Friday
April 18, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 04/17/2014
    Loan demand for refinancings and home purchases increased last week as interest rates took a dip, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports.
  • 04/17/2014
    More renters are flocking to Colorado and Washington state — both of which made it legal to smoke pot starting Jan. 1 — according to an analysis of rental listing data by Apartment Guide.
  • 04/16/2014
    Some property professionals question how they could get the best deal for both the buyer and the seller simultaneously, while others say the listing agent is best equipped to sell his or her own listings.
  • 04/16/2014
    The nation’s largest mortgage lender will be accepting DocuSign e-signatures on documents generated and signed prior to closing, including disclosures and loan documents.
  • 04/16/2014
    Builder confidence in the new single-family home market has been in a holding pattern for the past three months, but builders remain optimistic that the months ahead may bring about change. 
  • 04/16/2014
    Brokerage eXp Realty International Corp. is using stock options to give its agents and brokers a greater financial stake in the company, as well as instill greater loyalty among its ranks.
  • 04/16/2014
    Doorsteps.com announces a new mobile real estate app that helps home shoppers learn about their preferences by giving photos a "thumbs up" or "thumbs down" when scanning listings.
  • 04/16/2014
    Homebuilders who did not buy up land during the housing downturn are facing much higher costs today — and that may get passed on to home buyers.
  • 04/15/2014
    International buyers are flocking to the U.S. in higher numbers this year in search of what they see as bargain prices, economic stability, and a safe haven for investor money.
  • 04/15/2014
    Reports are surfacing again of more home owners falling behind on their mortgage payments, a reversal from the dropping numbers seen over the last several quarters.