Friday
October 24, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 10/22/2014
    A big rebound in spending on remodeling and home improvement last year hasn't kept its momentum through this year.
  • 10/21/2014
    The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced plans to drastically expand access to mortgages for first-time home buyers and those who have faced financial hardship.
  • 10/21/2014
    Lenders are making more commitments to financing multifamily projects, shrugging off any fears in the industry that an oversupply is brewing in the sector.
  • 10/21/2014
    Some cities have posted drops of 25 percent or more in listings year-over-year, and home buyers there continue to struggle to find housing options.
  • 10/21/2014
    In its list of top 50 markets nationwide, CoreLogic points to the cities that are at risk of being overvalued due to skyrocketing home-price appreciation in the past year.
  • 10/21/2014
    The ZIP code of the country's best place to call home is 20004, according to real estate company Movoto.com.
  • 10/21/2014
    The final qualified residential mortgage rule, which was released Tuesday, follows NAR's longtime advice to not include an onerous down payment requirement.
  • 10/20/2014
    Developers are scouring the nation looking for new sites for warehouses to meet the latest surge in demand.
  • 10/20/2014
    In some states, all it takes is just one claim to a home owner’s property insurance to see premiums soar by hundreds of dollars.
  • 10/20/2014
    The latest American Housing Survey finds 65 percent of all units were occupied by owners in 2011, while 35 percent were occupied by renters.