Thursday
August 21, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 08/20/2014
    Following two years of home sizes getting bigger, the median size of new-homes appears to be leveling off as more entry-level buyers return to the market. 
  • 08/20/2014
    A drop in mortgage rates last week sparked a renewed interest among home owners in refinancing their mortgage. 
  • 08/19/2014
    Get ready to claim your REALTOR® domain name on the Internet. The National Association of REALTORS® announced that the new .REALTOR top-level domain will be available Oct. 23.
  • 08/19/2014
    “The flurry of purchases by institutional investors and other cash buyers that kicked off two years ago when U.S. home prices hit bottom is finally showing signs of subsiding,” according to a new report from RealtyTrac.
  • 08/19/2014
    Home owners with a lower credit score are finding that they could end up paying double for their homeowners insurance than those with stellar credit backgrounds, a new report finds.
  • 08/19/2014
    As homes get more connected to technology, security researchers are sounding the alarm on the vulnerabilities smart homes may pose.
  • 08/19/2014
    “There appears to be a conservatism among consumers and their willingness to take on big-ticket purchases, such as homes,” says Fannie Mae’s chief economist.
  • 08/19/2014
    Consumers have unlimited access to educational resources and information, and these are the forms of promotion that they consider to be most trustworthy.
  • 08/18/2014
    Minneapolis-St. Paul serves as the best local market predictor of where nationwide housing prices will be heading in one year. Find out which market is the worst national predictor. 
  • 08/18/2014
    Houses are getting bigger and are being laid out in different ways as builders attempt to cater to the nearly 20 percent of the population living with several generations under one roof.