Tuesday
September 30, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 09/26/2014
    Most REALTORS® view their local market outlook as “strong” rather than “weak,” but they still cite the following challenges as curtailing their housing markets, according to the latest REALTOR® Confidence Index. 
  • 09/26/2014
    Fixed-rate mortgages dropped slightly from the previous week, holding near yearly lows.
  • 09/25/2014
    The National Association of REALTORS® sent a letter this week to the Federal Aviation Administration asking the agency to consider permitting the use of drones in real estate, arguing that the technology does not pose a threat to public safety.
  • 09/25/2014
    "We will continue to see 'two-steps-forward-and-one-step-backward' movement in our housing stability index until the broader economy sees better growth," the latest Freddie Mac report says.
  • 09/25/2014
    Sales of new single-family homes soared 18 percent in August, as greater confidence in the recovery swept across the housing industry, despite news that homebuilding and existing-home sales fell last month.
  • 09/25/2014
    The share of home sales in the $200,000-and-below price range is down 9 percent from a year ago, while those above $200,000 have increased 10 percent in the same time period.
  • 09/25/2014
    Hong Kong's five-year streak as the most expensive destination city for companies to relocate employees has ended. Find out which city now reigns supreme.
  • 09/25/2014
    Finding success in any field requires some basic tools to help get you there, and real estate is no different. These five tools should be at the top of your list.
  • 09/24/2014
    If the numbers just aren't coming out for your prospects, suggest a few techniques that might help them move past debt and into their own homes.
  • 09/24/2014
    "This may not be a great market, but it's a good market," notes an NAR researcher.