Saturday
December 10, 2016

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 12/08/2016
    In fact, 86 percent of millennial renters say they’re willing to pay more for a “smart” apartment. 
  • 12/08/2016
    Brokerages are increasingly feeling profitability pressures and are muting their expectations in the coming year. Here’s why. 
  • 12/07/2016
    As interest rates edge higher, loan applications have taken a dive. But last week, volume was flat — a sign the downward spiral may be correcting.
  • 12/07/2016
    Despite skyrocketing rental prices in recent years, renters appear to be in better financial shape today than they were immediately following the last recession, according to TransUnion.
  • 12/07/2016
    Nearly half of homeowners say they don't have a "go-to" real estate agent, according to a survey. So are you trying hard enough to deliver information that's of value to past clients?
  • 12/07/2016
    A new study — the first of its kind to attempt to link personality traits to smartphone usage — finds some startling correlations.
  • 12/07/2016
    Real estate agency Douglas Elliman is trying to sell New York's Trump Tower as the "most secure building in Manhattan" because of the security detail assigned to protect President-elect Donald Trump.
  • 12/07/2016
    The summer drought has led to a shortage of Christmas trees, driving up prices for homeowners who want to decorate with the spruces.
  • 12/06/2016
    The real estate industry achieved an important victory last Friday on a patent-infringement case — one that stretches back more than a decade — when U.S. District Judge George King in California ruled the patent invalid.
  • 12/06/2016
    Brokerage owners and industry veterans with a specific expertise have likely heard this question more than a few times: “Can I pick your brain?”