients to down payment assistance when their income is above typical standards for such services.
  • 03/29/2017
    Big cities may grab most of the headlines when it comes to housing, but the gains popping up in smaller cities shouldn’t be ignored.  
  • 03/29/2017
    Lenders may be facing pressing challenges to their profit margins, but that doesn’t seem to be putting a dent in their optimism, according to Fannie Mae’s first quarter mortgage lender sentiment survey.
  • 03/29/2017
    While the national homeownership rate declines, ownership rates among Hispanics have been defying the trend with steady rises. 
  • 03/29/2017
    A slight drop in mortgage rates last week did not lead to much mortgage activity.
  • 03/29/2017
    Pending home sales posted a strong rebound in February, soaring to the highest level in nearly a year and the second highest level in more than a decade. Read more from NAR’s latest housing report.
  • 03/28/2017
    More than 378,000 new apartments are expected to be built nationwide this year, a 30-year high. That means a lot more construction cranes filling skylines. 
  • 03/28/2017
    These three tips will help brokers explain to agents why it’s still important to operate their own independent websites.
  • 03/28/2017
    The decline in the U.S. homeownership rate represents “a substantial hurdle” that is stifling the pace for economic growth.
  • 03/28/2017
    Rick Davidson announced that he will step down as CEO and president of Century 21, effective April 21, to return to his entrepreneurial roots in real estate.