Thursday
January 29, 2015

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 01/28/2015
    The National Association of Home Builders confirms the uptick is in line with what their members are seeing on the ground, including increased traffic and more serious buyers in the market for single-family homes.
  • 01/28/2015
    How are foodies, smart-home devices, and staging ideas going to change the way we live in 2015? We came back from this year's International Builder's Show with some expert insights.
  • 01/27/2015
    REALTOR® Magazine catches up with Move Inc.’s new CEO Ryan O’Hara on the eve of Real Estate Connect to learn more about both his background and the company’s plans for realtor.com®.
  • 01/27/2015
    A new survey released by NAR offers an inside look into staging, including how many agents use it as a marketing tool, the cost, and the influence it can have.  
  • 01/27/2015
    “More inventories are needed, not less. Or else, home prices could re-accelerate,” according to NAR’s chief economist. 
  • 01/27/2015
    The first wave of home owners who had lost their home to foreclosure or a short sale during the foreclosure crisis are re-emerging. Are you prepared to help these ex-home owners buy again? 
  • 01/27/2015
    A growing number of first-time buyers will likely lead to smaller homes – a downsizing home trend that may start showing itself in 2015 even, according to the builder’s tradegroup.  
  • 01/27/2015
    The Federal Housing Administration’s new lower annual premiums on insurance for home buyers will not come at the cost of another taxpayer bailout, says the HUD secretary. 
  • 01/26/2015
    With a strengthening employment market, many economists are predicting more buyers seeing a much more active housing market in the coming months. Here are some tips to aid in their house-hunt.
  • 01/26/2015
    “Supply is quickly becoming the biggest concern for healthy growth in home sales in 2015,” says the chief economist of realtor.com®.