Tuesday
July 22, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 06/25/2014
    The housing market is starting to show some improvement after a slow start to the year, but home sales likely will still likely be shy of 2013 numbers, according to Fannie Mae’s June 2014 Economic Outlook.
  • 06/24/2014
    Real estate professionals say that their underwater sellers are less likely to consider a short sale, even if faced with foreclosure. This is the reason why.
  • 06/24/2014
    These distressed properties sell for the biggest discounts compared to non-distressed properties, and these are the five states where buyers are most likely to find them.
  • 06/24/2014
    At the same time that institutional investors are scaling back on buying, all-cash home purchases are on the rise. So who’s behind the increase?
  • 06/24/2014
    Home buyers have to take over the previous owner's contract on a lease for solar panels. Turns out that's not a big selling point, and it could cost the seller up to 10 percent of the home's value at sale.
  • 06/24/2014
    Realtor.com® and Bankrate.com have created a home-affordability app that allows house hunters to target a price range they can afford and find realtor.com® listings within that range.
  • 06/24/2014
    The 48th annual conference for the National Association of Real Estate Editors, held recently in Houston, provided a snapshot of emerging trends in the real estate market.
  • 06/23/2014
    One mortgage expert says this is one of the best times in history to shop for a jumbo mortgage.
  • 06/23/2014
    The FHA will be ending its public comment period in mid-August on a proposed program that would allow first-time home buyers to get a discounted mortgage if they enroll in a housing counseling class. 
  • 06/23/2014
    Which states are poised to fare the best in an era marked by globalization, technological innovation, and entrepreneurial development?