Saturday
December 20, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 11/25/2014
    Big investors are gradually stepping away from many housing markets, as distressed homes start to dry up. But another type of investor is stepping in to fill their shoes.
  • 11/25/2014
    If an agent's office is too far from the showing they've scheduled with a prospective client, where's a safe place to meet? One broker makes a surprising proposal that could save the lives of real estate professionals across the country.
  • 11/24/2014
    First-time buyers have fallen to their lowest level in nearly three decades, but the coming year could mark the beginning of their gradual return to the market.
  • 11/24/2014
    Google will soon be labeling websites “mobile-friendly” in search results. Here’s how to see if your site fits the new label. 
  • 11/24/2014
    Fannie Mae economists have revised their 2015 forecasts, projecting fixed-rate mortgages will stay near historical lows for much longer than anticipated just a few months ago. 
  • 11/24/2014
    Construction of multifamily housing units is at its strongest pace since 1989. Could the sector be overheating? 
  • 11/24/2014
    A new mobile app is trying to link housemates together, stealing some cues from how dating websites make connections. They also offer leads for real estate agents.
  • 11/24/2014
    Are you considering moving your data from hard drives and paper files to a service that will store information in a place that is accessible online? Here's how to prepare.
  • 11/21/2014
    Existing-home sales were on the rise in October, now above year-over-year levels for the first time in 12 months. Get a breakdown of the trajectory of prices, inventory levels, distressed sales, and more. 
  • 11/21/2014
    “If you are planning to buy a home in the next year, it’s better to do it sooner rather than later,” says Freddie Mac’s chief economist.