Tuesday
March 3, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/02/2015
    Investors are showing signs of shying away from flipping homes as home prices rise. Home flipping fell to 2011 lows last quarter, according to a new report. 
  • 03/02/2015
    NAR’s first Member Safety Report shows a need for better safety education. Here’s how the REALTOR® Safety Program is expanding to meet that goal.
  • 02/27/2015
    Low inventories of homes for-sale threatens to dampen the spring selling season this year.
  • 02/27/2015
    Despite another uptick this week, fixed-rate mortgage continue to hover near May 2013 lows.
  • 02/27/2015
    Lawmakers in several states are moving to try to make construction-defect laws more stringent, which could make litigation more difficult for home owners who want to sue home builders over flaws.
  • 02/27/2015
    The median size of a completed new home last year reached a record high, but will the supersize trend stick around? 
  • 02/27/2015
    A strengthening employment sector and rising income growth should soon translate into higher home sales, predicts Fannie Mae economists. 
  • 02/27/2015
    REALTORS® made a forceful case yesterday to lawmakers in Congress to curb so-called patent trolls—companies that use the threat of patent litigation to extort licensing fees from unsuspecting end-users.
  • 02/26/2015
    Home sales likely will remain subdued early on in the year before picking up in the second quarter and then maintaining a brisk pace for the rest of the year, predicts a new Reuters poll. 
  • 02/26/2015
    For the past two months, new home sales have been trending at post-recession highs, despite large dips in the Northeast this winter.