Thursday
April 17, 2014

News & Commentary: Daily News Articles

  • 03/21/2014
    Freddie Mac says that the drop in mortgage rates this week may be temporary, due to the Fed’s recent announcement that it would begin winding down its bond-purchasing stimulus program sooner than originally thought.
  • 03/21/2014
    The cold weather was blamed for disrupting many home sales across the country in February. See how your region fared in NAR’s latest existing-home sales report. 
  • 03/21/2014
    Starting today, Friday, March 21 and running through noon CST on Friday, March 28, members of the public will be able to vote for their favorite 30 Under 30 finalist. The winner of the popular vote is guaranteed a spot among this year’s 30 Under 30.
  • 03/21/2014
    This is the time to move forward on reform of the secondary mortgage market and bring greater stability to the market, said Steve Brown, president of the National Association of REALTORS®, following a White House meeting Thursday on GSE reform.
  • 03/20/2014
    Big institutional investors are getting away from buying single-family rental homes in bulk and are narrowing their focus to only a few markets for future purchases.
  • 03/20/2014
    Detroit is trying to attract new residents, as nonprofit groups begin offering incentives to encourage more people to buy a home in Motor City.
  • 03/20/2014
    Veteran housing economist David Berson, formerly of Fannie Mae and PMI Group, shares his thoughts on what the public needs to know about the housing market this year.
  • 03/20/2014
    For the first time since 2007, the homebuilder recorded a first-quarter profit for this fiscal year. Its revenue increased 11 percent to $450.7 million.
  • 03/20/2014
    Buyers who have faced tight housing inventories in recent months may finally be getting more options in these areas.
  • 03/20/2014
    As home prices rise, consumers are once again prioritizing their mortgage payments over paying down credit card debt, according to a new report from TransUnion.